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Life Sciences - Health - 12.12.2018
University of Bristol recognised in second Life Sciences Sector Deal
Life sciences is a sector that operates at the cutting-edge of technological developments and last week [7 December] the second Life Sciences Sector Deal was announced.

Health - Administration - 12.12.2018
$14.5m Gates Foundation grant to help improve global healthcare
A $14.5m grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will help an Imperial group improve and expand healthcare access in developing countries.

Academic Rankings - Health - 11.12.2018
Research papers make top 100 most discussed research of 2018
Four published papers co-authored by University of Bristol researchers are ranked in this year's Altmetric Top 100 papers.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
West London NHS Genomic Medicine Centre delivers on landmark genomic project
Experts in a partnership led by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have enrolled more than 3,000 people for genome sequencing.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made flu and Disease X vaccines to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to help protect against Disease X. The $8.4million project will develop technol

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made vaccines to flu and Disease X to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to rapidly produce tailor-made vaccines.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
$8 million project to prepare for Disease X
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to help protect against Disease X. The $8.4million project will develop technol

Health - Innovation / Technology - 07.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 06.12.2018
Digital technology in management of Huntington’s
Researchers at Cardiff University are exploring how digital technologies, such as wearable fitness trackers, can be used to help people with Huntington's disease (HD) manage their symptoms. As part of a 16 million collaboration to address the health and social care of people with diseases of the brain, Professor Monica Busse, from Cardiff University's Centre for Trials Research, will lead an international team who will assess how sleep, nutrition and physical activity impact HD.

Health - 06.12.2018
Final report of the Mental Health Act Review accepted by Government
The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, has published its final report and the Government has committed to bring forward legislative changes in line with the Review's recommendations.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.12.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 04.12.2018
Winners of the prizes for the Best Doctoral Research Theses 2017/18
Six Bristol postgraduates have been awarded £500 prizes for the exceptional quality of their research degree theses.

Health - Business / Economics - 03.12.2018

Health - Pharmacology - 30.11.2018
Brexit clay and humanitarian solutions: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a geological Brexit study captured in clay, to student solutions to global humanitarian aid challenges, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - 30.11.2018
Pregnancy losses and large numbers of children linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Pregnancy losses and large numbers of children linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only one or two children, according to new research from the University of Cambridge and the University of North Carolina.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
Seventeen IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Health - 26.11.2018
A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador
The heart-breaking story of a young dog who can't swallow properly and was in danger of starving to death has had a happy ending thanks to a creative intervention by University of Nottingham vets and a product design lecturer from De Montfort University in Leicester.

Health - Event - 23.11.2018
Our inspirational award winners
The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the UK's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and

Health - Business / Economics - 23.11.2018
Imperial Network for Vaccine Research officially launched
The Imperial Network for Vaccine Research (INVaR) officially launched in October with a guest lecture from Dr Richard Hatchett, CEO of CEPI.

Health - Administration - 20.11.2018
Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal
A group of doctors and scientists from the University of Nottingham and the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are teaming up with researchers in Nepal to tackle a major public health problem in the country - chronic lung disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.11.2018

Health - Pharmacology - 19.11.2018
Imaging project launched to transform treatment of kidney disease
A research team led by the University of Nottingham, has been awarded a grant by the the Medical Research Council (MRC) to enable the clinical translation of renal imaging and transform the way kidney disease is diagnosed and treated.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.11.2018
New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders
Cardiff University has formed a drug discovery collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) to identify new approaches for treating schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. The collaboration will combine the University's large scale genomic data, and world-class expertise in psychiatric genetics, genomics and neuroscience, with Takeda's extensive drug discovery and clinical development capabilities.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.11.2018
Researchers call for urgent action to tackle obesity epidemic
There is an urgent need for new dietary approaches and treatments to tackle the global health crisis of obesity in children and adults say experts.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.11.2018
Vet School postgrad selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance
Vet School postgrad selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance
A postgraduate student from the University of Bristol's Veterinary School has been selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - launched by the Medical Research Foundation.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.11.2018
New study aims to reduce the use of oral antibiotics for ear infections in children
Middle ear infections, known medically as acute otitis media (AOM), are common painful infections in children, for which there are up to three million treatment episodes in England and Wales each year.

Health - 16.11.2018
US adopts UK anti-violence system
A UK system for tackling violence has been adopted as policy in the United States. The Cardiff Model for Violence Prevention , pioneered by Professor Jonathan Shepherd , has been primed for roll out by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) .

Art and Design - Health - 15.11.2018
University of Glasgow academics collaborate on exhibition featuring images of the final days of life
‌A series of drawings by a Scottish artist showing powerful glimpses of death and dying will have their first public exhibition in Scotland.

Health - 14.11.2018
Vapers do not undermine desire to quit smoking
Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers (people who use e-cigarettes) are more likely to try quitting smoking, according to a new study carried out by UCL. The research, published today in BMC Medicine and funded by Cancer Research UK, found that smokers who were regularly exposed to vapers (as opposed to other smokers) were around 20% more likely to have reported both a high current motivation to quit and made a recent quit attempt.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.11.2018
University to launch new interdisciplinary antimicrobial resistance research network
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an escalating global health emergency with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimating that 'superbugs' will kill 1.3 million
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