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Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 21.02.2019
Imperial to train more leaders in artificial intelligence thanks to UKRI funding
Imperial to train more leaders in artificial intelligence thanks to UKRI funding
The UKRI will contribute 7.1 million to the project, which will be combined with funding from industry partners and Imperial to create a Centre worth 20 million.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.02.2019
Team to study concussion in international motorsport
Team to study concussion in international motorsport
Cambridge researchers are to take part in a study to examine the impact of concussion in motorsports, with the aim of reducing traumatic brain injury and helping drivers recover.

Health - 20.02.2019
Improving pancreatic cancer survival rates
Over 370,000 has been awarded to Dr Catherine Hogan at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to help find new targets for early detection of pancreatic cancer.

Health - 19.02.2019
NHS middle managers ‘improve efficiency’ according to new research
Contrary to popular belief, having more NHS managers improves efficiency and the quality of healthcare provided in hospitals.

Health - 18.02.2019
More needs to be done to raise awareness of lung cancer risk in people with COPD
People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need more support when understanding and acting on new chest symptoms, a study in the journal Psycho-Oncology reports. ‌‌‌ During this unique study, led by the University of Glasgow and University of Surrey, researchers investigated how the experience of COPD, influences how individuals understand new or changing chest symptoms and their decision to seek help from medical professionals.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 18.02.2019

Health - 14.02.2019
Immunological scarring from coeliac disease
Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer with coeliac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, suggests a new study involving researchers at Cardiff University.

Health - 14.02.2019
How to mend broken hearts
How to mend broken hearts
Dr Richard Jabbour's mission is to fix broken hearts. But he doesn't dispense relationship advice or provide a shoulder to cry on - as no doubt many others will be doing this Valentine's Day.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.02.2019
1.5m funding boost for UofG diagnostics spinout
A University of Glasgow spinout which is bringing to market a fast, affordable and efficient new way to diagnose diseases has received a major funding boost.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.02.2019
New children's research facility opens at Imperial
New children’s research facility opens at Imperial
A research facility that aims to improve the quality of life, treatment and care for children with complex diseases formally opened this month.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.02.2019
Cardiff University becomes latest partner in global neuroscience research initiative
Cardiff University has become the latest global partner in Western University's BrainsCAN, a $66 million neuroscience research investment from the Government of Canada provided through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

Linguistics / Literature - Health - 07.02.2019

Health - 06.02.2019
EuroFIT programme for football fans scores health goals
A programme which targeted the lifestyles of male football fans of 15 European football clubs has been more effective in improving physical activity than other physical activity intervention programmes, according to research published in PLOS Medicine . The European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) programme, an EU-funded randomised control trial of 1113 men aged 30-65, carried out across 15 professional football clubs in England, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal, also led to important improvements in diet, weight, wellbeing, self-esteem, vitality and biomarkers of health risk.

Health - 05.02.2019
People with chronic conditions are missing out on health management benefits of physical activity
A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.

Health - 05.02.2019
Boobie Ball 2 raises more than 17,000 for fight against breast cancer
A charity ball organised by a group of women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer has raised more than 17,000 - for research at The University of Nottingham - aimed at stopping the devastating disease in its tracks.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.02.2019

Health - Career - 04.02.2019
UofG scientists to lead multimillion pound research project into bowel cancer treatments
UofG scientists are set to spearhead a multimillion pound research project that could revolutionise treatment for people with bowel cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death.

Health - 04.02.2019
Scheme launched to improve health of French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs
A new screening scheme aims to provide breeders of French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs with more information about the health of their dogs, helping them reduce the risk of breeding puppies with potentially serious breathing problems.

Health - Environment - 04.02.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 04.02.2019
New steam treatment offers hope for men with an enlarged prostate
A new treatment for enlarged prostates can reduce side effects and has the potential to improve the lives of thousands of men, says an Imperial expert The treatment, which uses steam, has been shown to shrink prostates by 36 per cent and has fewer side effects than current methods.

Health - 04.02.2019
Er calls for national screening programme to tackle prostate cancer
A national screening programme is needed to effectively diagnose and treat the growing number of prostate cancer cases in the UK, say Imperial expert.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 01.02.2019
Oxford University signs universal flu vaccine development deal with US startup BWV
Oxford University, through its innovation arm Oxford University Innovation (OUI), has entered into an option agreement for a universal influenza vaccine with US-based startup Blue Water Vaccines (BWV), which is raising $15m to support development of the flu shot.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.01.2019
10 million gift to drive breakthrough new treatments for myeloma
Imperial College London will establish a new centre for myeloma research at Hammersmith Hospital, thanks to a £10 million donation.

Health - 31.01.2019
Natural Killer cells used to treat chronic pain by removing damaged nerves after injury
Damage to nerves during surgery or after an injury such as a slipped disc can lead to long-term pain.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.01.2019
Better out-of-hours palliative care needed
A better understanding of risks and causes of harm for out of hours palliative care is urgently needed to ensure patient safety, finds a study carried out by researchers at Cardiff University.

Innovation / Technology - Health - 25.01.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 24.01.2019
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Three Imperial scientists presented their ideas on next generation vaccines to global leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2019
New name for UofG’s world-changing parasitology research centre
The College of MVLS's Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology has had a name change to better reflect its current world-changing research expertise.

Health - 23.01.2019
Podcast: Smart tattoos, the future of the NHS and next-generation vaccines
In this edition: We meet researchers creating colour-changing tattoos, at the forefront of vaccines, and responding to the new NHS long term plan.

Health - 22.01.2019
250K grant to fund ’game-changing’ immunotherapy research for prostate cancer
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have received a grant worth over 250,000 from health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, to explore an innovative immunotherapy treatment designed to help patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Health - Environment - 22.01.2019
20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential
A long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI ) could significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa's youth.

Health - 18.01.2019
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From Imperial supporting the responsible trade of wild animal and plant specimens, to researchers fabricating a new kind of laser, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2019
Personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease
Scientists at Cardiff University are helping to bring personalised treatments for Parkinson's disease closer to the clinic, thanks to a major investment of over 50,000 from American charity, The Summit for Stem Cell Foundation.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.01.2019

Health - Innovation / Technology - 15.01.2019
Support for postdocs and postgrads to develop mental health tech ventures
Early-career researchers and postgraduates from all fields have until 20 January 2019 to apply to join a medical technology business accelerator.

Health - Business / Economics - 11.01.2019

Health - 11.01.2019
Repeatedly missing GP appointments may indicate greater risk of death from all causes
Repeatedly missing general practice (GP) appointments may be a risk marker for all-cause mortality, particularly in patients with mental health conditions, new research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine suggests.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.01.2019
Picture this: first exhibition of artists who lack "mind’s eye"
The first ever exhibition of paintings and works of art created by artists who have no “mind's eye” will cast new light on the creative brain when it goes on display from today.

Health - 08.01.2019
New materials designed with people who inject drugs to promote the benefits of low dead space equipment
New posters, a booklet and an animation, co-designed by service users from Bristol Drugs Project, are being launched later this month to promote the benefits of low dead space injecting equipment for people who inject drugs, alongside broader harm reduction messages.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.01.2019