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Life Sciences - Nov 21
Researchers at the University of Bristol have established greater evidence for a causal link between trauma in childhood and psychotic experiences at 18 years old. The findings, published today (21 November) in JAMA Psychiatry , are the first to comprehensively examine the association between different types of trauma, and their timing in childhood with later psychotic experiences using a large population study.
Life Sciences - Nov 20

Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells that are tricked into shielding the cancer from the immune system.

Life Sciences - Nov 20

A researcher from the University of Bristol presented research at Parliament yesterday that recommends the consideration of more holistic interventions in the world's poorest countries.

Earth Sciences - Nov 20
Earth Sciences

Understanding Animal Research, an organisation promoting greater openness about animal research, has today released a list of the ten universities in the UK that conduct the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research.

Life Sciences - Nov 20

People living in deprived areas are more vulnerable to the effects of unhealthy lifestyles, including previously unrecognised risk factors such as short or long sleep duration and long TV viewing time.


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Life Sciences - 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.

Earth Sciences - 20.11.2018
Top ten universities for animal research announced
O Ten universities account for one third of all animal research in the UK o Largest animal users are all among the top universities in the world o All ten universities have signed up to Concordat on

Academic Rankings - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.11.2018

Physics - 20.11.2018
James Stirling (1953 - 2018): tributes to a remarkable academic life
Scientists, students and friends have paid tribute to James Stirling, Imperial's first Provost, who died on 9 November.

Administration - 20.11.2018
How could multilingualism benefit India's poorest schoolchildren?
How could multilingualism benefit India’s poorest schoolchildren?
Multilingualism is the norm in India. But rather than enjoying the cognitive and learning advantages seen in multilingual children in the Global North, Indian children show low levels of learning basic school skills.

Life Sciences - Music - 20.11.2018

Literature / Linguistics - 19.11.2018
Clues to the site of America's First Thanksgiving
Clues to the site of America’s First Thanksgiving
Archaeologists from the Universities of Bristol and Tennessee have located evidence for the site of America's first English Thanksgiving on the James River in Virginia.

Life Sciences - Music - 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.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 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.

Life Sciences - 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.

Computer Science / Telecom - 19.11.2018
Repowering wind farms for ’cheaper, green, energy’
With lowest cost green energy considered the future, understanding how to ‘repower' existing onshore wind farms supports the Scottish government and industry desire to generate affordable wind power in the future.

Earth Sciences - 16.11.2018
Top Ten Universities for Animal Research Announced
Understanding Animal Research, an organisation promoting greater openness about animal research, has today released a list of the ten universities in the UK that conduct the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research.

Academic Rankings - 16.11.2018
London Police Commissioner talks digital policing at annual Imperial lecture
London Police Commissioner talks digital policing at annual Imperial lecture
Cressida Dick talked about how the police embrace new technologies, but must keep in mind privacy concerns in an increasingly digital world.

Life Sciences - Earth 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.

Literature / Linguistics - 16.11.2018

Life Sciences - Music - 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.

Life Sciences - 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) .

Academic Rankings - 15.11.2018
New power electronics research centre is latest landmark building at University
The University of Nottingham has been given the go-ahead for a new 13.5m research facility - a global centre of excellence in Power Electronics, Machines and Control.

Architecture - Life Sciences - 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.

Administration - Academic Rankings - 15.11.2018

Physics - 15.11.2018
Cardiff in bid to build mini atomic clock
A bid to create a high-performance miniature atomic clock that drives future technologies is being partnered by Cardiff University and the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC).

Academic Rankings - Veterinary Science - 15.11.2018

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - 15.11.2018

Life Sciences - 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.

Life Sciences - Earth 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

Life Sciences - Music - 13.11.2018
Six things doctors would like you to know about antibiotics
Every day healthcare workers around the world are waging war, in what is becoming the fight of our lives.

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - Administration - 13.11.2018

Psychology - 13.11.2018
Self-harm and violence rates in Young Offender Institutions
Figures published today by Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre reveal the true extent of self-harm and violence at Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) in England and Wales.

Life Sciences - Music - 12.11.2018
Annual amnesty to tackle antibiotic resistance
Staff and students at Imperial are being encouraged to hand over their unused antibiotics as part of an annual amnesty.
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