Medicine Apr 20
Medicine
The less commonly prescribed opioid substitute buprenorphine may be safer than methadone for problem opioid users, especially if used during the first month of treatment, according to a study by researchers from the University of Bristol, King's College London, University of Manchester and Bristol Drugs Project, with implications for guidance on GP prescribing.
Life Sciences Apr 20
Life Sciences

A new study co-authored by Daniel Streiker, from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, and led by researchers from Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Cop

Life Sciences Apr 20
Life Sciences

Scientists have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons inamyotrophiclateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or motor neurone disease) and a common form offrontotemporaldementia.

Environment Apr 20
Environment

The density of barriers in European rivers is much higher than indicated by available databases - up to one barrier in every kilometre of river, according to a new study.

Medicine Apr 20

Research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine suggests that empathic, positive messages from doctors may be of small benefit to patients suffering from pain, and improve their satisfaction about the care received.


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Computer Science/Telecom - Physics/Materials Science
21.04.2018
New discipline accelerates shape-changing abilities for everyday objects
New discipline accelerates shape-changing abilities for everyday objects
The creation of a new discipline will bring shape-changing abilities much more quickly to objects such as our mobile phones according to research published by the University of Bristol today (21st April).
Physics/Materials Science - Innovation/Technology
20.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
20.04.2018
Leading academics reveal how innovation is tackling global health challenges
Leading academics revealed how innovation is tackling global health challenges at the latest Imperial Global Science Policy Forum event.
Education/Continuing Education
19.04.2018
England behind other countries in maths performance of disadvantaged pupils
England behind other countries in maths performance of disadvantaged pupils
Maths performance of disadvantaged pupils in England ranks in the lower half of developed countries, new analysis by UCL Institute of Education and the Education Policy Institute (EPI) reveals.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
19.04.2018
Redefining the preconception period
New research published in The Lancet this week and co-authored by Professor Lucilla Poston CBE , shows that the diet and lifestyle of both parents before conception plays a key role in the long-term health of their children.
Religions
19.04.2018
From Rags to Witches - the grim tale of children's stories
Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children - and some were even banned by the church as a threat to faith or morality.
Computer Science/Telecom
19.04.2018
EPIC-KITCHENS: Largest-ever Computer Vision Dataset from wearable cameras
EPIC-KITCHENS: Largest-ever Computer Vision Dataset from wearable cameras
Computer Science researchers at the University of Bristol have released EPIC-KITCHENS, a dataset filmed in 32 kitchens across four cities.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
19.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
18.04.2018
Room temperature liver storage technique improves transplant success
Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.
Business/Economics - Event
18.04.2018
Philosophy - Administration/Government
18.04.2018
Digital remains should be treated like physical ones
Our internet activity - commonly referred to as digital remains, should be treated with the same care and respect as physical remains, according to Oxford University research.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
18.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
18.04.2018
New innovation hub aims to take a 'moon shot' at cystic fibrosis
New innovation hub aims to take a ’moon shot’ at cystic fibrosis
Almost 30 years on from the discovery of the genetic defect that causes cystic fibrosis, treatment options are still limited and growing antibiotic resistance presents a grave threat.
Business/Economics - Politics
18.04.2018
New approach needed for countries caught in ’fragility trap’
Members of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development (from left): Ngaire Woods, Paul Collier, David Cameron, Donald Kaberuka.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
18.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
18.04.2018
Body temperature liver storage technique improves transplant success
Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
18.04.2018
CREST to receive further 2.88m in funding
CREST to receive further 2.88m in funding
The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) has been awarded 2.88m, in a grant administered by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to continue existing and d
Astronomy - Earth Sciences
17.04.2018
New ocean plankton species named after BBC's Blue Planet series
New ocean plankton species named after BBC’s Blue Planet series
A newly discovered species of ocean plankton, Syracosphaera azureaplaneta , has been named by UCL researchers in honour of the critically acclaimed BBC Blue Planet series and its presenter Sir David Attenborough.
Innovation/Technology - Medicine/Pharmacology
17.04.2018
New strategic alliance aims to drive innovations to improve the health of residents of the Fylde
New strategic alliance aims to drive innovations to improve the health of residents of the Fylde
Education and local authority leaders have come together in Blackpool to create a bold partnership to explore new innovations to increase and improve skills in the health and social care sector and thus enhance the wellbeing of local residents.
Innovation/Technology - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
17.04.2018
10 challenges for the future of robotics
With robotics on the rise, Imperial researchers look to the future, exploring everything from nature-inspired robot swarms to the ethics of AI. Robotics is often still considered futuristic sci-fi, but the rapid rate of innovation suggests that we are well and truly living in a robot age. Where do we go from here? The journal Science Robotics , edited by Imperial researcher Professor Guang-Zhong Yang , who is Director and Co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre , recently formed an expert panel and identified ten ‘ grand challenges ' facing modern robotics science.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
17.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
17.04.2018
Social Sciences - Law/Forensics
17.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
17.04.2018
Preconception diet plays key role in health of offspring
Preconception diet plays key role in health of offspring
Parents' diets and lifestyle can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to new research led by UCL.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Religions
17.04.2018
Physics/Materials Science - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
16.04.2018
Some superconductors can also carry currents of 'spin'
Some superconductors can also carry currents of ’spin’
Researchers have shown that certain superconductors - materials that carry electrical current with zero resistance at very low temperatures - can also carry currents of 'spin'.
Innovation/Technology - Administration/Government
16.04.2018
Environment/Sustainable Development
16.04.2018
Degraded forest is vital for elephant conservation
Degraded areas of forest, previously cleared for logging or agriculture, are ideal habitats for elephants in Sabah, finds new research by Cardiff University, the Danau Girang Field Centre, the Sabah Wildlife Department and the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
16.04.2018
Computer Science/Telecom - Innovation/Technology
16.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
16.04.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Education/Continuing Education
16.04.2018
Physics/Materials Science - Chemistry
16.04.2018
5.54m project set to stamp UK expertise on manufacturing innovation
An ambitious University of Glasgow-led research project which aims to develop new manufacturing techniques for advanced materials and devices has received more than 5m in funding support.
Physics/Materials Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
15.04.2018
Environment/Sustainable Development - Innovation/Technology
13.04.2018
Reducing shipping industry's carbon emissions is 'major progress'
Reducing shipping industry’s carbon emissions is ’major progress’
Low carbon shipping expert, Dr Tristan Smith, (UCL Energy Institute), has welcomed the International Maritime Organisation's (IMO) commitment to significantly cut the industry's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, calling the proposals 'major progress'.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
13.04.2018
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
13.04.2018
Innovation/Technology - Computer Science/Telecom
13.04.2018
Innovation/Technology - Environment/Sustainable Development
13.04.2018
Life Sciences - Chemistry
12.04.2018
Warwick-backed state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscopy facility opened
Cutting-edge research technologies brought to the Midlands with opening of new facility A new state-of-the-art Cryo-Electron Microscope (Cryo-EM) facility that will advance the understanding of the processes of life has been officially opened.
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