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Law/Forensics
10.04.2017
Lancaster University Community Day will be a show-stopper
Lancaster University Community Day will be a show-stopper
Sarah Redford (left), Hannah Creamer (centre left), Lucy Unsworth (centre), Meghan Coyle (centre right), and Shannon Lenton (right) make up the ‘Greek Chorus'.
Medicine/Pharmacology
10.04.2017
Some stroke survivors disregard GP advice on medications
Some stroke survivors disregard GP advice on medications
Some stroke survivors say they are disregarding GP advice on secondary prevention medications, such as statins, with some patients stopping their medication completely after only one or two consultations, according to a study of an online stroke forum led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The researchers say that GPs should make patients aware of multiple treatment options and the potential need for several changes in medication, and actively follow-up with their patients when providing advice or changing treatment due to side effects, such as aches and tiredness.
Media
10.04.2017
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around 'fake news'
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around ’fake news’
A new guide to 'fake news' has been launched by the Public Data Lab , an interdisciplinary network co-founded by Institute for Policy Research Prize Fellow, Dr Jonathan Gray.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
07.04.2017
Chemistry - Physics/Materials Science
07.04.2017
Scientists to create galactic building blocks to study the space between stars
Scientists to create galactic building blocks to study the space between stars
Researchers are planning to synthesise a class of chemical compounds to determine whether they are an important building block for making galaxies. The team from Imperial College London has received seed funding from the Institute of Molecular Science and Engineering (IMSE) to forge ahead with a new project.
Medicine/Pharmacology
07.04.2017
Investing in the future of our healthcare work force
The School of Healthcare Sciences has opened a brand new education facility, providing students with access to mock operating theatres and recovery rooms.
Physics/Materials Science - Computer Science/Telecom
07.04.2017
University welcomes world-leading experts in quantum technologies to Bristol
University welcomes world-leading experts in quantum technologies to Bristol
Quantum scientists and engineers from across the world have been in the city this week for the fourth annual Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop (BQIT).
Politics
07.04.2017
Prof Richard Aldrich talks spies on Channel 4’s Spying on the Royals
Professor Richard Aldrich, of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, has spoken to Channel 4's Spying on the Royals about how the British govermnet spies targeted Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson and George VI.
Administration/Government
07.04.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
07.04.2017
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
Over 3,000 athletes from across the country are at the University today and this weekend for the UK Team Trials of the 2017 Invictus Games, which take place this September in Toronto.
Careers/Employment
07.04.2017
UCL speaks out for Central European University
UCL has this week expressed its support for the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, following legislation newly passed in Hungary's National Assembly, which places restrictions on overseas universities in Hungary and could threaten the future of the CEU.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Computer Science/Telecom
07.04.2017
Earth Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
07.04.2017
Opinion: The rapidly populating coastal region from the Gulf to Pakistan faces a huge tsunami risk
Opinion: The rapidly populating coastal region from the Gulf to Pakistan faces a huge tsunami risk
In recent years, tsunamis have devastated coastal regions. Writing in The Conversation, Camilla Penney, PhD Candidate in Geophysics at University of Cambridge, looks at the risks faced by Gulf states and what can be done to mitigate them.
Arts and Design - Careers/Employment
07.04.2017
Situations and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts present REFRAIN at Newhaven Fort, East Sussex
Situations and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts present REFRAIN at Newhaven Fort, East Sussex
Situations and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts present REFRAIN at Newhaven Fort, East Sussex Over three days in summer 2017 (9–11 June), visitors can experience Newhaven Fort as never before, through a new immersive, choral experience devised by composer and artist Verity Standen.
Event - Media
06.04.2017
Hyperlocals get new online community
Communities and local journalist are benefiting from the launch of an exciting new platform to share information, tips and ideas.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
06.04.2017
New QMUL Archive celebrates performance artist Ian Hinchliffe
New QMUL Archive celebrates performance artist Ian Hinchliffe
Ian Hinchliffe was a performance artist, as well as an installation maker, a painter, and an occasional small-screen star.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
06.04.2017
Chemistry - Law/Forensics
06.04.2017
Leaf vein structure could hold key to extending battery life
Leaf vein structure could hold key to extending battery life
The natural structure found within leaves could improve the performance of everything from rechargeable batteries to high-performance gas sensors, according to an international team of scientists. The researchers have designed a porous, such as the veins of a leaf, and could make energy transfers more efficient.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative' of social mobility for Brexit Britain
Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain
Increasing the ability of children from poorer backgrounds to go on to succeed in all walks of life is a ‘cold, hard, economic imperative' facing Brexit Britain but also a ‘massive genera
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
06.04.2017
Innovative brain cancer research
Cardiff University hosted an event on Wednesday 5 th April to showcase the innovative research taking place within the University to target the most aggressive and lethal forms of brain cancer.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Bristol to partner in major new UK Housing Evidence Centre
Bristol to partner in major new UK Housing Evidence Centre
A new national research centre that will advance knowledge of the housing market, provide robust evidence to inform housing policy and practice across the UK, is announced today [6 April] by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Housing has a considerable impact on our society and economy.
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
06.04.2017
Puffins that stay close to their partner during migration have more chicks
Puffin pairs that follow similar migration routes breed more successfully the following season, a new Oxford University study has found.
Medicine/Pharmacology
06.04.2017
Lancaster confirmed as member of new School for Public Health Research
Lancaster confirmed as member of new School for Public Health Research
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced that a collaboration between Liverpool and Lancaster Universities (LiLaC) will be a member of a new School for Public Health Research.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
06.04.2017
Sussex and Small Batch team up for Marathon fundraising push
Sussex and Small Batch team up for Marathon fundraising push
Sussex and Small Batch team up for Marathon fundraising push The University of Sussex and Brighton's Small Batch Coffee Company have teamed up to raise money for charity during the Brighton Marathon.
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
06.04.2017
Public invited to help tackle antibiotic resistance
Puffin pairs that follow similar migration routes breed more successfully the following season, a new Oxford University study has found.
Chemistry - Mathematics
06.04.2017
Cwmclydach Primary pupils become scientists for the day
Pupils from Cwmclydach Primary School in Rhondda Cynon Taf had the opportunity to conduct ‘real-life' scientific experiments as part of a chemistry workshop held at the school.
Business/Economics
06.04.2017
Earth Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
06.04.2017
Opinion: Geologists unveil how Britain first separated from Europe - and it was catastrophic
Opinion: Geologists unveil how Britain first separated from Europe - and it was catastrophic
Brexit won't be the first time Britain has left Europe, says Simon Redfern, Professor in Earth Sciences at University of Cambridge writing for The Conversation . Almost half a million years ago we experienced a catastrophic separation. As Brexit looms, Earth scientists have uncovered evidence of Britain's original split from mainland Europe.
Physics/Materials Science
06.04.2017
Physics researchers recognised in national science photography contest
Physics researchers recognised in national science photography contest
Two researchers from the Department of Physics have come runners up in a national science photography competition, organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) . Robert Francis-Jones and Tom Wright's image of a an optical fibre, title ‘DNA of an Optical Fibre' was runner-up in the Eureka and Discovery category.
Pedagogy/Education Science
05.04.2017
New autism advice service for local parents launched
New autism advice service for local parents launched
New autism advice service for local parents launched Psychologists at the University of Sussex have joined with a local council as part of a new service for parents with autistic children.
Media
05.04.2017
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK In the face of an increasing challenging global media landscape, we need media literate graduates more than ever to understand the world we live in.
History/Archeology - Computer Science/Telecom
05.04.2017
TEDxCardiff
With record breaking ticket sales and a host of inspiring speakers, TEDxCardiff 2017 once again promises to be packed with ideas worth spreading.
Careers/Employment - Administration/Government
05.04.2017
Glasgow to lead UK-wide housing research centre
The University of Glasgow is to lead a consortium of nine universities and four non-academic professional bodies in a major new research programme examining the UK's housing system.
History/Archeology
05.04.2017
Matthew Strickland shortlisted for Wolfson History Prize
A work by Matthew Strickland, Professor of Medieval History, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Wolfson History Prize 2017.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
05.04.2017
Bristol graduates head to China's Silicon Valley to revolutionise 3D printing
Bristol graduates head to China’s Silicon Valley to revolutionise 3D printing
A team of four University of Bristol graduates will take 3D printing to a new level having gained backing from one of the world's leading hardware accelerators, Hax, in Shenzhen, China.
Administration/Government
05.04.2017
Constitutional experts criticise government's review of English Votes for English Laws
Constitutional experts criticise government’s review of English Votes for English Laws
Constitutional experts from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have criticised the government‘s review of 'English Votes for English Laws' (EVEL), published last week.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
05.04.2017
Putting Wales at the forefront of midwifery advancement
Cardiff University's School of Healthcare Sciences is putting Wales at the forefront of midwifery advancement with the launch of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Midwifery Development.
Environment/Sustainable Development
05.04.2017
Leading electrochemical engineer named Imperial's Engineering Dean
Leading electrochemical engineer named Imperial’s Engineering Dean
Professor Nigel Brandon has been appointed Dean of Imperial College London's Faculty of Engineering.
Medicine/Pharmacology
05.04.2017
Research highlights need for responsible development of ketamine for severe depression
A new paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry sets out principles for responsibly testing innovative treatments for severe depression, based on treating more than 100 patients with approximately 1,000 infusions of ketamine over six years in Oxford. Ketamine is known to be an effective antidepressant for people whose depression has not responded to other treatment.
Administration/Government
04.04.2017
Sussex professor welcomes major new UK Government policy
Sussex professor welcomes major new UK Government policy
Sussex professor welcomes major new UK Government policy A major new government policy with vital input from researchers at the University of Sussex was announced today by Secretary of State Damian Green, and welcomed by the Sussex academic who will work with the government on its implementation.
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
04.04.2017
Threads of Empire: Rule and resistance in colonial India c1740-1840
Seventy years after India gained independence, historians at The University of Nottingham reveal the acts of resistance that shaped the British Empire in India in a new exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.