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Administration/Government - Event
13.03.2017
European Research Council (ERC) week: UCL celebrates funding success
European Research Council (ERC) week: UCL celebrates funding success
This week, the European Research Council (ERC) celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special ‘ERC Week', with subsequent events taking place throughout Europe in 2017.
Social Sciences
13.03.2017
Awesome still massively popular but say goodbye to tar-rah matey
The need to communicate with a wider-world coupled with a move away from the cosy, close-knit communities of the 90s has dramatically changed the way British people speak over the last two decades, new research has revealed.
Religions
13.03.2017
VC and College Heads urge UK guarantee of EU citizens’ rights
The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, Professor Louise Richardson, and the heads of 37 colleges and Permanent Private Halls have signed a letter to the Times arguing for the rights of EU citizens from outside the UK now living here to remain after Brexit.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
13.03.2017
Psychology
13.03.2017
Beyond phonics - the case for teaching children the logic of the English spelling system
Beyond phonics - the case for teaching children the logic of the English spelling system
Why is there the letter 'g' in sign? Why not spell the word 'does' duz? When children are taught to read and write though phonics they have to remember many exceptions, so-called 'sight words'.
Astronomy
13.03.2017
Social Sciences
13.03.2017
The Innovating University II
Ministerial adviser to provide keynote lecture on clusters of expertise. How can society get the most from research? It's a question Cardiff University and the innovation foundation Nesta aim to tackle at two events exploring new ways of working.
Event - Administration/Government
13.03.2017
Business/Economics
13.03.2017
University of Bath to support start-ups at new Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX
The University of Bath has teamed up with Unit DX , a new laboratory space and science incubator in Bristol.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
13.03.2017
Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income
Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income
There are compelling arguments that replacing a country's benefit system with a universal basic income (UBI) could reduce poverty and bureaucracy, but there are significant trade-offs to be weighed up in view of the goals policy-makers pursue, according to a new working paper from the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) .
Earth Sciences
10.03.2017
Lakeside launches fundraising campaign to hatch a baby dinosaur!
Nottingham Lakeside Arts has launched a campaign to raise money to hatch its very own baby dinosaur.
Physics/Materials Science
10.03.2017
2M physics award for quantum turbulence
2M physics award for quantum turbulence
Lancaster and Manchester Universities have won a joint 2M award for physics research which may lead to “significant technological impact in the longer term.” The four year grant from the
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
10.03.2017
Could a diabetes drug be used for Motor Neurone Disease?
Could a diabetes drug be used for Motor Neurone Disease?
A diabetes drug could one day be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Researchers at Lancaster University are to conduct a clinical trial of the diabetes drug Liraglutide, giving it to patients with MND to see whether they improve or not.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
10.03.2017
UK children from jobless households more likely to experience disadvantage in adulthood
UK children from jobless households more likely to experience disadvantage in adulthood
Children from disadvantaged families in the UK are more likely to have lower education, be out of work and experience poverty in adult life than their peers in other European countries, apart from Ireland and Belgium, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). The study, which was carried out by researchers from the Department of Social Science at the IOE in collaboration with the University of Bath, will be released in a working paper on Friday 10 th March.
Earth Sciences
10.03.2017
Law/Forensics
10.03.2017
International gaming conference to explore the impact of virtual reality on our minds and our laws
International gaming conference to explore the impact of virtual reality on our minds and our laws
How do our brains behave in a virtual reality (VR) environment and what are the limits of believability?
Astronomy - Event
10.03.2017
Research shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017
Research shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017
A research paper by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) announcing the discovery of the nearest potentially habitable planet to the Solar System has been shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017.
Social Sciences
10.03.2017
Floods and hurricanes predicted with social media
Social media can warn us about hurricanes, storms and floods before they happen – according to new University of Warwick research.
Earth Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
10.03.2017
Improving defence against earthquakes and tsunamis
A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a team involving UCL and Bristol engineers.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.03.2017
Three Imperial projects get the green-light, thanks to new initiative
Three Imperial projects get the green-light, thanks to new initiative
Imperial College London announces three projects that are the first to receive grants from the Excellence Fund for Frontier Research.
Administration/Government - Chemistry
10.03.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
10.03.2017
Top up on carbs before and during run to reach finish line quickly
Top up on carbs before and during run to reach finish line quickly
People heading out on long weekend runs, including this Sunday's Bath Half Marathon , should take on board carbohydrates both before and during a race if they are to reach the finish line as quickly as possible and avoid hitting the wall, according to researchers at the University. A new review , recently published in the American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism from researchers in the University's Department for Health, focuses on the importance of the liver's glycogen stores in maintaining blood sugar levels during exercise.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
10.03.2017
Museum archive reconnects a London-based Congolese community with its heritage
Museum archive reconnects a London-based Congolese community with its heritage
When Reverend Kenred Smith captured moments of life in the Congo over 120 years ago, he couldn't have imagined that the photos - now in Cambridge's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology - would be chosen by a Congolese community to help them remember a country that many of them had fled.
Earth Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
10.03.2017
CRUST adds new layer of defence against earthquakes and tsunamis
CRUST adds new layer of defence against earthquakes and tsunamis
The first computer model to simulate the whole chain of events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes could reduce losses to life and property caused by disasters like the huge earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan six years ago this Saturday [11 March].
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
09.03.2017
How can Britain and the EU forge a new relationship? MPs and economists discuss Brexit
‘The Government is not showing coherence and effectiveness in negotiating the leaving of the European Union,' according to a former Home Secretary speaking at The University of Nottingham this week.
Life Sciences
09.03.2017
Detect. Lock on. Intercept. The remarkable hunting ability of the robber fly
A small fly the size of a grain of rice could be the Top Gun of the fly world, with a remarkable ability to detect and intercept its prey mid-air, changing direction mid-flight if necessary before sweeping round for the kill.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
09.03.2017
Warwick hosts joint UK University China Careers Fair
Students from seven UK universities met Chinese employers – and discovered career opportunities in China - at the China Careers Fair, hosted for the first time by University of Warwick Fair inc
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
09.03.2017
$13.5 million gift to improve millions of lives blighted by parasitic worms
$13.5 million gift to improve millions of lives blighted by parasitic worms
A recent $13.5m donation will support an Imperial initiative working to improve the health of some of the world's poorest populations.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.03.2017
Final biomedical trial on captive chimpanzees is first oral Ebola vaccine for saving wild apes
Final biomedical trial on captive chimpanzees is first oral Ebola vaccine for saving wild apes
Oral vaccine offers hope for ape species ravaged by Ebola and other diseases, as it can be widely dispersed to save more wild animals. However, scientists say recent law changes on captive chimpanzee testing may stop the conservation work in its tracks.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
09.03.2017
Itchy dog research project to be launched at Crufts
Dog lovers who own Golden Retrievers and Labradors are being invited to take part in new research into canine atopic dermatitis — otherwise known as skin allergy.
Event - Physics/Materials Science
09.03.2017
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
09.03.2017
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
09.03.2017
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies The hidden toll that subsidies for electricity, fossil fuels, and transport have on social welfare, economic growth and technological innovatio
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.03.2017
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Efforts to end the gender pay gap could be thwarted by the tendency for women to be pessimistic about their earning potential, shows new research from the University's School of Management. The study finds that women underestimate their earnings prospects, leading to lower expectations and little inclination to push for higher wages or promotion, or seek a better paid position.
Arts and Design
09.03.2017
First music census to snapshot the UK’s 3.5bn music scene
The UK will today hold its first live music census aiming to take a snapshot of the general public's musical choices and tastes, how they engage with music, the formats they prefer to changes in musical trends.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
08.03.2017
Iconic research centre confirms Durham's international position in space science
Iconic research centre confirms Durham’s international position in space science
Iconic research centre confirms Durham's international position in space science (8 March 2017) Durham University has reaffirmed its position as a world leading centre of research in astronomy and cosmology with the opening of the new 11.5m Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics.
Careers/Employment
08.03.2017
Writing group ‘boosts productivity and reduces stress’ at Oxford
A writing group for PhD students and early career academics has helped to boost productivity and reduce stress for Oxford University humanities students.
History/Archeology
08.03.2017
BBC antiques series Flog It comes to The University of Nottingham
PA 39/17 Flog It , the popular BBC One antiques programme presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit Nottingham on Friday 14th April.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.03.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
08.03.2017
Experts discuss how we can reduce the burden of lung cancer
Experts discuss how we can reduce the burden of lung cancer
In a recent seminar, two leading experts discussed how research and improved treatments can help reduce the burden of lung cancer.
Administration/Government
08.03.2017
Careers/Employment
08.03.2017
Raising girls to love science
Cardiff University is taking a whole family approach to encouraging girls to follow careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Politics
08.03.2017
Celebrating International Women's Day 2017
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017
Celebrating International Women's Day 2017 How to raise the profile of women in politics, how to engage men in feminism, and how to tackle the taboos of sexual violence were among the issues highlighted for International Women's Day (IWD) today at the University of Sussex.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
08.03.2017
Another India exhibition gives voice to India's most marginalised communities
Another India exhibition gives voice to India’s most marginalised communities
Hundreds of objects which tell the story of 100 million of India's most marginalised citizens - its Indigenous and Adivasi people - are to go on display for the first time in a ground-breaking exhibition at Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) from today.
Business/Economics
08.03.2017
Literature/Linguistics
08.03.2017
Drama at QMUL joins English, History, and Law in global top 50
Drama at QMUL joins English, History, and Law in global top 50
Drama at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is now ranked 30th in the world, according to a prestigious survey of 4,438 universities.
Administration/Government - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.03.2017