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Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
09.05.2017
We can't always believe our eyes
We can’t always believe our eyes
A blue plaque to commemorate the life and work of a great interdisciplinary thinker, whose interest was in visual illusion and what these revealed about human perception, will be unveiled tomorrow [Wednesday 10 May].
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.05.2017
Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Professor Jamie Rossjohn, from the School of Medicine, has been elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences - a fellowship of the UK's best biomedical and health researchers.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
09.05.2017
Dad's involvement with baby early on associated with boost in mental development
Dad’s involvement with baby early on associated with boost in mental development
Fathers who interact more with their children in their first few months of life could have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive development.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Environment/Sustainable Development
09.05.2017
Plans for habitat and wildlife conservation need to consider the risk of Lyme disease
Lyme disease – an infection contracted from the bite of an infected tick– is an important emerging disease in the UK, and is increasing in incidence in people in the UK and large parts of Europe and North America. A new study, published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, found that some types of conservation action could increase the abundance of ticks, which transmit diseases like Lyme disease.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
08.05.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.05.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
08.05.2017
University welcomes £38m Compound Semiconductor deal
Nearly £38m is being invested in a new Foundry for Compound Semiconductor (CS) technologies by the ten councils in the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal.
Event - Social Sciences
08.05.2017
Computer Science/Telecom - Event
08.05.2017
QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
A bug hunting tool co-developed by a QMUL researcher has won a prestigious award. The C Bounded Model Checker (CBMC), which helps to detect bugs in software, won the ‘Falsifcation' category in the TACAS 2017 6th International Competition on Software Verification (SV-COMP'17) .
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
08.05.2017
Imperial celebrates 'bumper crop' of new Fellows
Imperial celebrates 'bumper crop’ of new Fellows
Eight Imperial researchers have been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. The Academy honours elected Fellows for their contribution to biomedical and health research and its benefits to society.
Earth Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
08.05.2017
Life Sciences - Chemistry
08.05.2017
Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society
Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society
Four UCL scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contribution to science.
Medicine/Pharmacology
08.05.2017
Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
University internship leads to job
A Cardiff University intern has become the first person in Wales to find employment through a major international project which provides employment and learning opportunities for young people with disabilities.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
08.05.2017
Life Sciences - Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
Fellow of Royal Society
Professor Yves Barde, from Cardiff University's School of Biosciences, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.
Psychology
08.05.2017
Friendships help kids make the move to secondary school
Friendships help kids make the move to secondary school
Friendships help kids make the move to secondary school Children who undertake more activities, including informal activities with friends and more structured extracurricular activities, may cope better with the transition from primary school to secondary school.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
08.05.2017
Record-breaking four MVLS researchers named as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Record-breaking four MVLS researchers named as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
A record-breaking number of four MVLS researchers have been named as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Medicine/Pharmacology
07.05.2017
Inventions and innovations showcased at the Imperial Festival
Inventions and innovations showcased at the Imperial Festival
Researchers introduced people to the future all weekend at the Imperial Festival, showcasing innovations in robots, food, health, energy and more.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
06.05.2017
Mouth-watering science and tasty tech draws in crowds at Imperial Festival
Mouth-watering science and tasty tech draws in crowds at Imperial Festival
Visitors flocked to Imperial Festival's newest exhibit today to discover how science could change the future of food.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
05.05.2017
Media
05.05.2017
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert Following many accusations of spin this week from different political parties, media expert and Professor of
Computer Science/Telecom
05.05.2017
Shape-changing fog screen invented
Shape-changing fog screen invented There is something spooky about being able to see and talk to the pirate Blackbeard while one walks down a dark alley and then stepping right through him as he disappears into thin air.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
05.05.2017
Six Oxford scientists join Royal Society Fellowship
 Six of the University's distinguished scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science.
Earth Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
05.05.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
05.05.2017
Cancer cells detected more accurately in hospital with artificial intelligence
Cancer cells are to be detected and classified more efficiently and accurately, using ground-breaking artificial intelligence – thanks to a new collaboration between the University of Warwick,
Medicine/Pharmacology
05.05.2017
New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions
New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new study to look at how older patients manage when they are prescribed multiple medications. The co-existence of two or more ongoing medical conditions (‘multimorbidity') is often accompanied by ‘polypharmacy', where patients are prescribed four or more medications at the same time.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
04.05.2017
Living in a poor area increases the risk of anxiety in women, but not in men
Women living in the most deprived areas are over 60% more likely to have anxiety as women living in richer areas.
Careers/Employment - Arts and Design
04.05.2017
Lights, camera, action - Nottingham helps to upskill China's filmmakers
The University of Nottingham has delivered a project aimed at upskilling professionals working in China's screen industries.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
04.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Chemistry
04.05.2017
Cambridge spin-out raises £7 million to develop treatments for lung disease
Cambridge spin-out raises £7 million to develop treatments for lung disease
A University of Cambridge spin-out company has raised £7 million in new funding, which will help in the development of treatments for liver and lung disease.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
04.05.2017
Study highlights growing significance of cryptocurrencies
Study highlights growing significance of cryptocurrencies
More than 3 million people (three times previous estimates) are estimated to be actively using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, finds the first global cryptocurrency benchmarking study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. While many members of the general public may have heard of ‘bitcoin', the first decentralised cryptocurrency launched in 2009, a new report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) paints a broader picture of ‘cryptocurrencies'.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
04.05.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development
04.05.2017
Believe you can stop climate change and you will
If we believe that we can personally help stop climate change with individual actions – such as turning the thermostat down – then we are more likely to make a difference, according to University of Warwick research Individuals' motivation to prevent climate change is negatively affected by climate change helplessness – belief that climate change is out of our personal control, so our actions will make no difference But those w
Arts and Design
04.05.2017
Digital reporter bursaries available for Attenborough Centre project
Digital reporter bursaries available for Attenborough Centre project
Digital reporter bursaries available for Attenborough Centre project The Space digital reporter creative bursaries for REFRAIN, an immersive, site-specific performance in Newhaven Fort, East Sussex.
Careers/Employment
04.05.2017
Schoolkids 'graduate' from University of Sussex
Schoolkids ’graduate’ from University of Sussex
Schoolkids 'graduate' from University of Sussex Nearly 300 schoolchildren from across Sussex donned gowns and mortarboards this week as they graduated from a unique programme at the University of Sussex.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
04.05.2017
Extending weight loss programme helps overweight people keep more weight off and is cost-effective
Extending weight loss programme helps overweight people keep more weight off and is cost-effective
Extending NHS weight loss programmes from one session per week for 12-weeks to one session per week for a year helped people who are overweight to lose more weight and keep it off for longer, according to a study published in The Lancet , and led by researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Liverpool and University of Oxford.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Administration/Government
04.05.2017
Business/Economics
04.05.2017
Join us for Wonder 2017
The University of Nottingham is throwing open its doors to curious minds for a day of hands-on fun. Wonder will see University Park transformed into a land of discovery and adventure with a packed schedule of free activities for all ages.
Earth Sciences - Life Sciences
04.05.2017
‘Last African dinosaur' discovered in Moroccan mine
‘Last African dinosaur’ discovered in Moroccan mine
One of the last dinosaurs living in Africa before their extinction 66 million years ago has been discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco. A study of the fossil, led by the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath, suggests that following the breakup of the supercontinent Gondwana in the middle of the Cretaceous period, a distinct dinosaur fauna evolved in Africa.
Earth Sciences - Life Sciences
03.05.2017
New fossil sites around Bristol Parkway Station
New fossil sites around Bristol Parkway Station
Sites around Bristol Parkway Station have produced an unexpected fossil haul - the first sea lily and squid remains from the British Triassic period.