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Careers/Employment - Politics
31.03.2017
Tories narrow gap on Labour in London while Lib Dems double support
Tories narrow gap on Labour in London while Lib Dems double support
The Labour Party's support in London has declined by nine points in a year, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Media
31.03.2017
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott MP has said that people should judge Jeremy Corbyn in six months, by which time she expects Labour's poor poll ratings to have improved.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Environment/Sustainable Development
31.03.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
31.03.2017
Biochemical superglue opens new approach to vaccine development
An Oxford University spinout company is developing a molecular superglue for the rapid development of vaccines targeting a range of diseases.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.03.2017
New VetReact website for equine vets and horse-owners
Equine vets and horse-owners will have access to the latest research and resources on common emergency conditions in horses thanks to a new website to be launched on 31 March 2017.
Law/Forensics - Arts and Design
31.03.2017
Opinion: The Great Repeal Bill White Paper in 20 tweets
Opinion: The Great Repeal Bill White Paper in 20 tweets
Mark Elliott, Professor of Public Law, posted a number of tweets yesterday extracting key paragraphs from the Government's White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill and offering some preliminary thoughts.
History/Archeology
31.03.2017
New book tells how China ended the era of Western domination
New book tells how China ended the era of Western domination
Professor Robert Bickers' new book on China provides a fresh, accessible and comprehensive account of how China overcame foreign domination in the 20th century to go on to become the world's second largest economy.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
31.03.2017
Social Sciences - Psychology
31.03.2017
Bristol Psychology Professor appointed Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
Bristol Psychology Professor appointed Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
An academic from the University of Bristol School of Experimental Psychology is among 47 leading social scientists who have been conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Astronomy - Event
30.03.2017
Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian Higher Education Award
Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian Higher Education Award
The discovery of an earth-sized planet that may be the closest possible home for life outside the Solar System has won the Research Impact category at the Guardian Higher Education Awards 2017 .
Chemistry - Physics/Materials Science
30.03.2017
Rotating molecules create a brighter future
Rotating molecules create a brighter future
Scientists have discovered a group of materials which could pave the way for a new generation of high-efficiency lighting, solving a quandary which has inhibited the performance of display technology for decades. The development of energy saving concepts in display and lighting applications is a major focus of research, since a fifth of the world's electricity is used for generating light.
Computer Science/Telecom
30.03.2017
GW4 world-first supercomputer launched at national exhibition
The GW4 Alliance has unveiled the world's first ARM-based production supercomputer at today's EPSRC launch at the Thinktank science museum in Birmingham.
Social Sciences
30.03.2017
Just one in five Londoners think Britain will be better off after Brexit
Just one in five Londoners think Britain will be better off after Brexit
Londoners are gloomy about the prospects for post-Brexit Britain and 48 per cent expect the country to be economically worse off, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Londoners are gloomy about the prospects for post-Brexit Britain and 48 per cent expect the country to be economically worse off, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Social Sciences
30.03.2017
Eradicating child poverty in Africa
Eradicating child poverty in Africa
A team from Bristol Poverty Institute, a new specialist research institute at the University of Bristol set up to tackle global poverty, have been working with UNICEF to provide technical advice and
Computer Science/Telecom
30.03.2017
GW4 world-first supercomputer launched at national exhibition
GW4 world-first supercomputer launched at national exhibition
The supercomputer, known as Isambard, is being developed by GW4 researchers in collaboration with the Met Office and Cray Inc.
Medicine/Pharmacology
30.03.2017
New tool predicts severe risks in mothers with pregnancy complications
New tool predicts severe risks in mothers with pregnancy complications
A new tool developed by researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could save mothers' and babies' lives by predicting whether women with early onset pre-eclampsia are safe to prolong their pregnancy.
Computer Science/Telecom
30.03.2017
£3m awarded to Oxford-led consortium for national computing facility to support machine learning
A consortium of eight UK universities, led by the University of Oxford, has been awarded £3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish a national high-performance computing facility to support machine learning.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
30.03.2017
Uncovered: the lost pioneers of Welsh socialism
The spread of socialist ideas in Wales from the 1880s to the run up to World War One is revealed in a new book by a Cardiff University academic. Wales and Socialism: Political Culture and National Identity before the Great War is a major new study by Dr Martin Wright of the School of History, Archaeology and Religion which uncovers a lively socialist political culture with roots both deeper and earlier than previously recognised.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
30.03.2017
Join forces to reduce US violence, says UK expert
Violence in the US can be reduced if police and health agencies join forces, says a leading UK expert.
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
30.03.2017
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Life Sciences
29.03.2017
Focusing on mechanics may be key in unlocking the heart's ability to heal itself
Focusing on mechanics may be key in unlocking the heart’s ability to heal itself
Fish do it, amphibians do it, so why can‘t we' Scientists are questioning why human hearts lose the ability to regenerate, while other animals don't. In a perspective piece researchers from Imperial College London suggest that the loss of this ability may be down to the way the human heart develops.
Physics/Materials Science - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
29.03.2017
Composites advance at Bristol
Composites advance at Bristol
Composites are the materials of the future and are critical to reducing weight, energy consumption and the generation of CO2 in transport applications.
Psychology - Social Sciences
29.03.2017
Bullies and their victims obsessed with weight-loss
School bullies and their victims are more obsessed with weight-loss than anyone else, says new research by the University of Warwick. 42% of bullies have extreme preoccupation with weight-loss, as well as 55% of bullying victims, and 57% of teens who both bully and are bullied , whereas only 35% of kids not involved in bullying are obsessed with losing weight.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
29.03.2017
Article 50 and UCL: Provost statement
Article 50 and UCL: Provost statement
Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President & Provost, addresses the UCL community following the triggering of Article 50 by the UK government.
Agronomy/Food Science
29.03.2017
‘With or without EU’ - priorities for the UK’s four trading nations post Brexit
‘With or without EU' - priorities for the UK's four trading nations post Brexit If the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal, the effects across regions will be quite different and this should therefore influence our trading priorities, new analysis shows.
Careers/Employment - Social Sciences
29.03.2017
Not all sexually abused and exploited children are groomed
Not all children who are sexually exploited are groomed, and the increasing tendency to link exploitation with grooming means some cases are being missed, a Cardiff University academic argues in a new book.
Environment/Sustainable Development
29.03.2017
Politics
29.03.2017
Most Brexit voters want more members to leave the EU
The majority of people who voted ‘Leave' in last year's referendum hope other countries will also leave the European Union soon, a survey by Ipsos MORI for King's College London has found, but most ‘Remain' voters hope the EU will keep its remaining members.
Physics/Materials Science
29.03.2017
Bristol physicist takes up senior role in CERN project
Bristol physicist takes up senior role in CERN project
A particle physicist from the University of Bristol has been appointed to a senior role at one of the largest and most prestigious scientific projects in the world.
Law/Forensics - Careers/Employment
29.03.2017
UK employment tribunal fees deny workers access to justice, says study
UK workers are being illegally denied access to justice, according to Oxford academics in a forthcoming article in the journal,  Modern Law Review .
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
29.03.2017
Imperial instrument ready to study the Sun
Imperial instrument ready to study the Sun
Imperial's contribution to the Solar Orbiter mission, which will go closer to the Sun than anything so far, is ready to fly after extensive testing.
Administration/Government
29.03.2017
Principal’s reaction to triggering of Article 50
The Prime Minister has now formally triggered Article 50, starting the process which will lead to the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
29.03.2017
Success for 5th annual Brain Games
Sunday 19 March saw the annual extravaganza return to the museum for its fifth consecutive year of educational, brain-themed fun.
Physics/Materials Science
28.03.2017
New quantum device could make contactless payment transactions more secure
A prototype gadget that sends secret keys to encrypt information passed from a mobile device to a payment terminal, could help to answer public concerns around the security of contactless and wireless transactions, a new Oxford University collaboration has found.
Arts and Design
28.03.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
28.03.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
28.03.2017
The OCD Brain: how animal research helps us understand a devastating condition
When David Adam was just 18, a teasing comment from a university friend triggered a series of thoughts that he had contracted HIV and would die of AIDS.
Social Sciences
28.03.2017
Encouragement from teachers has greatest influence on less advantaged children
Encouragement from teachers has greatest influence on less advantaged children
‘Big data' study finds that children from families with limited education have strongest long-term response to teacher encouragement, and are more likely to progress to university as a result.
Mathematics - Business/Economics
28.03.2017
New Statistics unit brings research into everyday lives
Cutting-edge research in statistics is being transferred into our everyday lives, by the brand-new Applied Statistics and Risk Unit (AS&RU) at the University of Warwick – which was officially opened yesterday.