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Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
31.08.2017
Staying in education linked to lower risk of heart disease
Staying in education linked to lower risk of heart disease
Staying in education is associated with a lower risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published by The BMJ today.
Arts and Design - Physics/Materials Science
31.08.2017
I asked artists to create films using real sounds from space - this is what they came up with
I asked artists to create films using real sounds from space - this is what they came up with
Art and science are often seen as complete opposites: art is subjective, while science aims to discover objective facts about nature.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.08.2017
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
31.08.2017
Imperial academics recognised with 2017 promotions
Imperial academics recognised with 2017 promotions
Imperial has recognised a total of 130 staff from across the College who have been promoted in the 2017 round.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.08.2017
Family of proteins involved in brain's connectivity are controlled by multiple and previously unprecedented checkpoints, find scientists
Family of proteins involved in brain’s connectivity are controlled by multiple and previously unprecedented checkpoints, find scientists
Family of proteins involved in brain's connectivity are controlled by multiple and previously unprecedented checkpoints, find scientists University of Bristol scientists have found that the delivery of a group of proteins involved in the information flow between the brain's nerve cells to the synapse is much more sophisticated than previously suspected.
Literature/Linguistics
31.08.2017
Food for thought as festival brings research to life
Food for thought as festival brings research to life
Members of the public are invited to experience community research first-hand at a special festival taking place on 14 September.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
31.08.2017
Scientist shortlisted in national image competition
Scientist shortlisted in national image competition
An image submitted by a British Heart Foundation-funded researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has made the shortlist in the charity's annual 'Reflections of Research' image competition.
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
31.08.2017
Buses get a stellar makeover for science
Buses get a stellar makeover for science
Buses get a stellar makeover for science Two of Brighton's number 25 buses will be decked out with science for a year.
Life Sciences - Chemistry
31.08.2017
Underwater expedition ties together physical, chemical and biological impacts of melting ice sheets
Underwater expedition ties together physical, chemical and biological impacts of melting ice sheets
A group of international researchers have returned from a highly successful expedition to the Labrador Sea and coastal Greenland, led by scientists at the University of Bristol. The aim of the expedition was to investigate the role of melting ice on the chemistry and biology of the oceans - to find out how melting ice supplies the essential nutrients that feed marine life.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Academic Rankings
31.08.2017
King's hosts THE World Academic Summit
The Times Higher Education World Academic Summit - a flagship higher educational conference - will launch this Sunday, hosted by King's.
Medicine/Pharmacology
31.08.2017
Children in care have twice as many urgent dental health needs than the general child population
Children in care have twice as many urgent dental health needs than the general child population
Children in care, including those in foster and residential care, have double the rates of urgent dental treatment and are half as likely to attend dental services as the general child population. Children in care are also twice as likely to have a tooth extraction under general anaesthetic. A new study led by the University of Glasgow and published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, has found that there are stark differences between the dental health of children who are looked after in care and those who are not.
Medicine/Pharmacology
30.08.2017
University launches new dementia-friendly exercise class
A new weekly exercise class aimed at helping people with dementia to stay fit and active is being launched by researchers at the University of Nottingham.
Environment/Sustainable Development
30.08.2017
Researcher develops recyclable surfboard in world first
Researcher develops recyclable surfboard in world first
An Imperial researcher has developed what is thought to be the world's first 3D-printed compostable and recyclable surfboard.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Media
30.08.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Chemistry
30.08.2017
Fluorescent crystal mystery solved
Fluorescent crystal mystery solved
A decades-old mystery of why a naturally-occurring organic crystal fluoresces blue under ultra-violet light, yet when grown under laboratory conditions fluoresces with an intense green colour, has been solved by scientists from the University of Bristol. The colour of crystals is a function of their atomic structure.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
30.08.2017
Asian hornet “adds to growing number of threats to honeybees” – Warwick research on BBC
Research to help prevent the spread of Asian hornet across the UK - carried out by the University of Warwick - was recently featured on BBC Midlands Today and BBC Online.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
30.08.2017
Where London's east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Famed for its world-class universities, rich literary heritage, and wealth of museums, Bloomsbury has long been at the centre of London's intellectual and cultural life.
Event - History/Archeology
30.08.2017
Ancient Athens revealed through its inscriptions
All the stone inscriptions from ancient Athens in UK collections are to be made public in English translations for the first time, thanks to a new project led by Cardiff University.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
29.08.2017
Hike tax for the top one per cent to tackle inequality
Hike tax for the top one per cent to tackle inequality
New research from Queen Mary University of London, Cass Business School, and the Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona finds that a tax increase for the top one per cent is the best way to tackle inequality.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
29.08.2017
Wearable well-being - can technology make us healthier?
Can wearable technology make us well? Does the simple act of strapping a monitor to our arm modify our behaviour? Do wearables bring long-term benefits to patients' Could these tiny devices provide d
Politics - History/Archeology
29.08.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
29.08.2017
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
At a symposium next month (15 September 2017) academics, artists and ornithologists will share their responses to the work of 19th-century poet John Clare, whose patient and accurate observations of birds in field and hedgerow continue to astonish and inspire.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
29.08.2017
Upcoming Asa Briggs Fellowship lectures
Upcoming Asa Briggs Fellowship lectures
Upcoming Asa Briggs Fellowship lectures Three Asa Briggs Visiting Fellows will be giving guest lectures at Sussex this autumn and they are available to book online now.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
28.08.2017
'Next generation' medical school opens in Singapore
’Next generation’ medical school opens in Singapore
Imperial College London and Nanyang Technology University (NTU) officially opened their joint medical school in Singapore today (28 August).
Medicine/Pharmacology
25.08.2017
Second Innovation Centre business to float on Stock Exchange
Second Innovation Centre business to float on Stock Exchange
Second Innovation Centre business to float on Stock Exchange A drug-development company based at a University of Sussex business-incubation hub is to float on the London Stock Exchange.
Philosophy - Politics
25.08.2017
Ethics and politics of media and technology tackled in week long programme of free events
Ethics and politics of media and technology tackled in week long programme of free events
Inter/sections takes on the ethics and politics of media and technology through a free programme of workshops, talks, events and an art exhibition.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
24.08.2017
Impressive first GCSE results for UCL Academy
Impressive first GCSE results for UCL Academy
UCL has congratulated the students and staff of UCL Academy after they achieved an impressive set of GCSE results.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
24.08.2017
People's Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil's indigenous Xingu community
People’s Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil’s indigenous Xingu community
According to the indigenous Kuikuro people in Brazil, artists are itseke, powerful spirits of invisible knowledge.
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
24.08.2017
Fantastic beasts and why to conserve them
Beliefs in magical creatures can impact the protection of biodiversity and the field of conservation needs to consider them seriously, researchers have warned.
Environment/Sustainable Development
24.08.2017
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
24.08.2017
Fishing for DNA during breeding season could help control invasive species
Fishing for DNA during breeding season could help control invasive species
Research reveals that an invasive crayfish species is easier to detect in water samples during breeding, which could lead to better control. An invasive species is any animal or plant that is introduced to an area and has the capacity to cause harm. They can impact native wildlife by outcompeting them for food and damaging local environments, for example grey squirrels outcompeting reds.
Medicine/Pharmacology
24.08.2017
11 minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back
11 minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back
Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new UCL study. After an 11-minute training session and encouragement to continue practising mindfulness - which involves focusing on what's happening in the present moment - heavy drinkers drank less over the next week than people who were taught relaxation techniques, according to the study published in the International .
Physics/Materials Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
24.08.2017
Book your free ticket: British Science Festival 2017
Book your free ticket: British Science Festival 2017
Book your free ticket: British Science Festival 2017 The time has come to make sure you have booked your ‘free' tickets for the huge range of events taking place during the British Science Festival.
History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.08.2017
Major grants awarded to researchers at QMUL's School of History
Major grants awarded to researchers at QMUL’s School of History
Senior researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have secured major funding awards for projects about the history of western solitude, and the history of working motherhood in Britain.
Medicine/Pharmacology
23.08.2017
Imperial wins award to improve the delivery of healthcare
Imperial wins award to improve the delivery of healthcare
Imperial has been awarded £75,000 to develop a new software system that could improve how patient feedback is processed and acted on.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
23.08.2017
Maria and her Superhero son raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre
A University of Warwick employee and her disabled son have taken part in the Superhero Triathlon to raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
22.08.2017
Imperial inspires promising youngsters with community healthcare programme
Imperial inspires promising youngsters with community healthcare programme
Imperial's School of Primary Care & Public Health kicked off a programme to help young people into healthcare this summer.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
22.08.2017
Charity boost for life-saving cancer research
Charity boost for life-saving cancer research
North West Cancer Research is to provide an additional £454,000 worth of funding as part of its latest drive to boost life-saving cancer research at Lancaster University. The charity which has already ploughed more than £2.5million into research at the University, will provide the additional funding over the next three years.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
22.08.2017
A&E attendance for people with dementia is common and increasing
A new paper published today in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association found that Accident and Emergency (A&E) attendance among people with dementia in their last year of life is common and is increasing.
Careers/Employment - Medicine/Pharmacology
22.08.2017
Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated & under-utilised
Compared to those who work, and in contrast to many popular perceptions, older people who are retired, home-makers, unemployed, or not working because of sickness or disability are more likely to feel
Medicine/Pharmacology
21.08.2017
Could extra rehabilitation help people return to work earlier after a stroke?
PA 189/17 A research team led by the University of Nottingham is leading a major national trial to find out whether additional rehabilitation support for people who have had a stroke could help them to return to work earlier.
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
21.08.2017
Shocking gaps in basic knowledge of deep sea life
Without increased research and an immediate review of deep ocean conservation measures, the creatures that live there - such as the Eumunida Lobster,† face an uncertain future.
Social Sciences - Life Sciences
21.08.2017
Help (and beer) needed for UK wasp survey
Wasps are widely hated but are useful predators, controlling garden pests and pollinating flowers. Now their abundance and diversity in the UK is being investigated by a team from UCL and the University of Gloucestershire.
Environment/Sustainable Development
21.08.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Arts and Design
21.08.2017
Film festival showcases movies made from space sounds
Film festival showcases movies made from space sounds
Alien may have told you "In space no one can hear you scream" but it was wrong! The Space Sound Effects (SSFX) Short-Film Festival , presented by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has challenge
Medicine/Pharmacology
21.08.2017
Respiratory expert receives prestigious grant to explore incurable lung disease
Respiratory expert receives prestigious grant to explore incurable lung disease
A leading expert in respiratory medicine at Imperial College has been awarded funding to help patients suffering from a devastating lung disease. Professor Toby Maher, based at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), was this week awarded the prestigious Chair in Respiratory Research grant from the British Lung Foundation (BLF), as part of continued efforts to extend research into incurable respiratory diseases affecting almost 1.5 million people in the UK alone.

 
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