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Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
03.05.2017
UK health spending needs to grow faster than GDP
UK health spending needs to grow faster than GDP
The NHS is frequently in the news about its ongoing funding crisis. New research suggests demand for health services is set to continue to grow faster than GDP per head in all developed countries around the world. Along with a paper about the J-value model for life-expectancy growth in industrialised countries, the research establishes a reason why people in the UK will want to spend an increasing fraction of their income on health services.
Medicine/Pharmacology
03.05.2017
Chemistry - Life Sciences
03.05.2017
Oxford’s first female chemistry professor receives top science honour
Dame Carol Robinson, Professor of Chemistry at the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University, has been elected as a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Life Sciences - Law/Forensics
03.05.2017
Opinion: Neuralink wants to wire your brain to the internet - what could possibly go wrong?
Opinion: Neuralink wants to wire your brain to the internet - what could possibly go wrong?
A company in Silicon Valley claims to be developing†a "whole brain interface? for communicating wirelessly with the world.
Psychology - Life Sciences
03.05.2017
Neuroscientist works with rap artist to create ‘Rap Guide to Consciousness'
Neuroscientist works with rap artist to create ‘Rap Guide to Consciousness’
Sussex neuroscientist works with rap artist to create ‘Rap Guide to Consciousness' The research frontiers of consciousness science find an unusual outlet in an exciting new Rap Guide to Consciousness , premiering at this year's Brighton Fringe Festival.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
03.05.2017
Secrets of historic Nelson and Pitt effigies to be revealed using state-of-the-art technology
Secrets of historic Nelson and Pitt effigies to be revealed using state-of-the-art technology The wax-work heads of naval hero Horatio Nelson and Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder, which are over
Careers/Employment - Administration/Government
03.05.2017
Event
02.05.2017
Helping young people into university for 5 years
A partnership that helps break down the barriers to higher education is celebrating its 5th anniversary.
Business/Economics
02.05.2017
Happiness levels significantly lower in problem gamblers than rest of population
Happiness levels significantly lower in problem gamblers than rest of population
New research examining the collective costs of being a problem gambler, drawing on a survey of 10,000 UK adults, has found that problem gamblers rate their happiness as significantly lower than those gamblers who do not have a problem and non-gamblers.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Chemistry
02.05.2017
Slag heaps could help pull carbon from the atmosphere
A Cardiff University scientist has been awarded £300k to lead a project looking into possible global warming intervention strategies using slag heaps. It is estimated that waste material could be used to pull 90 to 155 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere over the next century.
Literature/Linguistics
02.05.2017
Lust, love and lies; Warwick to broadcast live open air opera
World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for the University community and members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer.
Mathematics
02.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
02.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
02.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
02.05.2017
Imperial Festival: Drive a scalextric set with your mind
Imperial Festival: Drive a scalextric set with your mind
A team of Imperial students has developed a Scalextric set that is controlled with thoughts alone and will be available to try at Imperial Festival.
History/Archeology
02.05.2017
Warwick to host 18th Century magic conjured by world class illusionist
The University of Warwick is hosting a series of free public events that will explore themes of deception, belief, and enchantment.
Politics - Administration/Government
02.05.2017
Trump’s CIA relationship on same painful path as Nixon says new research in Foreign Affairs
President Trump's rocky relationship with the CIA is following a remarkably similar trajectory to President Nixon's difficult dealings with the agency, according to new research published in the April 24th edition of the highly prestigious journal Foreign Affairs.
Event - Life Sciences
28.04.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
28.04.2017
£1.5m awarded to apply preventive medicine to brain disorders
£1.5m awarded to apply preventive medicine to brain disorders
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will establish a new Centre for Preventive Neurology, thanks to £1.5m of funding from Barts Charity.
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
28.04.2017
Historian’s book tops bestseller charts in China
Dr Peter Frankopan's book, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World , shows the importance of the east and the role it had in shaping modern Europe.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
28.04.2017
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Ahead of his appearance at Imperial Festival, we speak with Dr Guillermo Rein, Imperial's resident fire expert.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
28.04.2017
3D model of American football player's brain reconstructs moment of impact
3D model of American football player’s brain reconstructs moment of impact
Scientists have modelled what happens to the brain of an American footballer when he collides forcefully with another player. The study, conducted by researchers at Imperial College London, was carried out to understand in more detail the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
One Hundred Days of Trump
One Hundred Days of Trump
Professor Andrew Preston examines the origins of the first hundred days as a measure of presidential success in American politics.
Earth Sciences
28.04.2017
TV Presenter lends support to world exclusive dinosaur exhibition
The ground-breaking Dinosaurs of China exhibition , which is bringing some of the best-preserved dinosaur fossils in the world to the UK this summer, has a new supporter in the form of TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham.
Politics - Administration/Government
28.04.2017
Trump: the first 100 days
Has President Trump managed to ‘make America great again?' Join a panel of experts at The University of Nottingham to find out what the new President has achieved in his first 100 days in office.
Careers/Employment
28.04.2017
VCs’ letter to Donald Tusk
Vice-Chancellors representing research-intensive universities in each UK nation have written to EU Council President Donald Tusk calling for continued close collaboration on science and innovation following Brexit.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
#ICYMI - Trump's First Hundred Days
#ICYMI - Trump’s First Hundred Days
Dr Emily Charnock, Lecturer in American History, delivers her verdict†as the Trump presidency reaches its first major milestone.
Medicine/Pharmacology
28.04.2017
Tobacco control in post-conflict settings
In new research published today by King's Institute of Cancer Policy and the Conflict & Health Research Group, the difficulties of prioritising preventable disease and long term health issues in post conflict zones are explored. The paper, published in the journal ecancermedicalscience, particularly focuses on tobacco control.
Physics/Materials Science
28.04.2017
Racecar engineer makes world final
Racecar engineer makes world final
A technician apprentice from Imperial is heading to Kuala Lumpur in September for the World Finals of the F1 in Schools engineering competition.
Sport Sciences
28.04.2017
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend With Brighton and Hove Albion only one game away from winning the Sky Bet Championship, the University has thrown its full support behind its Falmer neighbours in the Amex Staduim.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
28.04.2017
Physicists allow people to explore cosmology with taste
Physicists allow people to explore cosmology with taste
Struggle with the Big Bang theory or dark matter? Now you can explore cosmic concepts with your mouth, thanks to physicists and gastronomic chefs.
Event - Administration/Government
28.04.2017
Careers/Employment
28.04.2017
Russell Group representatives from all UK nations write to President Tusk
Russell Group representatives from all UK nations write to President Tusk
Ahead of the European Council meeting of the 27 EU leaders on Saturday 29th April four Russell Group Vice-Chancellors, representing all the nations in the UK, including the Principal of the University of Glasgow Professor Anton Muscatelli, have written to President Tusk.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
28.04.2017
King's appoints new Executive Dean to its Dental Institute
King's College London is pleased to announce that Professor Mike Curtis has been appointed as the next Executive Dean of its Dental Institute.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
27.04.2017
Researchers develop online support for people with Bipolar Disorder
Researchers develop online support for people with Bipolar Disorder
An online relapse prevention tool for Bipolar Disorder offers a “cheap accessible option” for people seeking support following treatment, say researchers. Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a lifelong mental health condition characterised by depression and mania. It affects one per cent of adults worldwide and costs an estimated £5.2 billion annually in England alone.
Computer Science/Telecom - Astronomy
27.04.2017
Supercomputing Wales
Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, ‘Supercomputing Wales' will enable the country to compete globally for research and innovation that requires state-of-the-art computing facilities to simulate and solve complex scientific problems.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
27.04.2017
Oxford reflects fondly on Cassini as the end draws near
A spacecraft that scientists from the University of Oxford played a key role in building, has come closer to the planet of Saturn than ever before.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
27.04.2017
History/Archeology - Religions
27.04.2017
Discarded History exhibition lifts the lid on 1,000 years of medieval history
Treasures from the world's largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts - chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo - have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library.
Medicine/Pharmacology
27.04.2017
180th anniversary for former slave James McCune Smith
180years ago today James McCune Smith received his medical degree from the University of Glasgow, becoming the first African American to receive a doctorate.
Medicine/Pharmacology
26.04.2017
Festival-goers join the fight against superbugs
Festival-goers join the fight against superbugs
Visitors to Imperial Festival (6-7 May) will play the role of the "Infection Investigator" in an interactive game.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
26.04.2017
Seal of approval - Scotland’s most important medieval charters go on show
Precious examples of of some of Scotland's most important medieval charters and seals have gone on show in National Records of Scotland.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
26.04.2017
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Professor Tim Bale and David Jeffery from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations write about Corbyn's leadership post-election, and whether a bad result for the party might not be so bad for 'Corbynism'.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
26.04.2017
Why the European Court of Justice isn't going away
Why the European Court of Justice isn’t going away
One of the most contentious issues in Britain's exit from the EU is the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) during and after Brexit.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
26.04.2017
Administration/Government
26.04.2017
Earth Sciences - Astronomy
26.04.2017
Opinion: We need to break science out of its ivory tower - here's one way to do this
Opinion: We need to break science out of its ivory tower - here’s one way to do this
Science doesn't work the same for everyone everywhere - there are huge disparities in access to scientific hardware, and in gender and minority representation in labs.
Medicine/Pharmacology
26.04.2017
Creative animation empowers pregnant women to voice health concerns
A creative animation, developed as part of a collaboration between King's Improvement Science [KIS] and writer, artist, and facilitator Claire Collinson, is at the heart of a new campaign launched to
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.04.2017
Decline in serious violence
The number of people injured in serious violence dropped by 10% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a national report on serious violence published by Cardiff University.