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Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 17.05.2018
Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer
University of Warwick expertise contributes to study For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research. The PERSEPHONE trial , a £2.6 million study which incorporated University of Warwick expertise, recruited more than 4,000 women and compared a six month course of treatment of Herceptin with the current standard of 12 months for women with HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 17.05.2018
Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology
Engineers at the University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new technology to help the global palm oil processing industry reduce CO2 emissions and create renewable energy from its waste.

Life Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 16.05.2018

Innovation / Technology - 16.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 16.05.2018
New parenting app has positive impact on children’s development
A digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents could improve important skills in the early years, according to new Oxford University research. A digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents could improve important skills in the early years, according to new Oxford University research.

Astronomy - 16.05.2018
Opinion: The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago - here's how they made a bomb bounce
Opinion: The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago - here’s how they made a bomb bounce
Hugh Hunt from Cambridge's Department of Engineering - who recreated the Dambusters raid in 2011 - discusses how engineers made a bomb bounce 75 years ago in an article for The Conversation .  Sir Barnes Wallis was a genius engineer who designed a very special bomb during World War II. The idea was that it would bounce across water and destroy German dams along the Ruhr Valley, causing massive flooding and damage to water and hydroelectricity supplies.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 15.05.2018
Call for the public to help wildlife conservation by monitoring mammals with new app
Call for the public to help wildlife conservation by monitoring mammals with new app
Call for the public to help wildlife conservation by monitoring mammals with new app The country's national voice for mammals has launched its new Mammal Mapper app today.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 15.05.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 15.05.2018

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 15.05.2018
Businesses that take advantage of superfast broadband and resulting digital technology opportunities are more profitable and successful, research shows
Businesses that take advantage of superfast broadband and resulting digital technology opportunities are more profitable and successful, research shows Independent businesses that have fully adopted

Careers / Employment - 15.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 15.05.2018
Improving dental care
Dental experts have drawn up a definitive list of scenarios that patients should never face in a bid to ensure excellent patient care worldwide.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 15.05.2018
Unspoken complication of childbirth
Cardiff University doctors are on a mission to improve diagnosis times and treatment for women in Wales who suffer anal sphincter injuries in childbirth.

Philosophy - Innovation / Technology - 15.05.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Medicine / Pharmacology - 15.05.2018
UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state NMR Spectrometer funded at Warwick
The UK's first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to £8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Astronomy - Physics / Materials Science - 14.05.2018
"Super-cool" observatory to explore hidden universe
A space mission designed to solve fundamental questions about how galaxies and forming planetary systems grow and evolve will be considered by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Administration / Government - Business / Economics - 14.05.2018
Research on economic impact of Scotland’s national bard
‌ The University of Glasgow will carry out an extensive assessment of the economic value of Robert Burns to Scotland, it was announced today (Monday 14 May 2018) Professor Murray Pittock of the C

Environment / Sustainable Development - Life Sciences - 11.05.2018
Conservation efforts could be improved with more accurate species loss estimates
Scientists have come up with a new way of calculating how many species are lost when deforestation occurs, by taking fragmentation into account.

Media - 11.05.2018
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to a new UCL-led study.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 11.05.2018
Two new MVLS professors appointed Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Two professors from the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) have been appointed Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS).

Medicine / Pharmacology - 11.05.2018
Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly DVT and pulmonary embolism
o Cancer patients are at high risk of developing blood clots o Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) collectively known as venous thromboembolism (VTE), can cause death and disabilit

Medicine / Pharmacology - 11.05.2018
Alcohol and tobacco biggest threat to lifespan of all addictive drugs
Alcohol and tobacco biggest threat to lifespan of all addictive drugs
A new review, co-authored by Professor Robert West (UCL Behavioural Science and Health), has compiled the most up-to-date source of information on the burden of death and disease caused by alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use.

Life Sciences - 10.05.2018
Gene may have helped humans adapt to cold climates
Gene may have helped humans adapt to cold climates
A gene variant common in Europeans may have proliferated because it helped early humans adapt to cold weather, according to UCL research.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 10.05.2018
Seven Oxford researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Seven Oxford scientists are amongst 48 of the UK's world-leading researchers elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 10.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 10.05.2018
Mass Observation Day aims to raise awareness of M.E. sufferers across the UK
Mass Observation Day aims to raise awareness of M.E. sufferers across the UK
Mass Observation Day aims to raise awareness of M.E. sufferers across the UK The annual call for day diaries by the Mass Observation Archive will take on a special significance this yea

Medicine / Pharmacology - 10.05.2018

Religions - Careers / Employment - 10.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 09.05.2018
Six UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society
Six UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society
Six scientists from the UCL community have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research and innovation that benefit humanity.

Innovation / Technology - Law / Forensics - 09.05.2018
Oxford to be key player in new AI accountability project
The University of Oxford is to play a central role in ground-breaking new research to make future artificial intelligence (AI) systems more transparent and accountable. Image credit: Shutterstock The University of Oxford is to play a central role in ground-breaking new research intended to make future artificial intelligence (AI) systems more transparent and accountable.

Life Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 09.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 09.05.2018
Professor Kathy Triantafilou joins the GSK Immunology Network
Professor Kathy Triantafilou from the School of Medicine is one of five academics worldwide selected to take part in a new collaborative immunology research programme operated by the global healthcare company, GSK: the Immunology Network.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Physics / Materials Science - 09.05.2018

Literature / Linguistics - 09.05.2018

Astronomy - Innovation / Technology - 09.05.2018
Royal Society Fellowship for Prof Sheila Rowan
Professor Sheila Rowan, director of the University of Glasgow's Institute for Gravitational Research (IGR), has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society for her pioneering work on gravitational wave detection.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Life Sciences - 09.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Electroengineering - 09.05.2018
Can a home WiFi router act as a medical sensing device?
Can a home WiFi router act as a medical sensing device?
New research that could transform the future of healthcare will investigate whether it is possible to reuse WiFi radio waves as a medical radar system.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 09.05.2018

Business / Economics - Administration / Government - 09.05.2018