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Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
03.07.2017
Cluster open for business
The new brand name for the world's first compound semiconductor cluster will be introduced at Cardiff University this week.
Psychology
03.07.2017
Helping others can be too much effort
Their findings, published in Nature Human Behaviour , could help us to better understand why some people are less motivated to help others - a trait characteristic of apathetic or psychopathic individuals. First author, Dr. Patricia Lockwood of Oxford University's Department of Experimental Psychology, explains: 'lots of our social interactions require us to put in effort.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
03.07.2017
Rising stars of microstructural MRI
Three talented rising stars of microstructural MRI have each secured highly prestigious fellowships to study at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).
Sport Sciences
03.07.2017
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign
Sussex Sport Scholar looks ahead to World Cup campaign University of Sussex Law student and Sport Scholar Matt Francis is confident he can end an outstanding season by winning the Powerchair World Cup this week with England.
Administration/Government - Arts and Design
03.07.2017
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH GLASGOW LIFE
The University of Glasgow has signed a new five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Glasgow Life.
Physics/Materials Science - Computer Science/Telecom
03.07.2017
Cycling gold, bits to qubits and the defect game
Cycling gold, bits to qubits and the defect game
How engineering is helping track cyclists reach for gold, harnessing the power of quantum computers and the hidden world of engineering safety testing are three research projects University of Bristol academics will be showcasing at a free festival to celebrate the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology in the UK.
Social Sciences
03.07.2017
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and 'Not In My Name' protests in India
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and ’Not In My Name’ protests in India
Sussex India Society marks solidarity with Refugee Week in Brighton and 'Not In My Name' protests in India As part of an event in Brighton marking the end of Refugee Week, the Sussex India Society at
Astronomy - Law/Forensics
03.07.2017
Fighting slavery from space
Members of the public have been helping experts from the University of Nottingham in their mission to end slavery, by tracking potential sites of exploitation from space.
30.06.2017
Contemporary jeweller chosen as 2018 Eisteddfod Crown designer
A jeweller from Neath has been chosen as the designer who will create the Crown for next year's National Eisteddfod in Cardiff.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
30.06.2017
Blockchain-based app to bring legal contracts into the 21st Century
Blockchain-based app to bring legal contracts into the 21st Century
A team of Lancaster University Computer Science undergraduates has won a prestigious international competition for their technology business idea that could revolutionise legal contracts.
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
30.06.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development
30.06.2017
Education of secondary pupils with special needs too dependent on teaching assistants
Education of secondary pupils with special needs too dependent on teaching assistants
School staff are not sufficiently trained to meet the needs of pupils with learning difficulties, with special needs education heavily reliant on under-skilled teaching assistants, finds a UCL Institute of Education (IOE) study.
Astronomy - Chemistry
30.06.2017
Eleven tips for viewing and collecting asteroid fragments
Eleven tips for viewing and collecting asteroid fragments
Imperial researchers give tips about how to observe shooting stars and what to do if they fall to Earth, as part of Asteroid Day celebrations. Asteroid Day is a UN sanctioned global day of education to raise awareness about asteroids. The day is also being held to raise awareness about how we can protect Earth from asteroid impacts.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
30.06.2017
Researchers support asteroid awareness day
Researchers support asteroid awareness day
How to protect Earth from asteroid impacts will be the topic of a panel discussion at Imperial, held as part of an international awareness day.
Physics/Materials Science - Event
30.06.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
29.06.2017
Top 50 accolade for Cardiff engineer
Dr Catrin Williams, from the School of Engineering, has been named in the UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering under 35.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
Architecture - Life Sciences
29.06.2017
Meet the man behind the Dinosaurs of China exhibition
Pioneering research by a University of Nottingham academic has transformed museums in China, laying the foundation for the exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition which is coming to the city.
Life Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
29.06.2017
Robots reinvent the wheel by turning waste material into fuel
A state-of-the-art robotics suite, worth more than £1m, will enable scientists at The University of Nottingham to engineer a number of bacterial strains and turbo charge the creation of valuable and novel chemicals and fuels from waste materials.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
29.06.2017
Three years to safeguard the climate
Lancaster's Professor Gail Whiteman joins a coalition of scientists and world leaders to issue a six-point plan ahead of next month's G20 summit.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
29.06.2017
Religions - History/Archeology
29.06.2017
‘France's Samuel Pepys' is elevated from the footnotes of history
‘France’s Samuel Pepys’ is elevated from the footnotes of history
The journals and scrapbooks of Pierre de L'Estoile have for generations provided a vivid picture of France in a time of religious upheaval.
Physics/Materials Science - Event
29.06.2017
Outstanding recognition for Durham University's scientists
Outstanding recognition for Durham University's scientists
Durham University's outstanding achievements in science have been recognised with a series of awards.
Business/Economics - Event
29.06.2017
£3m partnership paves way to future data economy
£3m partnership paves way to future data economy
A new research centre founded by Imperial and HNA Group will drive innovations in data products, block chain technology and artificial intelligence.
Careers/Employment - Event
29.06.2017
Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
Ryanair random seat allocation is not so random says Oxford University expert
Passengers have more chance of winning the National Lottery jackpot than being allocated middle seats at random on a Ryanair flight, according to new Oxford University analysis.
Careers/Employment
29.06.2017
University of Sussex hitting targets on fair access
University of Sussex hitting targets on fair access
University of Sussex hitting targets on fair access The University of Sussex is hitting the majority of its targets to ensure people of all backgrounds get a fair shot at university, a new report shows.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Computer Science/Telecom
29.06.2017
Smart detectors to monitor urban bat life
Smart detectors to monitor urban bat life
The activity of urban bats in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London is being monitored in real-time using new, automated smart detectors that have been developed and installed by UCL and Intel scientists in collaboration with Arup, the Bat Conservation Trust and the London Wildlife Trust. Bats are a good indicator species, so are often used to measure how healthy our environment is.
Environment/Sustainable Development
29.06.2017
Smart detectors set to monitor urban bat life
Smart detectors set to monitor urban bat life
The activity of urban bats in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) in London is being monitored in real time using new, automated smart detectors. The monitoring program is designed to monitor the populations of different bat species in the Park as a way to gauge the health of the local environment. This is the first wild sound-recognition project run on this scale.
Mathematics
28.06.2017
Are there lessons we can learn from a Japanese style of teaching?
Secondary school pupils are to be offered a taste of life in a Japanese-style classroom as part of a conference aimed at looking at what lessons we could learn from the approaches taken to teaching maths by countries around the globe.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
28.06.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - History/Archeology
28.06.2017
An ocean without history - the importance of underwater cultural heritage
PA 146/17 Healthy oceans are key to the future survival of the human race.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
28.06.2017
Milner Therapeutics Institute: a drug discovery ecosystem
Milner Therapeutics Institute: a drug discovery ecosystem
Tony Kouzarides is passionate about ecosystems: well-balanced communities that flourish on mutual and dynamic interactions.
Life Sciences
28.06.2017
Bristol's Dr Gorochowski awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowship
Bristol’s Dr Gorochowski awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowship
Dr Thomas Gorochowski, from the University of Bristol's Bristol BioDesign Institute, has been awarded a prestigious five-year University Research Fellowship by the Royal Society.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Physics/Materials Science
28.06.2017
Experts discuss imaging techniques to tackle cardiovascular diseas
Experts discuss imaging techniques to tackle cardiovascular diseas
Imaging techniques can improve the health of patients with heart diseases, according to speakers at the latest Academic Health Science Centre seminar Two leading AHSC researchers recently presented their research on how they are using different imaging techniques to investigate and help tackle cardiovascular disease.
Architecture - Arts and Design
28.06.2017
Work gets underway on Welsh-designed Indian temple
After almost eight years of designing and planning, construction has finally begun on an ancient Indian temple designed by Cardiff architect Professor Adam Hardy.
History/Archeology
28.06.2017
Going Underground: Dylan Foster Evans puts Welsh-language Cardiff on the map
An underground map to be published today (28 June) will show Cardiff as never seen before offering unique views on the capital's past and present.
Law/Forensics - Medicine/Pharmacology
28.06.2017
From ashtrays full of cigarette butts to smoke-free environments
From ashtrays full of cigarette butts to smoke-free environments
This week, it will be ten years since the smoking ban for enclosed workplaces in the UK came into force.
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
28.06.2017
Uncovering Cardiff’s Hidden Hillfort
The remarkable history of a hidden prehistoric hillfort in one of south Wales' most vibrant yet economically challenged suburbs is to be revealed as part of a major new community project.
Life Sciences - Psychology
28.06.2017
British Science Festival programme announced
British Science Festival programme announced
British Science Festival programme announced Brighton Pier takeover a highlight of fascinating and unique events for 2017 Brighton Pier will be transformed into a spectacular science showcase during this year's British Science Festival, organisers have announced.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
28.06.2017
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
28.06.2017
Find and fund innovation ‘hot spots’ to boost Welsh economy
Finding and funding future ‘innovation hot spots' is vital for business growth across Wales, argues a report published today.
Computer Science/Telecom - Administration/Government
27.06.2017
Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks
PA 145/17 Recognising the complexity of cyber attacks and the multi-stakeholder nature of tackling cyber security are the key components of a new data-driven cyber security system being developed by experts led by the University of Nottingham.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
27.06.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
27.06.2017
Tumour survival tactics tackled by Nottingham experts
Scientists at The University of Nottingham are tackling a tumour survival mechanism that has left experts baffled for more than 50 years. Their research - the culmination of 10 years of work - has revealed how cancer cells develop a resistance to the drugs prescribed to kill them in a tactic similar to antibiotic resistance.