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Computer Science/Telecom - Media
18.05.2017
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Scrapping automatically-playing videos in apps and reversing trends of instant messaging and on-demand services could be key to cutting the growing energy demand of the Internet. Researchers looking more closely than ever before into everyday mobile device habits - and in particular the impact smartphone and tablet apps have on data demand - are suggesting ways that society can cut back on its digital energy consumption.
Politics
18.05.2017
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Environment/Sustainable Development
18.05.2017
Royal seal of approval for sustainable urban development work
HRH The Prince of Wales visited Kellogg College at the University of Oxford earlier this week to see work being done to address the challenges of global urbanisation.
Computer Science/Telecom - Earth Sciences
18.05.2017
Humanitarian efforts could be aided by AI
Humanitarian efforts could be aided by AI
Researchers have developed an AI algorithm to accurately predict the gender of pre-paid mobile phone users, which could be useful in crises. Phone tracking technology is already used to locate those in need of aid in humanitarian crises; but the latest development could help further, for example by identifying vulnerable groups such as women with potentially young children.
Event - Environment/Sustainable Development
18.05.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
18.05.2017
‘most hunted' hot spots
‘most hunted’ hot spots
Caterpillars living near the equator are eight times more likely to be eaten by predators than those living closer to the poles, according to new research published . An international team made the discovery by gluing thousands of dummy caterpillars made of Plasticine on plants at 31 sites along an 11,635 km gradient from the Arctic Circle to southern Australia.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
18.05.2017
Conference to tackle depression, suicide and self harm in under 25s
Depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm in under 25s – how can health professionals help? These are just some of the issues a major Youth Mental Health Conference will focus on at in Nottingham's Jubilee Conference Centre on 25 May.
Administration/Government - Environment/Sustainable Development
18.05.2017
Wildlife Trust appoints university academic as Vice-President cementing 50 year old relationship between the two institutions
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the county's largest locally-based environmental charity has appointed Dr Rob Lambert from the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Vice-President.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Business/Economics
18.05.2017
Benefits of providing off-grid solar power to rural communities in India
Social scientists from universities in the USA and Scotland have carried out ground-breaking analysis of the benefits of providing off-grid solar power to rural communities in India.
Medicine/Pharmacology
18.05.2017
At least 42% more people will need palliative care in England and Wales by 2040
At least 42% more people will need palliative care in England and Wales by 2040 The number of people requiring palliative care over the next 25 years is likely to increase substantially, requiring a
Medicine/Pharmacology
18.05.2017
Life or death medical decisions involving a child – new study asks questions about current process
Life or death medical decisions involving a child – new study asks questions about current process
How parents and clinicians make life or death medical decisions involving very young children is the focus of a new study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The findings may offer insight into how the ‘best interests' of a child are decided, when consensus between parents and clinicians can't be reached.
Religions - History/Archeology
18.05.2017
The last Muslim King in Spain
The last Muslim King in Spain
The history, myths and legends surrounding the last Muslim ruler in Spain - whose surrender ended seven centuries of Islam at the heart of Western Europe - is the subject of a new book and Hay Festival appearance by Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayson.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
17.05.2017
New building gets set to accelerate energy research
Work has started on a new building at the University of Nottingham which will be a centre for world-leading energy research in the UK.
Computer Science/Telecom - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
17.05.2017
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
17.05.2017
Robots and carbon targets may signal the end of globalisation
Robots and carbon targets may signal the end of globalisation
New book suggests there is early evidence of a coming U-turn in the globalisation of manufacturing - and that the story we are told about the direction of the global economy is wrong.
Life Sciences
17.05.2017
Podcast: All the fun of the Festival
In this edition: We bring you the sounds of the Imperial Festival 2017, chatting to everyone from scientific firestarters to Charles Darwin himself.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
17.05.2017
Pedagogy/Education Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
17.05.2017
Parents with Bipolar benefit from self-help tool
Parents with Bipolar benefit from self-help tool
Online self-management support for parents with Bipolar Disorder leads to improvements in parenting and child behaviour.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
17.05.2017
Bioengineering, embryos and eggshells
Bioengineering, embryos and eggshells
Homerton Fellow Dr Michelle Oyen, a member of the Centre for Trophoblast Research, which this year celebrates its tenth anniversary, explains why she has dedicated her working life to investigating why pregnancies go wrong.
Law/Forensics - Sport Sciences
17.05.2017
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
The Laws of Cricket have been improved thanks to a study carried out by researchers from Imperial College London.
Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Centre for the Future of Intelligence joins international coalition for safe and beneficial AI
Centre for the Future of Intelligence joins international coalition for safe and beneficial AI
The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI), a Cambridge-based research Centre exploring the nature and impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), is joining the Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society (Partnership on AI), it was announced this evening.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Law/Forensics
16.05.2017
TLI event highlights the energy consequences of Brexit
The UK referendum decision to leave the European Union has created significant uncertainty for both the UK and EU energy sectors.
Arts and Design - Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Warwick welcomes Julie Christie for special evening of poetry and film
The University of Warwick Centre for Modern Languages is hosting a special evening of poetry and film to mark the launch of a new research project Chilean Exiles and World University Service (WUS) on 25 May 2017 at 18:00 in the Warwick Arts Centre cinema.
Earth Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
16.05.2017
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
16.05.2017
Administration/Government - Literature/Linguistics
16.05.2017
Funding boost for language mentoring project
A project to raise the profile of modern foreign languages has received extended funding from Welsh Government to reach pupils in rural parts of Wales.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
16.05.2017
Stem cell transplantation
Cardiff University is pleased to announce plans to conduct a stem cell transplantation procedure that could benefit people affected by Huntington's disease (HD) in Wales.
Medicine/Pharmacology
16.05.2017
Clinics should choose women's breast screening appointment times to improve attendance
Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance
For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to an analysis led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). In England, participation in breast cancer screening has been falling in the last ten years, getting close to the national minimum standard of 70 per cent, with screening particularly low in areas of socioeconomic deprivation.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.05.2017
Nicotine enhances bees? activity
Nicotine enhances bees? activity
Nicotine-laced nectar can speed up a bumblebee's ability to learn flower colours, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).             The researchers used artificial flowers in a tightly-monitored flight arena in the laboratory to mimic how flowering plants use animals as pollen carriers and reward pollinators with sugars found in floral nectar.
Medicine/Pharmacology
16.05.2017
Ebola: lives to be saved with new management approach
Ebola outbreaks set to be managed quickly and efficiently – saving lives – with a new approach developed by an international team of researchers, including the University of Warwick Educa
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
16.05.2017
New eye-tracking tool helps businesses boost their online profile
A new system which tracks and analyses people's visual interaction with websites and other media is helping businesses improve their online presence to increase market share and drive up profits.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.05.2017
Opinion: How an open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future
Opinion: How an open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future
Are strict IP policies harming the development of sustainable technologies' In this article for The Conversation , Frank Tietze from the Institute for Manufacturing investigates how the open source approach taken by companies such as Tesla may help the economy and the planet.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Earth Sciences
15.05.2017
What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?
Underwater lands that were submerged following the last Ice Age could yield vital clues about our current approach to climate change.
Medicine/Pharmacology
15.05.2017
Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia
Students from the School of English at the University of Nottingham have been helping to bring back the memories of people with dementia by reading poems aloud to them.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
15.05.2017
Sino-UK engineering seminar to explore structural health monitoring
The Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre (SUGEC), a joint venture established by the University of Nottingham and the Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, will hold a seminar exploring the Structural Health Monitoring of Infrastructureon Tuesday 16 th May in Wuhan, China.