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Medicine/Pharmacology
17.02.2017
UCL awarded ‚ā¨20 million for big health data research in cardiovascular disease
Researchers from the UCL Institutes of Health Informatics and Cardiovascular Science in collaboration with other UK and European institutes, were recently awarded '20 million research funding from the European Innovative Medicines Initiative.
Administration/Government
17.02.2017
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
In pictures: Imperial Fringe invests in the public with all things money
In pictures: Imperial Fringe invests in the public with all things money
Hundreds of visitors discovered how money makes the world go round at the latest finance-themed Imperial Fringe event this week.
Psychology - History/Archeology
17.02.2017
The history of the Antonine Wall through digital storytelling
World heritage experts will meet at the University of Glasgow to discuss how to bring the history of the Roman Antonine Wall to life through digital technology.
Physics/Materials Science - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
17.02.2017
Scientists in £4m bid to find tomorrow’s technologies
Cardiff University scientists are joining a £4m project to develop technologies that support tomorrow's phone networks, space and defence systems.
Chemistry - Life Sciences
17.02.2017
Scientist discusses the effects of algal blooms on world's oceans
Scientist discusses the effects of algal blooms on world’s oceans
Dr Susan Little talks about the effects that pinhead-sized algae have on the chemistry of the world's oceans when they 'binge' feed in summer.
Medicine/Pharmacology
17.02.2017
Sesquiterpenes created in lab
A group of scientists from Cardiff University have devised a novel way of efficiently producing sesquiterpenes in the lab. Some of these natural products are found in spicy foods, insects, plant leaves and beer and have been shown to be an effective treatment for colds, cardiovascular disease, cancer and malaria.
Pedagogy/Education Science
17.02.2017
Parents given tips on storytelling
Parents given tips on storytelling
Parents given tips on storytelling Parents learned how to bring storytelling into their children's lives at a recent event organised by researchers at the University of Sussex.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
17.02.2017
Barriers and opportunities to mainstreaming of a national digital health programme
A new study led by the University of Glasgow reports on key barriers and facilitators to implementing a digital health programme – and provides recommendations to move the field forward. The study, which is published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research today, suggests that while there are many challenges, these are not “insurmountable”.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
17.02.2017
Foot-and-mouth crises to be averted with vaccination strategy
Foot-and-mouth epidemics could be controlled quickly and effectively by rapidly establishing how many animals can be vaccinated per day of an outbreak.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
17.02.2017
Post-deployment screening does not help reduce mental health disorders in UK Armed Forces
A King's College London study testing a potential post-deployment screening programme for UK Armed Forces personnel, based on a computerised assessment and tailored mental health advice, found it was
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
16.02.2017
Forging new links with China
Cardiff University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Sun Yat-sen University that will see the two institutions working together in the field of breast cancer research.
Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
New cancer study
The first patient has been successfully recruited into an important new cancer study being co-ordinated by a team of experts at Cardiff University. The trial could have profound ramifications for treatment of an uncommon form of cancer that affects the elderly, who cannot tolerate aggressive chemotherapy treatments.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
Biology through the looking glass: Sir Paul Nurse speaks at Imperial
Biology through the looking glass: Sir Paul Nurse speaks at Imperial
Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse delivered Imperial's Peter Lindsay Memorial Lecture this week.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
16.02.2017
Durham part of new Barnardo's centre of expertise
Durham part of new Barnardo’s centre of expertise
Durham University is a partner in a new £7.5m Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse launched by the UK Home Office and led by Barnardo's.
Careers/Employment
16.02.2017
Cardiff University announces new Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Cardiff University is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen Holford, FREng, FLSW, CEng FIMechE.
History/Archeology
16.02.2017
‘Denial': how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth'
‘Denial’: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’
The†new film Denial dramatises the landmark libel trial when David Irving sued the academic Deborah Lipstadt†for calling him a Holocaust denier -†a case Irving lost.
Earth Sciences - Life Sciences
16.02.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
16.02.2017
Under pressure: the battle to have a baby in Africa
Under pressure: the battle to have a baby in Africa
A complication of pregnancy that causes the mother's blood pressure to rise - often fatally - is more common in women of African descent than any other.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
16.02.2017
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica SussexFood are always looking for new ways they can support local initiatives and the community.
Law/Forensics - Administration/Government
16.02.2017
Sussex Law School teams up with University of Lagos on new research network
Sussex Law School teams up with University of Lagos on new research network
Sussex Law School teams up with University of Lagos on new research network Dr Femi Amao from the Sussex Law School has been awarded a research networking grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Co
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
15.02.2017
Families join forces to raise money to detect brain cancer early
Families affected by childhood cancer joined forces to launch a new fundraising campaign celebrating 20 years of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC).
Mathematics
15.02.2017
Data set to improve engineering through new £10m programme
Data set to improve engineering through new £10m programme
A new programme investigating how data can make vital infrastructures safer will be led by Imperial mathematician Professor Mark Girolami. The Alan Turing Institute-Lloyd's Register Foundation data-centric engineering programme will focus on fundamental research and real-world problems, from improving airplane safety to stabilising bridges.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
15.02.2017
Opinion: Why medical technology often doesn't make it from drawing board to hospital
Opinion: Why medical technology often doesn’t make it from drawing board to hospital
Medical imaging is a brilliant field filled with brilliant minds, writes Matthew Leming, PhD candidate in Psychiatry for The Conversation.
History/Archeology
15.02.2017
An autism ‘revolution' in the history of child development
An autism ‘revolution’ in the history of child development
What is autism and how did we come to understand it as a spectrum? A new book by QMUL researcher Dr Bonnie Evans uncovers the social history of autism, how it has come to define so many lives, and why its meaning was transformed in modern Britain.
Chemistry - Medicine/Pharmacology
15.02.2017
Digital chemistry set reaches new heights with space launch
A University of Glasgow research project is set to get underway beyond the earth's atmosphere following a successful launch into space today (Wednesday 15 February).
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
15.02.2017
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts partners with Brighton Festival in May The Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts ( ACCA ) is partnering with Brighton Festival as a co-producer on multiple events in the 2017 festival, which runs from 6-28 May.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Computer Science/Telecom
15.02.2017
Podcast: Titanic evidence, Antarctic thriller and robots teaching emotions
In this edition: New evidence of what really sank the Titanic, a book based on a real Antarctic expedition and robot helpers for children with autism.
Social Sciences - Politics
15.02.2017
When ideas of peace meet politics of conflict
When ideas of peace meet politics of conflict
Research by an expert in†peacebuilding†shows how international ideas, practices and language of conflict resolution are transformed when they meet African ‘realities and politics on the ground'.
Computer Science/Telecom - Administration/Government
15.02.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
15.02.2017
Alien species on the rise globally
Alien species on the rise globally
The number of alien species is increasing globally, and does not show any sign of saturation, finds an international team involving UCL researchers. Led by scientists from Senckenberg, Germany, and the University of Vienna, Austria, the team found that during the last 200 years, the number of new established alien species has grown continuously worldwide, with more than a third of all first introductions recorded between 1970 and 2014.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
15.02.2017
FDA approval for University spin-out
A Cardiff University life sciences spin-out company has set its sights on the lucrative US medical device market after successfully securing FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval for its Ultravision device.
Media
15.02.2017
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex Two eminent BBC journalists, who are also Sussex alumni, will be revisiting their alma mater next month to discuss the changing face of the media in the latest of the ‘Alumni Masterclass' events at the university.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.02.2017
People can 'suppress' hay fever with three years of pollen pills or injections
People can ’suppress’ hay fever with three years of pollen pills or injections
Patients blighted by hay fever could markedly reduce symptoms after a three-year course of treatment, but not after two years of treatment. Previous research has shown that a type of immunotherapy that exposes patients to increasing amounts of grass pollen over time is an effective way to reduce severe symptoms in the long term.
Literature/Linguistics - Administration/Government
14.02.2017
We need your Welsh!
Work to capture everyday words and phrases used by Welsh speakers is about to get underway with the launch of a specially designed app.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.02.2017
Imperial receives £7m government funding boost to drive patient safety
Imperial receives £7m government funding boost to drive patient safety
Researchers at Imperial College London have been awarded a share of a multi million pound government investment to improve the safety of patients.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Chemistry
14.02.2017
Team marks fifty years of weather watching
Team marks fifty years of weather watching
Braving the elements at 9am on New Year's Day isn't everyone's idea of fun, but for Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University it has been a way of life for the last 50 years.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.02.2017
Diabetes medication system
A simple device for controlling and organising diabetes medication could prevent patients from developing life-changing complications and save the NHS millions of pounds, a study by Cardiff University has shown.
History/Archeology - Arts and Design
14.02.2017
What makes a heartthrob? It's not what men think
What makes a heartthrob? It’s not what men think
What makes a heartthrob? It's not what men think Alpha males beware. You're not what women want. At least, not unless you have a damaged, vulnerable side that makes you ready to be tamed.
Social Sciences
14.02.2017
The concept and measurement of violence against women and men
The concept and measurement of violence against women and men
‘The Concept and Measurement of Violence against Women and Men', a new book published today by Policy Press, addresses the extent to which violence against women is currently hidden.
Chemistry - History/Archeology
14.02.2017
Explosions, Nobel Prizes and poems: a history of the Department of Chemistry
Explosions, Nobel Prizes and poems: a history of the Department of Chemistry
A new book follows Imperial's Department of Chemistry from 1845-2000, exploring its most famous figures, innovative research and colourful characters.
History/Archeology - Religions
14.02.2017
Valentines Day 2017: Why we give chocolates on 14 February
Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle of the University of Warwick History department maps how chocolate became a Valentine's Day staple.
Medicine/Pharmacology
14.02.2017
Pioneering app gives millions of Ghanaians access to ambulances
University of Warwick graduate from Ghana designs revolutionary navigation app For the first time ever, 8.7 million people in Ghana have access to ambulance services, even without internet connec
Medicine/Pharmacology
14.02.2017
Liverpool spin-out gets further funding boost for bedside sepsis test
A University of Liverpool spin-out company, Sepsis Limited has secured further funding support to test a point of care diagnostic tool for the early detection of sepsis.
Social Sciences - Psychology
13.02.2017
Viral charity campaigns have a psychological 'recipe' and all-too-brief lifespan
Viral charity campaigns have a psychological ’recipe’ and all-too-brief lifespan
New work focusing on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge reveals very brief shelf life of such viral campaigns, and suggests the nature of ‘virality' and social tipping points themselves may be a stumbling block to deeper engagement with social issues that campaigns aim to promote.
Chemistry - Psychology
13.02.2017
Scientists predict chemistry of romance
Scientists predict chemistry of romance
Psychologists from the University of Bristol are launching a revolutionary new dating app this Valentine's Day.