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Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
23.03.2017
Flower petal inspired menstrual pads crowned Althea 2017 winner
Flower petal inspired menstrual pads crowned Althea 2017 winner
A leak proof, biodegradable and organic menstrual pad design has won the top prize in Imperial's pioneering entrepreneurial programme for women.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
22.03.2017
Next-generation green ideas presented at White City innovation showcase
Next-generation green ideas presented at White City innovation showcase
Student and start-up ideas were on display as Imperial's tech pioneers exhibited their green ideas to the innovation community.
Business/Economics - Religions
22.03.2017
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Saudi Arabia is seeking to strengthen its commercial links with South-east's fast-growing economies. What makes this such an attractive offer - and are there any downsides' asks†Babak Mohammadzadeh†(Politics and International Studies) writing for The Conversation.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
20.03.2017
Inside the Imperial College Enterprise Lab
Inside the Imperial College Enterprise Lab
As Enterprise Week launches at Imperial, we look inside the new College facility where students come to meet and develop their ideas.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.03.2017
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
20.03.2017
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
17.03.2017
New LSE-Oxford commission launched by David Cameron
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron explained the mission of a new LSE-Oxford commission that he will chair.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
16.03.2017
Opinion: Measures of poverty and well-being still ignore the environment - this must change
Opinion: Measures of poverty and well-being still ignore the environment - this must change
Are our measures of poverty and well-being too narrow? Judith Schleicher and Bhaskar Vira from Cambridge's Conservation Research Initiative think so. Writing for The Conversation, they argue that we should include access to nature in these measures. Without nature, humans could be neither healthy nor happy.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
16.03.2017
People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs
People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs
Hyperactivity and impulsiveness are symptoms that pose daily challenges to people living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but new research shows that they can be beneficial when it comes to entrepreneurship. Symptoms that at first glance might seem to lower performance can in fact have a positive impact on entrepreneurial traits: risk taking, passion, persistence and time commitment, all favourable for entrepreneurial flair.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
16.03.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
15.03.2017
GE Healthcare buys University fetal monitoring company
A University of Nottingham spin-out company which has developed a novel technology for monitoring expectant mothers, has been acquired by GE Healthcare.
Business/Economics
14.03.2017
Why pay for pain?
Extreme and painful adventure challenges can help office workers deal with the impact of a sedentary lifestyle, according to new research by Cardiff University, Kedge Business School and Nanyang Technological University.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
13.03.2017
Business/Economics
13.03.2017
University of Bath to support start-ups at new Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX
The University of Bath has teamed up with Unit DX , a new laboratory space and science incubator in Bristol.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
13.03.2017
Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income
Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income
There are compelling arguments that replacing a country's benefit system with a universal basic income (UBI) could reduce poverty and bureaucracy, but there are significant trade-offs to be weighed up in view of the goals policy-makers pursue, according to a new working paper from the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) .
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
09.03.2017
How can Britain and the EU forge a new relationship? MPs and economists discuss Brexit
‘The Government is not showing coherence and effectiveness in negotiating the leaving of the European Union,' according to a former Home Secretary speaking at The University of Nottingham this week.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
09.03.2017
Warwick hosts joint UK University China Careers Fair
Students from seven UK universities met Chinese employers – and discovered career opportunities in China - at the China Careers Fair, hosted for the first time by University of Warwick Fair inc
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
09.03.2017
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
09.03.2017
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies
New research urges a rethink on global energy subsidies The hidden toll that subsidies for electricity, fossil fuels, and transport have on social welfare, economic growth and technological innovatio
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.03.2017
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Efforts to end the gender pay gap could be thwarted by the tendency for women to be pessimistic about their earning potential, shows new research from the University's School of Management. The study finds that women underestimate their earnings prospects, leading to lower expectations and little inclination to push for higher wages or promotion, or seek a better paid position.
Business/Economics
08.03.2017
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
06.03.2017
The Victorians are to blame for assumptions that self-harm is just attention-seeking
The Victorians are to blame for assumptions that self-harm is just attention-seeking
Dr Sarah Chaney , researcher at QMUL's School of History , writes for The Conversation about our attitudes to self-harm and where the come from.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
06.03.2017
EU funds to boost urban energy efficiency
Cardiff University has secured almost £1m of EU funds to reduce energy use and tackle fuel poverty by enhancing urban energy efficiency.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
02.03.2017
David Cameron is chair of new LSE-Oxford commission
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a commission to guide policy on economic growth in fragile and conflict situations, with Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government and the LSE (London School of Economics).
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
02.03.2017
Sussex launches first Helena Normanton International Postdoctoral Fellowships
Sussex launches first Helena Normanton International Postdoctoral Fellowships
Sussex launches first Helena Normanton International Postdoctoral Fellowships Sussex has just launched the first Helena Normanton International Postdoctoral Fellowships , named after the first woman to practise at the Bar in England, the first woman to lead the prosecution in a murder trial, the first woman to conduct a trial in America, and the first married British woman to be issued a passport in her maiden name.
Politics - Business/Economics
24.02.2017
Searching for Corbynism: why no one's quite sure what Labour stands for
Searching for Corbynism: why no one’s quite sure what Labour stands for
Karl Pike , PhD candidate and Teaching Associate at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations writes for The Conversation about what Corbyn's Labour stands for.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
22.02.2017
Compound Semi Catapult announces Chair
Californian businessman Kevin Crofton is to head up the UK Government's £50m Compound Semiconductor Application Catapult.
Business/Economics
22.02.2017
Professor Avi Shankar returns to BBC1 consumer spending show
Professor Avi Shankar returns to BBC1 consumer spending show
Avi Shankar , Professor of Consumer Research in our† School of Management , joins Alex Jones and Steph McGovern for a brand new series of BBC One's Shop Well For Less?
Business/Economics
20.02.2017
What are your life chances?
What are your life chances?
Life Chances reveals some of the struggles families are facing in austerity Britain. The new novel, which uses fictional characters based on the experiences of real people who are recent migrants or living on the breadline in inner city Britain, is published today [20 Feb].
Religions - Business/Economics
18.02.2017
Shrinking territory contributes to significant drop in ISIS funding
Islamic State's income has more than halved since 2014, due to its shrinking territory in Syria and Iraq and subsequent losses of significant sources of revenue, according to a collaborative new study by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King's College London and EY.
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.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
Business/Economics
09.02.2017
How languages shape economics
How languages shape economics
Half of the world's population is bilingual or multilingual, with over 6,000 different languages spoken in the world today.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
06.02.2017
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
03.02.2017
Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report
Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report
A boom in the popularity of solar panels and electric cars could spark irreversible changes in the energy sector within three years.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
03.02.2017
Imperial showcases future of UK's medical technology industry to Lord Prior
Imperial showcases future of UK’s medical technology industry to Lord Prior
A Government Minister came to Imperial on a fact-finding mission as part of a recent industrial strategy announcement.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
01.02.2017
Cambridge and Africa
Cambridge and Africa
Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities in its engagement with, and support for, African research.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
31.01.2017
Your Android device's Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts - and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal. Pattern Lock is a security measure that protects devices, such as mobile phones or tablets, and which is preferred by many to PIN codes or text passwords.
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
27.01.2017
Business/Economics - Event
26.01.2017
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion
Going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities, despite the link between being conscientious at work and career success according to new research from King's and the University of Bath.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Imperial innovators named on Forbes 30-under-30 list
Imperial innovators named on Forbes 30-under-30 list
Seven of Imperial's social entrepreneurs have been featured in this year's Forbes 30-under-30 Europe list.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Being conscientious at work has long been linked with career success but new University research shows that going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities. Going the extra mile The study of employees in a UK customer call centre for a retail bank found that going the extra mile at work left employees emotionally exhausted and grappling with work-family conflict.
Business/Economics
26.01.2017
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