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Physics/Materials Science - Media
09.04.2018
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
06.04.2018
Cambridge Analytica is "only the beginning": Imperial data expert weighs in
Dr Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye has warned of the risk of privacy attacks that happen through friends. In a recent paper and accompanying blog post , data security expert Dr de Montjoye , from Imperial College London's Data Science Institute and Department of Computing , said attacks on privacy through friends are becoming a major risk in today's society.
Media - Careers/Employment
20.03.2018
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
UCL publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap report
Our mean gender pay gap at UCL is 17.5% according to data published today, this has fallen from 19.5% in 2013 and is close to the UK average of 18%.
History/Archeology - Media
20.03.2018
Innovation/Technology - Media
28.02.2018
Bristol and Watershed to host UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed
Bristol and Watershed to host UK’s first public trials on new 5G testbed
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab; Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West, and We The Curious, the Bristol-based science centre, will host the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase next month [17 and 18 March].
Media
29.01.2018
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers’ online behaviour
The four personas including the Lurker and the Geek that explain teenagers' online behaviour Academics have identified four distinct personas of social media user that teenagers describe as shaping how they behave on social media.
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
19.10.2017
BBC and UCL launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC and UCL launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities, including UCL, to unlock the potential of data in the media.
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
19.10.2017
BBC and UK universities launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC and UK universities launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities to unlock the potential of data in the media.
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
19.10.2017
Media - Social Sciences
28.09.2017
’Junk news’ concentrated in key US swing states before 2016 election
Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year. Voters in key swing states were exposed to larger amounts of 'junk news' in the run-up to the US presidential election last year, new research has shown.
Media - Computer Science/Telecom
25.09.2017
Spinout offers stock traders the chance to Scoop the competition
A University of Glasgow spinout company is harnessing the fast-moving world of social media to help traders make faster, smarter decisions about the stock market.
Media
11.09.2017
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness
A new report released today (Monday, 11 September) and co-edited by Bristol academic Ann Singleton has highlighted the global scale of deaths and disappearances of people lost during migration.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Media
30.08.2017
Media
12.08.2017
King's statement on 'unconditional' offers reports
King's College London statement regarding media reports on ‘unconditional' offers.
Media
11.08.2017
Reading Welsh ’associated with school’
The challenges of engaging young readers in Welsh will be highlighted in new Cardiff University research, commissioned by the Welsh Books Council, at the National Eisteddfod.
Media - Careers/Employment
04.08.2017
Anglesey and the Assembly
Welsh Assembly Member and former broadcaster Rhun ap Iorwerth will be talking about Brexit, Anglesey and the future direction of Welsh politics in a joint ITV Cymru Wales-Cardiff University session at the National Eisteddfod next week.
Media
03.08.2017
Is Wales portrayed fairly on TV?
Three of Welsh television's most influential decision makers will examine whether Wales is portrayed fairly on TV, at a Cardiff University debate at the National Eisteddfod.
Politics - Media
25.07.2017
Making sense of a changing Wales
Some of Cardiff University's highest profile experts will be on hand at this year's National Eisteddfod to make sense of a tumultuous period that will affect Wales for generations.
Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
Media - Earth Sciences
11.07.2017
Ultramarathon challenge for Cardiff graduate
Jamie Maddison, a former student of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, is setting off on a 100-mile ultramarathon in Kazakhstan this September.
Media - Literature/Linguistics
26.06.2017
Media
22.06.2017
Supporting young journalists
The Sue Lloyd Roberts Scholarship - designed to support the training of young journalists at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies - has received a £50,000 donation from the BBC.
Media
16.06.2017
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children
A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.
Administration/Government - Media
08.06.2017
QS World University Rankings 2018
Cardiff University has climbed three places in a prestigious ranking of the world's leading universities.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Media
07.06.2017
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Increased discounts on fruit and vegetables, and higher taxes on sugary drinks, could prevent heart disease deaths, says a new study.
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.
Media
05.05.2017
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert Following many accusations of spin this week from different political parties, media expert and Professor of
Astronomy - Media
21.04.2017
QMUL academic makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People list
QMUL academic makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list
An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.  Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé from QMUL's School of Physics and Astronomy was featured on the list's ‘pioneers' section, for leading a study that discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbouring star.
Media
12.04.2017
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go!
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go! The local football club's long-awaited return to the top flight after more than 30 years is now tantalisingly close - and the city's two universities hope that a video of ‘good luck' messages will give the team the support they need in the last few matches.
Media
10.04.2017
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around 'fake news'
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around ’fake news’
A new guide to 'fake news' has been launched by the Public Data Lab , an interdisciplinary network co-founded by Institute for Policy Research Prize Fellow, Dr Jonathan Gray.
Event - Media
06.04.2017
Hyperlocals get new online community
Communities and local journalist are benefiting from the launch of an exciting new platform to share information, tips and ideas.
Media
05.04.2017
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK In the face of an increasing challenging global media landscape, we need media literate graduates more than ever to understand the world we live in.
Media
31.03.2017
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott MP has said that people should judge Jeremy Corbyn in six months, by which time she expects Labour's poor poll ratings to have improved.
Media
21.03.2017
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they're thrown in at the deep end
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they’re thrown in at the deep end
The media are quick to criticise humanitarian organisations as inefficient and expensive, writes Corinna Frey (Cambridge Judge Business School), in The Conversation, but we should remember the extremely challenging work they do.
Media - Administration/Government
08.03.2017
Journalism ranked amongst ‘world’s elite’
Journalism at Cardiff University is officially ranked amongst the world's best according to the latest world rankings published today (Wednesday 8 th March, 2017).
Media
07.03.2017
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers"
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers" To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, Professor Claire Annesley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equalities and Diversity, suggests we consider being bold by changing the rules.
Media - Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
New home for Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is to move to a state-of-the-art building in Cardiff's Central Square Development, situated alongside national broadcaster BBC Wales.
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.
Social Sciences - Media
09.02.2017
Brexit hate crime
Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media Researchers from Cardiff University have been awarded a quarter of a million pounds to help the UK Government monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media.
Media - Politics
02.02.2017
New Cardiff University Welsh journalism module challenges ’fake news’
A new and unique Welsh medium module, 'Cymru: Y Senedd, y Straeon a'r Spin' ('Wales: The Senedd, The Stories and The Spin'), will run for the first time in Cardiff University from February 2017.
Media - Life Sciences
23.01.2017
Online media use shows strong genetic influence
Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London. Access to and engagement with online media continues to grow at an unprecedented speed, and it plays an increasingly important role in the development and experience of people across all age groups.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
28.12.2016
Portrayal of women’s drinking habits in the media offers biased, judgemental view
Women who binge drink are depicted more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University have investigated how the media report women's and men's binge drinking. The study, which is published in BMJ Open, analysed 308 articles published over two years in seven popular UK national newspapers and found that women's binge drinking was given more coverage in the media, despite men drinking more in reality.
Administration/Government - Media
13.12.2016
UofG research features in Top 100 science paper rankings
A new ranking of the year's top 100 research papers features two high-profile contributions from University of Glasgow scientists. The ranking, announced today by the data science company Altmetric, is an annually released list of academic papers which have received the most attention in the previous year from sources which Altmetric track.
Media
12.12.2016
Mapping Cardiff’s Creative Economy
Cardiff University's Creative Economy team has produced a detailed map of Cardiff's creative economy workforce.
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