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Sport Sciences - 24.05.2018

Sport Sciences - Social Sciences - 03.05.2018
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport Sciences - Social Sciences - 02.05.2018
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport Sciences - 01.05.2018
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport Sciences - Mathematics - 28.03.2018
World Cup stickers
The task of completing this year's Panini World Cup sticker book will typically set you back around £774, according to a mathematician at Cardiff University.

Sport Sciences - Mathematics - 27.03.2018
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
How do you encourage people in the midst of an emergency to stay calm and prioritise their safety over their possessions' University of Bristol researchers have devised a game which they believe could help, by encouraging players to be more risk-aware. Studies into human behaviour in emergencies have shown that the decisions people make during evacuations, be it the exit they choose or whether they collect their personal belongings, can cause significant delays.

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 09.03.2018
Brain Games is back (Sunday 18th March, 11:00 - 16:00)
From sensory illusions and inflatable brain domes to ghost hands and ‘DIY brain surgery' - Brain Games 2018 showcases the power and mystery of our most vital organ.

Computer Science / Telecom - Sport Sciences - 08.03.2018

Sport Sciences - Law / Forensics - 22.02.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Sport Sciences - 20.12.2017
Scientists simulate the climate of Game of Thrones
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff, and Southampton have used a Climate Model to simulate and explore the climate of the world of Game of Thrones. The results show that The Wall, where the land of Westeros is guarded from the White Walkers, has a climate in winter similar to that of Lapland, whereas Casterly Rock, the stronghold of the scheming Lannisters, has a climate similar to that of Houston, Texas, and Changsha in China.

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 22.10.2017
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
A new dynamic 20-minute exercise programme, performed by rugby players before training and pre-match, could dramatically reduce injuries in the sport according to a benchmark study published today (Sunday 22 October). Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine , the collaborative project between health researchers at the University and England Rugby shows that the introduction of a simple injury prevention exercise programme has significant impacts in reducing rates both for concussion and lower limb injuries.

History / Archeology - Sport Sciences - 16.10.2017
Minecraft slavery plantation programme for classrooms
Historians at the University of Glasgow will today (Monday 16 October 2017) officially launch a computer representation of 18th century plantations in Minecraft to help school children engage with the history of slavery.

Sport Sciences - 09.08.2017
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
With the cricket season in full swing, now cricket fans can try out their batting skills in the comfort of their own homes in a virtual reality game, developed by Stickee Studios in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bath.

Sport Sciences - Administration / Government - 25.07.2017

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.

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.

Sport Sciences - Life Sciences - 20.06.2017
Unlock molecular secrets with mobile game BioBlox2D
BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science - how molecules fit together.

Sport Sciences - 16.06.2017

Sport Sciences - Business / Economics - 13.06.2017
SciSports triumphs at UEFA Sports Innovation (SPIN) FINAL
A company that compares footballers' data to help clubs find under-valued future stars has been crowned UEFA Sports Innovation (SPIN) FINAL Champion in Cardiff.

Sport Sciences - 05.06.2017
Games linked to academic achievement
Games linked to academic achievement
Playing video games could help young people develop the communications and mental adaptability skills required to succeed at university.‌ A trial, by the University of Glasgow, to assess the effects of playing video games on young people concludes gaming can help young people develop the desired higher education skills sometimes referred to as ‘graduate attributes'.

Sport Sciences - 30.05.2017
Sports start-ups in UEFA shoot out
Software that helps coaches manage matches, a device that hones players' passing skills and an app for fan-led lightshows are among 10 great start-ups that will battle it out in Cardiff's Sports Innovation (SPIN) Final.

Sport Sciences - Business / Economics - 24.05.2017
Sporting ‘Dragon’s Den’ marks UEFA Final
Great ideas to revolutionise the world of football will be showcased at a glittering Sports Innovation Final in Cardiff.

Sport Sciences - Literature / Linguistics - 23.05.2017
When fiction met football
Cardiff University's international fiction and poetry festival has teamed up with Wales Arts International and UEFA to host a series of free events this year.

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.

Business / Economics - Sport Sciences - 05.05.2017

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 28.04.2017
3D model of American football player's brain reconstructs moment of impact
3D model of American football player’s brain reconstructs moment of impact
Scientists have modelled what happens to the brain of an American footballer when he collides forcefully with another player. The study, conducted by researchers at Imperial College London, was carried out to understand in more detail the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Sport Sciences - 28.04.2017
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend
University community shows its support for the Seagulls this weekend With Brighton and Hove Albion only one game away from winning the Sky Bet Championship, the University has thrown its full support behind its Falmer neighbours in the Amex Staduim.

Business / Economics - Sport Sciences - 26.04.2017
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Professor Tim Bale and David Jeffery from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations write about Corbyn's leadership post-election, and whether a bad result for the party might not be so bad for 'Corbynism'.

Sport Sciences - 18.04.2017
Snap election a win-win for Theresa May
Snap election a win-win for Theresa May
A snap election makes perfect sense for Theresa May, says Professor Tim Bale. Writing in The Conversation he said she'll crush Labour and make Brexit a little easier. So Theresa May, it turns out, is only human.

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 12.04.2017
Dear Diary exhibition celebrates diaries and their digital descendants
Inigo Rooms, East Wing, Somerset House, 26 May - 7 July 2017 ‘Diaries are among our most precious items of heritage.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 07.04.2017
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
Over 3,000 athletes from across the country are at the University today and this weekend for the UK Team Trials of the 2017 Invictus Games, which take place this September in Toronto.

Sport Sciences - 15.03.2017
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one
New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one An independent games studio set up by entrepreneurial University of Sussex graduates and based on the University's Falmer campus has scored a massive hit with its latest release.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 07.03.2017
Barriers to exercise revealed
The biggest barriers to people taking up running as exercise have been revealed by a Cardiff University study of novice runners. They include people simply being too busy, safety fears over running alone - particularly among women - and concerns about running on busy roads. As alarm bells continue to be sounded about the nation's health, researchers and clinical experts from the University's School of Healthcare Sciences investigated what motivated people to run.

Event - Sport Sciences - 08.02.2017
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology allows crowds to cheer on athletes from anywhere in the world.
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