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Life Sciences - Jan 24
Scientists have examined a key receptor for the first time at high resolution - broadening understanding of how it might function, and opening the door to future improvements in treating conditions such as type 2 diabetes - a significant global health problem. Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptors (GLP1R) are found on insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas and neurons in the brain.
Pharmacology - Jan 24

Researchers from the University of Bristol and University Hospital Southampton have found that a drug used widely to treat a common eye condition has 'no benefit' and should no longer be used. Eplerenone, which is primarily used to treat heart failure, is currently offered widely by ophthalmologists as a treatment for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) based on limited clinical data.

Health - Jan 23
Health

Research reveals stark inconsistencies in official UK guidance on Lyme disease. Official guidance on the diagnosis and testing of Lyme disease contains worrying inconsistencies, according to a new research paper.

Life Sciences - Jan 23

A new study shows for the first time that the striking iridescent colours seen in some animals increase their chances of survival against predators by acting as a means of camouflage. Rather than reveal it seems these dynamically changing shades are used to conceal, according to the University of Bristol study published today [23 January] in Current Biology.

Life Sciences - Jan 22

Scientists have discovered that a non-invasive technique which could one day be used to treat Parkinson's disease, can successfully target a highly specific group of brain cells which play a key role in development of the condition.


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Career - 24.01.2020
Reveals the everyday barriers facing disabled lawyers
Disabled people working in the legal profession face a culture and practices that hamper efforts to build successful careers, a study concludes.

Health - 24.01.2020
Hardcore football fans experience intense levels of physical stress during matches
Fans who are 'fused' with their team are more likely to experience intense - potentially dangerous - levels of stress while watching live football.

Innovation - Administration - 23.01.2020

Pedagogy - 23.01.2020
80 per cent of children in care need special educational support
More than 80 per cent of children in England who were in care during school years between the ages of five and 16 also received help for special educational needs (SEN), according to a new UCL-led study.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.01.2020

Pharmacology - Innovation - 22.01.2020
Launch of Bristol: Take Drugs Seriously
A series of ground-breaking events that aim to change the way we talk about drug use, policy and harm reduction launches in Bristol tomorrow [Thursday 23 January].

Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
Domestic violence programme shown to reduce physical abuse by 82 per cent
The pilot scheme, Drive , worked with 506 prolific domestic violence perpetrators, aged 17 to 81, mostly white men of whom nearly half were involved in ongoing legal proceedings in the criminal or civil courts.

Business / Economics - Innovation - 22.01.2020
Biosensors, data privacy and manufacturing research highlighted at Davos
Biosensors, data privacy and manufacturing research highlighted at Davos
Research into biosensors, data privacy and advanced manufacturing was highlighted at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Imperial academics.

Health - Art and Design - 22.01.2020

Business / Economics - 22.01.2020

Administration - 22.01.2020
UofG research will look at the worldwide map of contemporary Burns Suppers
He is Scotland's national bard and an iconic Scottish figure known around the world. And every year on the birthday of Robert Burns - 25 January - we celebrate his life and enduring legacy with haggis, whisky and poetry.

Life Sciences - 22.01.2020
Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better
Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better
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Law - Business / Economics - 22.01.2020
UK cyber security legislation ’crying out for reform’, new report finds
A new report released today by the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN) - a collaboration between academics, practitioners and other legal experts - finds the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA) is “crying out for reform”.

Microtechnics - 21.01.2020
How Bristol drones could help save our most endangered species
How Bristol drones could help save our most endangered species
With funding from Cabot Institute for the Environment , BZS and the EPSRC 's CASCADE grant, a joint team flew to Cameroon in December to trial the use of drones, sensor technologies and deployment techniques to monitor populations of the Critically Endangered Kordofan giraffe at Bénoué National Park.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 20.01.2020

Physics - Materials Science - 20.01.2020
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle radioactive material directly from a former nuclear power plant in Gloucestershire to generate ultra-long-lasting power sources.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.01.2020
Team win ¤22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
Team win ¤22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
A rapid test to diagnose severe illnesses, using personalised gene signatures, is being developed by scientists at Imperial College London.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.01.2020
Seven Questions with... Shail Bhatt
This week MSci Cell Biology student Shail Bhatt shares his experience taking part in UCL's Global Citizenship Programme and as a student quality reviewer where he worked in partnership with staff to improve teaching at UCL.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.01.2020
Astrophysical outreach and premier league research: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an award for promoting the public understanding of astrophysics to an investigation into football fan injuries, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Administration - 16.01.2020
Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in Tube stations
Police platform patrols create ’phantom effect’ that cuts crime in Tube stations
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Business / Economics - 16.01.2020

Environment - 16.01.2020
Sussex Professor’s treaty proposal to keep fossil fuels in the ground taken to the UN
A treaty proposal to keep fossil fuels in the ground, developed by a University of Sussex Professor, has been presented to the United Nations Security Council by former Irish Prime Minister Mary Robinson.

Life Sciences - 16.01.2020
Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists
Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists
A University of Sussex research fellow is calling for donations of unused or unwanted, but functional science equipment to help equip a laboratory in Nigeria.

Computer Science / Telecom - 16.01.2020
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