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Environment - Campus - 02.12.2022

Environment - 02.12.2022
Analysis: Energy bills - how much money does turning down the thermostat actually save?
Dr Jessica Few and Professor Tadj Oreszczyn (both UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) use real data to calculate in The Conversation how much money the average household can save by turning down the thermostat.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.12.2022
Feature: The 'historic' Alzheimer's breakthrough that is 30 years in the making
Feature: The ’historic’ Alzheimer’s breakthrough that is 30 years in the making
UCL's Professor Sir John Hardy was the first to identify the role of amyloid in Alzheimer's disease - now, three decades later, that finding has resulted in a drug that may help patients. In newly published trial results, a drug has for the first time been shown to slow the rate of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Physics - Health - 02.12.2022
Cell division and quantum leadership: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From research into the factors that affect how long it takes cells to divide, to a prestigious award for one of Imperial's physicists, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Innovation - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022
Opinion: Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere
Opinion: Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere
Following Elon Musk's controversial Twitter takeover, Dr keisha bruce (UCL Institute of Advanced Studies) examines in The Conversation the impact of Black Twitter on internet culture and its ability to create and redefine itself in the digital age.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022
Children with type 1 diabetes miss more school
Children living with type 1 diabetes miss an average of nine more sessions of school a year compared to children without the condition, a new study led by Cardiff University has found.

Campus - 01.12.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 30.11.2022
MICRA members announce book publication: 'COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic'
MICRA members announce book publication: ’COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic’
MICRA members (Camilla Lewis, Chris Phillipson, Sophie Yarker and Luciana Lang) are pleased to announce the publication of a book: 'COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Everyday life during the pandemic', in June 2023 with Policy Press.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 30.11.2022
Another impressive financial year for Manchester-born spinouts
Ten brand new Manchester-based biomedical, science and engineering companies have been created over the past year by The University of Manchester Innovation Factory, producing cutting-edge technology and services which will benefit societies around the world.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 30.11.2022

Economics / Business - 30.11.2022

Health - 30.11.2022
Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases in Chinese adults
Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases and kills more than one million adults in China each year from 22 different causes, according to new research published in The Lancet Public Health . Tobacco smoking is projected to cause one billion deaths worldwide this century, mainly in low and middle income countries (LMICs) such as China.

Pedagogy - Mathematics - 30.11.2022
Opinion: Dyscalculia - how to support your child if they have mathematical learning difficulties
Opinion: Dyscalculia - how to support your child if they have mathematical learning difficulties
It's estimated that six percent of children are affected with dyscalculia, the persistent difficulty in understanding numbers, and researchers from UCL's Institute of Education share strategies in The Conversation to support them and help them succeed in maths.

Health - 30.11.2022
Record number of deaths in Scottish Prisons
The number of people dying in prison over the last three years is higher than for any other three-year period on record in Scotland, according to new research.

Health - Campus - 30.11.2022
COVID has 'ruptured' social skills of the world's poorest children
COVID has ’ruptured’ social skills of the world’s poorest children
Two interlinked studies, involving 8,000 primary pupils altogether, indicate children lost at least a third of a year in learning during lockdown.

Linguistics / Literature - 30.11.2022

Environment - 30.11.2022
Chemical pollution in Yorkshire rivers to be studied in new project
Just 14 per cent of the UK-s rivers meet a good level of ecological status, with pollution due to sewage, agriculture, human activity and plastics becoming increasingly problematic The team, which includes scientists from the University of Sheffield, will investigate the most dangerous chemicals and chemical mixtures being emitted into the county's waterways and the role they are playing in nature loss It is hoped that the findings will identify

Physics - 29.11.2022
New member of UoMaH
Christina Reinhard is our Senior Experimental Officer joining UoMaH in October 2022. Christina has a background in Engineering Materials and worked at Diamond Light Source for 12 years, working on the I12 and Dual Imaging and Diffraction (DIAD) beamlines.

Chemistry - 29.11.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 29.11.2022
Multi-million-pound trial will help rapidly find flu treatments this winter
A new national trial, launched today, aims to use pandemic lessons to help quickly find effective treatments for people hospitalised with severe flu.

Career - 29.11.2022
Applications for UCL's temporary voluntary resignation scheme are open
Applications for UCL’s temporary voluntary resignation scheme are open
Applications are now open and will open for a limited time only from 28 November 2022 to 15 January 2023.

Event - 28.11.2022
Uncertain Futures team Win Manchester Culture Award
The Uncertain Futures team has won the Manchester Culture Award 2022 in the category of Protection of Equality and Social Justice.

Innovation - Transport - 28.11.2022
Imperial aerodynamics expert briefs MPs on future vehicle design
Imperial aerodynamics expert briefs MPs on future vehicle design
Dr Georgios Rigas attended Evidence Week 2022 and briefed MPs on how Imperial's aerodynamics research will improve future road and air vehicle designs Dr Georgios Rigas , Senior Lecturer in the Depar

Physics - 28.11.2022
HS2 works to take place near Gordon Square from 5-21 December
HS2 works to take place near Gordon Square from 5-21 December
Roadworks around Gordon Square will start on Monday 5 December and are anticipated to last until around Wednesday 21 December.

Music - 28.11.2022
Hearing loss: headphones and concerts could put young people at risk - here’s how to protect yourself
A recent study published in BMJ Global Health has estimated that over one billion people worldwide aged 12-34 years could be at risk of noise-induced hearing loss.

Health - Innovation - 28.11.2022
Industry Minister visits UK Dementia Research Institute in White City
Minister for Industry and Investment Security Nusrat Ghani MP visited the White City Campus last week.

Environment - Innovation - 28.11.2022
£2m water quality project to protect river ecosystems
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are lending their support to a new project led by the University of Stirling to explore how pollution and climate change are impacting freshwater ecosystems for the first time.
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