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Health - 13.06.2021
New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke
New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke
A new risk calculator will better predict people at high risk of heart and circulatory diseases years before they strike, and is ready for use across the UK and Europe, according to research published today in the journal European Heart Journal .

Health - 13.06.2021
Introducing the handheld sensors that can ’smell’ Covid-19
Research involving Durham has found that electronic sensors can detect the distinct odour of Covid-19 with almost 100 per cent accuracy.

Event - Campus - 11.06.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 11.06.2021
Opinion: Biden, the G-7 and the limits of multilateralism
President Biden's election victory led many to hope for meaningful progress on international issues, but there are multiple reasons why expectations should be tempered, say Dr Thomas Gift and Dr Julie Norman (Both UCL Centre on US Politics).

Health - 11.06.2021
Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis
University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa that aims to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis. Every four minutes, a mother dies from a sepsis-related cause somewhere in the world, with the greatest burden borne by women in low and income countries.

Health - 11.06.2021
Young infants produce strong immune response to SARS-CoV-2
Young infants show strong immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, new research has found. In particular, compared with adults, young infants produce relatively high levels of antibodies and immune cells that can specifically protect against COVID-19.

Health - 11.06.2021
Transforming care for babies born with heart disease
Transforming care for babies born with heart disease
Leeds is leading pioneering research into new technology for imaging babies with congenital heart disease (CHD).

Environment - Economics / Business - 11.06.2021
UK ranks third in new Elite Quality Index 2021
The Elite Quality Report, authored by economists including Professor Maik Schneider, places the UK number three overall against more than 150 countries.

Campus - Art and Design - 10.06.2021

Health - 10.06.2021
New report examines why people with learning disabilities continue to die prematurely
People with learning disabilities continue to die prematurely - and although there are some early signs of improvements, there are still considerable differences compared to the general population, according to a new report published today.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.06.2021
Urgent support needed for unpaid carers
COVID-19 has exacerbated the challenges experienced by unpaid carers, cutting them off from important sources of support, a report from Cardiff University says.

Health - 10.06.2021
UCL and WHO scientists urge nations to collaborate for vaccine equity
Leading UCL academics joined Dr Soumya Swaminanthan, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Chief Scientist for this year's UCL-Lancet lecture in a seminal event to discuss the role of science in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics - 10.06.2021

Health - 10.06.2021
People with ’healthy obesity’ are still at increased risk of disease
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) reveals that having a normal metabolic profile does not mean that a person with obesity

Life Sciences - Health - 09.06.2021
UofG and OISRA work together to better understand Central America rabies spread
The University of Glasgow has signed an important 3.5 year inter-institutional agreement with the Central American organisation OIRSA (Organismo Internacional Regional De Sanidad Agropecuaria), to better understand the corridors of viral spread of rabies in the region.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2021
Averting an antibiotics apocalypse: major funding announced to tackle resistance to antibiotics
Averting an antibiotics apocalypse: major funding announced to tackle resistance to antibiotics
A cross-disciplinary team from the Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL today announced major funding from EPSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2021
Novel UCL developed cancer drug to be trialled in humans
Patients with a number of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) subtypes will be used to trial a novel cancer treatment developed by researchers at UCL, which holds "great promise" for several incurable conditions.

Computer Science - 09.06.2021
UofG cybersecurity projects win funding support
University of Glasgow researchers have won a significant share of £3.6m in new funding which aims to tackle cybersecurity at the edge of the internet.

Research Management - 09.06.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 09.06.2021
Helping flood-hit companies build for the future
Helping flood-hit companies build for the future
Companies affected by floods are working with a ground-breaking project aimed at protecting their future business interests.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 09.06.2021

Economics / Business - Innovation - 09.06.2021

Administration - Economics / Business - 09.06.2021
New report shows it is ’not enough to mandate a human right to adequate housing; we need to define it’
Housing is a human right and ensuring that every household has an adequate house is one of the key obligations on the Scottish Government and Local Councils. A new report published by the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) has shown that not every household enjoys this right and current housing policies may not be doing enough to improve things.

Economics / Business - 09.06.2021
Mathematicians to help businesses recover after Covid
Mathematicians to help businesses recover after Covid
Bath's Institute for Mathematical Innovation is offering a series of free workshops to help aid post-pandemic economic recovery.

Health - Psychology - 08.06.2021
People more afraid of catching COVID-19 are more judgemental
People more afraid of catching COVID-19 are more judgemental
Researchers studying how we make moral judgements found that people more concerned about catching COVID-19 were more disapproving of the wrong-doings of others, whatever they were doing wrong. There is no rational reason to be more judgemental of others because you are worrying about getting sick during the pandemic Simone Schnall The researchers say their findings are evidence that our morality is shaped by various emotions and intuitions, of which concerns about health and safety are prominent.

Social Sciences - Law - 08.06.2021
Reports highlight the harms faced by UK families threatened with a family member’s deportation
UK families living with a member's insecure immigration status and threat of deportation, face extreme and wide-ranging harm.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.06.2021
RECOVERY trial finds aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalised with COVID-19
RECOVERY trial finds aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalised with COVID-19
The RECOVERY trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Environment - 08.06.2021
'Running out of time to protect our oceans' - UN chief
’Running out of time to protect our oceans’ - UN chief
Scientists are sharing groundbreaking research with leaders in the Asia-Pacific region in an effort to stem the flow of plastic pollution into the environment. In a novel eLearning programme launched on World Oceans Day today, officials and leaders in municipal, city and state governments will have the opportunity to learn from scientists who have developed the latest techniques to track and monitor plastic in the waste system, to identify where it "leaks" into the environment.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.06.2021
Researchers to study the brain health of victims of domestic violence
New research is set to begin to investigate the lifelong consequences of domestic violence on brain health. The Drake IPV Study - led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, and funded by The Drake Foundation - will examine individuals exposed to domestic abuse, many of whom currently report a history of traumatic brain injury.
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