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Health - Life Sciences - 28.03.2023
World's first research hub for treating child blast injuries launched
World’s first research hub for treating child blast injuries launched
The world's first centre dedicated to studying and providing lifesaving innovations to children injured by explosive weapons has been launched.

Politics - History / Archeology - 27.03.2023

Politics - 27.03.2023

Linguistics / Literature - 27.03.2023
A major feature of the ’Manc’ accent is disappearing - but not in North Manchester
New research by an expert at The University of Manchester has found that a major aspect of the traditional 'Manc' accent is still going strong in northern parts of the city, but is disappearing from people's speech elsewhere.

Veterinary - Health - 27.03.2023
Royal Veterinary College launches first comprehensive study of umbilical cord torsion in thoroughbreds
24 hour contact: 01707 666297 Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have been awarded funding to build on their studies into umbilical cord torsion (UCT) in thoroughbreds. This research, funded by the Alborada Trust, continues the first ever comprehensive study of UCT in the world. It will explore causation as well as develop novel diagnostic tools to enable veterinary surgeons to detect and monitor the condition.

Sport - Health - 27.03.2023
National network launches aiming to dramatically reduce concussions in youth and community sport
The UK Concussion Prevention Network will be officially launched at an event in Bath on Monday 27 March.

Social Sciences - Politics - 27.03.2023

Health - Innovation - 24.03.2023
University of Glasgow and GE HealthCare to enter innovation collaboration
The University of Glasgow has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GE HealthCare, a leading global medical technology, pharmaceutical diagnostics, and digital solutions innovator.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2023
Finding new ways to diagnose childhood brain tumours
Finding new ways to diagnose childhood brain tumours
Cambridge researchers are using new techniques to distinguish different types of medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour in children. With one in four children with this tumour type suffering long-term memory loss and speech issues after surgery, it is important that we work towards improving diagnostic methods which avoid surgery Jessica Taylor Funded by The Brain Tumour Charity, this research aims to develop new ways to diagnose medulloblastoma using minimally invasive methods, protecting the quality of life of children with this diagnosis.

Architecture - Research Management - 23.03.2023

Social Sciences - 23.03.2023
Persistent inequalities in young people’s wellbeing revealed by #BeeWell survey
The latest #BeeWell survey demonstrates that while the wellbeing of young people across Greater Manchester has remained stable over the past two years, girls and LBGTQ+ young people have again reported significantly lower levels of wellbeing.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 23.03.2023
Feature: UCL leads first expedition to remote island's lava lake
Feature: UCL leads first expedition to remote island’s lava lake
A team led by Dr Emma Nicholson climbed the summit of an active volcano on a remote, sub-Antarctic island, confirming the existence of a lava lake within its crater. Now they're back, analysing their data to better understand volcanoes and their environmental impacts. Mount Michael is a volcano shrouded in mystery.

Music - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.03.2023

Environment - 23.03.2023
At least 80% of the world’s most important sites for biodiversity on land currently contain human developments
At least 80% of the world's most important sites for biodiversity on land currently contain human developments, study finds At least 80% of sites identified as being internationally important for biodiversity on land currently contain infrastructure - of which more than 75% contain roads. In the future, more sites that are important for biodiversity could contain powerplants, mines and oil and gas infrastructure It's concerning that human developments exist in the vast majority of sites that have been identified as being critical for nature.

Health - Social Sciences - 23.03.2023
Poorest children have worse health and educational outcomes in adolescence
Poorest children have worse health and educational outcomes in adolescence
Generation Z children born into the poorest fifth of families in the UK are 12 times more likely to experience a raft of poor health and educational outcomes by the age of 17 compared to more affluent peers, finds a new report led by UCL researchers. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health , used data from the Millennium Cohort Study, a major study of more than 15,000 children born after the new millennium (September 2000 - January 2002) who are now in their early 20s.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 23.03.2023
Europe urged to aim high in space exploration
Europe urged to aim high in space exploration
A panel of high level experts, including UCL academics Professor Mariana Mazzucato and Professor Chris Rapley, has recommended that the European Space Agency should embark on a revolutionary endeavour to significantly increase its autonomy in human and robotic space exploration.

Pedagogy - Campus - 23.03.2023

Environment - 23.03.2023
Alerting vulnerable communities to extreme weather
Alerting vulnerable communities to extreme weather
Date Scientists have been awarded 2 million to develop ways of alerting communities in South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique to extreme weather.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.03.2023
Opinion: Great Mysteries of Physics 3 - is there a multiverse?
Opinion: Great Mysteries of Physics 3 - is there a multiverse?
In The Conversation's Podcast "Great Mysteries of Physics," Professor Andrew Pontzen (UCL Physics & Astronomy) describes the hypothesized concept of the multiverse, a theory that there are infinite possible universes but we only experience a single version of events.

Pedagogy - Career - 22.03.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 22.03.2023
QS 2023 Rankings by Subject
The 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject are released today (22 March 2023). QS Rankings by Subject detail performance in five broad academic areas, and across individual subjects.

Research Management - Campus - 22.03.2023

Environment - 22.03.2023
Recovering tropical forests offset just one quarter of carbon emissions from new tropical deforestation and forest degradation
Recovering tropical forests offset just one quarter of carbon emissions from new tropical deforestation and forest degradation, study finds Deforestation and forests lost or damaged due to environmental change are fast outstripping current rates of forest regrowth, according to an international team of scientists.
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