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Life Sciences - Health - 14:07
Jeff Bezos is looking to defy death - this is what we know about the science of ageing
Stock-photo-active-old-age-people-and-lifestyle-concept-happy-senior-couple-riding-bicycles-at-summer-park-707244118.jpg Jeff Bezos is on a mission to conquer ageing.

Environment - 12:07
Visiting policy expert to focus on small modular reactors
Visiting policy expert to focus on small modular reactors
Professor Jeremy Rayner of the University of Saskatchewan has joined The University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute for four months, from January until April 2022, as a visiting Research Fellow.

Economics / Business - 20.01.2022

Pharmacology - Health - 20.01.2022
Lack of trust in public figures linked to COVID vaccine hesitancy says new research
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email New research says lack of trust in public sector officials has played a key role in low uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations amongst groups termed "high risk.

Life Sciences - 20.01.2022
Unexpected deep diving in albatross
Unexpected deep diving in albatross
Data collected by the team revealed that 50% of the birds studied were capable of diving over twice the depth previously thought, with implications for conservation efforts of this endangered species.  In a recent study published in Current Biology , a collaboration between researchers from Oxford University, University of Lisbon and the British Geological Survey found that black-browed albatross dive deeper than previously realised.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 20.01.2022

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.01.2022
Discipline hopping across the environmental sciences
Discipline hopping across the environmental sciences
In late 2021 The University of Manchester received funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to develop its interdisciplinary research capabilities.

Innovation - Health - 20.01.2022
From Digital Futures to Digital Present: How has the Post-Pandemic World reshaped our digital lives?
From Digital Futures to Digital Present: How has the Post-Pandemic World reshaped our digital lives?
On Thursday 18 th March 2021 Digital Futures hosted the event 'From Digital Futures to Digital Present: How has the Post-Pandemic World reshaped our digital lives?', with over 100 delegates registered to attend.

Administration - Campus - 20.01.2022

History / Archeology - 19.01.2022

Pedagogy - 19.01.2022
Government’s approach to teaching reading is uninformed and failing children
The main approach used to teach young children how to read in England needs urgent reform and does not follow the most robust evidence, say UCL academics who have led work on the most comprehensive paper ever published about teaching phonics and reading.

Pedagogy - 19.01.2022
Opinion: Phonics teaching in England needs to change - our new research points to a better approach
Opinion: Phonics teaching in England needs to change - our new research points to a better approach
Children are not learning to read as effectively as they should be as the current method is not underpinned by the latest robust evidence, say Professor Dominic Wyse and Professor Alice Bradbury (both IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education & Society).

Innovation - Economics / Business - 19.01.2022
Opinion: An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it
Opinion: An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it
A well designed policy could have huge benefits for both the climate and the country involved, says Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources).

Materials Science - 18.01.2022
New Loqski glass fibre ski lock to keep your skis safe this season
With winter being the ski season many skiers will be off on holiday, possibly taking their own expensive skis When leaving your skis for a break from the slopes they-re at risk of being taken intenti

Environment - 18.01.2022
Plastic Drawdown tool to help Maldives slash plastic waste by 85 percent
Plastic Drawdown tool to help Maldives slash plastic waste by 85 percent
A new study published in the journal Global Environmental Change reveals a new policy tool developed by an international team, including scientists at Oxford University, which could slash plastic waste.

Environment - Economics / Business - 18.01.2022
Opinion: Renewables are cheaper than ever - so why are household energy bills only going up?
Opinion: Renewables are cheaper than ever - so why are household energy bills only going up?
Renewables and nuclear make up half of UK power but a new market that cuts energy bills at the same time as decarbonising the system is needed, says Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources).

Pharmacology - Health - 17.01.2022
Pressure leads GPs to increase antibiotic prescribing
The pressure GPs are working under has been linked to increasing broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing in England by health economists at The University of Manchester and University of Southern Denmark.

Health - Pharmacology - 17.01.2022
Poolbeg Pharma licences first-in-class broad spectrum RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections from the University of Warwick
Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, 'Poolbeg' or the 'Company'), a clinical stage infectious disease pharmaceutical company with a capital light clinical model, has in-licenced a novel, first-in-class RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections developed at the.

Pharmacology - Health - 17.01.2022
UCL startup acquired by biotechnology company in bid to find cancer drugs in 'record time'
UCL startup acquired by biotechnology company in bid to find cancer drugs in ’record time’
Machine learning company, Rahko, has been bought by US-based biotechnology firm, Odyssey Therapeutics, in a move that will bring together artificial intelligence and drug-discovery software to improve medical development for patients with cancer and inflammatory diseases.

Earth Sciences - Art and Design - 17.01.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 17.01.2022

Politics - 17.01.2022
People want politicians to act with integrity, says citizens’ assembly
People feel frustrated, dissatisfied and concerned about how democracy is working in the UK today, according to a UK-wide citizens' assembly, hosted by UCL.

Campus - 17.01.2022
University of Glasgow research brings us closer to Robert Burns the man than ever before
University of Glasgow research brings us closer to Robert Burns the man than ever before
His words and poetry are known around the world. Yet more than 250 years after his death, Robert Burns, the man, continues to remain a bit of an enigma to the public. Now academics at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Robert Burns Studies are revealing new insights into the man behind some of the world's greatest known poems and songs.

Politics - 14.01.2022
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking 'hawkish' politicians - study
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking ’hawkish’ politicians - study
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email Long-running conflicts, such as that between Israel and Palestine, are inflamed by the political process itself as politicians adopt tough 'hawkish' policies to get themselves re-elected, according to a new study.

Economics / Business - Career - 14.01.2022

Social Sciences - Career - 13.01.2022
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email A new study will explore how LGBTQ+ people experience difficulties when interacting with social workers and are often anxious about discrimination or abuse as a result of their sexual or gender identity.

Health - 13.01.2022
Public’s view on using graphene to treat cancer sought
A research team at The University of Manchester have launched a survey on the use of nanomaterials like graphene to treat cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.01.2022
The journey to a pig-heart transplant began 60 years ago
The journey to a pig-heart transplant began 60 years ago
On Friday, January 7 2022, David Bennett became the world's first person to successfully receive a transplant of a pig's heart.

Physics - Health - 13.01.2022
University of Birmingham to open national neutron facility
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email A national High-Flux Accelerator facility is being developed on the University of Birmingham campus to support the study of neutron interactions in materials for the nuclear sector.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.01.2022
Dramatic fall in hospital admissions for child infections since start of covid-19 pandemic
Since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, there have been dramatic reductions in hospital admissions for common and severe childhood infections in England, most likely due to social distancing measur

Health - Pharmacology - 13.01.2022
COVID: why T cell vaccines could be the key to long-term immunity
COVID: why T cell vaccines could be the key to long-term immunity
With omicron having rapidly driven up COVID infections, attention is once again focusing on antibodies, and reasonably so.

Health - Social Sciences - 13.01.2022
New report shows almost £30bn health cost of England’s most deprived communities
People in England's most deprived neighbourhoods work longer hours than those in the rest of the country but live shorter lives with more years in ill health costing an estimated £29.8bn a year to the economy in lost productivity.
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