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Social Sciences - Jan 17
Older adults from ethnic minority groups report having fewer close friends and fewer friends who live locally than older white people, according a new UCL study. The research, published in  Ageing & Society , found that Black and Asian adults over the age of 65 years are almost twice as likely to report having no close friends (9% and 7% respectively) compared to White and mixed or 'other' ethnicity adults of the same age (both 4%).
Life Sciences - Jan 16

Scientists have made a significant discovery about the genetic origins of how plants evolved from living in water to land 470 million years ago.

Environment - Jan 16
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Researchers from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and the University of Sussex analysed USD 1.3 trillion of research funding around the world.

Pharmacology - Jan 16

Scientists at the University of Glasgow and Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute have tested close to 1000 existing medicines and discovered that a cheap drug commonly used to treat parasitic worm infection could be a game-changing treatment for prostate cancer.

Social Sciences - Jan 16

Far-right agitators in Portugal now have different reasons to their 1970s predecessors for becoming radicalised and committing acts of political violence - a new study shows.


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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

Music - 15.01.2020
INITIATE internet research project calls for collaboration
INITIATE internet research project calls for collaboration
Understanding the behaviour of the Internet with its inherent complexity and scale is essential when designing new Internet systems and applications.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.01.2020
We must be smarter about how we use antibiotics, says Imperial researcher
Not enough focus is being paid to using antibiotics more appropriately to minimise the threat of drug-resistant bugs, said an expert in a recent talk. Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is leading a newly created centre to tackle drug-resistant infections.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 15.01.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Drug resistance is "up there with climate change" as a global threat
The threat posed by drug resistant infections should be taken as seriously as climate change, says an Imperial expert.

Psychology - 15.01.2020
Higher rates of post-natal depression among autistic mothers
Higher rates of post-natal depression among autistic mothers
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Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2020
Imperial physicist and chemist honoured in premier young scientist awards
Professor Claudia de Rham and Professor Matthew Fuchter receive accolades in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

Mathematics - Event - 14.01.2020

Mechanical Engineering - Innovation - 14.01.2020
Imperial and Mitsubishi launch turbocharger centre to develop cleaner engines
Imperial and Mitsubishi launch turbocharger centre to develop cleaner engines
Imperial and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have launched a new research centre to improve turbocharger design and develop cleaner engines.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.01.2020
New heart disease drug to be made available to NHS patients through ground-breaking collaboration
Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed pioneering government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease - a leading cause of death in the UK.

Health - 13.01.2020
Smokers have become less dependent but also less motivated to stop
Smokers today show fewer signs of dependence than a decade ago but are less inclined to try to stop smoking, according to a study led by researchers at UCL.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2020
Project aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with anaemia
Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham, with support from Vifor Pharma UK Limited (VPUK), are working to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service for routine healthcare delivery.

Pedagogy - 13.01.2020

Business / Economics - 13.01.2020
Pioneering tool to manage media industry's digital carbon footprint
Pioneering tool to manage media industry’s digital carbon footprint
The 12 month collaboration, facilitated by sustainability experts, Carnstone , will see University of Bristol researchers working with sustainability and technology teams at the BBC, Dentsu Aegis Net

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 10.01.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 10.01.2020
Cancer researchers call for ambitious survival targets for the 2020s
The NHS should raise their five-year lung cancer survival targets to 35% by 2030, concludes a new 'state of the nation' policy report conducted by UCL.

Health - Materials Science - 10.01.2020
COPD care and composite creations: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From new research into lung disease treatment in the UK, to a grant to develop high performance polymer composites, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Environment - Innovation - 10.01.2020
New centre to put London at heart of zero-carbon revolution
New centre to put London at heart of zero-carbon revolution
Imperial has outlined plans to transform the capital's global response to climate change through a new collaboration with the Mayor of London.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2020
First patient for Parkinson's disease trial recruited
First patient for Parkinson’s disease trial recruited
The trial, funded by a £2.1 million grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) , will test whether a commonly prescribed dementia drug could prevent debilitating falls for people with the disease.

Business / Economics - 09.01.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020

Business / Economics - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.01.2020
UK-led team paves the way for a cyber-secure future
UK-led team paves the way for a cyber-secure future
The Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK) , the first project of its kind and led by academics from the University of Bristol, was launched this week at London's Science Museum, at an event attended by over 50 leading cyber security experts from academia and industry.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.01.2020
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
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Health - 09.01.2020

Computer Science / Telecom - 09.01.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.01.2020
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