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Chemistry - Sep 16
The power of nature could soon be used to create day-to-day materials such as paints, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals in a much more environmentally friendly way, thanks to a new breakthrough from scientists at Cardiff University. The international team, led by the Cardiff Catalysis Institute, has successfully unlocked the catalytic abilities of enzymes taken from fungi by creating the perfect conditions needed for them to function.
Health - Sep 16

A new study by the University of Bristol adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.

Pharmacology - Sep 12
Pharmacology

Cancer patients on immunotherapy fare worse if they have recently taken antibiotics, with their response and overall survival rate 'crashing'.

Social Sciences - Sep 13

Most British adults, including a majority of Leave voters, think existing EU rules would provide "enough control" over EU immigration, according to a UCL and University of Cambridge survey conducted by YouGov.

Health - Sep 12

Statins could be used to treat older patients admitted to hospital with a severe type of pneumonia, researchers at the University of Birmingham have found.


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Environment - Health - 14:06
UCL launches new campaign to celebrate its disruptive discoveries
UCL is today launching the public phase of its major new campaign #MadeAtUCL to celebrate over 100 disruptive discoveries pioneered by some of the university's leading researchers.

Music - 13.09.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.09.2019
Experts warn UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards
There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration has highlighted.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2019
Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
The University of Birmingham will play a key role in new data hubs that will enable cutting-edge research for health discoveries and aim to give patients across the UK faster access to pioneering new treatments. Led by Health Data Research UK , the hubs aim to improve the lives of people with debilitating conditions, and will link up different types of health data and make it more easily accessible and user-friendly for research, while maintaining strict controls around data privacy and consent.

Academic Rankings - 12.09.2019

Chemistry - 11.09.2019
'Game-changing' research could solve evolution mysteries
’Game-changing’ research could solve evolution mysteries
This new analysis of ancient proteins from dental enamel will start an exciting new chapter in the study of molecular evolution.

Health - Administration - 11.09.2019
Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
The UK's top doctors are recommending over-65s take up dancing, bowls or even activities like tai chi to help stave off injury and illness in old age.

Health - 11.09.2019
Support for voice-hearers goes online
Support for voice-hearers goes online
People who hear voices, their families and mental health professionals will benefit from a new information and support website based on research by Durham University.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.09.2019

History / Archeology - Environment - 11.09.2019
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:"Science doesn’t become history until it gets out of the lab."
Jim Endersby , Professor of the History of Science, talks about his prestigious new guest lectureship, and the role that we all play in the wider understanding of science.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.09.2019
Validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid
A study led by the University of Birmingham provides strong support for current recommendations on treating patients with an underactive thyroid and validates latest UK and US guidelines, say researchers. The retrospective cohort study , published in The BMJ , analysed anonymous GP records of over 162,000 patients who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism - a highly prevalent condition more commonly known as an underactive thyroid.

Architecture - 09.09.2019

Business / Economics - 09.09.2019
Gender stereotypes present in sperm donor recruitment marketing, research concludes
An expert in gender stereotypes and consumer culture predicts new advertising rules in the UK may result in sperm banks overhauling their marketing strategies.

Health - 07.09.2019
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Guidance on how the UK population can stay fit and healthy has been updated thanks to a major review led by the University of Bristol. The physical activity guidelines issued today by the four Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, offer advice to all age groups and - for the first time - pregnant women, new mums and disabled adults.

Mathematics - 06.09.2019
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.

Sport - 06.09.2019
7 Questions with Zoe Bourdin
This week we meet UCL Summer School student Zoe, who shares with us the best moment of her experience studying at UCL, where students should head to for London's most Instagrammable brunch and her career aspirations as an actor.

Environment - Business / Economics - 06.09.2019
New sustainability pledge at heart of Cardiff Half
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has launched a new Green Action Plan to ensure sustainability is at the heart of the race.

Career - 05.09.2019
Improving working conditions in Africa
Millions of people worldwide work in low-waged, insecure jobs that don't provide a decent living with many also working in unsafe conditions that deny fundamental rights.

Linguistics / Literature - 05.09.2019

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 04.09.2019
How can the aviation industry adopt cleaner and greener fuel? Universities-led research network will investigate
The University of Birmingham is leading a new research consortium that will tackle climate change by investigating the barriers and benefits to the UK aviation industry adopting low carbon synthetic fuel.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 04.09.2019

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 04.09.2019
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
An Oculus staircase, the first of its kind in the UK, is being installed at Cardiff University's cutting-edge Innovation Campus.

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.09.2019
Imperial academics win 11 million ERC funding
Imperial academics win 11 million ERC funding
Seven Imperial academics have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants worth 11 million euros.
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