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Health - Social Sciences - 05.08.2021
Government guidance held schools back as Covid hit
Headteachers and school leaders have described how an 'avalanche' of confused and shifting Government guidance severely impeded schools during the critical first months of Covid lockdown, in a new study by researchers from UCL and the University of Cambridge.

Health - Pedagogy - 05.08.2021
Heads reveal how 'overwhelming' Government guidance held schools back as COVID hit
Heads reveal how ’overwhelming’ Government guidance held schools back as COVID hit
Headteachers and school leaders have described how an 'avalanche' of confused and shifting Government guidance severely impeded schools during the critical first months of COVID lockdown in a new study.

Social Sciences - 05.08.2021
Opinion: Is Alexander Lukashenko trying out the ’madman’ theory of foreign policy?
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko's unpredictability is unsettling opponents and allies alike, and he must be checked, says Professor Andrew Wilson (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Health - Mathematics - 05.08.2021
Opinion: Embracing uncertainty is the only path out of the pandemic
Sajid Javid's statement that no one will really know how many Covid cases there are over summer is more scientific than any epidemiological model, says Visiting Professor Paul Ormerod (UCL Computer Science).

Health - Pharmacology - 05.08.2021
Medicines Discovery Catapult relaunches Wolfson Radiochemistry facility in Manchester
Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) today announces the relaunch of radiochemistry at the Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre (WMIC) in Manchester.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.08.2021
Lab-grown beating heart cells identify potential drug to prevent COVID-19-related heart damage
Lab-grown beating heart cells identify potential drug to prevent COVID-19-related heart damage
Cambridge scientists have grown beating heart cells in the lab and shown how they are vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection. In a study published in , they used this system to show that an experimental peptide drug called DX600 can prevent the virus entering the heart cells. Using stem cells, we've managed to create a model which, in many ways, behaves just like a heart does, beating in rhythm.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.08.2021
RECOVERY-RS trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in hospitalised COVID-19 patients
Landmark UK trial compared three commonly used respiratory interventions to establish which works best for COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory failure.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.08.2021
Artificial pancreas trialled for outpatients with type 2 diabetes for first time
Artificial pancreas trialled for outpatients with type 2 diabetes for first time
An artificial pancreas could soon help those people living with type 2 diabetes who also require kidney dialysis.

Life Sciences - 04.08.2021
Skull of 340 million year old predatory amphibian digitally recreated
Researchers from UCL and the University of Bristol have used cutting-edge techniques to digitally reconstruct the skull of one of the earliest limbed animals, revealing how it would have bit into its prey.

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 04.08.2021
Scottish and Irish researchers to investigate ancient Ogham script
Academics from Scotland and Ireland are harnessing cutting-edge digital and 3D technologies to protect the inscriptions and transform our understanding of the ancient Celtic Ogham writing system, it was announced today.

Linguistics / Literature - 03.08.2021
Historic correspondence collections added to Manchester Digital Collections
The Letters of John Ruskin and the Nancy Cunard Correspondence are the latest collections to be added to the University's world-class image viewer, giving users all over the world access to the unique documents held at the Rylands.

Health - 03.08.2021
Handwashing robot makes a splash at Glasgow primary schools
A robot which encourages children to wash their hands is helping Glasgow primary school pupils do their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. WallBo, a 'social robot' with a friendly smile and a Scottish accent, developed by researchers at the University of Glasgow, has helped boost hand hygiene awareness in two local primary schools.

Pharmacology - Health - 03.08.2021
World-first UK trial to assess whether cannabis-based drug could extend life for thousands with aggressive brain tumours
The University of Birmingham will co-ordinate a major UK trial to analyse the efficacy of cannabis-based drug Sativex in treating the most aggressive form of brain tumours.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.08.2021
Patients who miss multiple GP appointments stay missing from healthcare
Patients who miss multiple GP appointments stay missing from healthcare
Research tracking people across the health service shows that patients who miss multiple GP appointments are not seeking help from Emergency Departments.    Last updated on Tuesday 3 August 2021 Rese

Social Sciences - 02.08.2021
Opinion: Deporting ’foreign criminals’ in the middle of the night doesn’t make us safer
The government exploits dominant myths about crime and immigration to justify its mass deportation flights, says Dr Luke De Noronha (UCL Institute for Advanced Studies).

Environment - 02.08.2021
Opinion: Why nuclear power isn’t part of the solution to the global climate change crisis
Nuclear power cannot compete with the technological, economic, safety and security advantages of the renewable evolution, says Honorary Senior Research Associate, Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute).

Health - Pharmacology - 30.07.2021
New data show rise in hospital admissions for unvaccinated pregnant women
The Chief Midwifery Officer for England will urge expectant mums to have their COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.

Health - 30.07.2021
New Human-AI Research Teams could be the future of research, meeting future societal challenges
The University of Manchester is developing unique research teams to help cure humanity's increasingly complex future health and societal problems by partnering researchers with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Health - History / Archeology - 30.07.2021

Campus - Electroengineering - 30.07.2021

Health - Career - 29.07.2021
Scientists awarded £230k to help unlock immunotherapy for men with prostate cancer
Researchers from Cardiff University will investigate how prostate cancer affects the immune system, thanks to funding from Prostate Cancer UK.

Economics / Business - Career - 29.07.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 28.07.2021
Expansion of MR and CT imaging at Salford Royal
Three new, state of the art MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanners and a new CT (Computed Tomography) scanner have been installed at Salford Royal, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA).

History / Archeology - Career - 28.07.2021

Materials Science - Administration - 28.07.2021
Global approach is needed on battery regulation
New European Union regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission - but only if it leverages its political and economic weight to ensure a fairer global marketplace.

History / Archeology - 27.07.2021
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
A group of glass panels from Canterbury Cathedral may be the oldest existing stained glass windows in England, according to a team of scientists from UCL and cathedral conservators.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.07.2021
Opinion: South Korea is bringing back bears in a country of 52 million - I went to find out how
Countries across the world are increasingly considering the reintroduction of species to habitats they have long since been driven out of, and PhD Researcher Joshua Powell (UCL Geography) whether South Korea's reintroduction of bears could provide a model for others to emulate.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.07.2021
Opinion: We cannot escape the threat of Covid-19 until we vaccinate the world
G7 countries are guilty of both hoarding Covid-19 vaccines and blocking others from producing them at scale, says Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health).
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