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Environment - Life Sciences - 07.05.2021
International Experts Launch First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations' Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). The detailed maps of the seasonal movements of herds worldwide will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, planners, and wildlife managers to identify current and future threats to migrations, and advance conservation measures to sustain them in the face of an expanding human footprint.

Health - 06.05.2021
Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD
Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD
Oral health in Brazil needs better promotion and more accessible public dental services, in order to help tackle the impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - the country's third leading cause of adult death, according to a new study.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.05.2021
University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 06.05.2021
’Earswitch’ could allow people with neurological conditions to communicate using a hidden ear muscle
The revolutionary device being developed by a GP with researchers at Bath could offer fresh hope for people with conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease.

Environment - 06.05.2021
How To Save Our Planet: The Facts
UCL Professor of Earth System Science Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) aims to arm everyone 'from the pub to Parliament' with facts from his new book on climate change so that we can act together to save the planet.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.05.2021
The Royal Society announces election of new Fellows 2021
Cambridge scientists are among the new Fellows announced today by the Royal Society. Our new Fellows and Foreign Members are all at the forefronts of their fields from molecular genetics and cancer research to tropical open ecosystems and radar technology.

Pharmacology - Health - 06.05.2021
Only 41% of people would sign up for COVID-19 trials says new report by the University of Birmingham
Only 41% of people would sign up for COVID-19 trials says new report by the University of Birmingham
Research conducted by the University of Birmingham shows in order to have an effective Covid-19 vaccination rollout it has to be widely accepted to the entire population.

Health - 06.05.2021
Scotland most negative about UK’s Covid response and Boris Johnson’s handling of pandemic
Among the home nations, people in Scotland are most likely to think the coronavirus crisis has been handled badly in the UK, to say that the pandemic has damaged their trust in the UK government, and to distrust Boris Johnson on issues relating to COVID-19, according to a new study.

Environment - Health - 06.05.2021
Opinion: Climate change - how bad could the future be if we do nothing?
Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) lays out two possible futures for the future, one in which the effects of climate change ravage the planet, and one in which we do everything possible to prevent this being the case.

Career - 06.05.2021

Health - 05.05.2021
How accurate were early expert predictions on COVID-19, and how did they compare to the public?
How accurate were early expert predictions on COVID-19, and how did they compare to the public?
Who made more accurate predictions about the course of the COVID-19 pandemic - experts or the public? A study from the University of Cambridge has found that experts such as epidemiologists and statis

Music - History / Archeology - 05.05.2021
New online resource uncovers the hidden history of Scottish fiddle music
New online resource uncovers the hidden history of Scottish fiddle music
A new online resource dedicated to the earliest known sources of Scottish fiddle music is being launched today.

Pharmacology - Health - 05.05.2021
To radically improve the delivery of chemotherapy treatment
New scheduling model improves patient waiting times by 80% and cuts nurse overtime by more than 30% Last updated on Thursday 6 May 2021 A new study from the University of Bath School of Management, T

Health - 04.05.2021
Refining guidance to help new mums in need
Refining guidance to help new mums in need
A good practice guide for caring for new and expectant mothers and the people close to them has been produced by Leeds and other university partners.

Health - 04.05.2021
Opinion: The deep-rooted issues behind the current Covid-19 crisis in India
The current Covid-19 crisis in India is the result of an underfunded healthcare system, lack of safety net for those who need to isolate, an unhealthy population, and overconfidence on the part of the political elite, says Dr Vageesh Jain (UCL Institute for Global Health).

Earth Sciences - 30.04.2021
Geoscientists Call for Action on Tackling Racial Inequity
An article published has highlighted the shocking under-representation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences.

Economics / Business - Environment - 30.04.2021

Health - 30.04.2021
One in five will have vaccine resentment over summer holidays
Nearly one in five people who haven-t had a Covid vaccine say they'll feel resentful towards those who have if they don-t get one in time for their summer holidays, while the proportion of the public

Health - 30.04.2021
Volunteers needed for new Centre for Nutrition, Exercise & Metabolism breakfast study
Physiologists at the University of Bath want local participants to take part in a new study to assess how different types of breakfast influence our health. Last updated on Tuesday 4 May 2021 Researchers at the University of Bath want to recruit local volunteers for a new study to understand more about the effects of different types of breakfast on our health.

Career - Administration - 30.04.2021

Social Sciences - 29.04.2021
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
The forgotten story of a First World War prisoner-of-war camp in North Yorkshire has been brought to life through new research.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 29.04.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new review paper led by UCL and University of East Anglia researchers.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to human health. Resistant infections now cause more than 750,000 deaths per year and are predicted to increase to 10 million deaths per year by 2050.

Economics / Business - Politics - 29.04.2021
Opinion: Covid has forced a neoliberal retreat, but state intervention isn’t always progressive
We may be seeing the rise of a new authoritarian capitalism shielded from democratic scrutiny, warns Research Associate Laurie Macfarlane (UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose).

Life Sciences - Career - 29.04.2021
Analysis: How the UK is joining the genomic technology arms race
The announcement of taxpayer funding for genomic research signals the UK's intentions in the field of genomic technology, but the path forward will have lasting consequences on how we perceive genome tech in the public space, says PhD candidate Yusef Paolo Rabiah (UCL STEaPP).

Life Sciences - Environment - 29.04.2021
Opinion: why I love wasps, and why you should too
Professor Seirian Sumner (UCL Biosciences) explains why wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and even an efficient source of protein.

Innovation - Health - 29.04.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 28.04.2021
Preference for AZ vaccine declines - but vaccine confidence undented
The public's preference for the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has declined since last month, and belief that it causes blood clots has increased - but despite this, vaccine confidence is higher than it w

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 27.04.2021
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
China's growing assertiveness represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and its 57 participating States.

Life Sciences - Campus - 27.04.2021
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
A major refurbishment to enhance world-class research facilities for the Faculty of Biological Sciences is complete.

Religions - Environment - 27.04.2021
Durham to support Church of England in ambitious decarbonisation plan
The Church of England will be supported in their ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with Durham Energy Institute (DEI).
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