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Environment - Life Sciences - 18.10.2021
Climate change and human pressure mean migration may be 'no longer worth it', say researchers
Climate change and human pressure mean migration may be ’no longer worth it’, say researchers
Researchers have found that the benefits of migration have been eroded by the effects of climate change and human pressure.

Environment - Innovation - 18.10.2021
Manchester puts energies into global challenge solution that’s close to home
The University of Manchester , alongside the Henry Royce Institute's Sustainable Materials Innovation Hub, is supporting the design and development of a ground-breaking product set to dramatically im

Psychology - Health - 18.10.2021

Linguistics / Literature - 15.10.2021
Diversity of UK’s population is not reflected in school library books
To mark International School Library Month, new research has been released which highlights that the diversity of the UK's population is not currently reflected by school library books, which leaves BAME children feeling underrepresented and can affect their self-esteem.

Campus - Mathematics - 15.10.2021
Metal forming to be cleaner and greener thanks to UKRI fellowship
Dr Ed Brambley at the University of Warwick has been awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship to investigate how mathematics might make metal forming cleaner and greener There is an industrial need f

Health - Research Management - 15.10.2021
Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study
A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The research findings also show that women with PCOS have twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes (dysglycemia) - highlighting the urgent need to find treatments to reduce this risk.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 15.10.2021

Environment - 15.10.2021
'Wasteful steel-and-glass buildings fuel global climate injustice' - Bath climate expert
’Wasteful steel-and-glass buildings fuel global climate injustice’ - Bath climate expert
Professor of Zero Carbon Design David Coley calls for new ways of thinking about construction in All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group essay Last updated on Friday 15 October 2021 University o

Campus - 15.10.2021
University outreach programmes make significant progress towards Access and Participation targets
Almost 40% of incoming students meeting widening participation criteria came through Bath's outreach programmes.

Health - 14.10.2021
Mito warriors: how T cell assassins reload their weapons to kill and kill again | University of Cambridge
Cambridge researchers have discovered how T cells - an important component of our immune system - are able keep on killing as they hunt down and kill cancer cells, repeatedly reloading their toxic weapons.

Pedagogy - Campus - 14.10.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 14.10.2021

Social Sciences - Health - 14.10.2021
Covid crisis reveals how schools are ’propping up a failing welfare state’
The pandemic has shown the extent to which families rely on schools for 'basic needs' such as access to an adequate supply of food and help in accessing other support services, highlights new UCL research.

Campus - 14.10.2021
Town Hall to launch whole community consultation on UCL Strategic Plan 2022-27
Sign up for hybrid Town Hall on Monday 1 November 2021, 2.30-3.30 with President & Provost, Dr Michael Spence.

Health - Environment - 14.10.2021
Climate action will improve health and save lives now and in the future
Environmental psychologist, Lorraine Whitmarsh, was one of the lead authors for today's climate report from the Academy of Medical Sciences and Royal Society.

Social Sciences - 14.10.2021
Opinion: Beyond GDP: Here's a better way to measure people's prosperity
Opinion: Beyond GDP: Here’s a better way to measure people’s prosperity
Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) explains why GDP as a measure of prosperity is inadequate.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 13.10.2021
Roller disco vs climate change: how graphene is transforming the construction industry
Manchester's Mayfield regeneration scheme made history on 12 October 2021, as the location of a pioneering piece of structural engineering, using a new, low-emissions concrete - developed by Nationwi

Health - Pharmacology - 13.10.2021
Type 2 diabetes health checks down by 7.4 million due to UK’s covid restrictions in 2020
Manchester-based researchers estimate that between March and December 2020, 7.4 million fewer NICE recommended health care checks took place in UK general practices in people with type 2 diabetes, when compared to 10-year historical trends.

Mechanical Engineering - Transport - 12.10.2021
Joint European effort boosts automated driving
L3Pilot, Europe's first comprehensive pilot test of automated driving on public roads demonstrates automated systems for cars in Hamburg, Germany, in conjunction with ITS World Congress 2021 SAE Level 3 and 4 automated driving systems have been tested on ordinary roads in seven European countries, including cross-border activities, thanks to pan-European testing environments and methodologies that have been developed with help from WMG, Universi

Art and Design - Physics - 12.10.2021
AI used to reproduce 'lost' Picasso nude
AI used to reproduce ’lost’ Picasso nude
A painting of a naked woman by Pablo Picasso that has been hidden beneath one of his 'Blue Period' masterpieces for more than a century, has been recreated by UCL scientists using a combination of X-rays, AI and 3D-printing. PhD researchers Anthony Bourached (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology) and George Cann (UCL Space and Climate Physics) have developed a five-step technology to reproduce art works, that have been painted over.

Event - Environment - 12.10.2021

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.10.2021

Economics / Business - 11.10.2021
MP attends showcase for Manchester’s emission-busting concrete that is set to transform global construction
A member of the Government's Science and Technology Select Committee (STSC) discovered first-hand how material science can help the UK build back better - at a pour of a revolutionary, emissions-busting concrete featuring the nanomaterial graphene at The University of Manchester.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.10.2021
New guidelines to improve pregnancy trials will pave way for novel therapies for women and babies
A new grading system to monitor complications during clinical trials involving pregnant women, which will significantly improve their safety, has been co-developed by UCL researchers and an internati

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 09.10.2021
Research to boost astronaut health for future space missions
The University of Birmingham is launching two new major studies funded by the UK Space Agency aimed at solving the health challenges faced by astronauts during long missions.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.10.2021
Opinion: Why England should pursue a ’vaccine plus’ strategy
Instead of relying on vaccines alone, countries such as France and Germany are using extra measures to keep cases and deaths low - England should follow their example, argues Professor Christina Pagel (UCL Mathematics) in a co-authored piece with Professor Martin McKee.

Social Sciences - Administration - 08.10.2021
Children and young people to share their views on tackling inequality
Local children and young people from Drumchapel will have the opportunity to voice their opinions and ideas on how their neighbourhood can be made a better place to grow up and thrive.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.10.2021
Neighbourly relations better now than before the pandemic
The way we feel about our neighbours has largely improved since the start of the pandemic, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study. This upswing in neighbourly relations could indicate an increased sense of togetherness borne through a shared experience. The largest improvements reported were for "support": 35% of respondents in September 2021 said that neighbourhood support had improved (vs 28% in July 2020), whilst 15% say support had deteriorated (vs 5% in July 2020) compared with before the pandemic.
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