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Social Sciences - 23.01.2023
Extreme violence and abuse commonplace in elite kitchens around the world
Suffering is viewed as a necessary means of elite chefs fulfilling their true potential, Cardiff University research shows. Conducted across the restaurant industry, academics carried out anonymous interviews with 62 chefs working in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. The results and analysis, gathered over six years, show how a culture of suffering is central to how individuals form professional identities to gain recognition and respect among their peers.

Campus - Economics / Business - 20.01.2023

Linguistics / Literature - Environment - 19.01.2023

Pharmacology - Health - 19.01.2023
New precision therapy for bile duct cancer extends patients' lives
New precision therapy for bile duct cancer extends patients’ lives
A new personalised cancer treatment can radically improve the outlook for some patients with bile duct cancer, finds an international multicentre trial involving researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (UCLH).

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.01.2023
Archaeologists shed light on the lives of Stone Age hunter-gatherers in Britain
A team of archaeologists from the Universities of Chester and Manchester has made discoveries which shed new light on the communities who inhabited Britain after the end of the last Ice Age. Excavations carried out by the team at a site in North Yorkshire have uncovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of a small settlement inhabited by groups of hunter-gatherers around ten and a half thousand years ago.

Health - Psychology - 19.01.2023
Poor mental health doubled likelihood of experiencing financial hardship during pandemic
Poor mental health doubled likelihood of experiencing financial hardship during pandemic
Up to one in five adults with a history of poor mental health reported they were 'much worse off' financially a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to one in ten of those who had never had psychological problems in adulthood, according to a new study by UCL researchers.

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 18.01.2023

Environment - 18.01.2023
Towards green and just transitions in city regions
Towards green and just transitions in city regions
PhD candidate Usman Aziz, Professor Elvira Uyarra and Dr Josephine Mylan, from the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR) and Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), studied sustainability policymaking in city-regions.

History / Archeology - 18.01.2023

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.01.2023
SCI research round up December 2022
SCI research round up December 2022
Don't miss out on any article, podcast or presentation by SCI members anymore with our regular research round ups covering any recently published SCI research! SCI Lecturer Jeremy Brice is the co-author on the open access paper 'When you wish upon a (GWP) star: Environmental governance and the reflexive performativity of global warming metrics' in Social Studies of Science .

Transport - 18.01.2023

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2023
Imperial-CNRS-Lille project to ’fast-track’ treatments for metabolic diseases
Imperial, France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Lille are setting up a major project into metabolic diseases. Diseases linked with metabolism, such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and obesity affect millions of people around the world. This new collaboration will aim to 'fast-track' treatments for these conditions.

Politics - Research Management - 17.01.2023

Linguistics / Literature - 17.01.2023

Environment - Economics / Business - 17.01.2023
The UK needs a national energy advice service
Written by Stefan Bouzarovski , The University of Manchester ; Ami Crowther , The University of Manchester , and Neil Simcock , Liverpool John Moores University The UK government recently launched

Linguistics / Literature - 17.01.2023

Economics / Business - Environment - 17.01.2023

Earth Sciences - 17.01.2023
Deep-sea devices 'hear' earthquakes, singing whales and an exploding ship
Deep-sea devices ’hear’ earthquakes, singing whales and an exploding ship
Explosions from a sinking ship are among the unexpected sounds detected by 50 highly sensitive seismometers placed on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean as part of an international collaboration led by UCL researcher Professor Ana Ferreira. The seismometers, which have now been collected after spending a year at the bottom of the ocean, record the Earth's ground motions on the sea floor and thus capture the Earth's "pulse".

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 17.01.2023
Change the law to make sexual activity by deception illegal, say experts
Change the law to make sexual activity by deception illegal, say experts
The law must be toughened up to make intentionally deceiving a person into engaging in sexual activity a crime, according to a new report published today.

Event - 16.01.2023

Innovation - Environment - 16.01.2023
UCL to co-lead new £8 million project to help UK reach net-zero
UCL and the University of Oxford will jointly lead a new £8.7m, five-year project to establish an Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL), which aims to generate data on energy usage in UK homes and inform strategies to meet net zero targets.

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.01.2023
Forest carbon credits: report shows new ways to manage risks and returns
Investors wanting to finance forest carbon credit projects should look to diversified investment portfolios in the tropics, says a new report. The report, Forestry-Backed Assets Design , published today by Imperial College Business School reveals that bundling forest investments across forest ages, geographies, and ecosystems can reduce investment risk by half or more.