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Health - Pharmacology - 09.02.2021
Common asthma treatment reduces need for hospitalisation in COVID-19 patients
A team of medical research and statistical modelling experts at Oxford University and the Alan Turing Institute have conducted a joint analysis to assess the impact of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app.  The research suggests the app stopped between 200,000 and 900,000 infections between 1st October and 31st December 2020, when 1.9 million people were infected with coronavirus in England and Wales.

Campus - Social Sciences - 09.02.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.02.2021
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders like the USA-Mexico border wall could make it difficult for almost 700 mammal species to adapt to climate change.

Health - 09.02.2021
Christos Vasilakis gives boost to NHS Bristol Mass Vaccination Centre  
Data collection and computer simulation help NHS managers improve the efficiency of Covid-19 vaccination process and prevent avoidable disruption.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 08.02.2021
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city
A bold vision for feeding the population of Leeds would transform the city into a far more food secure, fair and sustainable place to live.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 05.02.2021
Seven Questions with... Mariam Elgabry
This week we meet Mariam Elgabry, a final-year PhD researcher who has led an award winning technology for early detection systems in drug testing at AstraZeneca and worked as a Sergeant at the London Metropolitan Police.

Health - 04.02.2021
Clients of female sex workers should be targeted for HIV prevention and treatment in South Africa
The unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs of female sex workers and especially their male clients could contribute substantially to ongoing HIV transmission in South Africa, according to a new study led by University of Bristol researchers.

Career - 04.02.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 04.02.2021
New education resources launched to mark World Cancer Day and inspire next generation of researchers
Cardiff University has teamed up with the Wales Cancer Research Centre to launch a competition and education pack to mark World Cancer Day.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 03.02.2021

Pedagogy - Health - 03.02.2021
Brain-related visual problems may affect one in 30 primary school children
A brain-related visual impairment, which until recently was thought to be rare, may affect one in every 30 children according to new research investigating the prevalence of Cerebral Visual Impairment [CVI]. The University of Bristol-led findings published today [3 February] in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, aim to raise awareness of CVI among parents and teachers to help them identify signs of the condition earlier.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.02.2021
University of Glasgow spinout enters oncology collaboration with Congenica
Gabriel Precision Oncology Limited (known as Gabriel) - a University of Glasgow spinout company - announces an important oncology collaboration with Congenica. Congenica is a digital health company enabling rapid and accurate analysis of complex genomic data to transform people's lives. Working together, the two teams will develop a new highly automated somatic cancer clinical interpretation software platform, which will support the use of multiple genomic assays in routine clinical practice.

Life Sciences - 02.02.2021
How to blackmail your family
How to blackmail your family
Raising kids can be tough, and sometimes you need all the help you can get. Biologists at the University of Bristol argue that some animals might be able to blackmail reluctant relatives into assisting with the rearing of young.

Pharmacology - Health - 02.02.2021
Pfizer BioNTech vaccine likely to be effective against B1.1.7 strain of SARS-CoV-2
Pfizer BioNTech vaccine likely to be effective against B1.1.7 strain of SARS-CoV-2
The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine BNT162b2 is likely to be effective against the B1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2, even though its efficacy is modestly affected, say scientists at the University of Cambridge.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 02.02.2021
Supercomputer in your bedroom: Researchers unleash potential of desktop PCs to run simulations of mammals' brains
Supercomputer in your bedroom: Researchers unleash potential of desktop PCs to run simulations of mammals’ brains
University of Sussex academics have established a method of turbocharging desktop PCs to give them the same capability as supercomputers worth tens of millions of pounds. Dr James Knight and Prof Thomas Nowotny from the University of Sussex's School of Engineering and Informatics used the latest Graphical Processing Units (GPUs) to give a single desktop PC the capacity to simulate brain models of almost unlimited size.

Environment - Health - 02.02.2021
Analysis: Why ocean pollution is a clear danger to human health
Professor Jacqueline McGlade (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) co-authors an article on her research into ocean pollution, and outlines the dangers it can pose to human health.

Social Sciences - 02.02.2021
Landlords play vital role in helping tenants create a home, say experts
A new study from UK housing experts has found that landlords play a significant role in tenants' ability to feel ‘at home'.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.02.2021
Analysis: Egg freezing is on the up - but new research raises questions about how clinics advertise
Dr Zeynep Gurtin (UCL EGA Institute for Women's Health) discusses her analysis of the UK's 15 largest fertility clinics which offer egg freezing, warning that in general they provide a poor standard of information.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.02.2021
Belief in Covid conspiracies linked with vaccine hesitancy
Low likelihood of accepting a coronavirus vaccine is associated with having "conspiracy suspicions" about the pandemic, a new study led by by the University of Bristol and King's College London has found.

Politics - 01.02.2021
Opinion: Why the Alexei Navalny protests just might restore hope to Russian politics
Apathy may be the dominant political feeling in Russia, but Putin's rule won't last forever, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Environment - Innovation - 01.02.2021

Environment - History / Archeology - 01.02.2021
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Newly transcribed chronicle describes extreme weather events that hit Bristol 400 years ago
Historians from the University of Bristol have discovered contemporary accounts of numerous weird weather events that happened in the Bristol area around the turn of the 16th/17th century including devastating floods, massive snowfalls and frosts that saw rivers frozen for months.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.02.2021
New partnership announced with med-tech company Aparito
The University of Birmingham has today announced a partnership with med-tech company Aparito to co-develop digital platforms to assess patient quality of life and symptoms in clinical trials and routine NHS care.

History / Archeology - 01.02.2021
Ancient teeth suggest breeding between Neanderthals and modern humans
New analysis of 13 ancient teeth may have revealed a hybrid population made from both Neanderthals and modern humans, according to UCL archaeologists.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.02.2021
New £1.7m project tests groundbreaking treatment for diabetics with foot ulcers
A project designed to find a new treatment for dangerous foot ulcers launches today. The work targets biofilms - thick, slimy layers of bacteria.

Health - Campus - 29.01.2021

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