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Politics - 20.04.2022
Warwick academic helps to shape global democracy benchmark report on Albania
Western Balkans expert Dr Andi Hoxhaj is one of the contributors to the 2022 Freedom House Nations in Transit Report, an annual expert assessment of the state of democracy in the region stretching from Central Europe to Central Asia [ published today].

Psychology - Social Sciences - 20.04.2022
Windrush scandal victims to speak up about mental health and trauma
Windrush scandal victims to speak up about mental health and trauma
The intergenerational mental health consequences of the Windrush scandal on Caribbean and Black African families in the UK will be explored in a new project launched by UCL academic Dr Rochelle Burgess and social commentator and historian, Professor Patrick Vernon OBE.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.04.2022
Opinion: Climate change triggering global collapse in insect numbers
Opinion: Climate change triggering global collapse in insect numbers
The world may be facing a devastating "hidden" collapse in insect species due to the twin threats of climate change and habitat loss according to new research by Dr Tim Newbold and Dr Charlie Outhwaite (UCL Biosciences) Insects are critical to the future of our planet. They help to keep pest species under control and break down dead material to release nutrients into the soil.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 19.04.2022
Can your kidneys make it to Mars and back?
Can your kidneys make it to Mars and back?
Scientists at UCL will examine what impact spaceflight has on the health of kidneys, as part of a unique collaboration with researchers at KBR and NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California, supported by funding from the UK Space Agency.

Career - Psychology - 19.04.2022
Women are ’running with leaded shoes’ when promoted at work, says study
Promotion at work has greater emotional benefit for men than women, says a new study on gender and workplace emotion.

Politics - Environment - 19.04.2022

Physics - Innovation - 19.04.2022
Cardiff joins Quantum Photonics project
Researchers at Cardiff University are joining a project that aims to create a library of standardised Quantum Photonics components that can speed up mass fabrication.

Environment - 13.04.2022
Cardiff joins offshore renewable energy project
Cardiff University has formally joined the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE), based in Pembroke Dock, to help advance the Welsh marine and offshore renewable energy sectors.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 12.04.2022
UK to build software brain for giant radio telescope
UK to build software brain for giant radio telescope
More than £15million has been awarded to UK institutions, including The University of Manchester, which are delivering the crucial software 'brain' of the world's largest radio telescope.

Materials Science - Physics - 12.04.2022

Health - 12.04.2022
Add iron-trapping extracts to sunscreens to make them truly effective
Add iron-trapping extracts to sunscreens to make them truly effective
A new paper identifies antioxidants that can be added to skin-care products to mop-up harmful iron, thereby lessening sun damage. A key ingredient is missing from all sunscreens and anti-aging creams, and our skin will be far better protected from the damaging effects of the sun once this rich source of natural photoprotection has been added.

Economics / Business - Environment - 11.04.2022
Opinion: Britain was promised a bold and visionary energy plan. But we’ve been sold a dud
The new power security strategy does little to help people or the planet writes Professor Jim Watson (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources).

Health - Social Sciences - 08.04.2022
State school pupils just as happy with their lives as private school counterparts
Private school pupils in England do not tend to report better mental health or greater life satisfaction in early adulthood than their state-educated peers, according to UCL-led research. The research team analysed data collected from over 7,700 participants taking part in Next Steps, a longitudinal cohort study run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, which has been following the lives of a group of people in England, born in 1989-90, since secondary school.

Linguistics / Literature - 08.04.2022

Environment - 07.04.2022
New Oxfam report by SCI researcher: Caring in a changing climate
SCI Reader Sherilyn MacGregor co-published a new report with Seema Arora-Jonsson and Maeve Cohen commissioned by Oxfam Canada entitled 'Caring in a changing climate: Centering care work in climate action'.

Environment - 07.04.2022
Opinion: Scientists have just told us how to solve the climate crisis - will the world listen?
The new IPCC report offers not only hope, but practical solutions. Governments that have signed off on it must now act, says Professor Simon Lewis (UCL Geography).

Career - 07.04.2022

History / Archeology - Event - 07.04.2022
Veterans and Archaeologists survey Falklands battlefields on 40th anniversary of the conflict
Veterans and Archaeologists survey Falklands battlefields on 40th anniversary of the conflict
During the 40 th anniversary of the Falklands War, a team including veterans, archaeologists and local people are carrying out the first archaeological survey of the islands' battlefields, it was revealed today.

Economics / Business - 07.04.2022
More than one in five top earning bankers has benefited from non-dom status, finds new report
More than one in five top earning bankers has benefited from non-dom status, according to a new report.

Politics - 07.04.2022
Landmark report shows UK citizens are 'deeply concerned' about their democracy
Landmark report shows UK citizens are ’deeply concerned’ about their democracy
'Dissatisfied', 'frustrated' and 'let down' are words summing up how most people feel about the UK's democracy today, finds an in-depth report from UCL and the UK's leading public participation charity, Involve.

Linguistics / Literature - Event - 07.04.2022

Environment - Pedagogy - 07.04.2022

Economics / Business - 07.04.2022
Partial basic income in France could empower young people - new report
As France goes to the polls, new analysis suggests that a partial basic income aimed at people aged 20-24 could dramatically benefit disenfranchised youth.

Social Sciences - 07.04.2022
Project to investigate menstrual justice in LMIC countries gets green light thanks to ERC Funding
Project to investigate menstrual justice in LMIC countries gets green light thanks to ERC Funding
A project led by Dr Mel Channon with HSS colleagues and international partners has received ¤1.5 million in funding from the European Research Council (ERC).

History / Archeology - Research Management - 06.04.2022
Research team sheds light on Roman financial crisis
New scientific analysis of the composition of Roman denarii has brought fresh understanding to a financial crisis briefly mentioned by the Roman statesman and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero in his essay on moral leadership, De Officiis, and solved a longstanding historical debate. Researchers at the University of Warwick and the University of Liverpool have analysed coins of the period and revealed a debasement of the currency far greater than historians had thought, with coins that had been pure silver before 90BC cut with up to 10 per cent copper five years later.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 06.04.2022
Only children more likely to care for ageing parents, but don't suffer worse mental health
Only children more likely to care for ageing parents, but don’t suffer worse mental health
Only children can manage the emotional and psychological demands of caring just as well as those who share duties with siblings, according to UCL researchers.

Research Management - Campus - 06.04.2022

Environment - 06.04.2022
Opinion: Growing up in a city can harm your spatial skills - new research
Opinion: Growing up in a city can harm your spatial skills - new research
Findings show that Cities appear to be detrimental for developing navigation skill. But why? Professor Hugo Spiers (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains.