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Pedagogy - 02.07.2021
Opinion: Young children should not learn about the Shoah
There has been a four-fold increase in the Holocaust being taught in history at the lower end of Key Stage Three, but we must ensure students are old enough to fully understand it, says Professor Stuart Foster and Professor Ruth-Anne Lenga (both UCL Institute of Education).

Health - Pharmacology - 02.07.2021
UofG researchers to play a key role in major EU arthritis research project
Researchers at the University of Glasgow will play a key role in the major new EU research project, HIPPOCRATES, which will promote the early identification of and improve outcomes for patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Economics / Business - 02.07.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 02.07.2021
Analysis: Could expanding the Covid-19 case definition improve the UK's pandemic response'
Analysis: Could expanding the Covid-19 case definition improve the UK’s pandemic response’
PhD candidate Alex Crozier (UCL Biosciences) and colleagues write in the BMJ about the potential opportunities and challenges of expanding the symptom list linked to self-isolation and testing as vaccines are rolled out.

Music - Pedagogy - 01.07.2021

Health - History / Archeology - 01.07.2021
British consumers complicit in forty-year 'healthy eating' failure
British consumers complicit in forty-year ’healthy eating’ failure
'Healthy eating' campaigns have largely failed in Britain for the last four decades because consumers have adapted confusing advice, and incorporated fast and convenience foods into self-defined 'balanced' lifestyles, a new study argues.

Health - 01.07.2021
Rare tadpole is new to science
New collaborative research led by Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester, has resulted in the first scientific description of an extremely rare tadpole.

Social Sciences - 01.07.2021
New website to support ’cultural shift’ in children’s safeguarding
Young people at risk of harm, sexual exploitation and abuse have contributed to a new resource for professionals and practitioners. checkyourthinking.org, developed from Cardiff University research, brings together resources and materials created from research and partnership work with young people, as well as foster carers, and social care and allied professionals.

Health - Career - 30.06.2021

Psychology - 30.06.2021
Opinion: understanding what feeling ’empty’ means is important for improving our mental health
Trainee Clinical Psychologist Shona Herron (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) co-authors an article discussing her research into feelings of 'emptiness' and what they can mean for people's mental health.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.06.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 30.06.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2021
Books charts revolution of the science of human health
A leading scientist has charted the recent and dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the body in a new book out today (July 1).

Chemistry - Physics - 30.06.2021
Harvard and Manchester pioneer ’soft’ graphene-containing electrodes that adapt to living tissue
Researchers from The University of Manchester and Harvard University have collaborated on a pioneering project in bioengineering, producing metal-free, hydrogel electrodes that flex to fit the complex shapes inside the human body.

Campus - Materials Science - 30.06.2021
Norton Motorcycles supports student electric motorcycle research with WMG, University of Warwick
Norton Motorcycles engineers have supported students at WMG, University of Warwick to develop a TT capable electric racing motorcycle, named 'Frontier' This includes donating a high performance bike

Social Sciences - 30.06.2021

Innovation - 30.06.2021
Sbarc | spark's showpiece stairs revealed
Sbarc | spark’s showpiece stairs revealed
Spark building has been installed on the city's Innovation Campus. The completion of the 'Oculus' is a 'UK first' and marks a pivotal moment in the construction of Cardiff Innovation Campus.

Astronomy / Space Science - 29.06.2021

Earth Sciences - Environment - 29.06.2021
Green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future
Green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future
Oxford scientists show how green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future Scientists at the University of Oxford demonstrate how it is possible to

Health - Pharmacology - 29.06.2021
World-leading study begins into robotic surgery for knee replacement with major £1.6 million funding grant
New clinical trial led by University of Warwick and University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire A major national study will pitch human skill against machine precision as it compares the benefits of knee replacement surgery performed using a robot to a surgeon using traditional methods.

Health - 29.06.2021
Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically
Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically
When Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge upgraded its face masks for staff working on COVID-19 wards to filtering face piece 3 (FFP3) respirators, it saw a dramatic fall - up to 100% - in hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections among these staff.

Politics - 29.06.2021
More transparency key to public support for health data sharing, say citizens’ juries
The Government was right to use emergency powers to share patient data during the Covid-19 pandemic but greater transparency is needed, according to three citizens' juries.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.06.2021

Environment - 29.06.2021
Opinion: The reason nuclear energy isn’t a safe bet in a warming world
Before we build any more nuclear power stations, the industry must consider how models of future weather extremes and climate change are likely to affect them, says Honorary Senior Research Associate

Pharmacology - Health - 28.06.2021
Blood cancer trial sponsored by the University of Birmingham opens for recruitment
A new Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial being sponsored by the University of Birmingham has opened for recruitment aiming to investigate the efficacy of a novel treatment for patients affected by a specific type of blood cancer.

Sport - Health - 28.06.2021
Scientists launch trial to test whether brain training could help people lose weight
Researchers at Cardiff University have launched a new app called "Restrain" to test whether it is possible to lose weight through a type of brain training involving simple games. The team from the University's Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) are calling for volunteers to take part in the trial, which will be the largest study of its kind.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 28.06.2021
Major £2.8 million UKRI funding to explore mental health outcomes for care-experienced young people
Major £2.8 million UKRI funding to explore mental health outcomes for care-experienced young people
The new research led by Dr Rachel Hiller (Bath) and Dr Lisa Holmes (Oxford), will look at the impact of transitions for care-experienced young people.

Health - 27.06.2021
Over a £1 million in payments from pharma companies to All-Party Parliamentary Groups
New research published in PLOS One suggests there is a significant lack of transparency in corporate funding to APPGs. Last updated on Sunday 27 June 2021 Sixteen of the 146 health-related All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) in the Houses of Parliament (UK) received over a £1 million in payments from 35 pharmaceutical companies between 2012-2018 according to a new study.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.06.2021
Gene editing therapy paves way for revolution in treatment of genetic disorders
Gene editing therapy paves way for revolution in treatment of genetic disorders
The development of an investigational therapy which 'edits' a harmful gene in patients with a debilitating condition called amyloidosis could pave the way for a revolution in the treatment of genetic disorders, finds a new study led by UCL scientists.