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Health - Pharmacology - 26.03.2021
Volunteers needed for study looking into whether COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be administered at the same time
Researchers at the Bristol Trials Centre (CTEU) at the University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) are leading a new study which could set the foundations for how booster COVID-19 vaccinations are delivered in the future.

Social Sciences - Health - 26.03.2021
Global art and science exhibition highlights critical first 1000 days of children’s lives
UCL and the charity India Alliance have launched an online global art and science exhibition to raise awareness of the impact on children's health of the first 1000 days of their lives.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.03.2021
Analysis: What the first images of a black hole's magnetic field revealed
Analysis: What the first images of a black hole’s magnetic field revealed
Dr Ziri Younsi (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) is one of just two UK scientists on the Event Horizon Telescope team.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.03.2021
Fewer than 1 in 10 adults sleeping well during lockdown
Fewer than 1 in 10 (7.7%) people say they are currently getting 'very good' quality sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Music - 26.03.2021
Seven Questions with... Isha Maggu
This week we meet UCL alumna Isha Maggu, who studied Human-Computer Interaction at UCL and is now working as a Product Designer at a healthcare startup.

Sport - Social Sciences - 26.03.2021
Social, not just biological factors, key in increased knee injuries among girls and women
A new BJSM paper argues that the reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with gendered environments than female biology.

Social Sciences - 25.03.2021
Urban ’escalator effect’ means disadvantaged rural students risk missing top university places
Disadvantaged students from urban areas are more likely to enter elite UK universities than similar peers from rural communities.

Health - Environment - 25.03.2021
'Creating possibilities and giving hope': on the GCRF frontline
’Creating possibilities and giving hope’: on the GCRF frontline
UK Research and Innovation has announced a large cut to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) as a result of the Government's decision to reduce spending on international aid.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
New partnership enables access to state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine in Oxford | University of Oxford
New partnership enables access to state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine in Oxford | University of Oxford
The new ViewRay MRIdian machine is the first of its kind in the UK and will help to improve challenging cancer treatment through faster, tailored radiotherapy.

Media - 25.03.2021

Linguistics / Literature - 25.03.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
Cambridge leads national drug trial to prevent deaths after COVID-19 patients leave hospital
Cambridge leads national drug trial to prevent deaths after COVID-19 patients leave hospital
A UK-wide study is being launched to reduce the number of people who die in the months following a stay in hospital with COVID-19.

Environment - Economics / Business - 25.03.2021

Career - 25.03.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2021
Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death - study
Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death - study
Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population - potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a new study funded by the NIHR.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.03.2021
Over 4 in 5 people who were hesitant would now take Covid-19 vaccine
More than four in five (86%) people who were unsure or said no to a Covid-19 vaccine in December 2020 would now take one, or have already been vaccinated, finds the latest research by UCL's Virus Watch study. Published today, the new findings, part of UCL Virus Watch's longitudinal study of over 46,000 people in England and Wales, show the fall in vaccine hesitancy was consistent across all ethnic groups.

Social Sciences - 24.03.2021

Social Sciences - Career - 24.03.2021
Birmingham at the heart of a new evidence-based adult social care Centre
Birmingham at the heart of a new evidence-based adult social care Centre
The University of Birmingham has been announced as the lead partner of a brand new Centre for adult social care, which will aim to put evidence into practice to promote and maintain people's independence and wellbeing.

Health - Social Sciences - 24.03.2021
Fifth of young people in Wales were experiencing poor mental health prior to COVID-19, report shows
Almost 1 in 5 (19%) young people in Wales reported very high levels of mental health symptoms before the COVID-19 pandemic, a Cardiff University report reveals.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.03.2021
The Kennel Club Genetics Centre to re-open as part of the University of Cambridge
The Kennel Club Genetics Centre to re-open as part of the University of Cambridge
Following the announcement in July 2020 of the closure of the Animal Health Trust, The Kennel Club Canine Genetics Centre will officially re-open and be located at the University of Cambridge where it

Pharmacology - Health - 23.03.2021
The RECOVERY Trial: One year on
The Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY (RECOVERY) trial was officially launched on 23 March 2020.

Music - 23.03.2021
Lone musicians to play with virtual 'timing-sensitive' colleagues in a new immersive rehearsal platform
Lone musicians to play with virtual ’timing-sensitive’ colleagues in a new immersive rehearsal platform
A system that will enable musicians to play alone, but as if part of a live ensemble, is being developed at the University of Birmingham.

Social Sciences - Career - 23.03.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2021
How Bristol's research has played a key role in the world's response to COVID-19
How Bristol’s research has played a key role in the world’s response to COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, academics from across the University of Bristol joined together to understand the virus and the impact of the pandemic. Today [23 March] is a year since the first UK lockdown and their research is continuing to play a key role in global efforts to overcome the disease.

Criminology / Forensics - Computer Science - 22.03.2021
University of Bristol's cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
University of Bristol’s cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime
A new centre established by the University of Bristol to help protect citizens online has created a shared data science framework to help law enforcement investigate organised crime.

Economics / Business - Health - 22.03.2021
Families with children have been hit hardest financially by COVID-19 pandemic
New research has revealed four million children live in a family which has lost income since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2021
Cambridge leads trial to see if tapeworm drug can boost protection from COVID-19 among vulnerable
Cambridge leads trial to see if tapeworm drug can boost protection from COVID-19 among vulnerable
UK researchers are launching a clinical trial to investigate if the drug niclosamide, usually used to treat tapeworms, can prevent COVID-19 infection in vulnerable, high risk kidney patients and reduce the number of people who become seriously ill or die from it.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.03.2021
Analysis: Why day and night aren’t equal length on an equinox
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) describes how the bending of light and the Sun's size means that even on an equinox, day and night are not exactly equal.

Life Sciences - 19.03.2021
Bioengineers learn the secrets to precisely turning on and off genes
Bioengineers learn the secrets to precisely turning on and off genes
In a recent study led by the University of Bristol, scientists have shown how to simultaneously harness multiple forms of regulation in living cells to strictly control gene expression and open new avenues for improved biotechnologies.

Health - 19.03.2021
£1.1m research project aims to improve uptake of home kidney dialysis treatments
A new study being carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham could save the NHS up to £45m over three years by increasing the number of dialysis patients whose treatment takes place at home.

Health - Career - 19.03.2021
Earlier lockdown would likely have saved lives of London bus drivers, reports independent review
An independent review into the deaths of London bus drivers from COVID-19, led by the UCL Institute of Health Equity (IHE), finds an earlier national lockdown would likely have saved lives.

Art and Design - 19.03.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 19.03.2021
Oral health inequalities remain a major public health concern in the UK
There are stark inequalities in oral health across the UK, shows a new Public Health England report published today, co-written by UCL researchers.