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Psychology - Career - 20.01.2021
Free online learning opportunities for staff this term
In this article we outline some of the bite-sized free online courses available to staff this term. Explore the full range of learning options available on our Learning and Development webpage.

Criminology / Forensics - 20.01.2021
Opinion: Will Navalny’s gamble backfire?
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's decision to return to Russia was a gamble aimed at continuing his momentum, increasing his legitimacy, or provoking an overreaction from the Kremlin, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Economics / Business - 20.01.2021

Life Sciences - 19.01.2021
Male butterflies mark their mates with a repulsive smell during sex to 'turn off' other suitors
Male butterflies mark their mates with a repulsive smell during sex to ’turn off’ other suitors
Butterflies have evolved to produce a strongly scented chemical in their genitals, which they leave behind after sex to deter other males from pursuing their mates.

History / Archeology - Architecture - 19.01.2021
Opinion: Empty cities have long been a post-apocalyptic trope - now, they are a reality
Lecturer Paul Dobraszczyk (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) uses the emptiness of the Covid-19 lockdown to explore what 'dead cities' represent to us in film, literature and real life.

Criminology / Forensics - 19.01.2021
Opinion: Now is the moment for Berlin to show Russia some backbone
Germany's praiseworthy decision to take in Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned means it has a moral obligation to do right by him, argues Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Politics - 19.01.2021
Time for MPs to take back control of the Commons
The government's level of control over what is debated in the House of Commons, and when, undermines parliamentary accountability and needs addressing urgently, says a report from UCL's Constitution Unit.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.01.2021
RECOVERY trial closes recruitment to convalescent plasma treatment for patients hospitalised with COVID-19
The RECOVERY trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 19.01.2021
Parental mental health worsens under new national COVID-19 restrictions
Parental stress, depression, and anxiety have again increased since new national restrictions have been introduced according to the latest report from the Oxford University-led COVID-19 Supporting Pa

Health - Administration - 19.01.2021
Successive governments’ approaches to obesity policies have destined them to fail, say researchers
Government obesity policies in England over the past three decades have largely failed because of problems with implementation, lack of learning from past successes or failures, and a reliance on trying to persuade individuals to change their behaviour rather than tackling unhealthy environments.

Economics / Business - Career - 19.01.2021

Mathematics - 19.01.2021
Having your Christmas cake and eating it (fairly)
Spread joy this festive season by dividing your Christmas cake into equal slices and keeping it moist between servings.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.01.2021
WHO adopts new guidance into childhood pain informed by Bath’s Centre for Pain Research
The landmark World Health Organization publication will lead to a revolutionary shift in how paediatric pain is managed around the world.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2021
Birmingham maternity experts call for urgent action on pregnancy ’drug drought’
Leaders in maternal healthcare have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy in a new report highlighting the challenges of pregnancy-related complications, pre-term birth and pre-existing conditions.

Transport - Environment - 18.01.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 15.01.2021
Threats of new SARS-CoV-2 variants focus of UK-wide study
Scientists at UCL will play a key role in helping understand the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, as part of a new national research project.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.01.2021
National consortium to study the threats of new SARS-CoV-2 variants
The University of Glasgow is joining a new national research project to study the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, which will be launched with £2.5 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The 'G2P-UK' National Virology Consortium* will study how mutations in the virus affect key outcomes such as how transmissible it is, the severity of COVID-19 it causes, and the effectiveness of vaccines and treatments.

Social Sciences - 15.01.2021

Event - 14.01.2021
Today’s Zoom Tip - 14 January 2021
This week we are highlighting how to get the best out of using the breakout rooms feature in Zoom.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.01.2021
Wetland methane cycling increased during ancient global warming event
New research provides a stark warning of the need to address emissions from one of the most potent greenhouse gases - methane. Wetland methane cycling increased during a rapid global warming event 56 million years ago and could foreshadow changes the methane cycle will experience in the future, according to new research led by the University of Bristol.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.01.2021
COVID-19: UCL academics mobilise to provide critical advice and expert comment
As coronavirus spreads around the world, UCL experts are taking a prominent role in advancing public knowledge about the virus by advising world leaders, providing expert comment in the media and urgently researching new ways of tackling COVID-19.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2021
Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries
Researchers will use cutting-edge quantum technologies to transform our understanding of the universe and answer key questions such as the nature of dark matter and black holes.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2021
Exploring the unanswered questions of our universe with quantum technologies
The University of Birmingham is a key partner in three quantum technology projects awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Environment - Economics / Business - 12.01.2021
Tackle climate emergency with same urgency as Covid, experts urge PM
Business, academic and civil society leaders have jointly written to the Prime Minister to highlight the need to rapidly catalyse green innovation, with solutions to climate change needing to be rolled out with the same focus and urgency as the development of Covid vaccines.

Administration - Environment - 12.01.2021

Research Management - 12.01.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 12.01.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 12.01.2021
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
Less advantaged children struggle with noise, lack of space, resources and food Secondary-age boys are half as likely to be very engaged in home learning as girls Stark differences emerge between pro

Health - 12.01.2021
Different behaviours could reduce death and health risks in regular alcohol drinkers
A large study of UK adults who consume alcohol regularly has found that different patterns of alcohol consumption - including drinking wine, consuming alcohol with food and spreading alcohol intake ov

Psychology - Health - 11.01.2021
Mindfulness can improve mental health and wellbeing - but unlikely to work for everyone
Mindfulness courses can reduce anxiety, depression and stress and increase mental wellbeing within most but not all non-clinical settings, say a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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