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Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.09.2019

History / Archeology - Environment - 11.09.2019
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:"Science doesn’t become history until it gets out of the lab."
Jim Endersby , Professor of the History of Science, talks about his prestigious new guest lectureship, and the role that we all play in the wider understanding of science.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.09.2019
Validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid
A study led by the University of Birmingham provides strong support for current recommendations on treating patients with an underactive thyroid and validates latest UK and US guidelines, say researchers. The retrospective cohort study , published in The BMJ , analysed anonymous GP records of over 162,000 patients who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism - a highly prevalent condition more commonly known as an underactive thyroid.

Architecture - 09.09.2019

Business / Economics - 09.09.2019
Gender stereotypes present in sperm donor recruitment marketing, research concludes
An expert in gender stereotypes and consumer culture predicts new advertising rules in the UK may result in sperm banks overhauling their marketing strategies.

Health - 07.09.2019
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Guidance on how the UK population can stay fit and healthy has been updated thanks to a major review led by the University of Bristol. The physical activity guidelines issued today by the four Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, offer advice to all age groups and - for the first time - pregnant women, new mums and disabled adults.

Mathematics - 06.09.2019
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.

Sport - 06.09.2019
7 Questions with Zoe Bourdin
This week we meet UCL Summer School student Zoe, who shares with us the best moment of her experience studying at UCL, where students should head to for London's most Instagrammable brunch and her career aspirations as an actor.

Environment - Business / Economics - 06.09.2019
New sustainability pledge at heart of Cardiff Half
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has launched a new Green Action Plan to ensure sustainability is at the heart of the race.

Career - 05.09.2019
Improving working conditions in Africa
Millions of people worldwide work in low-waged, insecure jobs that don't provide a decent living with many also working in unsafe conditions that deny fundamental rights.

Linguistics / Literature - 05.09.2019

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 04.09.2019
How can the aviation industry adopt cleaner and greener fuel? Universities-led research network will investigate
The University of Birmingham is leading a new research consortium that will tackle climate change by investigating the barriers and benefits to the UK aviation industry adopting low carbon synthetic fuel.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 04.09.2019

Innovation / Technology - Social Sciences - 04.09.2019
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
Feature staircase installed at Cardiff Innovation Campus
An Oculus staircase, the first of its kind in the UK, is being installed at Cardiff University's cutting-edge Innovation Campus.

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.09.2019
Imperial academics win 11 million ERC funding
Imperial academics win 11 million ERC funding
Seven Imperial academics have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants worth 11 million euros.

Career - Administration - 03.09.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 03.09.2019
Poor diet can lead to blindness
An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient's blindness, according to a new case report published today [2 Sep 2019] in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Social Sciences - 02.09.2019

Politics - Linguistics / Literature - 02.09.2019
A new home for the archive of ’Radical Jack’
A political firebrand, a radical reformist and a leading society figure - the life and times of John George Lambton, first Earl of Durham, were truly captivating.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.09.2019
Preserved Heart Failure Trial Misses Endpoint, But Drug May Benefit Some Patients
The number of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is on the rise, and the search is on for a therapy that can improve health outcomes in this group of patients for whom no approved therapies are available.

Computer Science / Telecom - 29.08.2019
AI art: has science unravelled how we see and appreciate art?
AI art: has science unravelled how we see and appreciate art?
Art, it's in the eye of the beholder but has science found a way to identify what we really appreciate in paintings' The artistic tastes of individuals may have been finally unravelled thanks to University of Bristol researchers, artificial intelligence (AI) and eye-tracking technology.

Pharmacology - Health - 28.08.2019
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Earth Sciences - 27.08.2019
Scientists gather to discuss Mineral Resources for a Green Future
This week the University of Glasgow is hosting the largest Mineral Deposit research meeting in Europe in 2019.

Business / Economics - Career - 27.08.2019
Take up of Shared Parental Leave is increasing
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found out individuals claimants for Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) the statutory paid part of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) has increased by 73% between 2015/16 and 2018/2019.

Innovation / Technology - Transport - 26.08.2019

Event - 25.08.2019
James Watt Descendant Welcomes Renaming of College
Two hundred years to the day after his death (Sunday 25 August 2019), the University of Glasgow is commemorating the passing of James Watt by officially renaming its School of Engineering after him - with the blessing of particular one member of staff who has her own family connection to Watt.

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