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Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 24.10.2019

Law - 24.10.2019
This Sussex Life: Gary Railton, avian pest controller.
This Sussex Life: Gary Railton, avian pest controller. "George acts as a natural deterrent""
Avian pest controller Gary Railton talks about how his Harris's hawk George helps to prevent gulls swiping people's lunches on the University of Sussex campus.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.10.2019
UofG receives $9.7m joint award to study traumatic brain injuries
The University of Glasgow has been jointly awarded $9.7m alongside the University of Pennsylvania to lead an international team of experts in the study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and neurodegenerative disease.

Social Sciences - Event - 23.10.2019

Materials Science - 23.10.2019
Revealing the nanostructure of wood could help raise height limits for wooden skyscrapers
Understanding how the components of wood come together to make super strong structures is important for understanding both how plants mature, and for new materials design.

Environment - Innovation - 22.10.2019
Scientists in China and Europe partner to tackle climate change
Scientists in China, Germany, and the UK are joining forces to find global solutions for delivering recycling solutions and low-carbon clean energy and reducing the environmental impact of waste - in a major international partnership.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.10.2019
Nobel Prize-winner Kip Thorne opens new Cardiff physics lab
The Nobel Prize-winner Kip Thorne has visited Cardiff to open a brand-new gravitational physics lab.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.10.2019
Birmingham and Southeast join forces to combat cancer and medical implant failure
The University of Birmingham and Southeast University have announced two projects in China that could help to fight cancer and aid regeneration of the human body.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 21.10.2019

Innovation - Administration - 21.10.2019

Psychology - 21.10.2019
Seven Questions with Tayla McCloud
This week we caught up with Psychiatry PhD student Tayla, who is carrying out the SENSE study, a UCL-wide survey of student wellbeing and mental health.

Computer Science / Telecom - 20.10.2019
New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach
New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach
Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers from the University of Bristol have turned into reality, creating a lightweight, affordable and simple solution for everyday users. While multiple robotic arm devices already exist, most are heavy, expensive and outside the reach of individuals who lack the expertise to use them.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.10.2019
Seven Questions with Hamnah Shakeel
This week we meet second-year BA Geography student Hamnah, who has been heavily involved with sustainability initiatives at UCL.

Politics - 18.10.2019
Offers alternative interpretation of iconic Rainbow Portrait & challenges myths of Elizabethan England
New book offers alternative interpretation of iconic Rainbow Portrait & challenges myths of Elizabethan England A new book by a Professor at the University of Sussex offers a new interpretation o

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 18.10.2019
Flyby fixers and customer care: News from the College
Flyby fixers and customer care: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a new drone for fixing windfarms, to an exploration of customer feedback, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Music - 17.10.2019

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 17.10.2019
The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice
The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice
GPs should prescribe participation in communal singing activities to patients to raise self-esteem and overcome loneliness, a tuneful event at the University of Sussex was told this week. Dr Sarah Andersen, a practicing GP and former masters' student at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School , told the Singing for Wellbeing event held at the University of Sussex that academic studies indicated significant benefits if more doctors used community choirs as part of their social prescribing.

Health - 17.10.2019
E-cigarettes may help over 50,000 smokers to quit in England each year
E-cigarettes may help over 50,000 smokers to quit in England each year
A positive link has been found between the number of people in England giving up smoking and the number of people using e-cigarettes to try and quit, according to new UCL-led study. The study, published today in Addiction  and funded by Cancer Research UK, found that as use of e-cigarettes in quit attempts went up from 2011 onwards, so did the success rate of quitting.

Event - 17.10.2019
Advancing Outcomes on Race Equality: Invite to Participate
UCL is currently in the process of renewing its Race Equality Charter and we would like members of our community to fully participate in helping to shape and inform this institutional initiative.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 16.10.2019

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