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Earth Sciences - 30.04.2021
Geoscientists Call for Action on Tackling Racial Inequity
An article published has highlighted the shocking under-representation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences.

Economics / Business - Environment - 30.04.2021

Health - 30.04.2021
One in five will have vaccine resentment over summer holidays
Nearly one in five people who haven-t had a Covid vaccine say they'll feel resentful towards those who have if they don-t get one in time for their summer holidays, while the proportion of the public

Health - 30.04.2021
Volunteers needed for new Centre for Nutrition, Exercise & Metabolism breakfast study
Physiologists at the University of Bath want local participants to take part in a new study to assess how different types of breakfast influence our health. Last updated on Tuesday 4 May 2021 Researchers at the University of Bath want to recruit local volunteers for a new study to understand more about the effects of different types of breakfast on our health.

Career - Administration - 30.04.2021

Social Sciences - 29.04.2021
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
The forgotten story of a First World War prisoner-of-war camp in North Yorkshire has been brought to life through new research.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 29.04.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new review paper led by UCL and University of East Anglia researchers.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to human health. Resistant infections now cause more than 750,000 deaths per year and are predicted to increase to 10 million deaths per year by 2050.

Economics / Business - Politics - 29.04.2021
Opinion: Covid has forced a neoliberal retreat, but state intervention isn’t always progressive
We may be seeing the rise of a new authoritarian capitalism shielded from democratic scrutiny, warns Research Associate Laurie Macfarlane (UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose).

Life Sciences - Career - 29.04.2021
Analysis: How the UK is joining the genomic technology arms race
The announcement of taxpayer funding for genomic research signals the UK's intentions in the field of genomic technology, but the path forward will have lasting consequences on how we perceive genome tech in the public space, says PhD candidate Yusef Paolo Rabiah (UCL STEaPP).

Life Sciences - Environment - 29.04.2021
Opinion: why I love wasps, and why you should too
Professor Seirian Sumner (UCL Biosciences) explains why wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and even an efficient source of protein.

Innovation - Health - 29.04.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 28.04.2021
Preference for AZ vaccine declines - but vaccine confidence undented
The public's preference for the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has declined since last month, and belief that it causes blood clots has increased - but despite this, vaccine confidence is higher than it w

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 27.04.2021
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
New landmark report recommends OSCE engagement with China
China's growing assertiveness represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and its 57 participating States.

Life Sciences - Campus - 27.04.2021
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
A major refurbishment to enhance world-class research facilities for the Faculty of Biological Sciences is complete.

Religions - Environment - 27.04.2021
Durham to support Church of England in ambitious decarbonisation plan
The Church of England will be supported in their ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with Durham Energy Institute (DEI).

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 27.04.2021

Health - 27.04.2021
Bristol documentary photographer captures some of the faces behind COVID-19 research
Bristol documentary photographer captures some of the faces behind COVID-19 research
The human stories behind Bristol scientists who are playing an important role in global efforts to overcome COVID-19 have been captured in a billboard campaign by a Bristol-based photographer.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.04.2021
Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition
Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition, study finds Weight loss surgery is more effective than dieting to reduce brain pr

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.04.2021
Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion
Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion
Leeds is the first university to sign up to a UK voluntary agreement to slash the impact of the UK clothing and home fabrics industries on the environment.

Politics - 26.04.2021
Opinion: UK government must loosen its grip on parliamentary process
Temporary measures introduced in a pandemic panic should have been phased out a long time ago, says Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit).

Health - 26.04.2021
New campaign aims to empower teens with lifesaving lessons
A new campaign is setting out to help young people recognise the five early warning signs of a condition which causes 11 million deaths around the world each year.

Environment - 26.04.2021
Whitmarsh included in list of world’s top climate scientists
Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations Lorraine Whitmarsh is among Reuters' list of the world's top climate scientists.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.04.2021
Analysis: how an illusion makes the full Moon appear bigger than it really is
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) explains what a supermoon is, as well as discussing the mystery of why we sometimes perceive the Moon to be bigger than it actually is.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 25.04.2021

Psychology - Health - 23.04.2021
Over a third have changed their drinking habits over the past year
Over a third have changed their drinking habits over the past year
Over a third of people (34.4%) reported a change in their drinking habits over the last year, and of those nearly half (49.1%) say they are currently drinking more alcohol compared to March/April 2020, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 23.04.2021
Pandemic’s effect on Year 11 students to be tracked in major national study
A new study co-led by UCL is being launched today to follow the outcomes - educational, career and wellbeing - for 12,000 Year 11 students across England to find out how the pandemic has affected them.

Pedagogy - Environment - 23.04.2021
Teaching pupils to ’think like Da Vinci’ will help them to take on climate change
Curriculum reforms which mix the arts and sciences will better prepare young people for the real-world challenges that will define their adult lives, researchers argue.