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Health - Politics - 27.06.2020
Neil Ferguson on scientific advice, lockdown and countering new outbreaks
The UK may need "targeted" interventions to suppress coronavirus flare-ups as lockdown eases, says the head of Imperial's COVID-19 Response Team.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.06.2020
Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme
The UK's ability to predict solar superstorms and other severe space weather events is to get a significant upgrade with the launch of two major research projects led by the University of Birmingham.

Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
Analysis: How Indonesia’s LGBT community is making a difference amid COVID-19
PhD researcher Diego Garcia Rodriguez (UCL Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Khanis Suvianita from the Universitas Gadjah Mada examine the efforts of transgender groups in Indonesia helping those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Environment - Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
UNESCO projects leads the way on sustainable development and creates values for local communities†
Published today by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, new research shows UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 26.06.2020

Social Sciences - 26.06.2020
Many families must ’dance’ their way to COVID-19 survival - study
Marketing managers and academics have been studying how families plan ahead and make decisions about family care and family consumption for a long time - but what happens when planning ahead is not possible? When consumers can't plan ahead...they ‘dance'.

Physics - Economics / Business - 26.06.2020

Life Sciences - 26.06.2020
Bizarre saber-tooth predator from South America was no saber-tooth cat
Bizarre saber-tooth predator from South America was no saber-tooth cat
A new study led by researchers from the University of Bristol has shown that not all saber-tooths were fearsome predators. Saber-tooth cats, such as the North American species Smilodon fatalis , are among the most iconic fossil animals with a reputation for being fierce predators. However, saber-tooths came in all shapes and sizes and nearly a hundred different saber-tooths are known to science so far.

Agronomy / Food Science - 25.06.2020
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to 'stunned' meat, survey suggests
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to ’stunned’ meat, survey suggests
The UK may need to adopt the New Zealand model, which has done just that, say the researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School.

Social Sciences - 25.06.2020

Earth Sciences - Environment - 25.06.2020
Opinion: Why the Anthropocene began with European colonisation and mass slavery
Professor Mark Maslin and Professor Simon Lewis (both UCL Geography) write about how colonisation marks the beginning of the Anthropocene, and how the origins of racism and climate emergency share common causes.

Health - 25.06.2020
Care home testing to launch to understand spread of COVID-19
Around 10,000 people who work or reside in care homes will be given repeat testing as part of a new UCL-led government cohort study. The study†aims to provide greater insight into the spread of coronavirus in these settings, enabling staff to react quickly to outbreaks. The research will take place in 106 care homes across England and will be carried out by a team led by Dr Laura Shallcross (UCL Institute of Health Informatics) in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS Data Foundry.

Environment - Transport - 25.06.2020
Opinion: Five ways to kickstart a green recovery
As a worldwide recession is expected to follow in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses five ways for the UK to implement a green recovery plan to benefit its people and the planet.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.06.2020
Human interactions with wild and farmed animals must change dramatically to reduce risk of another deadly pandemic
Compiled by a team of international wildlife and veterinary experts, a new study has identified seven routes by which pandemics could occur and 161 options for reducing the risk.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2020
Tackling COVID-19: Dr Sharath Srinivasan
"Without trust, we don't flatten the curve," says Sharath Srinivasan, whose work in developing countries has given him an acute insight into how people's worldviews and perspectives affect who and what they choose to trust.

Health - 25.06.2020

Social Sciences - 25.06.2020

Innovation - Computer Science - 24.06.2020
Bristol innovation challenges regular touchscreens with new spray-on technique
Bristol innovation challenges regular touchscreens with new spray-on technique
Inspired by the way an artist creates graffiti on a wall and using a novel combination of sprayable electronics and 3D printing, the technique, called ProtoSpray, allows the creation of displays on surfaces that go beyond the usual rectangular and 2D shapes.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 24.06.2020
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Preventing online harms, an issue at the forefront of health and digital policymaking, was the focus of The Forum's first ever online panel event.

Health - Environment - 24.06.2020
Mapping coronavirus in sewage could reveal disease hotspots
A new project to model SARS-CoV-2 virus in raw sewage could help efforts to map the prevalence of COVID-19 in humans and potential animal hosts.

Computer Science - Health - 24.06.2020
How are our behaviours changing in lockdown?
People have had to change their lifestyles to maintain a sense of normality during lockdown, and it is clear from social media that people are finding innovative ways to keep active, stay entertained and connect with those that matter most.

Chemistry - Materials Science - 24.06.2020

Computer Science - Innovation - 23.06.2020
New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge
New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge
A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to power their research.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.06.2020
Parliamentarians hear of 'high chance' of coronavirus vaccine
Parliamentarians hear of ’high chance’ of coronavirus vaccine
Two of Imperial's leading coronavirus experts gave evidence to the House of Lords about their research to tackle COVID-19 Professor Robin Shattock, who is developing a vaccine for COVID-19 and Profes

Health - 23.06.2020
Sixth of London’s streets have room for pop-up cycle lanes
About a sixth of London's streets are wide enough to accommodate protected cycle lanes, amounting to over 2,000km of track that could be created quickly to improve safety as lockdown is eased, new UCL analysis has found.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.06.2020
First volunteer receives Imperial COVID-19 vaccine
The first healthy volunteer has now received a candidate coronavirus vaccine developed by researchers. The clinical team, who delivered a small dose of the vaccine to the participant at a West London facility, are closely monitoring the participant and report they are in good health, with no safety concerns.

Health - 23.06.2020
Project to tackle loneliness among young people during coronavirus pandemic
A Cardiff University student has set up a project to tackle youth loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.

Health - 23.06.2020
UofG working with UKRI to provide vital public information in the fight against COVID-19
The University of Glasgow has played a key role in contributing scientific research for the newly formed ' Coronavirus: The Science Explained' website, launched by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI).

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