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Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 17.02.2021
Analysis: See Mars in the sky the day Nasa’s Perseverance rover lands
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) explains that Mars is one of the easiest planets to see from Earth and is visible for almost the whole year, even without special equipment.

Health - Social Sciences - 17.02.2021
Over one billion people have untreated vision impairment
An estimated 1.1 billion people are living with untreated vision impairment worldwide, experiencing vision loss that often can be prevented or treated cost-effectively, finds a new report involving UCL researchers.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 16.02.2021
Analysis: Perseverance rover set for nail-biting landing on Mars - here’s the rocket science
Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explains how the Perseverance rover will land on Mars, a risky process made harder by the fact that it must be done complete autonomously.

Health - 16.02.2021
Studies of alcohol in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic published
Results from a study, led by PHS in collaboration with the University of Glasgow to investigate alcohol sales during the pandemic, have today been published. The study specifically investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and related restrictions, on alcohol sales in Scotland during its first few months.

Administration - 16.02.2021
NHS’ use of management consultants is a harmful habit
The use of paid management consultants in the NHS has become habitual despite its negative impact on efficiency, according to new research.

Event - 15.02.2021
Bentham’s wills reveal lifelong plans for auto-icon
Forthcoming research from UCL's Bentham Project on wills made by philosopher and UCL spiritual founder Jeremy Bentham shows his wish to leave his remains to benefit medical science was refined over decades, and not the last whim of an eccentric Englishman.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.02.2021
UofG announces research collaboration with Lilly to discover potential new drug targets
The University of Glasgow has entered into a research collaboration with pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company, that aims to discover and validate the next generation of drug targets for immunological diseases.

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.02.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 15.02.2021
'Amazing progress' in childhood cancer treatment
’Amazing progress’ in childhood cancer treatment
The childhood cancer survival rate in Yorkshire is among the best in the world, with 86 out of every 100 children diagnosed with the disease before their 15th birthday living for at least five years. Twenty years ago, the comparable figure was 73 out of 100 children. That means for every 100 children, 13 are now surviving who would not have done so two decades ago.

Health - Social Sciences - 15.02.2021
Analysis: Is asymptomatic transmission in young people driving the latest Covid-19 wave?
If asymptomatic transmission in young people is playing a key role, that means preventing infections in younger groups gathering in schools is just as essential as preventing cases among older people, write Dr Irene Petersen (UCL Epidemiology & Health) and colleagues.

Health - Social Sciences - 15.02.2021
Is asymptomatic transmission in young people driving the latest Covid-19 wave?
If asymptomatic transmission in young people is playing a key role, that means preventing infections in younger groups gathering in schools is just as essential as preventing cases among older people, write Dr Irene Petersen (UCL Epidemiology & Health) and colleagues.

Physics - Electroengineering - 15.02.2021
Graphene
Graphene "nano-origami" creates tiniest microchips yet
The tiniest microchips yet can be made from graphene and other 2D-materials, using a form of ‘nano-origami', physicists at the University of Sussex have found.

Health - 12.02.2021
Young people more worried about Brexit than Covid-19
Two fifths (42%) of adults aged 18-29 report being stressed about Brexit, more than the proportion who are worried about catching Covid-19 (32%) or becoming seriously ill from the disease (22%), find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.02.2021

Art and Design - Event - 12.02.2021

Social Sciences - 12.02.2021

Social Sciences - Career - 11.02.2021
'Left behind' adolescent women must be prioritised within sustainable development agenda - report
’Left behind’ adolescent women must be prioritised within sustainable development agenda - report
The needs of millions of overlooked, 'left behind' adolescent women must become a more significant priority within international efforts to end poverty by 2030, a UK Government-commissioned report is urging.

Chemistry - 11.02.2021
Turntable-like catalytic reactor that promises more sustainable chemical manufacturing wins funding
Spinning Disc Mesh Reactor developed by Bath chemical engineers could make pharmaceuticals production safer and more sustainable Last updated on Thursday 11 February 2021 A new catalytic reactor that

Health - Pharmacology - 11.02.2021
Opinion: Poor support for self-isolation undermines the UK’s Covid vaccination effort
The more that Covid-19 is allowed to replicate in the community, the greater the risk of mutations that escape the vaccines, argues Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health).

Environment - Career - 11.02.2021

Agronomy / Food Science - 10.02.2021
Why plant diversity is so important for bee diversity
Why plant diversity is so important for bee diversity
As abundant and widespread bees, it is common to see both bumble bees and honey bees foraging on the same flower species during the summer, whether in Britain or many other countries.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.02.2021
Drug trial that could improve respiratory recovery from COVID-19 now underway
A clinical trial has commenced this week to test whether a drug called Almitrine can help people who are seriously ill with COVID-19 to recover from the disease.

Transport - Economics / Business - 10.02.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 09.02.2021
Common asthma treatment reduces need for hospitalisation in COVID-19 patients
A team of medical research and statistical modelling experts at Oxford University and the Alan Turing Institute have conducted a joint analysis to assess the impact of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app.  The research suggests the app stopped between 200,000 and 900,000 infections between 1st October and 31st December 2020, when 1.9 million people were infected with coronavirus in England and Wales.

Campus - Social Sciences - 09.02.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.02.2021
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes
Man-made borders like the USA-Mexico border wall could make it difficult for almost 700 mammal species to adapt to climate change.

Health - 09.02.2021
Christos Vasilakis gives boost to NHS Bristol Mass Vaccination Centre  
Data collection and computer simulation help NHS managers improve the efficiency of Covid-19 vaccination process and prevent avoidable disruption.

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