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Campus - Social Sciences - 13.11.2020

Computer Science - 13.11.2020
VoltPillager: the $30 next-generation of undervolting attacks against Intel SGX
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have managed to break SGX, a set of security functions used by Intel processors, by creating a $30 device to control CPU voltage.

Social Sciences - Campus - 13.11.2020

Physics - Computer Science - 13.11.2020
Cardiff joins £6.1m programme to transform silicon chips
Researchers from Cardiff University have started work on a £6.1m UKRI-EPSRC programme to transform the way data is sensed, transferred between and processed on silicon chips.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 12.11.2020
The European Space Agency formally adopts Ariel, the exoplanet explorer
The European Space Agency formally adopts Ariel, the exoplanet explorer
The European Space Agency (ESA) have formally adopted Ariel, the first mission dedicated to study the nature, formation and evolution of exoplanets.  Professor Neil Bowles , from the Department of Physics , said: 'The team in Oxford have been involved with the Ariel mission since it was originally proposed in 2014 and it's fantastic to see it progress to mission adoption.

Environment - Materials Science - 12.11.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 12.11.2020
UofG scientist set to play leading role in ’first of its kind’ clinical trail to bring hope to people with lung cancer
A University of Glasgow scientist is set to play a leading role in a ground breaking clinical trial for people with lung cancer.

Social Sciences - Health - 12.11.2020
Combined intimate partner violence that includes sexual violence is common and more damaging
Women who experience sexual violence combined with other forms of intimate partner violence suffer greater damage to their health and are much more likely to attempt suicide, according to a study led

Environment - Research Management - 12.11.2020
New project examines the impact of counterterrorism measures on residents’ everyday experience in European cities
A new European research project starting in January 2021 aims to provide an unprecedented international comparison of how counterterrorism and urban security change the everyday experiences of residents across cities in Europe.

Environment - 12.11.2020

Environment - 12.11.2020

Career - 12.11.2020
Disabled people could have greater accessibility to the legal profession due to rise in flexible working
An increase in remote and flexible working since the COVID-19 pandemic could make the legal profession more accessible for disabled people, research suggests. A survey of over 100 disabled lawyers by the Legally Disabled research team based at Cardiff University, in partnership with the Law Society of England and Wales, found working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak enabled the majority of respondents to manage their disability more effectively.

Health - 11.11.2020
Analysis: Virtual wards: caring for COVID-19 patients at home could save lives
Do you own an oximeter? If so, do you know how and when to use it? It could save your life. COVID-19 has killed at least  60,000 people in the UK.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2020
A few kilograms weight loss nearly halves the risk of diabetes, large scale research study finds
Providing support to help people with prediabetes make small changes to their lifestyle, diet and physical activity can almost halve the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according the results of the Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study (NDPS) the largest diabetes prevention research study in the world in the last 30 years.

Health - 11.11.2020
Prof Steven Sinkins awarded £2.9m to support pioneering malaria work
Professor Steven Sinkins, Professor at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR), has been awarded almost £3m to continue his pioneering mosquito symbiont work by Open Philanthropy.

Health - 11.11.2020
Analysis: How ’virtual wards’ care for COVID-19 patients at home
Professor Naomi Fulop, Dr Cecilia Vindrola (both UCL Epidemiology & Health Care) and Professor Trish Greenhalgh (University of Oxford) explain how oximeters and 'virtual wards' are caring for COVID-19 patients at home and could help save lives.

Psychology - 10.11.2020
Pessimistic tendencies predict bipolar disorder relapse
Relapse in people with bipolar disorder can be predicted accurately by their tendency towards having pessimistic beliefs, according to a new study involving UCL researchers.

Health - 10.11.2020
#8Investments to enable everyone, everywhere, to be physically active
Researchers from the University of Bristol and NIHR ARC West have contributed to the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) 'Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity', released today [10 November].

Campus - 10.11.2020
UCL tops list of universities most engaged with UK policy
An independent study has revealed UCL is the most frequently seen university in the UK public policy landscape.

Event - Campus - 10.11.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 10.11.2020
Oxford ramps up COVID-19 testing capability
Oxford ramps up COVID-19 testing capability
The University of Oxford has joined forces with Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, to ramp up the university's capacity to deliver COVID-19 testing data.   The new rapid testing laboratory and jointly developed Thermo Scientific OmnipathTM Combi SARS-CoV-2 IgG ELISA test detects and quantifies antibodies against the coronavirus and increases the University of Oxford's testing capacity to up to 50,000 tests per day.

Economics / Business - 10.11.2020
Many English and Welsh charities had low levels of financial reserves on the eve of the Covid-19 pandemic, says new report
The research led by Professor John Mohan from the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham and Dr David Clifford from the University of Southampton looked at the accounts of over 12700 English and Welsh charities for financial years ending in 2018 or 2019.

Social Sciences - 10.11.2020
Sussex academic's report into support for mothers who have children taken into care published by Government
Sussex academic’s report into support for mothers who have children taken into care published by Government
The Department for Education (DfE) has published an independent evaluation of Pause, led by Professor Janet Boddy at the University of Sussex in collaboration with Research in Practice and Ipsos Mori. Pause is a national non-governmental organisation (NGO) which supports local practices to deliver intensive relationship-based support to women who have experienced removal of at least one child and are judged to be at risk of further removals of children.

Health - 10.11.2020
Calls for world's most popular artificial sweetener to be banned in UK under incoming Brexit powers
Calls for world’s most popular artificial sweetener to be banned in UK under incoming Brexit powers
A leading food safety expert is calling on the UK Government to ban the world's most widely used artificial sweetener as further concerns are uncovered around an EU decision to approve its unrestricted consumption.

Transport - Environment - 10.11.2020
On the road to a cleaner, greener Glastonbury Festival
Scientists from Cardiff University are teaming up with Electrogenic and Glastonbury Festival to help electrify Land Rover vehicles used across Worthy Farm.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.11.2020
Study aims to REACH out to heart failure patients
The Universities of Dundee, Glasgow, Exeter, Birmingham, Cambridge, and York have received £2.4 million to lead a clinical trial of a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme for people with heart failure and their caregivers.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 09.11.2020
Low carbon smart pipes will contribute to construction sector decarbonisation
Low carbon smart pipes for use in large-scale buried infrastructure projects are to be developed in a new partnership between the University of Birmingham and specialist manufacturing company Aquaspi

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.11.2020
Major new research project will slash train delays and improve passenger experience
A new research project aimed at improving railway navigation technology in an effort to reduce train delays and increase passenger experience has been launched at the University of Birmingham. The project aims to tackle one of the rail sector's biggest challenges: how to pinpoint the accurate location of a moving train.

Health - 09.11.2020
Using big data to fight Covid-19
Our particle physics and cosmology research students are using their knowledge of maths and big data in the fight against Covid-19.

Event - Computer Science - 06.11.2020
Honour among thieves: the study of a cybercrime marketplace in action
Honour among thieves: the study of a cybercrime marketplace in action
Researchers at the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre have revealed what they've learned from analysing hundreds of thousands of illicit trades that took place in an underground cybercrime forum over the last two years.

Computer Science - 06.11.2020

Innovation - Health - 06.11.2020

Environment - 06.11.2020
Interview: what the tight US election results mean for Democrats and Republicans
Dr Thomas Gift (UCL Centre on US Politics) looks at what the close margin of the US presidential race means for both parties, now and over the next four years.

Psychology - Health - 06.11.2020
Women and ethnic minorities have found the pandemic psychologically more challenging
Women have found the Covid-19 pandemic more challenging than men psychologically, reporting higher levels of depression, anxiety and loneliness, and lower levels of life satisfaction and happiness, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study. Respondents to the study from BAME backgrounds also reported consistently worse mental health than other groups across every measure throughout the pandemic, with higher levels of depression, anxiety, thoughts of death or self-harm, reported abuse and loneliness, and lower life satisfaction and happiness.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.11.2020

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