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Health - 06.10.2021
Model to assess COVID-19 infection risk in offices and schools | University of Cambridge
Model to assess COVID-19 infection risk in offices and schools | University of Cambridge
As more UK workers and students return to offices and schools, a new model has been developed to predict the risk of airborne COVID-19 infection in such environments.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.10.2021
Heroin overdose deaths often happen shortly after leaving hospital
Drug-related deaths are four times more likely to occur in the two days after hospital discharge than at any other time among users of opioids such as heroin, according to research led by UCL, Public Health England (PHE)* and King's College London. The peer-reviewed study, published today in PLOS Medicine, looked at data from 13,609 adults in England, who were aged between 18 and 64 and died after using non-prescribed opioids between 2010 and 2019.

Sport - 06.10.2021

Health - Environment - 05.10.2021

Innovation - Environment - 05.10.2021

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.10.2021
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss leading landmark early years study
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss leading landmark early years study
Early years researchers leading a new landmark birth study, Children of the 2020s*, today welcomed Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge to UCL.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.10.2021
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss landmark early years study
Duchess of Cambridge visits UCL to discuss landmark early years study
Early years researchers leading a new landmark birth study, Children of the 2020s*, today welcomed Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge to UCL.

Health - Law - 04.10.2021
Has COVID 19 undermined the rule of law? New research examines actions in the Western Balkans
The coronavirus pandemic has presented populist governments with a unique opportunity to implement authoritarian measures and to limit public scrutiny of their decisions and policies, argues Dr Andi

Health - Life Sciences - 04.10.2021
Wearable brain scanner to facilitate testing for children with epilepsy
A wearable brain scanner, co-developed by UCL researchers, is now being used in a specialist clinic for children with epilepsy.

Linguistics / Literature - 04.10.2021

Paleontology - Environment - 04.10.2021
New 'lost relative' of Triceratops found in New Mexico
New ’lost relative’ of Triceratops found in New Mexico
The skeleton fragments of a new horned dinosaur, Sierraceratops turneri, have been discovered in North America.

Environment - Economics / Business - 01.10.2021
Three major UK utility providers form new partnership with the National Digital Twin programme in critical step toward resilient infrastructure
The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) is pleased to announce a first of its kind collaboration agreement with three major UK utility providers; Anglian Water, BT and UK Power Networks to work together on a Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo).

Event - Economics / Business - 30.09.2021

Social Sciences - Environment - 30.09.2021
Encourage wealthy and well-connected to use their influence to tackle climate change | University of Cambridge
Encourage wealthy and well-connected to use their influence to tackle climate change | University of Cambridge
A paper published today in the journal Nature Energy identifies five ways that people of high socioeconomic status have a disproportionate impact on global greenhouse gas emissions - and therefore an outsized responsibility to facilitate progress in climate change mitigation.

Social Sciences - Health - 30.09.2021
Rate of mental disorders among children remained stable in 2021 after previous rise | University of Cambridge
Rate of mental disorders among children remained stable in 2021 after previous rise | University of Cambridge
One in six children in England had a probable mental disorder in 2021 - a similar rate to 2020 but an increase from one in nine in 2017 - according to a survey published today by NHS Digital.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.09.2021
Oxford announces expansion of graduate access programme
Oxford announces expansion of graduate access programme
For the second year in a row, The British Medical Journal have selected a publication co-authored by Oxford researchers for their prestigious UK Research Paper of the Year Award.

Computer Science - 30.09.2021
Visa and Apple Pay vulnerabilities leaves iPhone users open to payment fraud
Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay and Visa could enable hackers to bypass an iPhone's Apple Pay lock screen and perform contactless payments, according to research by the University of Birmingham and University of Surrey. Experts in the University of Birmingham's School of Computer Science and the University of Surrey's Department of Computer Science found their approach could also be used to bypass the contactless limit allowing transactions of any amount to be performed.

Social Sciences - 30.09.2021
Pandemic exposed major problems for resource availability and mental health wellbeing for refugees says new report
Pandemic exposed major problems for resource availability and mental health wellbeing for refugees says new report
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown there was a lack of clear access of digital resources, language barriers and adequate wellbeing support for refugees who were part of the UK's Community Sponsorship Scheme (CSS) says a new report from the University of Birmingham.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.09.2021
New state-of-the-art centre for immune disease opens
New state-of-the-art centre for immune disease opens
UCL scientists investigating the immune system will work alongside doctors, nurses and patients from the Royal Free Hospital, in a unique partnership that will enable new treatments to be developed more quickly for global health problems, including Covid-19, diabetes and cancer.

Computer Science - 30.09.2021
Tackling loneliness with mixed reality technology
Scientists are exploring whether off-the-shelf technology that brings together the virtual and physical world can be used to tackle the growing problem of loneliness in the UK.

Economics / Business - Health - 30.09.2021

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.09.2021

Music - Event - 30.09.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 29.09.2021
Opinion: Long-term antidepressant use is effective, but many people can come off them safely
Many people on depressants continue taking them for fear of having a relapse but new research could help doctors and patients make more informed decisions, say Dr Gemma Lewis and Professor Glyn Lewis (both UCL Psychiatry). The number of prescriptions written for antidepressants in wealthy countries has doubled in the past 20 years.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 29.09.2021

Environment - 29.09.2021
Stop VAT on refurbs and end demolish-and-replace culture, Bath engineering experts say
Engineers respond to National Engineering Policy Centre & Royal Academy of Engineering warning on knocking down useable buildings Last updated on Wednesday 29 September 2021 The Government must remov

Health - Pharmacology - 28.09.2021
Moonshot initiative to develop affordable COVID-19 antivirals gets funding boost
The COVID Moonshot, a non-profit, open-science consortium of scientists from around the world dedicated to the discovery of globally affordable and easily-manufactured antiviral drugs against COVID-1

Economics / Business - Career - 28.09.2021
The furlough scheme has minimised household financial distress says new study
The furlough scheme has minimised household financial distress says new study
As the Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) is coming to an end in the UK, a paper published by the University of Birmingham concluded the government designed scheme preserves a worker's job during the CO