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Physics - 10.09.2020
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Scientists, engineers and technicians from nine UK research organisations, including the University of Oxford, have embarked on a £26M project to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, on the French/Swiss border near Geneva.

Social Sciences - Event - 10.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2020
Opinion: What Spanish science policy can (and should) learn from the pandemic
PhD researcher Pablo Izquierdo (UCL Biosciences) and his colleagues discuss Spain's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and urge for stronger collaboration between public and private research, as well as more government support for scientific research.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.09.2020
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined by over two-thirds in less than half a century, due in large part to the same environmental destruction that is contributing to the emergence of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19, according to a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report released today.

Health - 09.09.2020
Royal visit for bio-detection dogs
The Duchess of Cornwall today visited the training centre where trials will take place to determine whether dogs can sniff out Covid-19 in people.

Health - 09.09.2020
Preparing for the unthinkable: New paper reveals how lessons learned during COVID-19 could prepare us for nuclear attack
Experts argue that the aftermath of a nuclear incident or attack would far outweigh the impact on health-services, disruption to normal life and the suspension of civil-liberties that we have experien

Environment - 09.09.2020
Why the Government should be using post-Brexit trade policy to deliver on the promise of net zero
The Government's current approach to negotiating post-Brexit trade deals is setting the UK up to fail its net zero targets, new analysis from trade law experts at the University of Sussex warns.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.09.2020
Nobel prize-winning economics of climate change is misleading and dangerous - here’s why
Professor Steve Keen (UCL Office of the Vice-Provost: Research) disagrees with the assertions of Noble Prize winner William Nordhaus on climate change and asserts climate change will negatively affect industries and economies worldwide.

Health - 09.09.2020
Analysis: Our survey shows many young people are drinking less alcohol in lockdown
Dr Adam Winstock (UCL Epidemiology & Health) and his colleagues discuss the results of the Global Drug Survey which found whilst some are drinking more and others less during the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a concern that unhealthy drug use will resume once the coronavirus ends.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.09.2020
Study aims to reduce risk of Covid-19 to people experiencing homelessness
People experiencing homelessness and offered accommodation since Covid-19 will be interviewed as part of research assessing the support they have received.

Religions - 07.09.2020
Manuscript leaf from thirteenth century ‘Glastonbury Bible’ returns to the South West
A precious manuscript leaf from a thirteenth-century Latin Bible that almost certainly originated from Glastonbury Abbey has been acquired by the University of Bristol Library's Special Collections.

Health - Physics - 07.09.2020
£5.5m funding boost for home healthcare monitoring technology
A University of Glasgow-led project which aims to develop quantum-powered health sensors for home use in order to spot the earliest signs of disease is being backed by £5.5m in new funding.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.09.2020
New global COVID-19 long term study launched
Researchers and clinicians in Glasgow will lead a global study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19. The international, multi-site study is launched by ISARIC to measure prevalence and risk factors of long-term health and psychosocial consequences of COVID-19. The researchers are inviting hospitals and healthcare sites worldwide to join this new study.

Health - Social Sciences - 04.09.2020
Analysis: The culture of health and sickness
Professor David Napier (UCL Anthropology) discusses a case study of a Ugandan community and takes away lessons to be learned about vulnerability before disasters.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.09.2020
Research to unravel blackleg and nematode interactions in potato crops
Scientists from across the University of Glasgow and partner organisations are working to understand the interactions between pathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum and an array of soil-microbe-crop int

Health - Pedagogy - 04.09.2020
Analysis: Coronavirus - what researchers know about the risk of reopening schools
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health) co-writes a piece on how best to protect pupils in schools from Covid-19.

Criminology / Forensics - 04.09.2020
Analysis: How are police line-ups created?
Dr Julia Shaw (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explores how the 'cross-race effect' has potentially damaging consequences for innocent people of colour and in episode 5 of the podcast Bad Peo

Life Sciences - Health - 04.09.2020

Health - 04.09.2020
Robotic muscles could turn back body clock by 2050
Robotic muscles could turn back body clock by 2050
Loss of strength and muscle wastage is currently an unavoidable part of getting older and has a significant impact on health and quality of life.

Economics / Business - 03.09.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 03.09.2020

Research Management - 03.09.2020

Pedagogy - 02.09.2020

Health - 02.09.2020
Guidance developed for dementia carers when dealing with COVID-19 infection
Researchers at UCL have developed a decision-making guide for dementia carers, to ensure they can provide the right support and with dignity, should those they care for become infected with coronavirus. Dementia is the most common underlying condition in people who die with COVID-19 - a quarter of COVID-19 deaths have been people living with dementia * .

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2020
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND, new study finds The majority of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) felt less stress and anxiety away f

Health - Life Sciences - 31.08.2020
Scientists aim to unravel immune system’s response to COVID-19
Researchers at UCL will play a leading role in the new UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC), which aims to better understand the immune response to COVID-19. UK-CIC has received £6.5m funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and brings together leading immunologists from 17 UK research institutions including UCL.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.08.2020
Cambridge to lead national consortium examining immune response to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
Cambridge to lead national consortium examining immune response to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
The University of Cambridge and Royal Papworth Hospital have secured £1.5million of funding as part of the national effort by UK immunologists to understand immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.08.2020
Welsh scientists join UK effort to understand how the immune system responds during Covid-19
Evidence from the pandemic has shown that the immune system can help protect people from Covid-19, but it can also cause damage in severe disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.08.2020
University of Birmingham immunologist to lead major UK study to search for answers on COVID-19
The UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC) will receive Ā£6.5 million to bring together leading immunologists from 17 research institutions A major new project, led by a University of B

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