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Health - Life Sciences - 08.04.2020
Bristol announces the first of many new research projects to tackle COVID-19
The 25 research projects are the first to be announced from the recent Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Rapid Response Funding Call (COVID-19) . Additional projects, from the rolling funding call, will be announced by the Institute in the coming weeks, demonstrating the University's ability to expand its research to address this vital area.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.04.2020
Coronavirus portal and an enterprising engineer: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a new public website for those interested in the science of COVID-19, to an Imperial alumnus named as one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
Scientists to help track UK spread of coronavirus
Welsh scientists are set to take a leading role in mapping the spread of coronavirus as part of a 20m project announced today by the UK's chief scientific adviser.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
UCL scientist joins major new alliance to map spread of coronavirus
Judith Breuer, Director of UCL Pathogen Genomics Unit (UCL-PGU), has today been announced as one of the UK scientists to be part of a major new genome sequencing consortium which will map the spread of Covid-19.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
University of Birmingham joins COVID-19 genome sequencing alliance to map spread of coronavirus
The Government and the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser have today (Monday 23 March) backed the UK's leading clinicians and scientists to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves using whole-genome sequencing.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
CVR named as part of 20m COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium
The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) is named today (Monday 23 March) as one of 13 key centres in a pan-UK alliance of scientists, working on COVID-19 whole genome sequencing.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
Cambridge to spearhead 20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus
Cambridge to spearhead 20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus
The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) announced today by the Government and the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser.

Life Sciences - Health - 13.03.2020
Strategic sport and tiny tail evolution: News from the College
Strategic sport and tiny tail evolution: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From using mathematical tools for fantasy football success, to new insight into evolution of microbe ‘tails', here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Pedagogy - Life Sciences - 10.03.2020
Pupils’ genes cannot accurately predict educational achievement
Pupils' genetic data do not predict their educational outcomes with sufficient accuracy and shouldn't be used to design a genetically personalised curriculum or tailor teaching, according to a new University of Bristol study.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.02.2020
Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington's disease
Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease
Cardiff University researchers are part of a global consortium who have published the first clinical guidance for the management of Huntington's disease through physiotherapy.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.02.2020
Women in STEM: Oluwaseun Ogundele
Oluwaseun Ogundele is a research assistant in the Hendrich Lab at the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.02.2020
Scientists produce emergency plan to halt decline in freshwater species and habitats
Scientists produce emergency plan to halt decline in freshwater species and habitats
A global team of scientists has developed the first Emergency Recovery Plan to reverse the rapid decline in the world's freshwater species and habitats. The six-point plan is outlined in a scientific paper, published today in BioScience , calling for urgent steps to tackle threats to biodiversity in rivers, lakes and wetlands.

Life Sciences - Environment - 19.02.2020
Otter genome to help understand genetic legacy of pollution crisis and secure species' future
Otter genome to help understand genetic legacy of pollution crisis and secure species’ future
One of Britain's best-loved mammals is set to receive a boost with the sequencing and release of the first high-quality Eurasian otter genome by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in partnership with the Cardiff University Otter Project. The genome will be published today through Wellcome Open Research , where it will be openly available for use by the research community.

Life Sciences - 17.02.2020
CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile
CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile
Emily Keeble, a recent graduate from the palaeobiology programme at the University, did the work as a summer internship with Professor Mike Benton from Bristol's School of Earth Sciences.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 14.02.2020
Analysis: Is love just a fleeting high fuelled by brain chemicals?
Attempts to reduce love down to one simple cause, whether pheromones or fate, are misguided and romantic love is more complex than simple science, explains Professor Parashkev Nachev (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology).

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2020
Sussex staff help bring the City Nature Challenge to The Living Coast
The City Nature Challenge is coming to the Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere ( The Living Coast ) for the first time, thanks to the efforts of staff at the University of Sussex.

Life Sciences - 12.02.2020
Dark Data: Why what you don’t know matters
Emeritus professor David Hand launched his latest book on the universe of information at Imperial College London.

Event - Life Sciences - 07.02.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 05.02.2020
Opinion: Coronavirus is a deadly test we must pass
With the coronavirus being declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Dr Jennifer Rohn (UCL Medicine) writes for the Guardian on lessons that must be learned from the Sars outbreak in 2003.

Palaeontology - Life Sciences - 31.01.2020
Our image of dinosaurs was shaped by Victorian popularity contests
Our knowledge of dinosaurs has expanded greatly since the public first became aware of their existence, but the history of these animals encompasses more than just the fossils themselves, writes Richard Fallon (UCL Science & Technology Studies).

Life Sciences - 22.01.2020
Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better
Vomiting bumblebees show that sweeter is not necessarily better
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Health - Life Sciences - 20.01.2020
Team win 22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
Team win 22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
A rapid test to diagnose severe illnesses, using personalised gene signatures, is being developed by scientists at Imperial College London.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.01.2020
Seven Questions with... Shail Bhatt
This week MSci Cell Biology student Shail Bhatt shares his experience taking part in UCL's Global Citizenship Programme and as a student quality reviewer where he worked in partnership with staff to improve teaching at UCL.

Life Sciences - 16.01.2020
Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists
Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists
A University of Sussex research fellow is calling for donations of unused or unwanted, but functional science equipment to help equip a laboratory in Nigeria.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.01.2020

Life Sciences - Innovation - 06.01.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.12.2019

Psychology - Life Sciences - 17.12.2019
Mothers’ and babies’ brains ’more in tune’ when mother is happy
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Life Sciences - 13.12.2019
3D scanning of sandstone fossil reveals oldest known record of amphibian tracks in the UK
A new paper has revealed an ancient trackway, found imprinted on a block of sandstone from the base of Hardraw Force Waterfall in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, is the oldest record of amphibian tracks in the UK dating back 340 million years.

Life Sciences - 12.12.2019

Business / Economics - Life Sciences - 10.12.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 04.12.2019
Vice Provost’s View: Improving health and wellbeing 2019
Through our research we work together to improve lives and communities and create real world impact, addressing some of the world's toughest challenges, writes David Lomas, Vice Provost (Health).

Life Sciences - Health - 29.11.2019
Female brain injury research in focus, as UofG partners with PINK Concussions
The need for more research into female brain injury has been highlighted today, as researchers at the University of Glasgow partner with international charity PINK Concussions.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
Early removal of slow-growing brain tumours dramatically improves survival
A shift in surgical practice over the last decade towards the earlier removal of a type of slow-growing but ultimately fatal brain tumour has led to dramatic improvements in survival and seizure control for patients, a study at UCLH and UCL has found.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
World's largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
World’s largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
The world's largest study on babies with brain injuries will start in India this week to help prevent epilepsy. Brain injury during labour or childbirth is one of the leading causes of epilepsy in babies in some areas of the world. A common cause is perinatal asphyxia - where oxygen is cut off to the foetal brain, damaging it.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.11.2019
A decade after the predators have gone, Galapagos Island finches are still being spooked
A decade after the predators have gone, Galapagos Island finches are still being spooked
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Life Sciences - Health - 15.11.2019
World’s longest running birth cohort to shed light on ageing brain
Neurologists and epidemiologists at UCL hope to gain fresh insights into brain ageing and dementia, as part of a new Alzheimer's study, assessing the records of people whose health and health-related behaviours has been uniquely documented since birth.
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