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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).

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.

Life Sciences - 07.11.2019
Neuroscientist working to improve science communication in Nigeria
Neuroscientist working to improve science communication in Nigeria
Sussex neuroscientist working to improve science communication in Nigeria A neuroscientist at the University of Sussex is helping to improve science communications in Nigeria by partnering the country's top journalists with scientists and academics.

Physics - Life Sciences - 06.11.2019
New contemporary dance inspired by biophysics
New contemporary dance inspired by biophysics
Laser microscopy might not be the most obvious inspiration for dance. But the cutting-edge research of one Cardiff University scientist is being used as the basis for a new contemporary work.

Life Sciences - 31.10.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 31.10.2019
University of Bristol spin-out raises £760,000 to commercialise biosensing technology
Rosa Biotech, a new University of Bristol spin-out which developed a sensing platform capable of detecting the faint chemical signature given off by chronic diseases has raised £760,000 to commercialise its ground-breaking innovation. The artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven biosensing technology, which mimics mammals' sense of smell, has significant potential to transform the medical diagnostics and pharmaceuticals industries.

Life Sciences - Administration - 24.10.2019

Life Sciences - Career - 24.10.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 23.10.2019
UofG receives $9.7m joint award to study traumatic brain injuries
The University of Glasgow has been jointly awarded $9.7m alongside the University of Pennsylvania to lead an international team of experts in the study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and neurodegenerative disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.10.2019
Birmingham and Southeast join forces to combat cancer and medical implant failure
The University of Birmingham and Southeast University have announced two projects in China that could help to fight cancer and aid regeneration of the human body.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 21.10.2019

Life Sciences - 11.10.2019
DEEP PURPLE - future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet
DEEP PURPLE - future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet
An ERC (European Research Council) Synergy grant of ¤11 million over six years (2020-2026) has been awarded to an international group of scientists coordinated by the University of Bristol to examine

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.10.2019
University of Sussex is leading on vegan according to animal rights' charity
University of Sussex is leading on vegan according to animal rights’ charity
The University of Sussex has been named one of the most vegan-friendly universities in the country by a leading animal rights' charity.

Business / Economics - Life Sciences - 04.10.2019
School power and VAT app: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a study into the health benefits of staying in school, to a student innovation which could help overseas visitors claim back VAT more easily, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.09.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 20.09.2019
New world-leading facility for UCL Neuroscience gains planning approval
UCL is delighted to announce that conditional planning permission* has been granted for a new £281.6m state-of-the-art facility, which will be home to UCL Neuroscience.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 17.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.09.2019
Imperial academics win ¤11 million ERC funding
Imperial academics win ¤11 million ERC funding
Seven Imperial academics have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants worth 11 million euros.

Life Sciences - 21.08.2019
What do 'singing' fish have to do with heart disease...'
What do ’singing’ fish have to do with heart disease...’
Studying the fine structure of muscles used by fish to 'sing' to their mate could help researchers to better understand, and treat, heart conditions. A better understanding of how muscle fibres contract could bring new insights into heart conditions. To find out more, researchers from Imperial's NHLI have turned their focus to a humming fish.

Life Sciences - 20.08.2019
Queen bees face increased chance of execution if they mate with two males rather than one
Queen bees face increased chance of execution if they mate with two males rather than one
Queen stingless bees face an increased risk of being executed by worker bees if they mate with two males rather than one, according to new research by the University of Sussex and the University of São Paulo. A colony may kill their queen because of the quality of offspring, according to the paper by Professor Francis Ratnieks, from the University of Sussex, along with colleagues Ayrton Vollet-Neto and Vera Imperatriz-Fonseca from the University of São Paulo, published in a leading evolutionary journal, the American Naturalist.

Life Sciences - 05.08.2019
New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts
New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts
Our research shows the huge potential of stem cells for one day becoming the first therapy for heart failure Johannes Bargehr Sign up to receive our weekly research email Our selection of the week's biggest Cambridge research news and features direct to your inbox from the University.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.08.2019
Britain's foremost expert on bumble bees highlights the risks they face in new podcast
Britain’s foremost expert on bumble bees highlights the risks they face in new podcast
A biologist at the University of Sussex has revealed how his research into the impact of pesticides on bees came about as a result of suggestions made by members of the public.

Life Sciences - Health - 31.07.2019
Protective protein not only guards against DNA damage, but could help better target fast-growing cancer cells
The discovery that an essential protein plays a protective role during cell division, could open the door to better targeted treatment of fast-growing cancer cells. Polo-like kinase (PLK1) was previously thought to have a major function - helping chromosome alignment during mitosis for cell division.

Environment - Life Sciences - 30.07.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 24.07.2019
Plant virology and vector-transmitted disease experts join forces to help African farmers
Farmers in African countries who face failing harvests due to insect vector plant diseases are being helped through a new training programme set up by leading experts in plant virology and vector-transmitted diseases.
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