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Sport - 06.09.2019
7 Questions with Zoe Bourdin
This week we meet UCL Summer School student Zoe, who shares with us the best moment of her experience studying at UCL, where students should head to for London's most Instagrammable brunch and her career aspirations as an actor.

Sport - 03.05.2019
Homeless World Cup can 'transform lives'
Homeless World Cup can ’transform lives’
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen says football can help transform lives as Cardiff prepares to host the 2019 Homeless World Cup.

Sport - Mathematics - 24.07.2018
New video game teaches teens about electricity
A new video game, designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, gives teenagers an understanding of electricity by solving a series of puzzles in a bid to encourage more of them to study engineering at university.

Sport - Innovation / Technology - 04.07.2018

Health - Sport - 28.06.2018
Sounds of moving objects change perceptions of body size
Sounds of moving objects change perceptions of body size
Sound and object motion can be used to change perceptions about body size, according to a new study by an international team involving UCL researchers.

Sport - Mechanical Engineering - 28.06.2018
New balls please
Wimbledon begins on 2 July. Over the course of the Championships some 2,500 tennis balls will be used.

Sport - Life Sciences - 22.06.2018
University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club receives architectural award
Successful weight loss maintainers have different behavioural and physiological responses to food than people with obesity and their lean counterparts, according to new research by the University of Birmingham and the University of Amsterdam being presented today at the European Congress on Obesity in Austria.

Sport - Social Sciences - 03.05.2018
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner
Be a sport: From volleyball beginner to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport - Social Sciences - 02.05.2018
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport - 01.05.2018
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner
Be a sport: From lacrosse novice to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport - Mathematics - 28.03.2018
World Cup stickers
The task of completing this year's Panini World Cup sticker book will typically set you back around £774, according to a mathematician at Cardiff University.

Sport - Mathematics - 27.03.2018
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
How do you encourage people in the midst of an emergency to stay calm and prioritise their safety over their possessions' University of Bristol researchers have devised a game which they believe could help, by encouraging players to be more risk-aware. Studies into human behaviour in emergencies have shown that the decisions people make during evacuations, be it the exit they choose or whether they collect their personal belongings, can cause significant delays.

Life Sciences - Sport - 09.03.2018
Brain Games is back (Sunday 18th March, 11:00 - 16:00)
From sensory illusions and inflatable brain domes to ghost hands and ‘DIY brain surgery' - Brain Games 2018 showcases the power and mystery of our most vital organ.

Health - Sport - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Environment - Sport - 20.12.2017
Scientists simulate the climate of Game of Thrones
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff, and Southampton have used a Climate Model to simulate and explore the climate of the world of Game of Thrones. The results show that The Wall, where the land of Westeros is guarded from the White Walkers, has a climate in winter similar to that of Lapland, whereas Casterly Rock, the stronghold of the scheming Lannisters, has a climate similar to that of Houston, Texas, and Changsha in China.

Sport - 24.11.2017
Starting young vital to lifelong volunteering and social action, says new research
National spinal injury charity Aspire and the University of Birmingham have teamed up on a research project that is set to produce evidence-based Best Practice Guidance for training and employing disabled people in the fitness industry.

Sport - Health - 22.10.2017
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby
A new dynamic 20-minute exercise programme, performed by rugby players before training and pre-match, could dramatically reduce injuries in the sport according to a benchmark study published today (Sunday 22 October). Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine , the collaborative project between health researchers at the University and England Rugby shows that the introduction of a simple injury prevention exercise programme has significant impacts in reducing rates both for concussion and lower limb injuries.

Sport - 19.10.2017
Delayed word processing could predict patients’ potential to develop Alzheimer’s disease
Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see fitness and health tracking devices such as Fitbits introduced into Physical Exercise lessons in schools and the device could potentially cause a negative impact on students' overall well-being, research led by the University of Birmingham has found. In a new study, published today in Sport, Education and Society, researchers looked at the responses of 13 and 14 year olds taking part in Physical Exercise classes at two UK secondary schools over an eight-week period.

History / Archeology - Sport - 16.10.2017
Minecraft slavery plantation programme for classrooms
Historians at the University of Glasgow will today (Monday 16 October 2017) officially launch a computer representation of 18th century plantations in Minecraft to help school children engage with the history of slavery.

Sport - Career - 10.10.2017
Evolution: The beneficiaries of mass extinction
Jonny Davies, third year Biochemistry student and University of Birmingham sport scholar, last week bought home 2 medals for the GB Athletics team at the World University Games in Taipei.

Sport - 09.08.2017
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
With the cricket season in full swing, now cricket fans can try out their batting skills in the comfort of their own homes in a virtual reality game, developed by Stickee Studios in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bath.
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