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Life Sciences - Sport - 16.11.2016
What can Pokémon Go teach the world of conservation?
Launched in July this year, Pokémon Go has become a global phenomenon, reaching 500 million downloads within two months of release.

Sport - Electroengineering - 26.10.2016
Football, fun and robots: Imperial scientists pitch up at QPR
Football, fun and robots: Imperial scientists pitch up at QPR
Imperial played at home with Queen's Park Rangers earlier this month in an afternoon of science, football, and 3D printing at White City.

Career - Sport - 14.10.2016
Community mentoring scheme amazing?
Footballers are mentoring young people in their community after teaming up with a University engagement project.

Life Sciences - Sport - 15.09.2016
Paralympic medal glory for Imperial's Dave Henson
Paralympic medal glory for Imperial’s Dave Henson
Bioengineering PhD student and Army Captain Dave Henson MBE won a bronze medal in the T42 200m at the Paralympic Games in Rio this week.

Sport - 19.08.2016
Downs as well as the ups of a football club’s fortunes build fans’ loyalty
Why do football fans feel so passionate about their team even if it is languishing at the bottom of the league and why is such loyalty so deeply entrenched? New research by the University of Oxford could provide the answer. Anthropologists have discovered that intense experiences of crucial wins and losses shared with fellow fans bind them more tightly to one another and their club.

Sport - Philosophy - 12.08.2016
Aesthetics over athletics when it comes to women in sport
Men are two to three times more likely than women to be mentioned when it comes to discussing sport and sporting achievement, according to new research by language experts at Cambridge University Press. Women get far less airtime than men and their physical appearance and personal lives are frequently mentioned.

Sport - 28.07.2016
England's 1966 World Cup victory – giving female fans a voice
England’s 1966 World Cup victory – giving female fans a voice
As England celebrates the 50 th anniversary of winning the World Cup, Dr Stacey Pope from the School of Applied Social Sciences discusses the impact this iconic moment in football history had on female fans.

Sport - Economics / Business - 05.07.2016
What happens when sports rules go awry?
As Wimbledon quarter finals beckon and the semi-finals of are about to kick off, operational research scientists have been looking at what happens when the rules of sport are changed or when existing rules lead to unforeseen consequences.

Physics - Sport - 04.07.2016
Science could help search for the next Andy Murray
Grouping young tennis players according to their physical maturity rather than their chronological age could help us develop our future tennis champions, says research by the University of Bath.

Sport - History / Archeology - 12.05.2016
Olympic hopefuls and heroes mark the opening of University hockey pitch
PA xx/16 The University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council have marked the opening of a new ‘super' hockey pitch with a trip down memory lane to celebrate the heritage of the University's hockey clubs.

Sport - 04.04.2016
Ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says research
Ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says research
A new study from the Universities of Bath and Bristol suggests current practices for grouping and evaluating young dancers in ballet could be counterproductive.

Sport - Health - 04.04.2016
How ballet training could learn from football and rugby, says report
A new study from researchers in our Department for Health with colleagues at Bristol suggests that current practices for grouping and evaluating young dancers in ballet could be counterproductive, po

Sport - 28.01.2016
Athlete’s advice to half marathon runners
Colin Jackson helps novice runners ahead of University-sponsored event Welsh athletics legend Colin Jackson will this Saturday pass on his expert advice to the lucky ‘500 Club' runners taking part in the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016, for free.

Event - Sport - 21.01.2016

Sport - 27.11.2015
Free World Half Marathon places
Five hundred amateur runners are to be given the chance to run the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016, for free As part of the International Association of Athlet

Health - Sport - 25.11.2015
‘Poo Racer’ video game to flush away bowel taboos
A poo racing video game which aims to change attitudes towards defecation and bowel health has been launched by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). A second new game, Gene Quest, has also been created to encourage interest in one of the world's largest genetics studies. Both games have been installed at Centre of the Cell, an innovative science education centre based in QMUL's Blizard Institute in Whitechapel.

Sport - 17.11.2015
Join The Conversation
The expert views and opinions of leading University academics have attracted 1.5m readers worldwide since the launch of an innovative website designed to bridge the gap between journalists and academics.

Sport - 16.10.2015
Comment: Looking behind the data in a misleading cost-of-football survey
Christopher Kirkland, Teaching Associate at the University of Sheffield, comments on the methodology used by the BBC in their recent 'Cost of Football' survey.

Career - Sport - 25.09.2015
Having the 'right' connections only gets you so far
Having the ’right’ connections only gets you so far
Working with a highly reputable corporate leader helps managers get promoted to senior positions in the short term, but such a career boost is balanced in the longer-term as competitive job markets, including professional sports, punish those managers who initially benefited.

Sport - Life Sciences - 01.09.2015
Game on! Centre of the Cell holds its first game development workshop for young science communicators
Centre of the Cell opened its doors to a group of young Londoners to run a full day of game development activities.

Sport - 20.05.2015
Sussex American football coach picks up tips in America
Sussex American football coach picks up tips in America
Sussex American football coach picks up tips in America The head coach of the American football club at Sussex wanted to learn more about the sport to help his team improve.

Sport - Law - 27.04.2015
More than just a game: Interactive entertainment and intellectual property law
On 24 April 2015, QMUL's Centre for Commercial Law Studies convened a group of legal experts to consider and examine issues around gaming an intellectual property law.

Sport - 22.04.2015
Liverpool FC Academy players visit the University of Warwick
A squad of academy players from Liverpool Football Club will be getting a taste of University life later this month when they visit the University of Warwick's Politics and International Studies Department (PAIS).

Administration - Sport - 22.04.2015
Concerns over UK government plan to increase participation in school rugby
Government plans to increase participation in rugby within schools fail to take into account data on the serious levels of school rugby-related injury and are happening in the absence of systems for

Sport - 25.03.2015
Sussex wins Varsity for second year running
Sussex wins Varsity for second year running
Sussex wins Varsity for second year running Sussex students retained the Varsity sports cup against local rivals Brighton this weekend, to the delight of a packed home crowd of supporters.

Event - Sport - 30.01.2015
Sussex athletes all set for Stanmer Park
Sussex athletes all set for Stanmer Park
Sussex athletes all set for Stanmer Park The training is almost over and nearly 40 University of Sussex runners are set to race at a national student athletics championships in Stanmer Park tomorrow (31 January).

Sport - 04.12.2014
How stroke survivors could benefit from computer games
Stroke survivors can have “significant? improvement in arm movements after using the Nintendo Wii as physiotherapy according to researchers.

Sport - Event - 04.11.2014

Sport - History / Archeology - 28.10.2014

Health - Sport - 29.09.2014
Behind every great man... the role of women in the lives of the "Football Fans In Training" men
The Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme - a men-only weight loss and healthy living programme delivered in Scottish professional football clubs - has been acclaimed internationally for its success.

Health - Sport - 24.09.2014
Scientist by Day, Ice Hockey Player by Night
  Three years ago, Dr Luke Piggott made headlines worldwide when his research using anti-cancer agent TRAIL discovered that the drug knocked out the protein c-FLIP, which gives stem cells their drug resistance. At the time, he was balancing life as a PhD student and a professional ice hockey player with the Cardiff Devils.

Sport - 18.09.2014
Seagulls thank Sussex for use of sports facilities
Seagulls thank Sussex for use of sports facilities
Seagulls thank Sussex for use of sports facilities Following the opening of Brighton and Hove Albion FC's newtraining academy in Lancing, senior executives from the city's football club have gone on

Sport - Administration - 12.09.2014

Sport - 06.08.2014
Academic's signal-boosting app heads to more football stadiums
Academic’s signal-boosting app heads to more football stadiums
Academic's signal-boosting app heads to more football stadiums A smartphone app - developed by a University of Sussex academic - that boosts phone signal in big stadiums is heading to more football grounds around the country.

Sport - Economics / Business - 15.07.2014
Man U deal is ‘good news for Adidas’
15 Jul 2014 Yesterday, Manchester United announced a 10-year contract with Adidas, making it the club's new kit sponsor for a record-breaking minimum Ł750m.

Sport - History / Archeology - 10.07.2014
From frontiers to football
Press release issued: 10 July 2014 A new book by Dr Matthew Brown of the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies which presents an alternative history of Latin America is published today.

Sport - 08.07.2014
Nottingham athletes target Commonwealth success
The University of Nottingham will be well represented at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, with six current and former students selected to compete for their national teams.

Sport - 23.06.2014
Why fear brought down England at the World Cup, says Sussex psychologist
Why fear brought down England at the World Cup, says Sussex psychologist
Why fear brought down England at the World Cup, says Sussex psychologist England are out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time since 1958, but there is nothing new about this failing to live up to their billing.

Sport - 18.06.2014
Manchester runner represents Team GB for the first time
18 Jun 2014 University of Manchester student Seren Bundy-Davies is competing in the European Team Championships in Germany this weekend.

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