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Mathematics - Linguistics / Literature - 28.05.2010

Mathematics - Health - 26.05.2010
Major step ahead for cryptography
Major step ahead for cryptography
Imagine you could work out the answer to a question, without knowing what the question was. For example, suppose someone thinks of two numbers and then asks another person to work out their sum, without letting them know what the two numbers are. However, they are given an encryption of the two numbers but not told how to decrypt them.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - 21.05.2010
New Royal Society Fellows for 2010
New Royal Society Fellows for 2010
Four researchers from the University of Oxford have been elected as new Fellows of the Royal Society. The new Fellows are Professor Philip Candelas, Professor Georg Gottlob, Professor Robert C Griffiths and Professor Ian Hickson. Professor Philip Candelas is Rouse-Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute, and a Fellow of Wadham College.

Mathematics - Environment - 03.05.2010
Researchers win four ERC Advanced Grants
Researchers win four ERC Advanced Grants
By Lucy Goodchild and Colin Smith Tuesday 4 May 2010 Developing a theory to predict the effect of environmental change on ecosystems and using a new kind of physics to give microchips more memory are two of the aims of four new European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants awarded to researchers at Imperial College London.

Economics - Mathematics - 19.04.2010
No victory in vendettas for campaigning politicians
A warning to warring politicians on the election trail: according to a study, engaging in tit-for-tat vendettas may well destroy your rival — but is just as likely to destroy you.

Mathematics - 19.04.2010
UCL-led team to develop new model of energy consumption
UCL-led team to develop new model of energy consumption
A UCL-led team of researchers has won a grant worth more than 850,000 to develop a new model of energy consumption.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 07.04.2010
Phantom traffic jams
Phantom traffic jams
This Easter, motorists will experience the familiar frustration of being stuck on a motorway in a 'phantom' traffic jam that eventually disperses with no road works to blame, or any other apparent cause.

Health - Mathematics - 28.03.2010
Are poor quality maths textbooks letting English pupils down?
Are poor quality maths textbooks letting English pupils down?
Good textbooks are more important for high attainment in maths than factors such as setting or expensive IT equipment, according to a new study by King's academics into international comparisons of maths attainment in schools.

Administration - Mathematics - 22.03.2010
Give school children a taste of real science, says Robert Winston at opening of Imperial College London Reach Out Lab
Give school children a taste of real science, says Robert Winston at opening of Imperial College London Reach Out Lab
Give school children a taste of real science, says Robert Winston at opening of Imperial College London Reach Out Lab A unique laboratory, supporting practical science in schools is opened today at I

Administration - Mathematics - 21.03.2010

Administration - Mathematics - 21.03.2010
Principal appointed to lead new UCL Academy
Principal appointed to lead new UCL Academy
Sylvia Jones, headteacher at Valentines High School in Redbridge, north east London, has been appointed Principal of the new UCL Academy, and will take up the post in September 2010.

Health - Mathematics - 10.02.2010
City Hall photo exhibition provides a peek into the lives of women in science at Imperial College London
City Hall photo exhibition provides a peek into the lives of women in science at Imperial College London
City Hall photo exhibition provides a peek into the lives of women in science at Imperial College London The portrait exhibition of women in science, engineering, technology and Medicine can be seen

Economics - Mathematics - 09.02.2010

Physics - Mathematics - 22.12.2009

Mathematics - Physics - 30.11.2009
Imperial's Shaw Prize winner talks about life as a mathematics researcher
Imperial’s Shaw Prize winner talks about life as a mathematics researcher
Imperial's Shaw Prize winner talks about life as a mathematics researcher An interview with Imperial's Professor Simon Donaldson %0A " By Danielle Reeves Tuesday 1 December 2009 Simon Donaldson , Pro

Economics - Mathematics - 10.11.2009

Economics - Mathematics - 06.11.2009

Mathematics - Health - 02.11.2009
A Tale of Two Cities: The Sheffield Project
The Social and Spatial Inequalities Research Group at the University of Sheffield's Geography Department has carried out research into the changing social geography of Sheffield. The research was commissioned by Sheffield Brightside MP David Blunkett. The researchers analysed a wide range of indicators, obtained from a variety of sources, including South Yorkshire´s Local Area Statistics On-line Service (LASOS), NHS Sheffield and Sheffield City Council, as well as national data sources such as the Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics and HM Land Registry.

Event - Mathematics - 12.10.2009
Imperial maths students sweep the board at science 'Oscars'
Imperial maths students sweep the board at science ’Oscars’
Imperial maths students sweep the board at science 'Oscars' College maths undergraduates take three top places in Student of the Year awards %0A " By Danielle Reeves Tuesday 13 October 2009 An Imperi

Mathematics - Physics - 07.10.2009
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships Junior Research Fellows take up their posts %0A " By Laura Gallagher Thursday 8 October 2009 The first cohort of top early-career res

Economics - Mathematics - 26.08.2009
4.8 million in European Research Grants for UCL
UCL has been awarded four prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants, worth a total of '4.8 million to the university.

Life Sciences - Mathematics - 08.07.2009
Attractive males release fewer sperm
Attractive males release fewer sperm per mating to maximise their chances of producing offspring across a range of females, according to a new paper on the evolution of ejaculation strategies.

Mathematics - Event - 16.06.2009
Prestigious prize for Imperial mathematician who solved 140 year old maths problem
Prestigious prize for Imperial mathematician who solved 140 year old maths problem
Prestigious prize for Imperial mathematician who solved 140 year old maths problem Professor Darren Crowdy commended for outstanding contribution to his field %0A " By Danielle Reeves Wednesday 17 Ju

Economics - Mathematics - 29.05.2009

Physics - Mathematics - 22.04.2009
’Sixty Symbols’ unravelling the secret language of science
PA 113/09 It is the most famous scientific equation in history, framed by Einstein more than a century ago.

Mathematics - Physics - 03.04.2009

Environment - Mathematics - 24.03.2009
New satellite to measure deforestation
Scientists at the University of Sheffield are one step closer to launching a satellite mission to measure the biomass in the Earth´s forests.

Mathematics - 26.02.2009

Sport - Mathematics - 26.02.2009

Health - Mathematics - 26.01.2009
Repeat pregnancies among teenagers on the increase
PA 14/09 An expert in health services at The University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United Kingdom.

Mathematics - Pedagogy - 16.01.2009