Medicine and life sciences

Health - Nov 12
The face of the University of Birmingham's ‘Old Joe' Clock tower will be lit blue to shine a light on the work scientists are doing to discover new ways to prevent and treat drug-resistant bacterial infections. The clock will turn blue during World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019, which runs from 18 - 24 November, and is organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.
Life Sciences - Nov 12

Each time a newborn baby hiccups, it triggers a large wave of brain signals which could help the baby learn how to regulate their breathing, finds a new UCL-led study. The study, published in Clinical Neurophysiology , was based on brain scans of newborn infants.

Health - Nov 11
Health

Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.

Health - Nov 8

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore MP visited the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering (IHE) Autumn Research Symposium today as part of Tomorrow's Engineers Week.

Environment - Nov 12
Environment

As bacteria adapt to hotter temperatures, they speed up their respiration rate and release more carbon, potentially accelerating climate change.

Social Sciences - Nov 11
Social Sciences

UNIGE researchers have been analysing the rise in healthy life expectancy in Switzerland since 1990 and measuring the differences based on an individual's level of education.

Pharmacology - Nov 8
Pharmacology

Watching immersive 3D videos of icy Arctic scenes helps to relieve burning pain and could hold hope for treating chronic pain, a study has found.


Selected Jobs
Health - 11.11
Responsable de la section Développement des professions de la santé Office fédéral de la santé publique, OFSP, Bern
Health - 07.11
PhD position in electrical / biomedical engineering Bern University Hospital, Inselspital / University of Bern
Pharmacology - 07.11
Fachgruppenleitung Naturstoffchemie und Phytopharmazie (50 - 70 %) Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Zürich
Chemistry - 06.11
Synthetic organic chemist for targeted protein degradation (m/f/x) Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna
Life Sciences - 05.11
Expert in biotechnology Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), Bern
Life Sciences - 11.11
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Antibody Engineering University of Queensland
Life Sciences - 06.11
Postdoc in Mucosal immunology Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Health - 03.11
Postdoc position in quantitative ultrasound (QUS) imaging Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Employers of the Week

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