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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.

Social Sciences - Event - 06.11.2019
Putting research to the real-world test
Putting research to the real-world test
Dominik Hangartner, a political scientist at ETH Zurich, has received one of Switzerland's most prestigious science awards. The National Latsis Prize has recognised the quality of Hangartner's research on migration and its importance for public policy. We sat down with Hangartner to find out what drives him and what he finds so exciting about turning research into concrete policies.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.11.2019
UCL Observatory celebrates 90 years with new telescope unveiling
The new, state-of-the-art Perren telescope was unveiled today at the UCL Observatory (UCLO) by Astronomer Royal, Lord Martin Rees, to celebrate 90 years since the observatory was first opened by then Astronomer Royal, Sir Frank Watson Dyson.

Health - Environment - 06.11.2019
What caused air pollution in New Delhi? Sydney experts respond
On Sunday, air pollution in New Delhi, India reached its worst levels for the year, with authorities declaring a public health emergency and ordering the closure of schools.

Environment - Life Sciences - 06.11.2019
World scientists declare climate emergency
A paper published in BioScience has outlined six steps humanity needs to take to reduce the impact of the emerging climate crisis.

Health - 06.11.2019
Australia’s rural doctors speak up to boost regional health services
A national study has found that longer rural doctor postings and more rural training positions are needed to provide regional areas with the right doctor, at the right time and in the right place.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 06.11.2019
As it prepares to rename Jane Stanford Way, Stanford honors its relationship with the Muwekma Ohlone
As it prepares to rename Jane Stanford Way, Stanford honors its relationship with the Muwekma Ohlone
As Stanford prepares to celebrate the new Jane Stanford Way on Nov. 14, university archaeologist Laura Jones talks about the history of Native Americans in this area, the university's relationship with the Muwekma Ohlone and the decision to rename landmarks that once honored Junipero Serra.

Environment - Event - 06.11.2019

Career - 06.11.2019
Loneliness of seafarers highlighted in report
Long working hours, isolation and extended periods away from home put seafarers at risk of poor mental health, new research by Cardiff University finds. The study, funded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), urges cargo shipping companies to provide greater support for workers to help prevent conditions such as anxiety and depression.

Environment - 05.11.2019
Fall storms, coastal erosion focus of northern Alaska research cruise
Fall storms, coastal erosion focus of northern Alaska research cruise
A University of Washington team is leaving to study how fall storms, dwindling sea ice and vulnerable coastlines might combine in a changing Arctic.

Life Sciences - Health - 05.11.2019
EPFL bioengineering team wins global iGEM competition
EPFL bioengineering team wins global iGEM competition
EPFL's student bioengineering team has won the Grand Prize of the 2019 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, as well as the Best Environment Project.

Computer Science / Telecom - 05.11.2019
"A booting computer is as vulnerable as a newborn baby"
Hackers are increasingly exploiting weaknesses in IT system hardware rather than software. To close this gap, we are introducing a new open source project based on Google's Titan security technology and the "Ibex" open source processor from ETH. Luca Benini, Professor at the Institute for Integrated Systems, explains how.

Pedagogy - 05.11.2019
Rich resources of private schools give pupils educational advantage
Pupils in private schools do significantly better at A levels compared to those in similar state schools according to UCL research, which is the first to study the current performance gap in upper secondary education in England.

Environment - Business / Economics - 05.11.2019
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Sustainable investments are on the rise, but does impact follow? The new UZH report on sustainable investing capabilities urges private banks to gear up their services to meet investor demands ' and environmental targets.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation - 05.11.2019
Data innovation strategy: FSO pilot projects point to productivity gains
Official statistics can benefit from new analysis methods arising from its data innovation strategy. The automation of certain tasks, especially data preparation, seems to be particularly promising. Although the first results from the FSO's pilot projects are encouraging, according to an initial assessment published on the "experimental statistics" microsite, they still need fine-tuning before they can be fully implemented in ongoing production.

Administration - 05.11.2019
Protecting UK’s global research position is key priority
Protecting and strengthening the UK's leading international position in a globally competitive research and innovation environment is a top priority outlined in a new report for UK Government, co-authored by UCL's Professor Graeme Reid.

Electroengineering - Innovation - 04.11.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.11.2019

Environment - 04.11.2019
Single-use plastic being significantly reduced on campus
Students and staff at the University of Birmingham have launched a campaign to drastically reduce the use of plastics on campus.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.11.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2019
Man on a mission
During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 04.11.2019
An intelligent network for better water management
An intelligent network for better water management
EPFL-based startup Droople has developed a smart flow meter that can measure buildings' water consumption and identify potential savings in energy.

Social Sciences - 04.11.2019
Animations in Amazonia
Animations in Amazonia
A Social Anthropologist from the University of Bristol has been working with the Matses, an indigenous people who live in a very remote area of the Amazon rainforest, to create a series of animated films that aim to raise awareness of their culture and the challenges they face in the 21st century.

Veterinary Science - 04.11.2019
Will public pressure bury the horse racing industry?
Will public pressure bury the horse racing industry?
Many Australians are questioning whether the horse racing industry can operate ethically. It's time to create a national registry to trace horses for their whole lives, writes Professor Phil McManus.

Business / Economics - 04.11.2019
Addressing nuclear proliferation needs international leadership, cooperation, Stanford's George Shultz says
Addressing nuclear proliferation needs international leadership, cooperation, Stanford’s George Shultz says
Former U.S. Secretary of State and Hoover Fellow George Shultz shares his thoughts - as a statesman and scholar - about how to address nuclear proliferation today.

Social Sciences - Administration - 01.11.2019

Administration - 01.11.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 01.11.2019
Mobile app to provide the latest on black hole collisions and merging neutron stars
PhD students from the Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy have released a new app to encourage members of the public to stay up to date with new gravitational wave events in near real time.

Environment - 01.11.2019
Californians unwilling to subsidize wildfire prevention
Californians unwilling to subsidize wildfire prevention
Despite statewide devastation from wildfires, a new poll conducted by the Bill Lane Center for the American West shows Californians are still reluctant to subsidize wildfire prevention or support relocating communities at risk. With blazes raging across the state, smoke impacting the Bay Area and the largest power utility shutting off electricity to avoid ignitions, California is experiencing another devastating fire season.

Social Sciences - 01.11.2019
Seven Questions with Kyoo Hwa Kim
This week we chat to third year Experimental Psychology PhD student Kyoo, who worked in banking for 15 years before deciding to return to studying after becoming a mother.

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