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Research Management - Career - 20.07.2021
Melanie Revilla presents four new types of data that complement or replace web surveys
The deputy director of the UPF Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology, which in 2019 received a grant from the European Research Council to study the subject, gave one of the keynote speeches at the 2021 conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA).

Veterinary - Health - 20.07.2021
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
University of Queensland vets are diagnosing the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever, developing a diagnostic point-of-care kit that can detect the pathogen in under an hour, rather than days. Veterinarian Professor Ben Ahern said a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test to detect Hendra infections in horses has been sorely needed for decades.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Study launched to investigate diet treatment for long COVID
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have been awarded £1 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate weight loss treatment for long COVID.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.07.2021

Transport - 20.07.2021

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.07.2021
What goes up must come down: Fujiksu helps to clean up space with first-of-its-kind mission optimiser
Less than a year on from the UK Space Agency committing £1 million in funding to combat space debris, Fujitsu UK has successfully combined quantum-inspired computing and Artificial Intelligence to support the transformation of space debris removal.

Social Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2021
Community brings a fresh spin to Detroit alleyways
One alleyway on Detroit's northwest side is being staged to power lights through rainwater harvesting as part of a plan to make more of the city's 9,000+ alleys functional and sustainable.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.07.2021
A machine learning breakthrough: using satellite images to improve human lives
Deep streams of data from Earth-imaging satellites arrive in databases every day, but advanced technology and expertise are required to access and analyze the data.

Mathematics - 20.07.2021

Psychology - Health - 20.07.2021
How the science of wellbeing can help build resilience
From teddy bears in windows to panic buying, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how crises can elicit different human behaviours.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis
The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 20.07.2021

Economics / Business - Campus - 20.07.2021

Life Sciences - Sport - 20.07.2021
Elite runners spend more time in air, less on ground, than highly trained but nonelite peers
FACULTY Q&A A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the "bouncing behavior&#

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 20.07.2021
Childhood exposure to gun violence increases risk of violent behavior as adults
Witnessing gun violence in real life or in fiction can have a mental toll on children. The effects, including using guns themselves, sometimes are seen many years later, according to a new University of Michigan study that tracked individuals during a 10-year span.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
Pandemic had greater impact on younger age group mortality in deprived areas
In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas , with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups according to the early draft of a new study.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.07.2021
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
Three projects at Oxford have received funding from NIHR to assess breathlessness in Long COVID patients, investigate the impact of Long COVID on families, and examine the role of vaccines in Long COVID.

Career - Linguistics / Literature - 19.07.2021

Civil Engineering - 19.07.2021
First 3D printed and unreinforced concrete bridge
3D printing can be used to build load-bearing concrete structures that require significantly less material and no steel reinforcement or mortar.

Environment - Career - 19.07.2021
Four UCLA research centers receive grants from California 100
In recognition of their expertise, UCLA researchers representing four research centers — spanning public health to urban planning to transportation — have been named recipients of financi

Environment - Economics / Business - 19.07.2021
Unsustainable Arctic shipping risks accelerating damage to the Arctic environment
The economic and environmental pros and cons of melting Arctic ice creating shorter shipping routes through the polar region are weighed up in ground-breaking research from UCL experts in energy and transport.

Environment - Materials Science - 19.07.2021
New GEIC Tier 2 partners showcase range of 2D material tech
Graphene@Manchester is pleased to announce a range of new industrial partnerships, with three new Tier 2 agreements signed in July and more to follow in the coming weeks.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.07.2021
Predicting the risk of cerebrovascular thrombosis in patients with heart disease
This was the main goal of a study published in Frontiers in Physiology by a team of researchers led by Oscar Camara, a member of the PhySense group, attached to the BCN MedTech research unit, of whic

Health - Environment - 19.07.2021

Environment - 19.07.2021
Is a 'green populist' movement emerging in Switzerland?
Is a ’green populist’ movement emerging in Switzerland?
According to two scientists, Switzerland's right-wing populist parties have adopted some ideas from green parties in order to attract more voters. In a recent shift in messaging, the populists claim that increased urbanization and growing population density are being fueled in part by immigration, and could wipe out natural areas and expand Switzerland's carbon footprint.  When Spanish sociologist Ander Audikana moved to Switzerland in February 2014, he never thought he'd be witness to an event that would shake up the country.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
UNITE & DIVIDE: Social Distancing, Alzheimer’s and Anti-Gypsyism
New edition of research magazine RUPERTO CAROLA with articles by 24 Heidelberg academics "It is easier to split an atom than to stamp out prejudice.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.07.2021
New Zealand drug agency provides model to help insulate NICE from impacts of post-Brexit trade deals
An investigation by CASP researchers suggests safeguards put in place in New Zealand to protect drug policy offer important lessons for UK trade deals.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.07.2021
Event Horizon Telescope takes pioneering image of massive jet spewing from black hole
UChicago-led South Pole Telescope helps pinpoint location of supermassive black hole in galaxy Centaurus A An international team anchored by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, which is known for capturing the first image of a black hole in the galaxy Messier 87, has now imaged the heart of the nearby radio galaxy Centaurus A in unprecedented detail.

Computer Science - Campus - 19.07.2021
Manuela Veloso Ranked Among Most Influential Women in Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University Manuela Veloso, a renowned artificial intelligence researcher, computer scientist and roboticist at Carnegie Mellon University, is among the most influential women in engineering, according to a new list compiled by Academic Influence.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 19.07.2021
Carnegie Mellon University Launches The Robotics Project
Carnegie Mellon University World-first attempt will preserve and promote field's legacy In a grainy video shot in the early 1980s on Carnegie Mellon University's campus, Ivan Sutherland rides on top o

Environment - Innovation - 19.07.2021
Four UC Berkeley units will take on key California public policy problems
Four UC Berkeley research entities have received research awards from California 100 , an ambitious statewide initiative to envision and shape the long-term success of the state.

Economics / Business - 19.07.2021
Mission statements do nothing for corporate financial performance
Mission statements do nothing for corporate financial performance
New research shows that mission statements do not enhance financial performance, even though companies prominently feature them as an outcome of their strategy-planning process.