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Earth Sciences - 16.07.2021
Scientists record Earth’s ’pulse’ at the bottom of the ocean
A new UCL-led project deploying 50 highly sensitive seismometers on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean aims to fix a gap in our understanding of powerful movements deep within Earth's interior.

Environment - 16.07.2021
Environmental change impacting some Queensland fisheries
A collaborative research project to identify and measure the effects of environmental drivers on several key Queensland fishery species - snapper, pearl perch, and spanner crab - has drawn to a close.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.07.2021
Repairing hearts with deadly spider venom
A potentially life-saving treatment for heart attack victims has been discovered from a very unlikely source - the venom of one of the world's deadliest spiders.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.07.2021
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Researchers at the University of Geneva have found that emotion knowledge, cooperative social behaviour and locomotor activity are three key skills for promoting numerical learning in children aged 3 to 6.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 16.07.2021

Campus - Career - 16.07.2021

Event - 16.07.2021

Health - 16.07.2021
More than one in five people ’less likely to attend cancer screening post-pandemic’
More than one in five people have said they are less likely to attend cancer screening now than before the pandemic, according to the initial findings of a UK-wide survey led by Cardiff University.

Computer Science - Physics - 16.07.2021
£2m grant to boost supercomputing
Researchers at UCL have won grants totalling around £2m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to advance the capacity and reliability of exascale computing, which allows scientists to perform massive simulations and data analyses.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.07.2021
Opinion: If Covid-19 is a seasonal virus, why is it spreading during the summer?
Understanding seasonality can help us to work out when the pandemic is likely to be over, says Professor Francois Balloux (UCL Genetics Institute).

Pedagogy - Campus - 16.07.2021

Economics / Business - Innovation - 16.07.2021

Environment - Health - 16.07.2021
More flooding reported in Detroit metro area: U-M experts available
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss a new round of highway flooding reported in the Detroit metro area Friday as steady rains moved through the region throughout the day.

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 16.07.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2021
Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare
The Universities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham have joined forces to launch a partnership that will train the next generation of leading researchers the skills required to transform our understanding and treatment of disease.

Social Sciences - 15.07.2021
Inadequate protection for women and girls seeking refuge in Germany
"Shadow report" with input from the University of Göttingen criticises the Federal Government's implementation of the Istanbul Convention Germany is not meeting its legal obligations to protect refugee women and girls from discrimination.

Economics / Business - Microtechnics - 15.07.2021
Innovate UK funds University of Glasgow and eCom Scotland joint project
The University of Glasgow is collaborating with the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland is collaborating in a six-month project, funded by Innovate UK.

Economics / Business - Environment - 15.07.2021

Health - Environment - 15.07.2021
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to 'superbug' spread - study
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to ’superbug’ spread - study
Contamination of urban lakes, rivers and surface water by human waste is creating pools of 'superbugs' in Lowand Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) - but improving access to clean water, sanitation and sewerage infrastructure could help to protect people's health, a new study reveals. Researchers studied bodies of water in urban and rural sites in three areas of Bangladesh - Mymensingh, Shariatpur and Dhaka.

History / Archeology - 15.07.2021

Campus - Environment - 15.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Top UK organisations release annual statistics for use of animals in research
The ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research - have today released their annual statistics. We always aim to use as few animals as possible, refining our research and actively looking for ways of replacing their use.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2021
Why do scientific discovery take so long to reach the general public?
Why do scientific discovery take so long to reach the general public?
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS For scientists, the path from bright idea to finished product is a long one. Prototypes must go through an extensive testing and approval process before they are ready for the market. Let's have a look. The results of scientific research can often bring considerable societal and economic benefits.

Environment - Innovation - 15.07.2021

Health - 15.07.2021
Interactive text messaging reduces sunburn for those at risk
Regular and interactive text messaging has been shown to be an effective way to help young people avoid sunburn by changing their behaviour. A team led by University of Queensland researcher Professor Monika Janda set out to establish the optimal text messaging intervention to achieve behaviour change in young adults at risk of skin cancer.

Campus - 15.07.2021