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Campus - Music - 20.11.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 20.11.2020
New Grant Seeks to Fill Knowledge Gaps Regarding Spina Bifida
It's well known that folic acid reduces risk, but not how or why; NIH funding will support genomic investigations and international patient registry Researchers at University of California San Diego

Research Management - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.11.2020
Researchers named among best in world
Researchers named among best in world
Durham researchers named among best in world Four of our professors have been named among the world's best for the quality and influence of their work, highlighting the global strength of Durham's research.

Physics - 20.11.2020
Enhancing battery performance with quantum sensors
A new project aimed at harnessing quantum technology to enhance vehicle battery performance has been awarded Partnership Resource Funding by the University of Birmingham-led UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing.

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 20.11.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 20.11.2020
U-M economists: Michigan slowly emerges from COVID-19 recession, income inequality concerns rise
Michigan's economy is expected to gradually emerge from the pandemic-induced recession, but the pace and degree of the recovery will vary widely-with greater, longer-term losses disproportionately affecting workers with lower incomes and skills.

Health - 20.11.2020
Creating knowledge across disciplinary boundaries
From the study of silkworms to understanding gravity waves to designing human knee implants, collaborating across different disciplines in research is a common way of working for academics.

Politics - History / Archeology - 20.11.2020

Linguistics / Literature - 20.11.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 20.11.2020
The gravity of dreams
Why is gravity the most mysterious force of nature? Lavinia Heisenberg studies how the universe was formed, and how it is changing.

Pharmacology - Health - 20.11.2020
"high level" of COVID vaccine resistance
Almost three-in-five Australians (58.5 per cent) say they will definitely get a COVID vaccine once it is available, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

Campus - Social Sciences - 19.11.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.11.2020
Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth
What can the International Space Station teach us about mudslides here on Earth? Here is the connection: UC San Diego engineers are trying to better understand the role gravity plays in mudslides.

Health - Campus - 19.11.2020

Campus - Health - 19.11.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 19.11.2020

Social Sciences - 19.11.2020

Computer Science - Environment - 19.11.2020
Spotlight on... Professor Kai H. Luo
This week we meet Professor Kai H. Luo, Chair of Energy Systems in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Career - 19.11.2020
Brexit: Papers, Please?
Brexit: Papers, Please?
The transition period ends on 31/12. New migration and visa legislation will be implemented that will effect mobility for employees.

Career - 19.11.2020
Managers are much more positive about flexible working and staff working from home since the pandemic - says new study
Managers are much more positive about their staff working from home and working flexibly since lockdown says a new study undertaken jointly by the Equal Parenting Project at the University of Birmingham and the Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at the University of Kent.

Health - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.11.2020
CREATE Lab Launches Project That Helps Renters Avoid Evictions
Data is at the heart of EarthTime , a visualization tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University' CREATE Lab in the Robotics Institute's, and Pittsburgh housing data has been a particular focus for project scientist Anne Wright for the past two years.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.11.2020
Bristol secures £45M to advance gene therapy treatment of chronic kidney diseases
The University of Bristol has secured a £45million deal to advance its groundbreaking gene therapy technology for chronic kidney diseases.

Physics - 19.11.2020
Neutrons detect air pollution
Neutrons detect air pollution
Looking for clues with the Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis method Portuguese scientists have analyzed lichens from areas with traditional charcoal production for the first time with the help of the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Health - Materials Science - 19.11.2020
Anti-COVID-19 nasal spray ’ready for use in humans’
A nasal spray that can provide effective protection against the COVID-19 virus has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham, using materials already cleared for use in humans.

Environment - Economics / Business - 19.11.2020
World Toilet Day 2020
World Toilet Day 2020
At Eawag, the aquatic research institute, numerous scientists are conducting research into toilets. In short videos, seven of them explain what fascinates them about the topic and what exactly their research is all about.

Social Sciences - Environment - 19.11.2020
Honey - Staple Food and Indigenous Cultural Asset
Honey - Staple Food and Indigenous Cultural Asset
A new exhibition in the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich delves into the recent history of the Ayoréode, a nomadic people in the forests of Bolivia, who have had to adapt to settled life for decades.

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