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Environment - Economics / Business - 17.01.2023
The UK needs a national energy advice service
Written by Stefan Bouzarovski , The University of Manchester ; Ami Crowther , The University of Manchester , and Neil Simcock , Liverpool John Moores University The UK government recently launched

Physics - History / Archeology - 17.01.2023
Swimming Against the Current
Swimming Against the Current
In 1986, UZH physicist and IBM Fellow K. Alex Müller and his colleague J. Georg Bednorz revolutionized solid-state physics with the discovery of the first high-temperature superconductor.

Law - 17.01.2023
Bruno de Witte and the ever-evolving field of EU law
Professor Bruno de Witte is saying goodbye to Maastricht University, but not to European Law.

Materials Science - Innovation - 17.01.2023
In search of the coveted safer, better, longer-lasting battery: BatteryNL kicks off
In search of the coveted safer, better, longer-lasting battery: BatteryNL kicks off
On the 12 of January a large number of parties involved in the development of batteries in the Netherlands - small companies, multinationals and knowledge institutes - attended the kick off of the BatteryNL consortium.

Research Management - Innovation - 17.01.2023

Earth Sciences - 17.01.2023
Deep-sea devices 'hear' earthquakes, singing whales and an exploding ship
Deep-sea devices ’hear’ earthquakes, singing whales and an exploding ship
Explosions from a sinking ship are among the unexpected sounds detected by 50 highly sensitive seismometers placed on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean as part of an international collaboration led by UCL researcher Professor Ana Ferreira. The seismometers, which have now been collected after spending a year at the bottom of the ocean, record the Earth's ground motions on the sea floor and thus capture the Earth's "pulse".

Environment - Chemistry - 17.01.2023
Robust and flexible to synthetic methane
Robust and flexible to synthetic methane
Synthetic energy carriers are carbon-neutral and make renewable energy transportable and storable in the long term. Synthetically produced methane is one of them. The problem: The production involves rather high energy losses; moreover, existing processes require the methane to be purified. To change this, researchers have developed a new, optimized reactor concept for methanation.

Computer Science - Innovation - 17.01.2023
Can killer robots learn to do the right thing?
CONTENU Credit: Photo de courtoisie A robot develops a will of its own and sets out to exterminate the human race.

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 17.01.2023
Saugata Bhaduri, visiting professor at IHRIM
Professor, Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Visiting Professor 2022-23 - January 8 to February 9, 2023 Inviting Researcher: Vanessa Guignery Saugata Bhaduri is Professor at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 17.01.2023
Change the law to make sexual activity by deception illegal, say experts
Change the law to make sexual activity by deception illegal, say experts
The law must be toughened up to make intentionally deceiving a person into engaging in sexual activity a crime, according to a new report published today.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.01.2023
Compassion in the details
The late MIT Angelika Amon was recognized as Committed to Caring for her generous and encompassing mentorship.

Health - Innovation - 17.01.2023

Environment - Politics - 17.01.2023

Environment - Event - 16.01.2023

Social Sciences - Campus - 16.01.2023

Environment - Innovation - 16.01.2023
YUFE European university alliance launches its 2023 Challenge Teams
The YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) alliance, which comprises 9 different universities from different European countries, including the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), has

Innovation - Environment - 16.01.2023
UCL to co-lead new £8 million project to help UK reach net-zero
UCL and the University of Oxford will jointly lead a new £8.7m, five-year project to establish an Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL), which aims to generate data on energy usage in UK homes and inform strategies to meet net zero targets.

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.01.2023
Forest carbon credits: report shows new ways to manage risks and returns
Investors wanting to finance forest carbon credit projects should look to diversified investment portfolios in the tropics, says a new report. The report, Forestry-Backed Assets Design , published today by Imperial College Business School reveals that bundling forest investments across forest ages, geographies, and ecosystems can reduce investment risk by half or more.

Microtechnics - 16.01.2023
Turning robots into skilled waiters
Turning robots into skilled waiters
MIRMI researchers find solution in centuries-old equation Researchers at the Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine intelligence (MIRMI) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a

Health - Mathematics - 16.01.2023
A tool to detect higher-order phenomena in real-world data
Researchers have developed a novel approach to network analysis that allows them to reveal and interpret, for the first time, interactions among multiple variables in data from neuroscience, economics, and epidemiology. Many phenomena - brain signals, stock prices, or COVID hospitalizations, for example - can be studied using time series data, which are collected as repeated measurements over a given time interval.

Environment - Event - 16.01.2023

Health - Psychology - 16.01.2023
Checking the Pulse of Society
Checking the Pulse of Society
The newly established Postdoc Team Award allows UZH to recognize outstanding interdisciplinary research.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2023
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Wastewater monitoring for levels of Covid-19 in Wales have been expanded to include observation of the levels of communicable diseases and antimicrobial resistance in hospital wastewater.

Veterinary - Health - 16.01.2023
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are inviting pet owners with dogs who have a newly diagnosed autoimmune disease to take part in an observational study to better understand the prognosis and help improve the wellbeing of those diagnosed in the future. The practitioner researchers, led by Dr Barbara Glanemann and Dr James Swann at the RVC, have created an observational registry to collect information about dogs who have recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

History / Archeology - 16.01.2023
A history of how Indigenous Americans discovered Europe
A new book from a University of Sheffield academic flips the script on the accepted narrative that modern global history began when the 'Old World' encountered the 'New' On Savage Shores highlights t

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2023
The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa receives prestigious award of the Royal Astronomical Society
The MeerKAT team is awarded the Group Award of the Royal Astronomical Society for a series of spectacular observations in radio astronomy, the highlight being the images of the Galactic Centre region and the spectacular radio bubbles.

Health - 13.01.2023
Special Research Area in immunology extended for four more years
The Special Research Area (SFB) "Histone Deacetylases (HDACs) as Regulators of T-Cell-Mediated Immunity in Health and Disease", coordinated by MedUni Vienna, was extended for an additional four years at the most recent meeting of the FWF Board of Trustees. The research network led by Wilfried Ellmeier from MedUni Vienna's Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology will thus be able to continue its successful path established in recent years.

Health - Mathematics - 13.01.2023
The URGE Project
A new approach to alleviating emergency room congestion using a flow simulator. Led by Dr. Youri Yordanov and researcher Xavier Allamigeon, this ambitious collaborative project has won the Bernoulli Lab Challenge.

Law - Criminology / Forensics - 13.01.2023
Iran executions and the role of ’revolutionary courts’
Professor Simon Rice from Sydney Law School explains the role of Iran's 'revolutionary courts' in the suppression of widespread protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody in September 2022.