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Life Sciences - Environment - 28.05.2020
New degree programs at TUM
New degree programs at TUM
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is launching two new bachelor's and five new master's programs in the 2020/21 winter semester.

Physics - Materials Science - 28.05.2020
Rice U. physicist Ming Yi wins coveted Moore Foundation grant
Rice U. physicist Ming Yi wins coveted Moore Foundation grant
EPiQS award will support high-risk, high-reward experiments on quantum materials To the quantum materials in her lab, Rice University experimental physicist Ming Yi is a real pest.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 28.05.2020
Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice
Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice
Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth's climate to financial markets.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.05.2020
Lab-free COVID-19 test trialled in London hospitals
Lab-free COVID-19 test trialled in London hospitals
DnaNudge's MHRA-approved rapid COVID-19 test is now rolling out in urgent patient care across London hospitals. DnaNudge 's rapid, lab-free COVID-19 test, developed by Imperial College London's Regius Professor of Engineering Chris Toumazou , offers gold-standard accuracy and sample-to-result in around an hour.

Health - Veterinary - 28.05.2020
Tackling COVID-19: Professor James Wood
Cambridge's infectious diseases community is making a huge contribution to tackling the pandemic,- says Professor James Wood.

Health - Sport - 28.05.2020
Sports and the corona epidemic
Sports and the corona epidemic
For sports, the current corona epidemic is the biggest challenge of the last 100 years.

Life Sciences - 28.05.2020
Genetics of nuptial coloration facilitates the persistence of co-occurring species
Genetics of nuptial coloration facilitates the persistence of co-occurring species
Around 500 different cichlid species are found in Lake Victoria. According to a study by scientists at Eawag and Bern University, whether closely related species can persist within the same area depends on the effect sizes of individual genes underlying key mate-choice traits. In several eastern African lakes, an immense variety of cichlid species evolved within just a few thousand years.

Health - 28.05.2020
Rural life not as active as you think: new study
Rural Australians need support to 'get moving', according to researchers from the University of Sydney who have published a review finding those in rural areas are just as physically inactive as their city counterparts.

Career - Economics / Business - 28.05.2020

Life Sciences - Physics - 28.05.2020
Stanford Science Fellows program announces first cohort
Stanford Science Fellows program announces first cohort
The program is a fundamentally new type of postdoctoral training focused on attracting diverse and exceptional scholars from around the world to cultivate new directions in foundational scientific research.

Life Sciences - Health - 28.05.2020
Fighting parasites with poo
Sheep poo could hold the key to developing the next generatation of antiparasitic treatments that could protect Australian livestock and save the industry millions of dollars a year.

Pedagogy - 27.05.2020
How have children adapted to life during Covid-19?
A leading university in the heart of a thriving capital city Over 95 % of our undergraduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating (HESA 2016/17) Top 5 UK University for research

Computer Science - 27.05.2020
Comment: Coronavirus - survey reveals what the public wants from a contact-tracing app
Dr Julia Yesberg (UCL Security & Crime Science) and her colleagues discusse the results of a survey of 730 users of the NHS contact-tracing app being trialled in the Isle of Wight.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.05.2020
Two UCL academics among WEF Young Scientists
Dr Mine Orlu (UCL School of Pharmacy) and Dr Joe Grove (UCL Institute of Immunity & Transplantation) have been named to the World Economic Forum's Class of 2020 Young Scientists, a global list of exceptional researchers at the forefront of scientific discovery.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.05.2020
Seniors with COVID-19 taking ACE inhibitors have lower hospitalization risk
A Yale-led study suggests that older COVID-19 patients taking ACE inhibitors for hypertension have a lower risk of hospitalization for the novel coro rus.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 27.05.2020

Environment - Administration - 27.05.2020
New policy priority tool to supercharge sustainable development
A pioneering policy priority tool for tracking progress towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has been developed by UCL in collaboration with a UK-Mexico team.

Politics - Health - 27.05.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.05.2020
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
What is the origin of the asteroids Bennu and Ryugu, and of their spinning-top shape? An international research team led by Patrick Michel, a CNRS researcher at the Laboratoire Lagrange (CNRS/Observa

Health - Economics / Business - 27.05.2020
Stay-at-Home orders may decrease COVID-19 hospitalizations
New research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management illustrates that there is an association between the implementation of statewide stay-at-home orders and a reduction in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 27.05.2020
Parents, especially mothers, paying heavy price for lockdown
School closures, massive rates of job loss and furloughing, and a shift to working from home are all affecting how parents spend their time, and how mothers and fathers divide responsibilities for paid work, housework and childcare, finds a new study co-led by UCL.

Economics / Business - Administration - 27.05.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 27.05.2020
School segregation by wealth is creating unequal learning outcomes for children in the Global South
School segregation by wealth is creating unequal learning outcomes for children in the Global South
Millions of the world's poorest children are leaving school without mastering even basic levels of reading or maths because of an overlooked pattern of widespread, wealth-based inequalities in their countries- education systems, new research suggests.

Environment - 27.05.2020
Public parks guaranteeing sustainable well-being
Public parks guaranteeing sustainable well-being
An international team has demonstrated the fundamental importance of public parks based on nine «protected needs» that are essential for our well-being.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.05.2020
Novartis announces new late-breaking ofatumumab data at EAN demonstrating robust efficacy and safety in the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS)
Rapid and profound depletion of B-cells contributed to a halt in disease activity in RMS patients 1   A post hoc analysis showed 47.0% and 87.8% of patients treated with ofatumumab achi

Computer Science - Environment - 27.05.2020
Drawing a picture of the Earth's surface
Drawing a picture of the Earth’s surface
Jan Dirk Wegner uses artificial intelligence to research different aspects of the Earth's surface. In doing so, he hopes to help raise people's quality of life and protect the environment.

Health - Social Sciences - 27.05.2020
Speed, compliance and monitoring crucial to test and trace programmes
Test, trace and isolate programmes could help control the spread of COVID-19 if test results are delivered quickly, contacts are traced and public compliance is high, finds a report co-authored by UCL's Professor Dame Anne Johnson.

Health - Computer Science - 27.05.2020
Nearly Half of the Twitter Accounts Discussing ’Reopening America’ May Be Bots
News › Stories › Archives › 2020 › May › Nearly Half of the Accounts Discussing 'Reopening America' May Be Bots May 27, 2020 CMU researchers say sophisticated, orchestrated bot campaigns aim to sow divide Encountering a bot account while scrolling through is more likely to occur in the era of COVID-19.

Psychology - Health - 27.05.2020
Quality of continuing education for psychotherapists questioned, unsupported by research
New research from McGill University has found that nearly half of psychotherapies d in workshops approved by l'Ordre des Psychologues du Québec are not supported by scientific research, raising questions with regards to accreditation and legitimacy.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.05.2020
Non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals linked to antibiotic resistance
Common non-antibiotic medications like anti-inflammatories and a lipid-lowering cholesterol drug can accelerate the spread of antibiotic resistance according to University of Queensland research. The study led by UQ's Advanced Water Management Centre 's Associate Professor Jianhua Guo said non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals made up more than 95% of the drug market worldwide yet their effects on antibiotic resistance was largely unknown.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.05.2020
Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine
A leading university in the heart of a thriving capital city Over 95 % of our undergraduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating (HESA 2016/17) Top 5 UK University for research

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