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Environment - 30.03.2010
New Air Quality iPhone Application
New Air Quality iPhone Application
The Environmental Research Group at King's have launched a new application for the Apple iPhone which displays the latest air pollution levels recorded at over 100 monitoring sites in the London Air Quality Network across the capital.

Environment - 30.03.2010
UK scientists to unearth Ice Age secrets from preserved tree rings
UK scientists to unearth Ice Age secrets from preserved tree rings
Oxford University is involved in a research project to unearth 30,000 year old climate records, before they are lost forever.

Environment - Economics / Business - 29.03.2010

Computer Science - Environment - 29.03.2010
Energy Dashboard to Help Campus Curb Appetite for Power
After an extensive period of testing, researchers have launched an Internet portal to showcase the real-time measurement and visualization of energy use on the University of California, San Diego campus.

Environment - Life Sciences - 28.03.2010
Microbes could protect marine life from plastic pollution
Microbes could protect marine life from plastic pollution
Marine life could be protected from the lethal effects of plastic pollution, according to groundbreaking research from experts at the University of Sheffield, which has hailed coastal microbes as a potential `clean-up´ solution.

Economics / Business - Environment - 28.03.2010

Environment - 26.03.2010
The major weather giants now facing a challenge
The major weather giants now facing a challenge
Vägverket and SMHI have had a monopoly on the supply of services for weather and accessibility on the country's roads for a long time.

Life Sciences - Environment - 25.03.2010
Playing “Pong” with the blink of an eye: low cost technology could enable people with severe physical disabilities to become ‘gamers’ for the first time
Playing “Pong” with the blink of an eye: low cost technology could enable people with severe physical disabilities to become ‘gamers’ for the first time
Playing ?Pong? with the blink of an eye: low cost technology could enable people with severe physical disabilities to become ?gamers? for the first time University students develop computer game that

Environment - Event - 25.03.2010

Event - Environment - 25.03.2010
Manchester students shine in British Council Awards
Their inspirational accounts of student life in the UK have won three students from The University of Manchester top accolades in the UK's biggest competition for international students.

Environment - 25.03.2010
KTH tops the job and salary league
Educations at KTH hold seven places in the top 10 list for best starting salaries for students. This information has come from the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise's annual survey Högskolebarometer (University barometer).

Environment - 24.03.2010
My Green Idea video competition deadline extended
My Green Idea video competition deadline extended
The deadline for the My Green Idea video competition has been extended to 6 April 2010. Tell us how you can cut your carbon emissions in 2010, and you could win up to £100.

Environment - 24.03.2010
University staff prefer to get on their bikes
University staff prefer to get on their bikes
Pedal power is still overwhelmingly the preferred method of transport for University of Cambridge staff - according to the 2009 Travel for Work Survey.

Environment - Economics / Business - 24.03.2010

Economics / Business - Environment - 23.03.2010
World oil reserves at tipping point?
World oil reserves at tipping point?
There is a need to accelerate the development of alternative energy fuel resources in order to ensure energy security and reduce emissions, says the paper published in the journal Energy Policy this week.

Chemistry - Environment - 23.03.2010
£1.4 million to make car fuel from thin air
£1.4 million to make car fuel from thin air
The researchers hope the porous materials will be used to line factory chimneys to take carbon dioxide pollutants from the air, reducing the effects of climate change.

Environment - History / Archeology - 23.03.2010
Cambridge strides on the Silk Road
Cambridge strides on the Silk Road
The Cambridge Central Asia Forum and Kazakhstan Society invited people from across the city and UK to mark the coming of spring over the weekend by celebrating Navroz, a traditional ancient Iranian festival marking the Persian New Year.

Mechanical Engineering - Environment - 22.03.2010
Cheap and green
Cheap and green
PA62/10 Zero-carbon, renewable energy which is cost-competitive with fossil fuel generated sources is surely the Holy Grail of the engineering world.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.03.2010
Expert: World has underestimated climate-change effects
The world's policymakers have underestimated the potential dangerous impacts that man-made climate change will have on society, said Charles H. Greene, Cornell professor of earth and atmospheric sciences. As one of the authors of "A Very Inconvenient Truth," published in the peer-reviewed journal Oceanography (March 2010), Greene said that he and his co-authors conclude that the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2007 4th assessment report underestimates the potential dangerous effects that man-made climate change will have on society.

Economics / Business - Environment - 19.03.2010
Innovative ideas shortlisted for New Enterprise Competition
Innovative ideas shortlisted for New Enterprise Competition
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Environment - Civil Engineering - 19.03.2010
Researchers to study poverty and climate change in Bangladesh
Researchers at The University of Manchester's School of Environment and Development have been awarded £500,000 to study poverty and climate change in Bangladesh.

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.03.2010
Freiburg welcomes historic plant meeting
Largest European Congress for Plant Science to be held at the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2012 Freiburg, 18.03.2010 Plants in the Focus of the Green City Freiburg.

Environment - 18.03.2010
They will take the Swedish record from Chalmers
In 2006, the KTH vehicle Agilis participated in a European competition called the Shell Eco Marathon and drove 500 km on one litre of petrol.

Environment - Mechanical Engineering - 17.03.2010
UCL student envisages office of the future
UCL student envisages office of the future
That's the intriguing question at the heart of a research project investigating whether everyday workplace activities carried out by human beings could be harnessed and converted into useful electrical energy.

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.03.2010
New partnership with Sainsbury’s to help reduce its carbon footprint
New partnership with Sainsbury’s to help reduce its carbon footprint
New partnership with Sainsbury?s to help reduce its carbon footprint Innovative research and engineering solutions for making the consumer retail sector more energy-efficient - %0A " Wednesday 17 Mar

Environment - 16.03.2010
Gravel beach research will ensure sustainable coastal defence
The University of Plymouth has secured a £500,000 research grant to look at the threats posed to the UK's gravel beaches as a result of storm damage and rising sea levels.

Environment - 16.03.2010
Gravel beach research will ensure sustainable coastal defence
The University of Plymouth has secured a £500,000 research grant to look at the threats posed to the UK's gravel beaches as a result of storm damage and rising sea levels.

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.03.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.03.2010
Mayor Villaraigosa announces L.A. solar energy incentive plan based on UCLA Luskin research
J.R. DeShazo, the director UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation, has long studied how governments can promote and help implement environmentally friendly energy policies.

Environment - 14.03.2010
Shakespeare's 'lost play' finally published
Shakespeare’s ’lost play’ finally published
PA 48/10 A literary detective from The University of Nottingham who claims to have found evidence of a 'lost play' by Shakespeare has won the backing of the acclaimed Shakespeare publishers, Arden, with the publication of his new book, Double Falsehood, or the Distressed Lovers. Professor Brean Hammond has spent the past 10 years researching the origins of the play, Double Falsehood, by an 18th century scholar, Lewis Theobald, who claimed it was a re-working of an original play by the Bard himself.

Environment - 14.03.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 12.03.2010
How to Manage California’s Alternative Energy Grid When the Sun Doesn t Shine
Southern California receives the most intense average daily intensity of solar irradiation (red), while extreme northwestern California (blue) receives about half as much.

Health - Environment - 12.03.2010
Reindeer stop the clock to cope with polar days and nights
Reindeer have 'switched off' their body clocks in order to survive the extreme Arctic seasons of polar day, when the sun stays up all day, and polar night, when the sun does not rise above the horizon at all, scientists have discovered.

Art and Design - Environment - 12.03.2010
Record player of great help for rehabilitation
Record player of great help for rehabilitation
The record player has been used in a creative manner for the creation of music for at least 40 years.

Economics / Business - Environment - 11.03.2010
Capital of Culture transforms perceptions of Liverpool, researchers find
Capital of Culture transforms perceptions of Liverpool, researchers find
Liverpool, UK - 12 March 2010: University researchers have found that Liverpool's historic stereotypical image, often associated with social deprivation, has been replaced by a renewed emphasis on th

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.03.2010
Fidel Castro‘s Legacy Brought Hope for Cuba. Now What’
Reactions to Fidel Castro's death at age 90 strike a depressingly familiar tone. Some celebrate while others mourn.

Environment - Physics - 10.03.2010

Economics / Business - Environment - 09.03.2010
'Software bloat' to cause environmental timebomb, academics warn
’Software bloat’ to cause environmental timebomb, academics warn
PA 49/10 Relentless pressure on computer users to upgrade their software could see almost 2.5 billion PCs needlessly junked by 2013, academics have warned.

Computer Science - Environment - 09.03.2010
Software Sustainability Institute funding announced
A leading facility which examines the use and development of research software has received a £4.2 million grant from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Led by EPCC at

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.03.2010
Engineers deployed to Chile to study earthquake's impacts
BERKELEY — Engineers from the University of California, Berkeley, are traveling to Chile to help coordinate U.S. reconnaissance efforts to document the effects of the massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Feb.

Chemistry - Environment - 08.03.2010
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
To facilitate the ever-evolving advancements in the chemical field today, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is opening the new Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Economics / Business - Environment - 07.03.2010

Environment - Social Sciences - 04.03.2010
The future of cities
The future of cities
The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities has announced that six successful projects will each receive up to £50,000 seed money to develop interdisciplinary research into the shaping of the future of cities globally.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.03.2010
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel The Cretaceous?Tertiary mass extinction was caused by an asteroid colliding with Earth Under Strict Embargo 19.00 GMT/14:

Chemistry - Environment - 04.03.2010
For California vintners, it’s not easy being green
"Green" labels do not pack the same wallop for California wines that they do for low-energy appliances, organically grown produce and other environmentally friendly products, but it's not because there's anything wrong with the wine, a new UCLA-led study has found.