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Politics - 17.01.2022
People want politicians to act with integrity, says citizens’ assembly
People feel frustrated, dissatisfied and concerned about how democracy is working in the UK today, according to a UK-wide citizens' assembly, hosted by UCL.

Campus - 17.01.2022
University of Glasgow research brings us closer to Robert Burns the man than ever before
University of Glasgow research brings us closer to Robert Burns the man than ever before
His words and poetry are known around the world. Yet more than 250 years after his death, Robert Burns, the man, continues to remain a bit of an enigma to the public. Now academics at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Robert Burns Studies are revealing new insights into the man behind some of the world's greatest known poems and songs.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.01.2022
Bearing the animal in mind
Bearing the animal in mind
At the University of Basel, a large team of experts looks after the welfare of animals used in experiments. The aim is to minimize the stress placed on the animals. This is achieved by means of species-appropriate animal husbandry, careful planning of experiments and close monitoring of each animal.

Physics - Life Sciences - 17.01.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 17.01.2022
Study brings life-saving diagnostic imaging closer to home for remote northern communities
Patients are the first in Canada to be scanned using state-of-the-art portable MRI Kingston, ON - Life in Ontario's far north brings with it unique challenges.

Sport - 17.01.2022
Beijing 2022: presenting our Winter Olympics experts
From Feb. 4 to 20, the 24th Winter Games in China will raise a number of issues in the media for our experts to discuss, from sports performance to security to political developments.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 17.01.2022
Tonga eruption and tsunami: University of Michigan experts available to discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss Saturday's undersea volcanic eruption near the Pacific island nation of Tonga and the tsunami that followed.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.01.2022
Obesity in mice lowered by increasing effects of key weight-regulating hormone
Blocking the activity of an enzyme inside fat cells can decrease obesity and related health disorders in mice, according to new research led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute. The study, published online Jan. 17 Metabolism, focused on an enzyme called histone deacetylase 6 (or HDAC6) as an avenue for decreasing obesity by improving the brain's ability to sense the hormone leptin.

Life Sciences - Environment - 17.01.2022
Shifting ocean closures best way to protect animals from accidental catch
Shifting ocean closures best way to protect animals from accidental catch
Accidentally trapping sharks, seabirds, marine mammals, sea turtles and other animals in fishing gear is one of the biggest barriers to making fisheries more sustainable around the world.

Politics - 14.01.2022
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking 'hawkish' politicians - study
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking ’hawkish’ politicians - study
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email Long-running conflicts, such as that between Israel and Palestine, are inflamed by the political process itself as politicians adopt tough 'hawkish' policies to get themselves re-elected, according to a new study.

Economics / Business - Career - 14.01.2022

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.01.2022
Mathematicians from Münster University will be speaking at ICM 2022
Summer 2022 is looking good: Prof Gustav Holzegel and Prof Thomas Nikolaus, both members of the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster, have been invited to talk about their research at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) being held in St Petersburg in July.

Computer Science - Health - 14.01.2022
New algorithm for classification of skin lesions
Dermatologists typically classify skin lesions based on multiple data sources. Algorithms that fuse the information together can support this classification. An international research team has now developed an algorithm that classifies skin lesions more accurately than previous algorithms by using an improved data fusion process.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.01.2022
Creative Through Movement
01/14/2022 Do we have our best ideas while walking? Indeed, but even small movements while sitting improve creativity, as two researchers have discovered. Movement helps us to think creatively. This insight is over 2000 years old - and already known to the philosophers in ancient Greece. However, what is the connection between movement and cognition from a scientific point of view?

Environment - Campus - 14.01.2022

Environment - Administration - 14.01.2022
Electricity Regulation with Equity and Justice for All
Electricity Regulation with Equity and Justice for All
Berkeley Lab report outlines systemic changes needed to advance equity in electric utility regulation Poring over the line items on your monthly electricity bill may not sound like an enticing way to

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 14.01.2022
Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare
Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare
Equids have played a key role in the evolution of warfare throughout history.

Health - 14.01.2022
Boost to enhance telehealth experiences for patients and doctors
Monash researchers will lead a $2 million Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) project to enhance telehealth capabilities that aim to improve patient, clinician and caregiver experiences for mental health and palliative care services.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.01.2022
Ginsburgs Give to Create New Quantum Center and Building at Caltech
Ginsburgs Give to Create New Quantum Center and Building at Caltech
In the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Center for Quantum Precision Measurement, Caltech researchers will develop tools and concepts with the potential to influence all areas of science and technology through unprecedented sensing, measurement, and engineering capabilities.

Social Sciences - Career - 13.01.2022
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
New study investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email A new study will explore how LGBTQ+ people experience difficulties when interacting with social workers and are often anxious about discrimination or abuse as a result of their sexual or gender identity.

Health - 13.01.2022
Public’s view on using graphene to treat cancer sought
A research team at The University of Manchester have launched a survey on the use of nanomaterials like graphene to treat cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.01.2022
The journey to a pig-heart transplant began 60 years ago
The journey to a pig-heart transplant began 60 years ago
On Friday, January 7 2022, David Bennett became the world's first person to successfully receive a transplant of a pig's heart.

Politics - 13.01.2022
Preserving northern Ethiopia's ancient cultural heritage
Preserving northern Ethiopia’s ancient cultural heritage
Research team from University of Jena and German Archaeological Institute working with Ethiopian partners to create cultural heritage register for northern Ethiopia A research team from Friedrich Sch

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2022

Physics - Health - 13.01.2022
University of Birmingham to open national neutron facility
Share this page Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email A national High-Flux Accelerator facility is being developed on the University of Birmingham campus to support the study of neutron interactions in materials for the nuclear sector.

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 13.01.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 13.01.2022
Dramatic fall in hospital admissions for child infections since start of covid-19 pandemic
Since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, there have been dramatic reductions in hospital admissions for common and severe childhood infections in England, most likely due to social distancing measur