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Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 09:06
Farming reboot lays seeds for prosperity in poor regions
Farming reboot lays seeds for prosperity in poor regions
Agriculture experts from The Australian National University (ANU) have teamed up with government bodies and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve irrigation schemes and boost crop production.     The

Health - Life Sciences - 09:00
Research grant for Silvia Arber to investigate Parkinson's
Research grant for Silvia Arber to investigate Parkinson’s
Silvia Arber - group leader at the FMI and at the Biozentrum, University of Basel - and a team of international experts receive 8 million Swiss Francs from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson's (ASAP) initiative to investigate Parkinson's.

Economics / Business - 08:09

Health - Pharmacology - 08:08
Cardiff University to take leading role in COVID-19 antiviral trial
Cardiff University is to play a major role in UK-wide research into antiviral drugs that could help protect people from the worst symptoms of the virus.

Environment - Innovation - 27.10.2021
From kerbside to tram stop: Recycled plastics will soon feature in Melbourne’s tram platforms
Recycled plastics from kerbside waste will be used to create innovative modular tram stops, making Melbourne's tram network more sustainable, accessible for people with disabilities and less disruptive to maintain and develop.

Chemistry - Research Management - 26.10.2021
£9 million research programme to reinvent chemical separation methods and significantly cut total global energy consumption begins
£9 million research programme to reinvent chemical separation methods and significantly cut total global energy consumption begins A £9 million project to develop new chemical processing technology

Health - Life Sciences - 26.10.2021
The UB improves positions in the BGU and NTU rankings
Institucional The University of Barcelona improves positions in the international ranking Best Global Universities (BGU) , in which it holds the 87th position worldwide, compared to last year's 90th position.

Health - Pedagogy - 26.10.2021
Action needed on high mortality in children with adrenal insufficiency
Children with adrenal insufficiency have a higher risk of dying than those with other lifelong conditions , according to research by The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust scientists. The study of parents and children coping with conditions that cause adrenal insufficiency - such as Addison's disease and congenital adrenal hyperplasia showed that administration of potentially lifesaving injections given at the time of acute illness is poor.

Administration - Social Sciences - 26.10.2021

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 26.10.2021
Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology named Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence | University of Cambridge
Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology named Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence | University of Cambridge
The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (Hawking CTC) at the is expanding its Intel Graphics and Visualization Institute of Xellence (Intel GVI) to an Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence, which will help expand our understanding of the universe.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 26.10.2021
Polyphenol-rich diets improve leaky gut syndrome in the elderly
Polyphenol-rich diets improve leaky gut syndrome in the elderly
The increase of intestinal permeability is associated with factors such as ageing, food allergies and intolerances and unhealthy diets. This alteration causes a reduction of the gut integrity barrier that triggers the transit of potentially-toxic substances for the blood, and is related to the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even Alzheimer's.

Environment - 26.10.2021
Urgent action needed to reduce uncertainty on CO2 storage prospects
Urgent action needed to reduce uncertainty on CO2 storage prospects
An urgent increase in policy support and investment would be needed for carbon capture and storage (CCS) to achieve the scale needed to meet global decarbonisation goals, according to University of Queensland and Princeton researchers.

Social Sciences - 26.10.2021
TV shows with diverse writers rooms, casts resonated with pandemic audiences
The latest UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report, published today, reveals that television viewers during the COVID-19 pandemic leaned into content that came out of diverse writers rooms and that featured diverse casts.

Computer Science - Physics - 26.10.2021
Caltech and Amazon Partner to Create New Hub of Quantum Computing
This past year, a new two-story building took shape in the northeast corner of the Caltech campus. Though modest in design, what takes place inside the structure could transform the future of computing.

Environment - Social Sciences - 26.10.2021
How sustainable living can succeed: Benjamin Görgen examined the practicalities and the potential of communal housing projects
How sustainable living can succeed: Benjamin Görgen examined the practicalities and the potential of communal housing projects
In many cities, there is a shortage of housing, and it is expensive. At the same time, an increasing number of people are moving into cities to live and work.

Health - 26.10.2021
Rising Approval of Regulation among Swiss Population
Rising Approval of Regulation among Swiss Population
The majority of Swiss people approve of how their government is regulating the economy.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.10.2021
Green tea catechins promote oxidative stress
Green tea catechins promote oxidative stress
Green tea is seen as healthy and promotes a longer life supposedly due to its high level of antioxidants.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 26.10.2021
Managing Water Resources in a Low-to-No-Snow Future
With mountain snowpacks shrinking in the western U.S., new Berkeley Lab study analyzes when a low-to-no-snow future might arrive and implications for water management A new Berkeley Lab analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Agronomy / Food Science - History / Archeology - 26.10.2021
Opinion: Understanding cocoa farming is key to ending child slavery in West Africa
It's no longer sufficient just to show that child slavery practices are happening, campaigners need to invest time and effort to truly understand the processes and conditions that create them, says Dr Michael Odijie (UCL History).

Campus - Career - 26.10.2021

Economics / Business - Health - 26.10.2021

Career - 26.10.2021
A bold Berkeley program is improving human lives in low-income countries
An international team of researchers worked with political parties in the African nation of Sierra Leone to give the public more involvement in the selection of candidates for public office.

Research Management - Life Sciences - 26.10.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 26.10.2021
University of Toronto researchers create mirror-image peptides that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2
University of Toronto researchers create mirror-image peptides that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2
Researchers at the University of Toronto have created chemical compounds that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2 and several of its variants.

Economics / Business - 25.10.2021
Carbon accounting madness makes a mockery of the UK's Net Zero plans, says University of Birmingham academic
Carbon accounting madness makes a mockery of the UK’s Net Zero plans, says University of Birmingham academic
Government targets to make the UK carbon neutral by 2050 could be worthless if current carbon accounting systems aren't radically reformed, warns a leading academic.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 25.10.2021
Ocean sciences are essential in the fight against climate change
Full steam ahead toward the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)! On October 25, Ifremer, the CNRS and the IRD, with support from the Ocean & Climate Platform and ESA astronau

Campus - Innovation - 25.10.2021

Environment - 25.10.2021
UofG contributes to COP26 Universities Network climate change co-benefits report
The University of Glasgow has contributed to a new briefing paper outlining the co-benefits of future action to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.

Religions - Campus - 25.10.2021
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
Three theologians from the University of Bern have published an interdisciplinary work on sexual violence in churches, which for the first time takes a scholarly look at the fundamentals of the problem.
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