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Life Sciences - Event
22.06.2017
£2 million award will advance understanding of mechanisms of learning and memory
£2 million award will advance understanding of mechanisms of learning and memory
Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory.
Computer Science/Telecom - Event
22.06.2017
Event - Life Sciences
21.06.2017
Bristol-led scientific paper wins RSPB award
Bristol-led scientific paper wins RSPB award
A scientific paper led by a team of biologists from the University of Bristol has won a major award from the RSPB. ‘Historical nectar assessment reveals the fall and rise of floral resources in Britain' was published by the journal Nature in February 2016 and featured as the front page story for that week's edition of the magazine.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
21.06.2017
UQP novel on Miles Franklin shortlist
UQP novel on Miles Franklin shortlist
University of Queensland Press publishing director Madonna Duffy knew she had found “something special” when she first read a manuscript from Mark O'Flynn in 2015.
Event - Life Sciences
20.06.2017
Scientist named Innovator of the Year for sight-saving device
Scientist named Innovator of the Year for sight-saving device
Dr Shelby Temple, from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, has been named Innovator of the Year 2017 for his ground-breaking work into polarisation and macular degeneration.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
16.06.2017
Rapid test facilitates malaria diagnosis
Rapid test facilitates malaria diagnosis
Research news Diagnosing malaria has been a very time-consuming and error-prone process up to now.
Astronomy - Event
16.06.2017
Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award
Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award
The invisible signals that Europeâ??s Galileo satellites are beaming down to the world are officially award-winning: the team behind their design has won the European Inventor Award, run by the European Patent Office.
Event - Environment/Sustainable Development
15.06.2017
Event
13.06.2017
Jane Marple meets Donald Trump
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Physics/Materials Science - Event
12.06.2017
£2M IsoLab opened by EPSRC Chief Executive
£2M IsoLab opened by EPSRC Chief Executive
(from left) Professor Sir Michael Pepper, The Wolfson Foundation; Professor George Pickett FRS; Pauline Moulton; Professor Richard Haley; EPSRC Chief Executive; Vice-Chancellor; Paul Ramsbottom, The
Event - Business/Economics
07.06.2017
Administration/Government - Event
06.06.2017
Honour for study which revealed â?‘intuitiveâ’’ fire commanders
Research improving how fire service commanders tackle major incidents has won an award for innovation. The study used helmet-mounted video cameras to show how commanders dealt with fast-moving emergency scenarios. It has led to the development of national policy changing the way fire officers deal with incidents.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
06.06.2017
Award for disease-fighting â?‘seaweed drugâ’’
A drug developed from seaweed that helps fight off infection has picked up a prize for innovation. Researchers discovered that alginates – found in seaweed – can combat multi-drug resistant infections.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
30.05.2017
Life Sciences - Event
28.05.2017
Pollack: Ph.D.s can inform discourse, model expert thinking
David Lynch, who earned his doctorate in materials science and engineering, said that learning how to do research in the lab, not only in what to do but in how to budget time, was one of the more challenging aspects of pursuing his degree.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Event
28.05.2017
Pollack to Class of 2017: Effect change by clarifying values
Urging the approximately 6,000 members of the Class of 2017 to be agents of change in the world by ‘clarifying your own values,' President Martha E. Pollack sent them off into that world during Cornell University's 149th Commencement Ceremony, May 28 at Schoellkopf Field.
Agronomy/Food Science - Event
16.05.2017
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11.05.2017
Law/Forensics - Event
11.05.2017
Computer Science/Telecom - Event
08.05.2017
QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
A bug hunting tool co-developed by a QMUL researcher has won a prestigious award. The C Bounded Model Checker (CBMC), which helps to detect bugs in software, won the ‘Falsifcation' category in the TACAS 2017 6th International Competition on Software Verification (SV-COMP'17) .
Event
05.05.2017
Construction start for NEST unit 'dfab
Construction start for NEST unit ’dfab
On May 2, at the ground-breaking ceremony for the NEST unit ‘dfab house', the project team, consisting of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) ‘Digital Fabrication', ETH Z
Event
04.05.2017
Photography: An unusual and surprising picture of science
Photography: An unusual and surprising picture of science
The winning entries from the first SNSF Scientific Image Competition offer a view of science that is aesthetic, nuanced and complex.
Event - Life Sciences
03.05.2017
CURB enthusiasm: Undergrads show off research at forum
More than 80 students unveiled their scholarly work at the 32nd annual Spring Research Forum hosted April 27 by the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board (CURB).
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
03.05.2017
Secrets of historic Nelson and Pitt effigies to be revealed using state-of-the-art technology
Secrets of historic Nelson and Pitt effigies to be revealed using state-of-the-art technology The wax-work heads of naval hero Horatio Nelson and Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder, which are over
History/Archeology - Event
03.05.2017
UC Berkeley to open first university center for Silk Road study in North America
UC Berkeley to open first university center for Silk Road study in North America
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Event - Psychology
03.05.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
19.04.2017
Study named a top-10 innovative project by Clinical Research Forum
Study named a top-10 innovative project by Clinical Research Forum
A research project led by Yale School of Medicine professor Harlan Krumholz and then-medical student Emily Bucholz has been recognized with a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award by the Clinica
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
14.04.2017
Morgridge, UW researcher scores in cancer research ‘lightning round’
Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final product that often tops 250 pages.
Computer Science/Telecom - Event
12.04.2017
Institute for CyberScience announces 2017 ICS Seed Grant recipients
Institute for CyberScience Director Jenni Evans at a strategic planning forum on "Driving Digital Innovation.
Event - Administration/Government
12.04.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Event
08.04.2017
Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler, Winner of the Top German Research Award, also Receives Top European Research Award
Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler, Winner of the Top German Research Award, also Receives Top European Research Award
Scholar from Freie Universität, a Recent Recipient of the Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation, Has now Won an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council / 2.435 Million Eu
Business/Economics - Event
07.04.2017
Event - Media
06.04.2017
Hyperlocals get new online community
Communities and local journalist are benefiting from the launch of an exciting new platform to share information, tips and ideas.
History/Archeology - Event
06.04.2017
American Council of Learned Society fellowships bestowed on three UC Berkeley professsors
American Council of Learned Society fellowships bestowed on three UC Berkeley professsors
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Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
04.04.2017
President, provost launch university-wide planning process
President, provost launch university-wide planning process
Stanford's long-range planning process, launched this month, seeks broad input to collaboratively create a shared vision for the university that anticipates future trends and identifies key opportunities.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
31.03.2017
Technology that could detect cancer more accurately wins Innovation Award
Technology that could detect cancer more accurately wins Innovation Award
A system that automatically classifies cancer biopsies, developed by an Imperial physicist, has won a Royal Society prize to help it get to market.
Event
31.03.2017
Marcia Langton appointed Associate Provost
One of Australia's most respected Indigenous academics Professor Marcia Langton AM has been appointed as the first Associate Provost at the University of Melbourne.
Astronomy - Event
30.03.2017
Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian Higher Education Award
Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian Higher Education Award
The discovery of an earth-sized planet that may be the closest possible home for life outside the Solar System has won the Research Impact category at the Guardian Higher Education Awards 2017 .
Event - Physics/Materials Science
30.03.2017
Spark Award for fundamental research
ETH Professor Sabine Werner and her team won the Spark Award 2017 yesterday for their groundbreaking new approach to combating viral diseases. If their results can be confirmed, they could lead to the development of better treatments for viral diseases such as herpes.
Event - Life Sciences
27.03.2017
Event - Architecture
23.03.2017
Event - Pedagogy/Education Science
22.03.2017
International award for UQ research program
International award for UQ research program
The four decades of scientific contribution of a University of Queensland program towards Down syndrome have been internationally recognised.
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Event
22.03.2017
Onwards and upwards for UQ rocket scientist
Onwards and upwards for UQ rocket scientist
A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ's success in finding a niche in a global field.
Administration/Government - Event
21.03.2017
Gender and Fairtrade film nominated for top award
Gender and Fairtrade film nominated for top award
A film produced by Dr Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf from the University's Department of Social & Policy Sciences and Computing Services Audio Visual Unit has been nominated for a prestigious British Universities Film and Video Council Learning on Screen Award 2017.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Event
21.03.2017
Environmental researchers win Mahathir Science Award
Environmental researchers win Mahathir Science Award
Work by a trio of University of Queensland researchers and their teams to help save tropical habitats has prompted government policy changes in Malaysia, Indonesia and around the world.
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