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people in winter gear - Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme

Applications are invited for the Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme for Antarctic fieldwork in the 2020-21 field season. The closing date is 16:00 on Monday 9 March 2020.

20-01-2020
BroadbandUK speed test

BroadbandUK's speed test shows record growth in 2019.

20-01-2020
CIIPM meeting logo

CIIPM has some exciting events and training opportunities coming up in 2020, including the Annual meeting on 1st July 2020, and training days in March.

20-01-2020

Do you have a personal philosophy in life? If so, is it taking you to the right places, both in your work and leisure worlds? Maybe it's time to rethink your take on life...

19-01-2020
burgers on a platter

I don’t often watch linear TV with ads anymore – but when I did recently the ad breaks were full of ‘book your summer flights now’. Meanwhile recent news has included climate crises, the demise of Thomas Cook and government help to save Flybe from the brink of collapse. I personally think this was a mistake: there are probably too many airlines...

17-01-2020
cofinitive is second in Business Weekly list

cofinitive has rocketed to 2nd position in the 2020 ‘Image Makers’ rankings in Business Weekly’s coveted New Year Honours list.

17-01-2020
  London Tube station  Credit: Marco Chilese

A major experiment introducing proactive policing to Underground platforms finds that short bursts of patrolling create a “phantom effect”: 97% of the resulting crime reduction was during periods when police weren’t actually present. 

17-01-2020
Air India aircraft in flight

Trade and tourism industries across the East of England and London are set to receive a major boost from the launch of a new Air India service between London Stansted and India’s economic hub Mumbai next month.

17-01-2020
A group of happy hikers

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Great Abingdon-based dementia research charity, has launched a new challenge in Cambridge for anyone who enjoys a hike in the great outdoors.

17-01-2020

The best university in the UK for starting and running a business has been revealed as the University of the Arts London.

17-01-2020

New research has discovered that Down’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of these children’s language skills.

17-01-2020

Detailed proposals for a new University of Peterborough will be revealed to the public for the first time at a three day showcase event in February.

16-01-2020

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16-01-2020

New ligands have been successfully tested in enantioselective conjugate addition.

16-01-2020

In 2019, nearly all markets performed positively. Equities were the most buoyant, with global markets up by more than +20% in the aggregate (i.e. in Sterling terms), led by the US. Other risky assets such as High-Yield credit and Emerging Market debt also performed well. However, contrary to intuition in a “risk-on” environment, safe-haven...

16-01-2020

 Arecor Limited, the biopharmaceutical company advancing today’s therapies to enable healthier lives, today announces Dr Jan Jezek, Chief Scientific Officer, will present at PEPTalk 2020, in San Diego, California, USA  next week (20-24 January 2020).

16-01-2020
Dr Maria Christophorou

Dr Maria Christophorou joins the Institute as a group leader in the Epigenetics research programme.

16-01-2020
Image by Moshe Harosh from Pixabay

A competition has just opened in which businesses can apply for £25 million of Smart funding to develop game-changing products and services in any area of technology, science and engineering.

16-01-2020
  Infant newborn love  Credit: angel4leon

Autistic mothers are more likely to report post-natal depression compared to non-autistic mothers, according to a new study of mothers of autistic children carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

16-01-2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is seeking input to understand how research, including training and demonstration activities, can best inform and accelerate the transition to net zero heating and cooling for the UK.

16-01-2020

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