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University of Worcester researchers secures funding to scope socio-ecological research project to monitor streams in belize

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Researchers at the University of Worcester have been awarded a scoping grant from a prestigious government science fund. Dr Rachael Carrie and Dr Alan Dixon, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, hope to launch a research project in Belize …

University of Worcester researcher using ‘drone’ captures imagination of leading environmentalists

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A Geographer at the University of Worcester has been invited to present her research at an event later this month after being commended by a national environmental organisation. Dr Amy Woodget’s research centres on the use of an ‘unmanned aerial …

New Report Reveals Disproportionate Impact of Dementia on Women Across the World

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A new report, authored by the University of Worcester’s Association for Dementia Studies, has revealed how women are much more likely to be affected by dementia than men. The majority of people living with the disease and those most at …

Harper Adams researchers part of £2m research projects

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Researchers from Harper Adams University are part of two projects, worth almost £2m, that aim to improve the quality of fresh produce. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), collaborating with the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), have awarded …

University of Worcester research explores the use of workplace coaching

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Controversial new research has found that using internal colleagues to deliver workplace coaching is more effective than employing costly external agencies. Workplace coaching has become a new craze among management roles in the world of work, with estimates suggesting that …

University of Cumbria research highlights firefighters lack of hydration

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You may think that firefighters wouldn’t normally suffer from a lack of water. But research completed by the University of Cumbria, in collaboration with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, has highlighted how vital proper hydration can be to a firefighter’s …

Leeds Trinity University leads in European sports research

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Academics from Leeds Trinity University’s Department of Sport, Health and Nutrition have successfully secured funding for an innovative research project which aims to develop a new learning model for elite sports students. Developing a European Sport Tutorship model for the …

Norwich University of the Arts to open digital user research lab in Norwich

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is to open a Digital User Research Lab in October 2015, to be situated in the Ideas Factory Digital Creative Incubation Centre. The project will be funded by a grant from the HEFCE Catalyst …

Call for Papers: Making Futures IV – deadline extended

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MAKING FUTURES CRAFT AND THE (RE)TURN OF THE MAKER IN A POST-GLOBAL SUSTAINABLY AWARE SOCIETY Conference Website: makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk Making Futures will be held on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2015 within the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar …

Southampton Solent University amongst CREST institutions to secure funding from Creative Europe

Art and design graduates from Southampton Solent University will benefit from a new international career scheme thanks to £200,000 funding from Creative Europe. The 18 month project, led by the School of Art and Design at the University, will bring …

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