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Southampton Solent University research suggests that there is no need for gender specific Resistance Training

11 April 2016

Men and women have similar upper body strength response to Resistance Training (RT) and there is no need for sex specific interventions, suggests a new study by researchers from Southampton Solent University and the Universities of Goias, Brasillia and Padova. …

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University of Cumbria research suggests that carrying shopping bags does not affect older adults stability

05 April 2016

A recent study, conducted by the Active Ageing Research Group at the University of Cumbria, has concluded that carrying shopping bags, whether in one or both hands, should pose no additional threat of falling. Being able to shop for food …

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Applications invited – Senior Policy Adviser (Research & Innovation) (Maternity Cover)

01 April 2016

GuildHE are seeking talented candidates for a part-time maternity cover position as Senior Policy Adviser (Research and Innovation) from late May 2016. In the role you will support research excellence for a network of distinctive institutions; drive forward the collaborative …

St Mary’s University, Twickenham study finds cricket players are more successful when batting backward

23 March 2016

PhD student in the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science at St Mary’s University, Twickenham Oliver Runswick collaborated with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on research that has found cricket players are more successful when batting the wrong way. According to …

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Glyndwr University research reveals teenage runaways are at great risk of sexual exploitation in North Wales

18 March 2016

Barnardo’s Cymru has launched a report alongside Wrexham Glyndwr University to mark Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day held today. The research confirms the link between running away and going missing and the risk of sexual exploitation for children and …

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York St John University research highlights the prevalence of ‘pre-loading’

16 March 2016

A new study highlights the prevalence of pre-loading drinking behaviour in the general population. Key findings from the research, which was carried out in Selby, includes that females reported consuming more units when pre-loading compared to males and that the …

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University of Winchester launches new Centre for Research into Teaching and Teacher Education

14 March 2016

The University of Winchester builds on its status as a leading provider of high-quality teacher education and development with the creation of a new research centre. The Centre for Research into Teaching and Teacher Education – in the Faculty of …

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University of Winchester Studentship opportunities

10 March 2016

The University of Winchester is seeking talented, enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to become part of their expanding and vibrant postgraduate research community. The university is offering a total of 4 fully funded PhD studentships, one in the area of Climate Change and …

Royal Agricultural University publishes pioneering research on the economics of pasture fed beef and lamb production.

04 March 2016

Jonathan Brunyee, Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE) at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), has been working with the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) and has published a pioneering report on the economics of pasture fed beef …

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University of Winchester research reveals women prefer a family-man over a career-man

29 February 2016

Women are looking for romance with men who are willing to make time for their family, rather than the traditional male breadwinners, according to a new study by the University of Winchester. Research by Dr Manuela Thomae, Lecturer in Psychology at …

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