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University of Cumbria project supports SMEs research into innovative wave-power paddle

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Residents of Maryport woke up to discover a new addition to their shoreline this weekend. A new four-metre-high device, built and installed by local company MPM North West Ltd, is being tested to assess its capabilities of generating electricity using …

Harper Adams research highlights data integration is key when monitoring livestock

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Data integration is key to the success of precision livestock farming, is the message from an animal behaviour expert at Harper Adams University. Dr Mark Rutter leads precision livestock farming (PLF) research at the university, including the DASIE project – …

Call for papers – Fast Forward: Women in Photography – Then and Now

The TATE Modern, The University for the Creative Arts, and UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) (at London College of Communication, UAL) are convening this two-day conference at the TATE Modern, London 6th & 7th November 2015 Submission timeline: …

How to avoid a data disaster – UCA develop toolkits to assist researchers in the visual arts

An AHRC-funded project led by UCA has recently launched the first in a series of online toolkits and videos on research data management in the visual arts: How to Avoid a Data Disaster These toolkits are aimed at early careers …

Winchester academic claims fake Santas do not ruin the magic of Christmas

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A senior lecturer at the University of Winchester has found evidence to suggest that young children can believe in fantasy characters, such as Father Christmas, while also identifying when someone is pretending to be one. The findings emerged from Chartered …

Leeds Trinity Professor of Theology publishes comprehensive history of Korean Christianity

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A History of Korean Christianity by Professor Kirsteen Kim, Professor of Theology at Leeds Trinity University, was released at the American Academy of Religions meeting in San Diego in November. The book, which retailed at $85, was in such demand …

Plymouth College of Art launch international Fab Lab project Made@EU

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Plymouth College of Art are set to launch an exciting European Fab Lab project in collaboration with prestigious organisations in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Budapest. The Made@EU project will begin with a first call for proposals, inviting emerging designers and …

St Mary’s University to host Research Centre for Human Trafficking

Following the international conference of the Santa Marta Group over the weekend, St Mary’s University, Twickenham has been selected by the Home Secretary, Theresa May to host a specialist international Centre investigating strategies to challenge slavery and human trafficking. The …

Harper Adams research to increase Pedigree Welsh Pig numbers

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Harper Adams University, in partnership with the Pedigree Welsh Pig Society, is conducting a research project to help to determine the growth rate and feed conversion of rare breed Pedigree Welsh Pigs. The research on behalf of the Pedigree Welsh …

St Mary’s University Research Centre wins contract to explore mindfulness and healthcare professionalism

The Centre for Bioethics and Emerging Technologies (CBET) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham has won a £50,000 contract for a research project on the effectiveness of mindfulness approaches in developing healthcare professionalism. In partnership with the University of Surrey, the …

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