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University of Worcester researcher finds dandelion is a key contributor to boosting bee population

26 July 2016

The humble dandelion, often overlooked as a weed, has been identified by a Worcester ecologist as a major contributor to boosting the number of bees in urban areas. Dr Duncan Westbury, from the University of Worcester, is calling on the …

Royal Agricultural University launches new Agricultural Enterprise Hub

13 July 2016

Farm491, a high-tech, modern, cutting-edge enterprise hub at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) promoting agritech innovation has launched, with access to its office space now available. Stimulating a Community of Innovation Developed as a co-working environment for innovators to grow their …

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University of Cumbria receive funding for research project focusing on autism and the criminal justice system

06 July 2016

The University of Cumbia is extremely pleased to have received funding of £70,000 from the CRH Charitable Trust towards a unique research project which will investigate the issues of autism and the criminal justice system. As part of the project the …

Royal Agricultural University is offering two fully funded Research Studentships

06 July 2016

The School of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), in partnership with Thames Water, is pleased to offer one PhD Programme and one MSc by Research Studentship. The research will explore ‘Investigations into the effectiveness of …

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Glyndŵr Innovations awarded research funding from the Centre for Defence Enterprise

29 June 2016

The Centre for Defence Enterprise has awarded contracts to the best ideas from its first competitions with the UK Defence Solutions Centre. In 2015, the Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) (part of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) ran a …

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University of St Mark & St John research shows exercise at the frontier of cancer treatment

27 June 2016

The University has developed pioneering patient-centred cancer rehabilitation through lifestyle physical activity in a community setting. Only 20% of people with cancer are getting the national physical activity recommendations despite evidence that exercise is beneficial. Dr Saul Bloxham, co-author of …

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Call for papers: Expanding Communities of Sustainable Practice

21 June 2016

Leeds College of Art is excited to announce a one day symposium focusing on how to expand communities of sustainable practice within and beyond art and design schools. Given the need for art and design education to transform its mode of …

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University of Winchester study highlights the support for the educational progression of military children

21 June 2016

Around four out of ten military service children who have the ability to progress into Higher Education were unlikely to do so, according to new research undertaken by the University of Winchester and funded by the Ministry of Defence. Despite …

Southampton Solent University research shows back pain can be reduced through 1-2 minutes’ exercise

20 June 2016

By taking part in just 1-2 minutes of exercise a week, you could reduce lower back pain and significantly increase your muscle strength, according to Solent researchers. We spoke to Dr James Steele, lecturer in applied sport science and leader …

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University of Winchester Event Management Conference – Call for Papers

20 June 2016

Bridging the gap between theory and practice University of Winchester 12-13 June 2017 Sport and Cultural Events – Advanced Conference on Event Management Events are based in society and involve people. They comprise interaction between people and places and they …

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