Tag Archives: University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia study: Indonesia must attract private investment in climate mitigation projects

NORWICH, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Historical, political and social relationships are holding back Indonesia’s ability to attract private investment in climate mitigation projects, according to an academic at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Indonesia is one of the largest greenhouse … Read the full press release

Free public meeting at University of East Anglia on immigration, austerity, inequalities and political attitudes

NORWICH, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of East Anglia (UEA) is holding a free public meeting on Thursday 11 May to discuss the question “Is the Boat Full?”, looking at the relationship between immigration, austerity, inequalities and political attitudes. “The … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia opens applications for East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If you’re a keen amateur film-maker, you’ve the chance to demonstrate your skills and win £250 in this year’s East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition. The archive is owned and run by the University of … Read the full press release

Adventurers complete expedition of a lifetime to raise fund for cancer charity

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two young adventurers have just completed the expedition of a lifetime, walking from the UK to Nepal to raise £11,000 for the Annie’s Challenge charity. Henry Dunham, a University of East Anglia (UEA) graduate from Framlingham, … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia’s documentary premiering in London explores what happens following child marriages in Turkey

LONDON, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The haunting stories of Turkish women who were married off as children – and their fears of the same fate for girls today – will be told for the first time in a documentary premiering in … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia and Queen’s University Belfast led initiative to help food producers in Northern Ireland

A new initiative led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Queen’s University Belfast will help food producers in Northern Ireland to identify opportunities in the marketplace and to develop their competitiveness. NORWICH, 25-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The project, launched … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research reveals why some birds are more vulnerable than others to environmental change

Migratory birds that are ‘set in their ways’ could be more vulnerable to environmental impacts – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). NORFOLK, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Many species of migratory birds are in decline as … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research could one day help build computers from DNA

New research from the University of East Anglia could one day help build computers from DNA. NORFOLK, UK, 20-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have found a way to ‘switch’ the structure of DNA using copper salts and EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia Dr Collins will discuss his book “The Unselfish Spirit: Human Evolution in a Time of Global Crisis” at the Hay Festival on May 21

We need to adapt how we live and work better with nature to solve the world’s ecological crisis – according to Dr Mick Collins from the University of East Anglia. NORFOLK, UK, 20-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — He will discuss his … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research shows that evolutionary selection can explain the persistence of sex as dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring

New research from the University of East Anglia shows that an evolutionary force known as ‘sexual selection’ can explain the persistence of sex as a dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring. NORFOLK, UK, 19-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Biologists have long puzzled … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia: International research team to use a method employed by heart surgeons to reveal the pulse of planet Earth

The University of East Anglia is part of an international research team to use a method, normally employed by heart surgeons, to reveal the pulse of planet Earth. NORWICH, 17-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The statistical method is called ‘multi-scale entropy analysis’ … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia researchers to develop simple blood test to diagnose bone cancer thanks to funding from the Big C

Researchers at the University of East Anglia are developing a simple blood test to diagnose bone cancer thanks to funding from the Big C. Norwich, UK, 22-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Cancer which starts in the bones is typically more aggressive than … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia report: Children are not harmed by being brought into existence even if they suffer severe genetic disease

Children are not harmed by being brought into existence even if they suffer severe genetic disease – according to a new report from the University of East Anglia. Norwich, UK, 28-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The ethics around reproductive technology are discussed in … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia study: Taking vitamin D tablets cannot ward off heart attacks or stroke

Taking vitamin D tablets cannot ward off heart attacks or stroke according to a new study from researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Norwich, UK, 28-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Recent studies have … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia and the University of Leeds: Informing parents about the measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake

Norwich, UK, 28-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Giving parents access to online information about the MMR vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake according to research from the University of East Anglia and the University of Leeds. A new report … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia recieves £300,000 funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund and UEA to help get new students playing sport

Students at the University of East Anglia (UEA) will have more chances to play sport thanks to almost £300,000 of joint National Lottery funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund and UEA. Norfolk, UK, 23-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The university is … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia disability expert calls for development agencies to ensure aid programmes meet disabled people needs

A disability expert from the University of East Anglia is calling for development agencies to ensure their aid programmes meet the needs of disabled people. Norfolk, UK, 10-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Tom Shakespeare has given written and oral evidence to the House … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia’s Dr Nicholas Walsh study finds family difficulties in childhood and early adolescence affect brain development

Norwich, UK, 19-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — New research has revealed that exposure to common family problems during childhood and early adolescence affects brain development, which could lead to mental health issues in later life. The study led by Dr Nicholas Walsh, lecturer in developmental … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia researchers shed light on primate eating habits

Norwich, UK, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Findings published today in the journal Oikos show how some monkeys consume their ‘five a day’ within a single hour and consume as many as 50 portions of fruit in a single day. The research focuses … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia citizen science project to tag diseased and healthy ash trees across UK

21-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A new project to help scientists identify species of ash tree that are resistant to Chalara fraxinea or ‘dieback’ will be launched by the University of East Anglia today. Members of the public are being called on to … Read the full press release