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European Customer Data Platform Vendors Lead Industry in New Direction

Philadelphia, USA, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European vendors in the soon-to-be €1 billion Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry are leading its transition to more integrated solutions, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe. The first-ever study … Read the full press release

YIT selected for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki

HELSINKI, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed an alliance contract for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The current phase of the project consists of making a project plan. The project customer is the University … Read the full press release

The University of Twente appoints Prof Ian Gibson as Professor of Design Engineering and scientific director of the Fraunhofer Project Center

Enschede, Netherlands, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Twente appointed Prof Ian Gibson as Professor of Design Engineering. He will also be the scientific director of the Fraunhofer Project Center on the UT campus. Until recently, Ian Gibson (55) was … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to provide world-leading maths education with new specialist maths school

LIVERPOOL, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has received approval from the Department of Education to establish a specialist maths school which will provide world-leading maths education for young people from all backgrounds who have a passion for mathematics. The … Read the full press release

University of Warwick scientists develop tagging device to view proteins inside human cells

Scientists develop tagging device using Ferritin Proteins can be viewed on the nanoscale COVENTRY, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells. Using Ferritin, a … Read the full press release

Professor Kerstin Krieglstein appointed new rector of The University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz has a new rector: Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg, was elected on 3 July 2018 by a strong majority of the Senate and University Council to become the successor of … Read the full press release

The University of Bristol reaffirms commitment to trans inclusion

The University of Bristol is joining with other organisations, community groups and individuals to give full backing to a city-wide pledge to support the local trans community. BRISTOL, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pledge says that trans people have the right to be … Read the full press release

University of Bristol developed new VR cloud-based tools to accelerate nanotech research and drug discovery

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new virtual reality (VR) cloud-based tools to help academics and industry progress new drugs, materials and boost the teaching of chemistry. BRISTOL, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A joint team of computer science and … Read the full press release

University of Dundee honoured with Research Project of the Year and the Enhanced Student Learning Awards at the Herald Higher Education Awards

DUNDEE, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We have won Research Project of the Year and the Enhanced Student Learning Awards at the Herald Higher Education Awards, held last night in Glasgow. Professor Ghulam Nabi’s work on prostate cancer research was named Research … Read the full press release

University of Dundee names Professor Andrew Atherton as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor

DUNDEE, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has appointed Professor Andrew Atherton as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Professor Atherton is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Enterprise at Lancaster University and is an expert in SME policy and China. At … Read the full press release

Trinity’s Professor John Boland awarded an Outstanding Researcher Award from the Intel Corporate Research Council

DUBLIN, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor John Boland, Principal Investigator in AMBER and Trinity’s School of Chemistry, has been awarded an Outstanding Researcher Award from the Intel Corporate Research Council (CRC). It is the fourth time the award has been given … Read the full press release

INSEAD hosted the iW50 Summit at its Europe campus in Fontainebleau

FONTAINEBLEAU, France, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INSEAD, the business school for the world, today hosts the iW50 Summit at its Europe campus in Fontainebleau. The Summit is a culmination of its iW50 campaign – a celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first INSEAD women MBA … Read the full press release

KTH and Karolinska Institutet: AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops

Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease. STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every cancer tumor is unique, … Read the full press release

Students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India are CERN Beamline for Schools 2018 winners

GENEVA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — High-school students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India, are the winners of the 2018 Beamline for Schools competition. In September, they will carry out their proposed experiments at CERN1 together with professional researchers. … Read the full press release

University of Aberdeen cyclists complete the North Coast 500, raising more than £25,000 for cancer research

ABERDEEN, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of cyclists from the University of Aberdeen have completed the North Coast 500, raising more than £25,000 to support cancer research in the process. The team, consisting of University staff, NHS Grampian staff … Read the full press release

Airbus to help train customers on its spacecraft and systems at its new Space Academy in Toulouse

TOULOUSE, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has opened the company’s Space Academy in Toulouse, France to help train customers in the operation of satellites and space systems that are acquired from the company. When a spacecraft or system is purchased … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust appoint Professor Gregory Lip to lead new Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science

LIVERPOOL, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have appointed Professor Gregory Lip as part of a new initiative to establish an internationally-leading Centre for Cardiovascular Science in the Merseyside … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving UK crops

New funding to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation COVENTRY, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick is set to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving the resilience, sustainability and productivity of … Read the full press release

Henkel and ESCP Europe expand cooperation in management training in Digital Business

DÜSSELDORF, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For multiple years now Henkel and ESCP Europe have been successfully working together – from participating at the Recruitment Days in France and Germany to Henkel managers being a guest lecturer on campus. Henkel and … Read the full press release

University of Konstanz computer scientists create automated game analysis tool for football match broadcasts

KONSTANZ, Germany, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Football on TV: A pass to the left, a gap in the defence, an open striker at the edge of the penalty area. Suddenly, the picture freezes. Lines and diagrams appear between the players. An … Read the full press release

UZH Space Hub holds its first research flight campaign at the military airfield in Dübendorf

Research goes airborne: The UZH Space Hub is holding its first research flight campaign from 11 to 13 June. An airbus performing parabolic flights will take off from the military airfield in Dübendorf. In addition, a blimp will be used … Read the full press release

Skanska to build a new education facilities for the University of Bergen in Norway

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Bergen to build a new education facilities at the campus area in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million, which will … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: innovative makeover for one of Bristol’s best-loved characters to play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed 2 charity trail

BRISTOL, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students at the University of Bristol have given one of Bristol’s best-loved characters an innovative makeover. They’ve created an eye-catching mechanical Gromit sculpture, featuring interactive clocks, which will play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed … Read the full press release

TU/e: EuroTech Universities Alliance welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member

The EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of European universities in science and technology which TU/e is part of, welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member. The prestigious French institution officially joined during the Technical University of Munich’s 150th anniversary symposium. … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham: ground-breaking research will be conducted into the very early stages of the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

A thousand people are needed for ground-breaking research being carried out by the University of Birmingham into an incurable lung condition. BIRMINGHAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Supported by the British Lung Foundation, Dr Elizabeth Sapey and Professor Robert Stockley, will be … Read the full press release

Dr Emmanouela Gbandi appointed as the Solving Kids’ Cancer Senior Trials Coordinator for Neuroblastoma at the University of Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU)

University of Birmingham researchers are leading the way with a ground-breaking role to enable more children with the rare cancer neuroblastoma to access potentially life-saving clinical trials more quickly. BIRMINGHAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first dedicated position focusing on … Read the full press release

University of Dundee launches new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users

DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has launched a new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users to enhance the gaming experience and increase profits. Most of the … Read the full press release

Charity trekker Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of Life Sciences as she continues her 200-mile fundraising walk along Scotland’s coastline

DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A charity trekker whose husband’s life was cut short by Parkinson’s disease has been hailed as an inspiration by University of Dundee researchers developing treatments for the condition. Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of … Read the full press release

University of Dundee Professor Bob Steele awarded a CBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work on the treatment of colorectal cancer

DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Bob Steele, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded a CBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work on the prevention, early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer. Professor Steele … Read the full press release

TU Delft raises two positions in the new QS World University Ranking; the highest-ranking Dutch university

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TU Delft is ranked in  52nd position in the new QS World University Ranking that has been published on 6 June, a rise of two positions compared with last year. This places the university  among … Read the full press release