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Gesellschaftliche Themen unserer Zeit – öffentliche Vorlesungsreihe der Universität Konstanz

Konstanz, Germany, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Was macht Stress mit unserem Gehirn? Welche Rolle spielen Tiere in der Philosophie? Zeigt die Geschichte Muster, die eine Prognose der Zukunft erlauben? Antworten zu diesen und vielen weiteren Fragen gibt das Studium Generale, die … Read the full press release

Die Bertelsmann Stiftung: Der Ausbau der Ganztagsschulen kommt überall in Deutschland voran

Gütersloh, Germany, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Ganztagsschulausbau kommt weiter voran. Aber noch längst haben nicht alle Kinder in Deutschland die Chance auf einen Platz in einer guten Ganztagsschule. Die Bertelsmann Stiftung hat berechnet, was ein flächendeckender und qualitativer Ausbau kostet. … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to build 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC)

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to research on how Forest Schools can benefit children’s development

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forest Schools are a growing phenomenon in the UK, but what impact does getting children outside of the classroom have on their overall development? Researchers at Loughborough University hope to find out. The ‘Forest School’ … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy: The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport exhibition at the National Football Museum

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’. The exhibition is in residence for three months and begins with a Symposium on animation, … Read the full press release

В Киеве состоится SphereCon 2017 – конференция, объединяющая Ruby on Rails, Go, разработчиков программного обеспечения и дизайнеров

Киев, Украина, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Front-end и back-end разработчики Ruby on Rails, Go, а также UX/UI дизайнеры со всего мира соберутся 28 октября 2017 года на конференции SphereCon (http://bit.ly/SphereCon), организованной Sphere Software, для установления рабочих связей и ознакомления с подходами … Read the full press release

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STFC: the latest detection of gravitational waves possible thanks to UK developed engineering and technology

SWINDON, 17-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a galaxy far away, two dead stars begin a final spiral into a massive collision. The resulting explosion unleashes a huge burst of energy, sending ripples across the very fabric of space. In the nuclear … Read the full press release

STFC: University of Glasgow scientists led the development of the sensitive mirror suspensions in the heart of the LIGO detectors

SWINDON, 17-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The first detection of both gravitational waves and light from the same event was made possible by bringing together some of the world’s most brilliant minds with some of the most advanced technology in existence, working across … Read the full press release

Medtronic to open Innovation Center at the Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park

Facilitating Clinical Training for Physicians and Advancing Local Healthcare Efficiency in Central and Western China DUBLIN, Ireland and CHENGDU, Sichuan, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the groundbreaking of its Chengdu Innovation Center at the Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Honorary Research Fellow Richard Moyes awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

EXETER, UK, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anti-nuclear campaigners, including a University of Exeter academic, have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The work of Richard Moyes and other members of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was honoured because … Read the full press release

UK and Brazil experts: ancient South Americans domesticated wild rice 4,000 years ago

EXETER, UK, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have discovered. Experts from the UK and Brazil have found the … Read the full press release

University of Kent to develop new degree apprenticeships in construction

KENT, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University will receive £200,000 to develop new degree apprenticeships in construction. The funding is part of a total of £4.8m being awarded by Higher Education Funding Council for England to universities and colleges across England this … Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines training center celebrates its 20th anniversary

• International recognition for Schwechat-based apprenticeship as an aircraft technician • CEO Kay Kratky: “License to tune aircraft. Valid throughout Europe, from Albania to the United Kingdom.” • Minister of Social Affairs Alois Stöger: “Thanks to Austrian Airlines for its … Read the full press release

Professor Stephen Toope to succeed Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Stephen Toope became the 346th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, succeeding Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz He was formally admitted to the office of Vice-Chancellor at a ceremony held this morning in the University’s Senate … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge launches #vlogbridge competition to find its best student vlogger

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambridge is on the hunt for its best student vlogger with £200 of video kit and expert mentoring up for grabs. Today the University of Cambridge launches #vlogbridge, a competition to find the best 60 second film made … Read the full press release

Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson (Corpus Christi College, 1966) has been jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with former Cambridge University senior research associate Joachim Frank, and Jacques Dubochet from the University of Lausanne, … Read the full press release

Freie Universität Berlin: Nine research projects in Berlin can enter the decisive round in the competition for the German government’s Excellence Strategy

Joint press release of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Nine research projects asked to submit full proposals as part of the German government’s Excellence Strategy.  BERLIN, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Freie Universität … Read the full press release

Newcastle University: School of Pharmacy will be based in the impressive King George VI building

Students begin the first ever pharmacy degree at Newcastle University and are embarking on an exciting career path. NEWCASTLE, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pharmacists work in a variety of settings to provide essential healthcare services, yet none will have the … Read the full press release

Oxford University: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience

Subheading: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience, new research suggests OXFORD, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Football has long been tarnished by outbreaks of fan violence. Although media headlines often link the behaviour to ‘hooliganism’, the activity could … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

University of Southampton: New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Southampton, will aim to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants, worth billions each year. Thanks to a grant from the New Investigators scheme, … Read the full press release

University of Southampton, Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium form new strategic partnership for public engagement

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Southampton has forged a new strategic partnership for public engagement with the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, inspired by a shared vision to change the world for the better by revolutionising public engagement … Read the full press release

University of Twente: new device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers

Enschede, Netherlands, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to a first clinical study published in the scientific journal Photoacoustics, the University of Twente and various European partners have designed a device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers. The … Read the full press release

University College London: New app to play a key part in predicting how a flu pandemic spreads across the country

LONDON, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) is involved in a new project which aims to better understand how pandemics, such as flu, can spread across the country. Researchers will collect data about how … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: New £35 million facility for Liverpool International College to open in September 2019

LIVERPOOL, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction has started on the new £35 million facility for Liverpool International College with a ground-breaking ceremony on site. The facility, due to open in September 2019, will be the first under construction in Knowledge Quarter … Read the full press release

Launch of Cyprus Peer Review of Global Education

Nicosia, Cyprus, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyprus Peer Review reveals excellent approach to sustainability and calls for a more coherent approach to Global Education GENE – Global Education Network Europe – is launching the Peer Review Report of Global Education … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Royal Canin complete the largest ever international weight loss trial in dogs

LIVERPOOL, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On average overweight dogs lose an average of 11% of their bodyweight when enrolled on a weight loss trial according to researchers who have conducted the largest international multi-centre weight study. Obesity is the most common … Read the full press release

Lobbying by University of Liverpool’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) leads to amendments seeking to protect children post Brexit

LIVERPOOL, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amendments to the Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill that aim to protect children post Brexit have been tabled by a Labour MP, following lobbying by the University’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) in collaboration with leading children’s charities, The Children’s … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

WMG Professor Janet Godsell: More and more companies are realising that overseas production is not as cost effective as it used to be

COVENTRY, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report launched today by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick, and Reshoring UK, finds that UK companies that consider both direct and indirect reshoring of manufacturing gain best performance boosts and urges … Read the full press release