Tag Archives: RESEARCH

UK Research & Innovation experts part of new search tool launched by Google

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policymakers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or … Read the full press release

Aviva research into UK’s school lunchboxes reveals that many packed lunches may contain significant amounts of hidden sugar and unhealthy treats

58% of parents believe lunches prepared at home are healthier than school dinners, but are they? 6.6 million (75%) UK schoolchildren tuck into a packed lunch each day. Parents believe lunches prepared at home are the healthier option but biscuits, … Read the full press release

Co-op Insurance research reveals that young drivers often worry about dealing with mechanics

Two fifths of young drivers worry about the cost of repairs A fifth find it hard to talk to mechanics Co-op urging young drivers to not let nerves risk safety MANCHESTER, 23-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op Insurance is encouraging young drivers to let … Read the full press release

Oxford University research: Men are better caregivers in later life than previous research suggests

OXFORD, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Men respond to their spouse’s illness just as much as women do and as a result are better caregivers in later life than previous research suggests, according to a new Oxford University collaboration. The study, … Read the full press release

University of Exeter retains its place amongst the top 200 ranked global institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter has cemented its position as one of the best universities in the world, according to the latest influential rankings. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018, published on Wednesday August 15, has … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult partner over data science and AI research

LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult are allies in the effort to make the UK the best place in the world for data science and AI research, collaboration and business. Today we announce a formal collaboration between … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation: STFC’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates ten years since the first neutrons were detected in its Second Target Station (TS2)

SWINDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (3 August 2018), STFC’s  ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates ten years since the first neutrons were detected in its Second Target Station (TS2). That’s ten years of research in everything from cleft palate and … Read the full press release

New five-year marine research programme aims to provide data, models and technology to help understand the impacts on the Atlantic Ocean environment

A new £22 million research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed. SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commissioned by NERC, the new five-year marine research programme, … Read the full press release

UK and India scientists and businesses to tackle the reduction and repurposing of industrial waste, and improve and increase pulse and oilseed crop productivity

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and businesses from the UK and India are joining forces to combat global challenges through two new collaborative research and development programmes. The two programmes, worth over £15 million, aim to tackle the reduction and … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have receive grants from the European Research Council (ERC)

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three rising research stars at the University of Exeter have received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced. Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have … 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 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

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

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

Valio’s principal scientist Päivi Myllärinen awarded by the Finnish Parliament for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology

Päivi Myllärinen, Valio’s principal scientist and Doctor of Food Sciences, has received a significant innovation award for women from the Finnish Parliament. Myllärinen received the award for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology. By combining nature’s own biological … Read the full press release

Launch of new research journals “European Journal of Sciences (EJS)®” & “European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)®”

Two new research journals published from the United Kingdom have been launched Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After successful launch of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) early this year, UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank launches unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research

Deutsche Bank has developed a unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research Helps investors ride the growing wave of responsible investing that Deutsche Bank Equity Research predicts will spread to cover all … Read the full press release

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Eni partner over nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

Over 20 million euro to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest and to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. ROME, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham, Phonepaid Services Authority publish top tips to ensure customers know what they are getting and how to avoid unnecessary charges online

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers often fail to see important information about online services – which can lead to unexpected costs, according to new research. When you are buying a service online, what do you look at on a … Read the full press release

Heinrich Heine University, Henkel: milestone based on the Phenion® skin model has been reached in skin ageing research

Phenion: An innovative testing system for skin ageing research Düsseldorf, Germany, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Phenion® Full Thickness Skin Model developed by Henkel scientists is e.g. known, for its application in the “3D Skin Comet assay”. This validated method allows the … Read the full press release

The Alliance of Science Organisations welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to open the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

The Alliance of Science Organisations comments upon the European Commission’s initiative to establish a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alliance of Science Organisations generally welcomes the Commission’s initiative and sees potential positive effects of an … Read the full press release

NWO awards funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO executive board has awarded funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. The total amount granted is 138 million euros. Today the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid … Read the full press release

Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria and Sunderland universities to make a step change in delivering research to the marketplace

The North East’s universities are joining forces to commercialise research and boost the region’s economy after a Minister announced £4.9m in Government funding. NEWCASTLE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) award, made by Research England, will see Newcastle, … Read the full press release

Graz University of Technology, voestalpine, Fuchshofer Präzisionstechnik, TCM International, and Diamond Aircraft Industries establish endowed chair for aerospace research in Austria

LINZ, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With an average annual growth of over three percent globally, the aerospace sector is taking off. In order to take advantage of this potential, an endowed chair has been established at the Graz University of Technology … Read the full press release

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit

COVENTRY, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has today signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels. The initiative, launched today in the University of Warwick’s base in London’s … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge and Nanjing Municipal Government to establish joint research centre

The new joint centre will support innovative research into smart cities and fully integrated urban environments. CAMBRIDGE, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Stephen Toope, the University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor, today signed an agreement to formalise a strategic partnership with the Nanjing … Read the full press release

Helmholtz Association, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Deutsche Hochschulmedizin to work for fast and targeted transfer of pre-clinical research results into useful medical applications and therapies that benefit people

In the development of new medications and medical engineering, there is a gap between the discovery of new potential active ingredients and products and their further development into medicinal products and medical devices by the industry. The Helmholtz Association and … Read the full press release

CLH signs collaboration agreement with Royal Spanish Automobile Federation

The agreement covers the organisation of training, consulting and research activities, or any other action that may be of interest to both parties MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH’s Corporate Technical Director, Javier Alonso, and the President of the Royal … Read the full press release

Philips recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics

AMSTERDAM, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator. Clarivate Analytics’ (formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science … Read the full press release