Tag Archives: RESEARCH

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

University of Nottingham: Energy Research Accelerator Chief Executive Gordon Waddington to leave at the end of March

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has announced that he will be leaving his role at the end of March. Gordon was instrumental in establishing the Energy Research Accelerator in 2015, when … Read the full press release

Innovate UK: Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to provide £70 million to help speed up the development of new medicines

LONDON, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Science Minister Sam Gyimah announces £70 million to create new manufacturing centres to help speed up the development of new medicines. Funding through Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will support projects including new manufacturing centres to speed … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led researchers to examine commonly used social science techniques

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special feature of the journal Methods in Ecology … Read the full press release

Co-op research: one in five Brits unaware of modern slavery in UK

• Over a third (35%) of Brits don’t think modern slavery exists where they live • More than two thirds (68%) of Brits admit they simply wouldn’t know what signs to look for, when looking for evidence of modern slavery … Read the full press release

Research: 2016 EU referendum result could have been different if access to Higher Education was greater

Heat map showing access to Higher Education in England and Wales is available here: https://public.tableau.com/views/2_5_1/2_5HE?:embed=y&:display_count=yes Visualisation of correlation between access to Higher Education and Leave votes in England and Wales is available here: https://public.tableau.com/views/2_3_6/2_3ScatterHE?:embed=y&:display_count=yes Copies of this paper are available … Read the full press release

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … Read the full press release

LINKS Foundation

An institution aimed at fostering the growth of the local ecosystem enhancing the skills of the Area TORINO, Italy, 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LINKS Foundation is a non-profit Institution operating at a national and international level carrying out applied research … Read the full press release

JanUary: University of Liverpool research shows that eating prunes as part of a healthy life-style diet can improve weight loss

LIVERPOOL, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (Monday, 9 January) sees the beginning of the national ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly known as National Obesity Awareness Week) which runs until Sunday, 15 January. JanUary, with a strapline of ‘do something good for U’, is … Read the full press release

Research: Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects, according to new research. Scientists from the universities of Exeter and Warwick examined trees which are resistant to … Read the full press release

Research: Molecules 10,000 times narrower than width of human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Molecules 10,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers and more energy-efficient paper production, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. … Read the full press release