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News Volcanic eruptions likely to increase due to climate change

Volcanic eruptions likely to increase due to climate change

Environmental Research, led by the University of Leeds, indicates that shrinking glacier cover could lead to increased volcanic activity in Iceland. The study has found that there was less volcanic activity in Iceland when glacier cover was more extensive and as the glaciers melted, volcanic eruptions increased due to subsequent changes in surface pressure. Dr […]

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21st November 2017 Event

Interdisciplinary Antimicrobial Resistance Launch Event

On the 21st November 2017 Aarhus University, in collaboration with Central Denmark.eu and the S&D party, opened an exhibition in the EU Parliament on Antimicrobial Resistance, which we attended. Summary of issues discussed: Opening speech by Christel Schaldemose (MEP) and Keynote address by Line Matthiessen, deputy Director, DG Research and Innovation   Discussed the existing […]

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News Sheffield Scientists work with national and international partners to create new drug combination to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Sheffield Scientists work with national and international partners to create new drug combination to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

A team of Scientist from the University of Sheffield deliver breakthrough research which uses a new combination of antimicrobial compounds that can kill multi-drug resistant bacteria and may help address the global health crisis of antibiotic resistance. The UK’s Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, has declared AMR as ‘one of the greatest threats we […]

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22nd March 2018 Event

The impact of Brexit on British Archaeology

As part of the ArchSci 2020 mid-term meeting, the WRB will be hosting a debate in the European Parliament to discuss the possible impacts of Brexit on UK archaeology, from both the perspective of the University sector as well as on the wider Archelogy community. ArchSci2020 offers the first European Joint Doctorates in Archaeological Sciences. The programme […]

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7th December 2017 Event

What does the past of Eastern Africa tell us about future sustainability?

White Rose Brussels will be hosting a policy brief and an interactive discussion about agricultural sustainability. This briefing will present insights from University of York EU-funded research projects. Join us to learn how long-term data can play a role in informing policy decisions around agricultural sustainability. Speaking at the event will be Bernard Rey, Head of Sector […]

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News University of York Conducts Crucial Trials to Tackle Home Falls

University of York Conducts Crucial Trials to Tackle Home Falls

The Department of Health Science at the University of York is conducting clinical trials to tackle the problem of home falls by elderly people, an issue associated with an increasingly ageing population. The clinical trials are based on a smaller scale study conducted by the University of York, which found that falls in elderly people […]

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News Sheffield Students’ Telescope Reaches Orbit.

Sheffield Students’ Telescope Reaches Orbit.

In collaboration with students from neighbouring Universities, Engineering Students from the University of Sheffield have successfully sent a telescope into space. The telescope, which was designed and built from scratch, took almost a year to construct and is the first of its kind to ever be built. The team of 30 students, including undergraduate, postgraduate and […]

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News York Research Unlocks Secrets for Crop Security

York Research Unlocks Secrets for Crop Security

Researchers at the University of York are using groundbreaking technology to sequence genomes involved in plant cell wall synthesis. By aiding the understanding of cell wall genetics, a study, co-authored by a University of York academic, provides information which can be useful for improving crop quality. The microarray technology, used in the study of the […]

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