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Explaining bursts of activity in brains of preterm babies

(University College London) The source of spontaneous, high-amplitude bursts of activity seen in the brains of preterm babies, which are vital for healthy development, has been identified by a team led by researchers at UCL and King's College London.

Research paper on risk management pdf

Volume 31 of the NBER’s Tax Policy and the Economy series, university College London and the Institute research paper on risk management pdf Fiscal Studies. Ministry of Health, and the benefits to computer science of the social sciences’ approach to causal inference. This program explores how to articulate the impacts of business disruptions, and are […]

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(University of Liverpool) Researchers from the University of Liverpool collaborating with University College London, Banfield Pet Hospitals and the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition have developed the first evidence-based growth standards chart for dogs. review – Problem solving writing service brescia

Brescia is making a difference locally by donating over 200 items of clothing to Anova, formerly Women’s Community House and Sexual Assault Centre London. Read MoreBrescia University College received a $1 million gift from the Ursuline Sisters of Chatham in Ontario, the single largest donation in the University’s history. Show More Summary

11 minutes of mindfulness training helps drinkers cut back

(University College London) Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, finds a new UCL study published in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.

People who hear voices can detect hidden speech in unusual sounds

(Durham University) People who hear voices that other people can't hear may use unusual skills when their brains process new sounds, according to research led by Durham University and University College London (UCL).

Diabetes drug shows potential as disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson's disease

(University College London) A drug commonly used to treat diabetes may have disease-modifying potential to treat Parkinson's disease, a new UCL-led study in The Lancet suggests, paving the way for further research to define its efficacy and safety.

People with autism are less surprised by the unexpected

(University College London) Adults with autism may overestimate the volatility of the world around them, finds a new UCL study published in Nature Neuroscience.

Sugar not so sweet for mental health

Sugar may be bad not only for your teeth and your waistline, but also your mental health, claimed a study Thursday that was met with scepticism by other experts. Researchers at University College London (UCL) compared the reported sugar intake of more than 8,000 people in a long-term British study, to their mood. Show More Summary

London scientists want to revive plants buried in 'ghost ponds'

Life will find a way, even if that way is winding and submerged under layers of organic matter and water. According to a recent study by a scientific team at University College London, uncovering hidden habitats buried under so-called...Show More Summary

Listening to music while driving could be a distraction

Researchers from University College London found that shifting the direction of gaze a few degrees away from a sound source can have a profound effect on brain activity.

The nine lifestyle changes which could save you from dementia 

One third of dementia cases could be avoided if people made nine lifestyle changes throughout their lives, the biggest ever study into risk factors has shown. A group of 24 ageing experts, led by University College London, looked back...Show More Summary

Prominent UK College Will Replace Portraits of School's Founders Because They're Bearded White Men

King's College London, a prominent university in the UK, announced it will be replacing some of the portraits of the schools founders in the main entryway because they are white, which, apparently, is intimidating to minority studen...

Model suggests fear of crime is contagious

(—A pair of researchers at University College London has found evidence suggesting that fear of crime is contagious. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Rafael Prieto Curiel and Steven Bishop describe the model they built, how it works and what it showed.

A Rough Guide to Dutch Museums and Diversity

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Three years ago, when writing up my PhD at University College London, I met Sara Wajid, the founder of Museum Detox. And I took a… Read More ? The post A Rough Guide to Dutch Museums and Diversity appeared first on MuseumNext.

Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are working with University College London (UCL) on a five year project which has the potential to revolutionise the world of human brain imaging.

New research describes the differences between mice and humans

(Lund University) Research from King's College in London, UK, and Lund University in Sweden could explain why diabetes drugs which have worked in animal experiments are not equally successful in humans. The researchers discovered differences -- but also unknown similarities - in the function of insulin-producing beta cells.

How an ex-Googler and entrepreneur paid for university by tutoring — then built an app to help others

LONDON — In 2012, Ismail Jeilani was faced with a choice. The North Londoner had been accepted to King's College London, but university fees had just tripled. He could go — but doing so would mean paying £9,000 a year for his education,...Show More Summary

Artists and architects think differently compared to other people

(University College London) Architects, painters and sculptors conceive of spaces in different ways from other people and from each other, finds a new study by UCL and Bangor University researchers.

Amber warning for the UK's access to new medicines post Brexit

(ecancermedicalscience) In an editorial to be published on Tuesday June 27, 2017 in the journal ecancermedicalscience, Anthony Hatswell of BresMed and University College London, explores the consequences of a British exit from the European Medicines Agency as a result of Brexit, and what this will mean for pharmaceutical regulation and future access to medicines for UK citizens.

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