UK Universities

Britain’s farmers get £3bn a year from the inefficient CAP. That has to change

<i>The Common Agricultural Policy is inefficient, and much of British food production is uncompetitive in the absence of tariffs. And free trade deals</i> …

Brexit

Speed of animal evolution enhanced by cooperative behaviour

Cooperative behaviour is a key part of animal family life: parents help offspring by supplying them with food, and siblings can also work together to …

Evolution

The interregnum: 11 years without free movement from 1962 to 1973

<i>There was a short period of just 11 years between 1962 and 1973 when free movement of people did not apply in the UK. Other than during that time,</i> …

Brexit

Services A-Z - Special collections - Virtual Exhibitions - Damned Art - Scotland

Witchcraft and Demonology in: Scotland<p><b>Newes from Scotland. Declaring the damnable life of Doctor Flan a notable sorcerer, who was burned at</b> …

College & University

So you’ve decided to blog? These are the things you should write about

<i>The centuries-old tradition of writing for advocacy is continued into the digital era by blogging. But what should you be writing about? As part of a</i> …

London School of Economics

[TCP] A brief and true narrative of some remarkable passages relating to sundry persons afflicted by witchcraft at Salem village, which happened from the nineteenth of March to the fifth of April, 1692 collected by Deodat Lawson.

ON the Nineteenth day of March last I went to Salem Village, and lodged at Nathaniel Ingersols near to the Minister Mr. P s. house, and presently …

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The Blue Whale game paradox, digital literacy and fake news

<i>Last week there were a number of news reports about the harmful effects of social media on the mental health of teens and young people. Responding to</i> …

London School of Economics

Information for referees | University of Oxford

How to submit your reference<p>As soon as an applicant registers you as a referee, you will receive a short automated email providing you with the …

Employment

A number of freely available tools can help you improve your literature review routine and stay on top of published research

<i>The sheer proliferation of newly published research articles can make staying on top of the literature a daunting, time-consuming task. Moreover, not</i> …

London School of Economics

V&A · Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks

• Share<p>Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) was an Italian Renaissance architect, musician, inventor, engineer, sculptor, and painter. He is widely …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Why our brain cells may prevent us burning fat when we’re dieting

“Weight loss strategies are often inefficient because the body works like a thermostat and couples the amount of calories we burn to the amount of …

Weight Loss

Biochemistry: tackling unintelligent design

Ellis, R. John (2010) <i>Biochemistry: tackling unintelligent design.</i> Nature, Vol.463 (No.7278). pp. 164-165. ISSN 0028-0836<p><b>Full text not available from</b> …

College & University

Real-time data on global collaboration networks can support new research and create further connections

<i>Cloud-based technologies provide easier access to the infrastructure and tools needed for research collaboration. The use of these tools can also</i> …

Research

Brexit will 'harm science', say top university leaders

Post-Brexit restrictions to research collaborations in Europe will harm scientific progress, a group of leading UK universities has warned.<p>Science …

Brexit

The impact of social sciences on health behaviour interventions has diminished – more interdisciplinary, culture-focused research is needed

<i>Capturing the impact of social sciences on other disciplines is notoriously difficult. Daniel Holman, Rebecca Lynch, and Aaron Reeves have looked at</i> …

Research

How can a teacher help with an international crisis?

Friday 17 February 2017<p>Reading time: 2 minutes<p>In the summer of 2016, Hassun worked as a teacher in a school set up by volunteers at the …

College & University

Marble Statue of Hermaphroditus | Gardens, Libraries & Museums

Ashmolean Museum<p><b>Date</b>: AD 1-200<b><br>Culture</b>: Ancient Rome<b><br>Accession number</b>: ANMichaelis.34<b><br>Location</b>: Ground Floor, Greek and Roman Sculpture Gallery (21)<p><b>Ela</b> …

Ancient History

Scientists construct a stable one-dimensional metallic material

The researchers, from the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick, have developed a wire made from a single string of tellurium atoms, making it a true …

Engineering

British and French deprivation policies as an instance of renationalisation of citizenship — Refugee Studies Centre

About the speaker<p>After his degree in political science/political theory from Sciences Po Paris, Émilien Fargues is now preparing a PhD in political …

College & University

Top 10 Greatest Chemists of All Time

in association with the University of Bradford<p>Chemistry is the science of the world around us, helping us to understand the make-up of everything in …

Chemistry

Conservative Party Vows To Make It Even Tougher For International Students To Come To Britain

'We're destroying out own future out of racism.'<p>Students and academics have reacted furiously after the Conservative Party pledged to make it even more difficult for international students to attend UK universities.<p>The party announced in its manifesto on Thursday that it will introduce “tougher” …

Brexit

Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort

Abstract<p>Background: Dog ownership has been suggested to encourage physical activity in older adults and may enhance resilience to poor environmental …

Research

Oxford University collaboration wins ‘green Oscar’ for conservation | University of Oxford

The project, which operates in collaboration with the Bolivian NGO Prometa, was set up to support the protection of one of the world's most …

College & University

Todd Landman rides blindfolded around Highfields Lake

In 1945, the amazing Kuda Bux, an Indian magician known as the Hindu Mystic and 'Man with the X-Ray Eyes', rode a bicycle through Times Square in New …

College & University

Humanitarian efforts could be aided by AI

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm to accurately predict the gender of pre-paid mobile phone users, which could be useful in crises.

College & University

Mapping super massive black holes in the distant Universe

Astronomers have constructed the first map of the Universe based on the positions of supermassive black holes, which reveals the large-scale …

Space Science

Virtual reality Vikings: First immersive experience of Viking world revealed

Posted on 17 May 2017<p>Researchers at the University of York have re-created the sights and sounds of a Viking army camp using a specially-designed …

Archaeology

Principal Costs

For the last forty years, the problem of managerial agency costs—corporate managers shirking duties and diverting resources—has dominated the study …

Governance

Pay models spreading across European newspapers

More and more news organisations are implementing paywalls, as legacy revenues continue to erode and digital advertising increasingly go to large …

College & University

British Geological Survey Website - Page not found

• Make sure that the Web site address displayed in the address bar of your browser is spelled and formatted correctly.<br>• If you reached this page by …

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