University of Manchester

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Name: University of Manchester
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£24million funding boost for Manchester University research to spot early signs of dementia

City is becoming a major centre for study into the condition, with facilities to examine cells and scan brain processesResearchers at Manchester University have been awarded £24 million to radically improve dementia treatment for thousands of suffere ... [Published Manchester Evening News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

WorldViews: The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York — It’s Ebola in Mali

Adam Taylor writes about foreign affairs for The Washington Post. Originally from London, he studied at the University of Manchester and Columbia University.Abby Ohlheiser is a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. ... [Published Capital Bay - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Mali, New York City
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flixton students encouraged to aim High

First published in Trafford Education News by A GROUP of year 10 pupils from Flixton Girls School (FGS) took part in an event at The University of Manchester to introduce them to the world of higher education.The Manchester Gateways Exploration ... [Published Messenger Newspapers - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Speech and language therapist to trial innovative new technology for stroke rehabilitation based on patient needs

Of the 152, 000 individuals in the UK to survive a stroke each year, approximately 20-30% of them will experience slurred speech (dysarthria). Dysarthria is caused by muscle weakness and is known to impact significantly on psychological well-being and ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Charging Your Phone While You Sleep Can Make You Fat

Photo: Jason CiprianiMany things can make us fat, but now there’s a new addition to that list: charging your smartphone.Science has already decided that it’s causing cancer and ruining relationships, so it’s not shocking to see the smartphone get blamed ... [Published - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

University of Manchester celebrates momentous anniversary by handing out honorary degrees

A Falklands war veteran, an author and screenwriter, and a scientist and academic leader have been awarded honorary degrees by The University of Manchester.Simon Weston OBE, Professor Jeanette Winterson and Professor Dame Julia King were honoured at a ... [Published - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

DNA reveals secrets of early humans

Analysis of DNA from a very early human could help rewrite the history of mankind.For years scientists have believed that the earliest people on earth, and their ancestors Neanderthals, started life in Africa before moving into Europe and Asia.Tests on ... [Published CBBC - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Boost for lung infection research with new UK-Brazil partnership

The University of Manchester has begun a new partnership with a Brazilian university to carry out more research into a fungal lung infection which affects at least three million people worldwide and is 75% fatal.The researchers from Manchester are joining ... [Published University of Manchester - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

SUITABLE PIC OF ACTIVE PENSIONERS PLS AND PUBPensioners more likely to join political and community groups to keep 'in-touch'

OAPs are more likely to join community, church and political groups to maintain contact with others - but are less able to afford more expensive activities The elderly are more likely to take part in social activities such as joining a political party ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Liverpool academics accuse courts of 'hysteria' following 2011 summer riots

Liverpool academics have accused courts of “collective hysteria” over sentences for the 2011 summer riots – saying they acted in a similar way to the people who acted out of character during the outbreak of violence.Research carried out by Liverpool John ... [Published - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

C4X Discovery Rises on AIM Listing Debut

LONDON (Alliance News) - Shares in drug development company C4X Discovery climbed 4% in early trading Thursday following its GBP11 million listing on the AIM market in London.The company sold 11 million shares to investors at a price of 100 pence a share ... [Published London South East - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

University of Manchester Student Wins National Novel Award

Caroline Chisholm, a PhD student at the University's Centre for New Writing has won the inaugural Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel in this year's Bridport Prize with her story Swimming Pool Hill.Caroline wins a cash prize of £1,000 plus up ... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]


In a letter to the Chancellor, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Chris Leslie wrote: "Following the European Council this week and the concern over the increased contribution from the UKUK Government to the European UnionEuropean Union Budget you have serious questions to answer about how long the UKUK Government has known about the possibility of a higher surcharge for the UK."
Nadia Whiston and Lauren Savage, Pulp!Reps at Manchester University, were the first to apply for the scheme. Lauren said "I think the edgy, attention grabbing visual style to Pulp!TheClassics titles is genius, students will be inspired to pick up a book that they feel is identifiable with their own contemporary culture, instead of reluctantly buying a book they feel is a relic! As a student of literature I can understand how these will sell massively for students." Pulp!TheClassics
"It's time to take on UKIP and tackle the very real fears people have about immigration" he said

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Type 1 and type 2 diabetes could be treated the... [Published EMax Health - 22 hours ago]
Long Road to Redemption [Published Open - Oct 24 2014]
New wave in renewables [Published Controls Drives Automation - Oct 24 2014]
STEM 2014 winners set the standard for innovation [Published Telegraph - Oct 24 2014]
Scientists Reach Sub-Kelvin Temperatures Using ... [Published AZoM - Oct 24 2014]
Skill set needed to make Cyprus a strong fund j... [Published Financial Mirror - Oct 24 2014]
WorldViews: Putin attacks U.S. electoral colleg... [Published Washington Post - Oct 24 2014]
I Don’t Care What Anybody Says About My Thickne... [Published AfricanSeer - Oct 24 2014]
Business in brief 24/10/2014 [Published Resource - Oct 24 2014]
Business leaders across North West welcome grow... [Published B Daily - Oct 24 2014]
Former Environment Agency head to lead independ... [Published H&V News - Oct 24 2014]
Flixton students encouraged to aim High [Published Messenger Newspapers - Oct 24 2014]
How the early bird recaptured the sky [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 24 2014]
Rotary youth conference shines light on child s... [Published News Sentinel - Oct 24 2014]
Device monitors noisy knees to diagnose osteoar... [Published Engineer Online - Oct 24 2014]
Universities receive share of £150m fund [Published Insider Media Limited - Oct 24 2014]
The People Who Make the Internet Safe for Use, ... [Published Recode - Oct 24 2014]
New support method improves health of kidney di... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
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Over 250 anthropologists join the call for a bo... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 01 2014]
More than 250 anthropologists have signed a statement endorsing the burgeoning movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s systematic human rights violations against the Palestinian people. These violations, in which many ...
7 Charts That Show Why The Conservatives Need T... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Oct 01 2014]
And one stat that really shows the Tories are taking Muslim votes seriously. Darren Staples / Reuters BIRMINGHAM -- The Conservative party's campaign chief has said his party "[has] to do more" to attract Muslim voters as they increasingly hold ...
FIONA BRUCE MP: Abortion Limits Need to Be Reth... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 30 2014]
A recent Freedom of Information discovered that, at the best neonatal units, survival rates for extremely premature babies have risen significantly. While official surveys like EPICure do not appear to show a rise, this fails to tell the whole story ...
Towards a ‘Right to Science’ [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 30 2014]
In 1906 the great American pragmatist philosopher William James delivered a public lecture entitled, ‘The Moral Equivalent of War’. James imagined a point in the foreseeable future when states would rationally decide against military options to resolve ...
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueN... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 29 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: IBM Neuromorphic computer chips meant to mimic the neural network architecture of biological brains have generally fallen short of their wetware counterparts in efficiency—a crucial factor that has ...
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