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New drugs could stop ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
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TB research discovery could now save over 10,000 lives

Around 1 in 15 people affected by Tuberculosis (TB) are likely to get the treatable fungal infection Aspergillosis, according to TB research by The University of Manchester and Gulu Referral Hospital, Uganda.
IVF baby birthweight, St Mary's hospital

IVF baby birthweight has increased by 200g

University of Manchester scientists found that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester have increased in birthweight by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.
gender-queer researcher, University of Salzburg

Ralph J. Poole: Becoming a gender-queer researcher

Professor Ralph J. Poole, University of Salzburg, opens up about his career as a gender-queer researcher, here.
making mental health a priority, University Mental Health Day 2019

Making mental health a priority at University

This 7th March marks University Mental Health Day 2019, an annual day for higher education establishments to band together and make student mental health a priority
psychological practice wrong, University of Manchester psychologists

Theories underpinning psychological practice ‘wrong’

A computer game devised by University of Manchester psychologists has called into question the theories which have been used for over a century, suggesting psychological practice has been wrong.
skype hypnotherapy, severe irritable bowel

Skype hypnotherapy as an effective treatment for IBS

The University of Manchester has found that Skype hypnotherapy is an effective treatment for people with severe irritable bowel syndrome.
student mental health, mental health technology

Student mental health: Universities should take charge

While holistic care of students requires input from multiple stakeholders, universities are uniquely placed to lead the charge on student mental health, writes Dr. Ian Jackson, medical director, and clinical safety officer at Refero.
The European Research Area, Education science and research

The European Research Area (ERA) in Austria: The mirror has two faces

Christian Naczinsky from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research explains his stance on the European Research Area (ERA) in Austria.
erasmus programme after brexit, erasmus and horizon programmes

UK access to Erasmus programme after Brexit

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has called on the Government to clarify its plans for future UK access to the EU international exchange programme ‘Erasmus’ in its report Brexit: the Erasmus and Horizon programmes.
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Parents subsidising children at university by over £400 a month

New research has revealed that over one in five parents (21%) are subsiding their children’s studies at university by over £400 a month, with over half (55%) giving over £200 a month.
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UK Universities must do more to tackle ethnic disparity

The UK Government has launched measures to tackle ethnic disparity of achievement between ethnic groups in higher education.
student debt

Research reveals 83% of graduates will never repay their student debt

Whilst higher education is subsidised by the government through student loans, is it enough to save graduates from student debt, and how has this affected the UK economy?
most popular undergraduate courses, UCAS

What are the most popular undergraduate courses of 2018/19?

Figures from UCAS reveal the most popular undergraduate courses of 2018/19, with more than 353,960 UK students accepted to start in 2018.
disabled students

Call for universities to improve support for disabled students

Universities are being urged to boost the number of students with disabilities going into higher education and do more to help them succeed.
global technology centre

GKN announces new Global Technology Centre to open in Bristol

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, and the Chief Executive of GKN Aerospace has revealed plans for GKN Aerospace’s new Global Technology Centre in the UK.
student mental health

Further intervention needed on student mental health

Higher education representatives have been told to take action on student mental health by the Education Secretary, Damian Hinds
degree apprenticeship

Sellafield Ltd announce new ‘Project Manager’ degree apprenticeship

Students across the UK are set to benefit from a new Project Manager degree apprenticeship specialising in leadership skills to tackle any industry.
open data

Challenges in creating open data policies for universities

Anne Mims Adrian, PhD, PUSH Open Data Project Manager charts the challenges in creating open data policies for universities
two-year degree

Government boosts choice for students with more two-year degrees

Thousands of students across the country will be handed more choice than ever before, with the expansion of two-year degrees.

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