Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.
Children from across Yorkshire are being asked to help test an initiative that could reduce their exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke. Researchers from the University of Leeds and the University of York are recruiting schools from across the region to take part in the CLASS trial - Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke.
International collaboration between the University of York and the Universities of Lund (Sweden) and Greenwich found that migrating moths and songbirds travel at similar rates.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of chemistry has received a grant to develop "green" techniques to produce compounds for the pharmaceutical industry.
The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic back pain. The research is bringing together the latest computer modelling techniques developed at the University of Leeds, and archaeology and anthropology expertise at the University of Bristol.