Professor Christopher Henshilwood from the University of Bergen is already a holder of an advanced grant from the European Research Council. Now he has also been named as one of the most cited researchers in the world. According to the Highly Cited Researchers 2014 ranking, collected by the media and publishing company Thomson Reuters, he is among the world’s top one per cent of most cited researchers in the social sciences and the humanities.
The University of Southampton based SETsquared incubation centre has been named the number one university business incubator in Europe and second best in the world.
New research, led by scientists at the University of Southampton, has found that neurogenesis, the self-repairing mechanism of the adult brain, can help to preserve brain function in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Prion or Parkinson’s.
Representatives from WUN international exchange and study abroad offices met at the 2014 NAFSA Conference in San Diego, USA.
A study of how penguin populations have changed over the last 30,000 years has shown that between the last ice age and up to around 1,000 years ago penguin populations benefitted from climate warming and retreating ice. This suggests that recent declines in penguins may be because ice is now retreating too far or too fast.
John Dearing, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton, has been given the prestigious Murchison Award (2014) by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS).