New research looks at novel ways to combat drug resistance
University of Southampton biological scientists are leading a major research project aimed at making drugs more effective.
University of Leeds Appoints Next Vice-Chancellor
The Council has appointed Sir Alan Langlands as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Impact of Iceland volcano on ocean biology assessed
The impact of the 2010 Icelandic volcano eruption had a significant but short-lived effect on the biology of the North Atlantic Ocean according to a team led by scientists from the University of Southampton – who were on a shipboard research expedition in the area at the time.
Launch of the first ever UK-wide equipment sharing database for higher education
Led by the University of Southampton and funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) on behalf of RCUK SSC Ltd, the new national aggregation portal allows institutions to both contribute to and access facilities and equipment data from a selection of UK universities.
University of York appoints new Vice-Chancellor
The University of York announces the appointment of Professor Koen Lamberts as its new Vice-Chancellor.
CUHK Hosts APAIE Conference & Exhibition 2013
Hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) as part of its golden jubilee celebration, the annual Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) Conference and Exhibition is being held for the first time in Hong Kong, China. With the generous contribution from The Lanson Foundation, Dr. Alex K Yasumoto and a number of other sponsors and supporting organizations, CUHK is hosting the largest ever international education conference in the region from 11 March to 14 March 2013 at the AsiaWorld-Expo, bringing the territory into the spotlight in the global education arena.
Australia’s Prime Minister launches new University of Sydney Centre for Carbon, Water and Food
Australia's first multidisciplinary research centre dedicated to tackling the nation's and region's biggest food security and environmental challenges, through the integrated study of carbon, food and water, has been launched today by Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Can Latin American higher education go global without English?
The following article was written by Professor Leandro Tessler, Professor of Physics at the University of Campinas in Brazil, and member of the WUN Academic Advisory Group. It appeared in The Guardian on 5 March 2013.
Source: The Guardian
British children more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults
Children in Britain are more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults and need much stronger protection, warn experts on bmj.com today.