Feb 27, 2014

Scientists highlight the importance of nutrients for coral reefs

A new publication from researchers at the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton highlights the importance of nutrients for coral reef survival.

Feb 26, 2014

WUN Newsletter – February 2014

WUN Newsletter – February 2014

Feb 21, 2014

First ‘university professor’ appointed at Maastricht University

First ‘university professor’, professor of Nanobiology Peter Peters, appointed at Maastricht University

Feb 21, 2014

University of Twente’s Tissue Regeneration research group moving to Maastricht

University of Twente’s Tissue Regeneration research group, led by Prof. Clemens van Blitterswijk, moving to Maastricht

Feb 19, 2014

Penn State announces new President

 Incoming PSU President Eric Barron

Pennsylvania State University, one of WUN's founding members, announced on Monday a new President to take the helm from 12 May, 2014.

Eric J. Barron will become Penn State's 18th President, taking over from Rodney Erickson who steps down after a two-and-a half-year tenure.

Feb 12, 2014

Better training needed to help new teachers promote healthy lifestyles to children

Research by the University of Southampton suggests new teachers could be better trained to help them promote health and lifestyle issues to children in schools.

Feb 11, 2014

New alternate-reality game the first to explore digital provenance

Researchers from Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton in collaboration with the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of Nottingham are examining how people can relate to the concept of digital provenance of objects through the free ‘The Apocalypse of MoP’ ARG.

Feb 10, 2014

A new burst of life to wine production

Scientists from the University of Western Australia and University of Leeds have teamed up to explore the process responsible for the ability of the vine to develop buds that can not only survive winter but can make the rapid transition to new life once the good weather returns.

Feb 10, 2014

Sir Alan Langlands to be new Chair of N8 Research Partnership

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, Sir Alan Langlands, has been appointed as the new Chair of the N8 Research Partnership.

Feb 10, 2014

The ‘choosy uterus’: new insight into why embryos do not implant

Fertility experts at the University of Southampton and University of Warwick have found new insights into why some fertilized eggs can embed in a uterus and why some do not.

Feb 04, 2014

Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world’s coastal regions if they do not adapt to sea-level rise

The study, led by the Berlin-based think-tank Global Climate Forum (GCF) and involving the University of Southampton, presents, for the first time, comprehensive global simulation results on future flood damages to buildings and infrastructure in coastal flood plains.