WUN Newsletter – May 2014
WUN Newsletter – May 2014
Fruit fly research to provide new insight into our body clock and its biological impact
New research at the University of Southampton into how animals keep time through their internal circadian rhythms could help us understand why we sleep and how we cope with jet lag.
University of Southampton scientists honoured
Three scientists from the University of Southampton have been recognised for their contribution to the advancement of medical science by election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Sheffield: No 1 for student experience
The University of Sheffield is pleased to announce that: we have been voted number one for student experience!
Experts call for urgent defence of deep-ocean
A University of Southampton oceanographer is working with experts from around the globe to warn against lasting damage to the deep-ocean, caused by fishing, oil and gas development, industrial-scale mining, waste disposal and land-based pollution.
Ground breaking hip and stem cell surgery in Southampton
Doctors and scientists in Southampton have completed their first hip surgery with a 3D printed implant and bone stem cell graft.
Mobile phone data helps combat malaria
An international study led by the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) in Namibia has used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively.
Hone your research skills to satisfy your curiosity
The University of Southampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help people improve their research project skills and share ideas.
Aspirin could combat permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drug
A new Cancer Research UK trial, involving the University of Southampton, investigating whether high doses of aspirin can help prevent permanent hearing loss, a common side effect among cancer patients given the chemotherapy drug cisplatin, launches today (8 May).
National award for University multidisciplinary team
A multidisciplinary team from the University of Southampton has won a national prize for their innovative research into the future of sociology in the digital age.
When it comes to health, WUN is at the front of the pack
12 of WUN’s 17 member universities were among the top 100 in the The Times Higher Ed’s World University Rankings of Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health Schools.
Southampton professor receives prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Society
Professor Tim Leighton from the University of Southampton has been awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, it is announced today.