ACDC visits Greenland
The Advanced Climate Dynamics Courses (ACDC) are yearly international research training schools for PhD students organized by the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research in Bergen in collaboration with the Norwegian Research School in Climate Dynamics (ResClim).
Work to improve children’s health should start before mother becomes pregnant
Researchers from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, believe the key to making future generations healthier could lie before the mother becomes pregnant.
Past climate change and continental ice melt linked to varying CO2 levels
Scientists at the Universities of Southampton and Cardiff have discovered that a globally warm period in Earth’s geological past featured highly variable levels of CO2.
Leeds embarks on biggest ever academic recruitment drive
The University of Leeds is offering 250 new opportunities for academic researchers in its biggest ever recruitment drive. A £100m investment, “250 great minds” (250greatminds.leeds.ac.uk), launched on Wednesday 1 October and will recruit 250 early career academic fellows over the next three years.
Working together on big data
Every day more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created, and its growing every day. What are the possibilities that could be unleashed by analysing and applying that data to solve some of the globe’s most pressing challenges?
Scientists take part in first ever probe on seabed CO2 stores
Scientists from the University of Southampton and National Oceanography Centre, Southampton contributed to the world’s first ever sub-sea carbon dioxide impact, detection and monitoring experiment relevant to Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) in sub-seabed storage reservoirs.
Third of countries struggling to meet the needs of ageing population
People around the world are living longer, but social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are lagging behind in many countries. This is according a new report by HelpAge International, developed in partnership with the University of Southampton.