Children from across Yorkshire are being asked to help test an initiative that could reduce their exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke. Researchers from the University of Leeds and the University of York are recruiting schools from across the region to take part in the CLASS trial - Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke.
International collaboration between the University of York and the Universities of Lund (Sweden) and Greenwich found that migrating moths and songbirds travel at similar rates.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of chemistry has received a grant to develop "green" techniques to produce compounds for the pharmaceutical industry.
The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic back pain. The research is bringing together the latest computer modelling techniques developed at the University of Leeds, and archaeology and anthropology expertise at the University of Bristol.
The University of Sydney has been rated at or above world standard in all 24 of the broad discipline areas in which it was rated in the 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation program.
The University of York’s Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU), in partnership with the Institute for International Education (IIE) based in Washington DC, is to host a major international conference on the reconstruction of Higher Education in Iraq.
Researchers from the Oceans Institute within The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are to embark on a three-week field trip to one of WA’s most remote regions to investigate ocean circulation and its influence on the ecology of Camden Sound in the Kimberley.