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Research helping to safeguard children across the world

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The FINANCIAL — Researchers from the University of Liverpool are working with the National Crime Agency (NCA) to develop online child protection tools that support law enforcement agencies in the UK and internationally to safeguard children.…

Study reveals why highly infectious cholera variant mysteriously died out

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The FINANCIAL –Scientists say continuous monitoring of the cholera bug genome is key to preventing outbreaks of new variants according to the University of Cambridge.…

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Study sheds light on monkeypox in the UK

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The FINANCIAL — A network of NHS and academic experts from across the country, including the University of Liverpool, has published the results of a timely study looking at the management of previous cases of the human monkeypox virus in the UK by the NHS High Consequence Infectious Diseases Network.…

New Research on Preventing Infant Deaths Due to Neonatal Sepsis

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The FINANCIAL — Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research could be applied to potentially save many lives globally by increasing the effective treatment – currently neonatal sepsis causes an estimated 2.5…

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Government Innovation Strategy will Transform Lives and Livelihoods

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The FINANCIAL — UKRI welcomes the government’s ambitious Innovation Strategy and its commitment to strengthening the UK’s position as a world leader for research and innovation. The success of the UK innovation ecosystem is built on collaboration and the exchange of people, knowledge and ideas between business and the UK’s excellent research base.…

How plants have influenced human societies

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The FINANCIAL — Dumbarton Oaks project aims to shed a fresh cultural and scientific light on the ties between us and the environment. Like many people, Yota Batsaki spent the last year learning about the natural world around her. Unlike the majority of them, the comparative literature scholar’s interest was mostly nurtured online rather than…

Latest data on immune response to COVID-19 reinforces need for vaccination

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The FINANCIAL --  A new study led by the University of Oxford has found that previous infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, does not necessarily protect you long-term from COVID-19, particularly against new Variants of Concern.…

PwC: Policymakers Must Offer Clarity and Coordination to Secure Net-Zero

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The FINANCIAL -- Government must play a greater role in the global energy market, either through a direct stake or as a co-investor, to support the new emerging energy system, according to a new study by PwC.…

What Happens in the Brain When We Imagine the Future?

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The FINANCIAL -- Research from neuroscientist Joseph Kable finds that two sub-networks are at work, one focused on creating the new event, another on evaluating whether that event is positive or negative In quiet moments, the brain likes to wander—to the events of tomorrow, an unpaid bill, an upcoming vacation.…

New Research Project Aims to Make Indoor Spaces Safer During COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL -- A £1.35m research project is setting out to harness advanced fluid modelling techniques to make indoor spaces safer during COVID-19.…

Negative emotions are better predictors of populist attitudes

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The FINANCIAL -- The rise of populism has been accompanied by explanations as to why people feel drawn to it. An international study across 15 European countries, carried out by researchers at the University of Amsterdam and funded by the European Union’s H2020, now sheds light on the role of negative emotions. The conclusion is…

Visa launches research center

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The FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. announced the launch of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI), a center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, committed to promoting and advancing equitable economic empowerment of individuals, businesses and societies around the world. The VEEI will develop new research and insights designed to inform long-term policy within the…

Accenture and Tokyo Women’s Medical University to conduct joint research

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Tokyo Women’s Medical University (TWMU) have agreed to conduct joint research using artificial intelligence (AI) to verify and analyze kidney transplant test results, recognize early-stage kidney transplant rejection tendencies and to foresee side effects in efforts to identify more effective post-operation treatments for patients. Dr. Kazunari Tanabe, Director and Professor…

Obesity is a cause of kidney disease, new research says

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The FINANCIAL — Scientists at the University of Oxford have discovered that obesity can increase the chances of someone developing kidney disease. Funded by Kidney Research UK and the Medical Research Council, this new study has found that fat all over the body increases risk, not just fat around the middle (tummy fat), and suggests…

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New research finds no evidence of recovery in US household finances

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The FINANCIAL — While US GDP is rising, households across the country face continued severe financial fragility, according to new joint research from faculty members at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Harvard Kennedy School and George Washington University. The research uses new data collected from 20,000 adults in the United States between June and October…