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Research helps shed light on causes of schizophrenia

New research has discovered how genes that are directly associated with mental illness become pathogenic. A genetic mutation that causes abnormalities in adolescent’s brains can predict Schizophrenia later in life.

Thu 24 January 2019, 14:24 | Tags: research

New Deputy PVC for Research announced

As the University places increasing emphasis on its interdisciplinary and cross-faculty research to respond to local, national and global challenges, a new Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research has been appointed.

Mon 07 January 2019, 12:52 | Tags: research

New Director to lead Institute for Global Sustainable Development

Addressing the challenges of global sustainable development through research is a critical priority for the University. January will see the appointment of a new Director of the Institute for Global Sustainable Development (IGSD).

Thu 06 December 2018, 14:53 | Tags: research

Life Sciences Professor awarded grant to help fight against superbugs

Professor Christopher Dowson from the School of Life Sciences has been awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) grant of £3million to run a three year China-UK AMR Partnership Hub alongside the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Fri 30 November 2018, 10:07 | Tags: research

School of Engineering research group wins prestigious award at TechWorks Awards ceremony

The Power Electronics Applications and Technology in Energy Research group (PEATER), led by Professor Phil Mawby from the School of Engineering, has won the University Research Group of the Year at the 2018 TechWorks Awards.

Thu 29 November 2018, 11:06 | Tags: research

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