Research at the University of Adelaide shows preterm births in South Australia have increased by 40% over 28 years and early intervention by medical professionals has resulted in the majority of the increase. Published this month in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the study was led by the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide. Research author, PhD candidate Dr… Read More »

CZT Imager of AstroSat measures first phase resolved X-ray polarisation of Crab pulsar

AstroSat, India’s multi-wavelength space telescope, has successfully accomplished the extremely difficult task of measuring X-ray polarisation. In a paper published in ‘Nature Astronomy’, the team has documented the results of their eighteen-month study of the Crab pulsar in the Taurus Constellation and measured the variations of polarisation as this highly magnetised object spins around 30 times every second.… Read More »

The Third Five-Year Strategic Plan of University of Tehran (2016-2020)

According to the UT’s vision and the general policies of resistive economy, the most important and pivotal missions of UT are as follows: Developing the scope of all sciences including human sciences, engineering, agriculture, and art Generating scientific theories and fulfilling the intellectual and scientific needs of the Islamic Society Presenting equal opportunity for flourishing and developing the… Read More »

UVI Homepage Feature: Carpe Diem: Student’s Life Long Dream Granted at NASA UVI – UVI Student’s Research Published…

Lauren Arnold has always had a keen interest in astronomy from a tender age and despite being otherwise converted, she has always returned to her main interest. Last summer, Arnold a senior undergraduate student of the University of the Virgin Islands, spent 10 weeks from July to August at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Washington, D.C.… Read More »

Covenant Bests Top African Varsities to Place 2nd in Management of Technology and Innovation

Nigeria’s best private institution, Covenant University, has continued to pull her weight among the best in Africa by emerging second in the ranking of universities in the continent in the field of Management of Technology and Innovation. The ranking, a product of the latest computations made by the world-renowned Elsevier SciVal, saw Covenant – with 102 publications, 178… Read More »

Emerging research pioneers championed with fellowships

Twenty-two gifted early and mid-career researchers have been named as the University of Sydney’s 2018 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellows. From designing the zoos of 2050 to uncovering the genetics of dementia, the fellows and their projects span diverse disciplines. The SOAR fellowships, a key initiative in the 2016-20 Strategic Plan, support outstanding up-and-coming research stars to fulfil their… Read More »

UK cancer charities join forces to help fund brain cancer research at Monash

UK charities Worldwide Cancer Research and The Brain Tumour Charity have formed a unique partnership and committed £119,000 to fund research on brain cancer at Monash University. The fund will support Dr Lee Wong at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute to search for weaknesses in brain tumours that could help develop new treatments. DNA – the vital life… Read More »