Saturday, September 18, 2021
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New study to monitor safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines

A STUDY looking into to help understand people's experiences after being vaccinated for coronavirus is looking for volunteers.Thousands of volunteers are being requested by the VAC4COVID study, led by The University of Dundee.People are...
Seafish - Research News Scotland

Annual fishing fleet survey returns as researchers head to ports across UK

FISHING vessel owners and skippers are encouraged to take part in the annual survey of the UK fishing fleet.This year’s survey begins on Monday 5 July and will run throughout the summer. The survey is carried out by Seafish, the public...
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Poll shows nearly half of parents won’t vaccinate their child

CONCERNING figures from a recent poll conducted on Facebook by a childcare company have shown a large number of people do not plan to get vaccinated, or vaccinate their children.The poll conducted by

World’s first beer to protect giraffes will be served in pub set to open...

A PUB is set to open in 2050 by a glasgow based brewery to raise awareness about the potential extinction of giraffes.The world's first and only beer to protect giraffes from extinction has been...
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Direct to consumer sales set to boost Scottish economy by £2.5bn

NEW financial research shows the Scotland is set to have a £2.5bn boost due to a boom in manufacturers selling direct to consumer (D2C).The report shows that a surge in Scottish shoppers going direct...
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£1 million grant given to Dundee university will create new Innovation Hub

THE UNIVERSITY of Dundee has been given £1 million to furbish a new centre that will foster the commercialisation of world-leading science.The grant which was provided by the Wolfson Foundation will fund the furnishing...
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Music making tuning up peoples wellbeing in lockdown according to new study

MUSIC making has been associated with an increase in better mood and a sense of community during the first Covid-19 lockdown according to a new study.Spontaneous group music making has been said to have...
Covid vaccine - Research News Scotland

Study sheds light on rare blood clots after Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

SCIENTISTS have claimed that the risk of adverse reactions to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is low despite new research findings.A study from Denmark and Norway published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has shown slightly increased...
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New study suggests Infants understand multiword phrases before speaking

BABIES are able to understand combinations of words before they can speak according to a new study.The study has challenged the ideas of how children learn as it showed that 11-12 month-olds can process...
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Scientists offer insight into riddle of blue and red galaxies’ origins

ASTRONOMERS have shed light on the mystery of why some galaxies look blue while others appear red.New computer simulations have revealed that the contrasting colours can be traced back to how energy was released...
New protein degradation centre to lead drug discovery revolution - Research News

New protein degradation centre to lead drug discovery revolution

A new research centre will bolster the University of Dundee’s world-leading position in a field of chemical biology that is revolutionising drug discovery. The Centre for Targeted Protein Degradation (CeTPD) will be housed at the Technopole site...
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Scottish universities join forces to train young doctors

TWO Scottish Universities have joined forces to train young doctors in research relevant to the causes and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow have joined on the new project which will...

Drug dependency fears over pandemic surgery delays

Experts are warning of a potential drug dependency problem linked to the delays in knee and hip replacement surgery during the pandemic.Opioids, such as morphine and tramadol, are used as a last resort in pain management,...
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Scottish University offers £90,000 worth of AI scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS worth a combined total of £90,000 are being offered by a Scottish university.The University of Aberdeen is looking to offer nine scholarships to people interested in doing a MsC in Artificial Intelligence.The scholarship...
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Divers can venture further than seals during deep dives

ELITE freedivers have been discovered to have brain oxygen levels that are even lower than seals, during their deepest dives.The research comes from the University of St Andrews and new findings were published in...

Scottish researchers get £500k to better understand patients with multiple health problems

SCOTTISH researchers have received £500,000 to investigate why a growing number of hospital patients are suffering multiple health conditions.A team at Dundee University will spend four years studying the problem of multimorbidity.Hospitals are largely...
work from home - Research News Scotland

Return to office could cut home energy bills by £21 million a week

IF every homeworker returned to the office for one day a week, it would save an estimated £21 million on weekly energy bills.Workers are cautious about returning to the office, with most planning to...
Assisted living lab - Research News Scotland

Robotics to “tackle multiple care and assisted living challenges?”

A week-long collaborative robotics and social care event has brought together innovators, the event was supported by the world’s first example of an open assisted living laboratory. The event was organised by The National Robotium,...
A study from the University of Dundee and University College London has shown strong links between ‘emptiness’ and suicidal behaviour - Scottish and UK News

Research from a Scottish university reveals new data on mental health

A STUDY from the University of Dundee and University College London has shown strong links between ‘emptiness’ and suicidal behaviour.There has been a global rise in the number of patients describing feelings of emptiness...
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Research paves way for treatments for fish suffering from disease

RESEARCHERS have claimed to have made a breakthrough in a study which could see the future development of drugs and vaccines to treat a disease found in fish that has been caused by climate...
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