European Commissioner, Mariya Gabriel, commits to closing the digital gender gap

European Commissioner, Mariya Gabriel, commits to closing the digital gender gap

Mariya Gabriel, The European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, launched a new ‘Scoreboard’ tool measuring the participation of women in the digital economy, in a bid to close the gender gap in this industry in December. Gabriel is dedicated to reducing female dropout rates, promoting digital skills and education;...

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Students call for more ‘Londoners’ to save lives of people with blood cancer

Students call for more ‘Londoners’ to save lives of people with blood cancer

Students across London are recruiting hundreds of young ‘Londoners’ to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register; improving diversity in blood donations. Their recent research showed 60% of transplant recipients receive the best match, and this drops dramatically to around 20% for people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background...

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Imperial builds new research hub and White City’s reputation for bio-tech

Imperial builds new research hub and White City’s reputation for bio-tech

Imperial College is set to build a state-of-the-art School of Public Health in White City, providing the opportunity to extend the already booming tech industry. This medical hub will allow world health researchers to collaborate and work together in their first dedicated building, bringing cutting-edge research to White City. They...

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Vice

Vice

Comedian cum-Late Night host Stephen Colbert famously complained that ‘reality has a well-known liberal bias’; a blithe statement to be sure, but one which has become something of a rallying cry for all distressed by the truth-averse populists increasingly in the driving seats of our democracies. Certainly writer-director Adam Mckay’s...

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More Music building development reaches new milestone

More Music building development reaches new milestone

The Royal College of Music (RCM) has celebrated the ‘topping out’ milestone of the More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music building development. The last part of the concrete structure was poured in the presence of RCM Director, Professor Colin Lawson. ‘Topping out’ is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the...

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