Imperial College announce scholarship scheme in memory of professor Jackie de Belleroche

Imperial College announce scholarship scheme in memory of professor Jackie de Belleroche

Imperial college unveil new scholarships for neuroscience postgraduate students named after Professor Jackie de Belleroche, who passed away in 2019. Professor de Belleroche, was an pioneering figure who helped to shape the universities neuroscience department. Alongside her teaching work, she undertook significant work in the fight against Motor Neurones Disease...

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Picnic in Kensington Gardens

Picnic in Kensington Gardens

An alfresco networking picnic in Kensington Gardens. You will be gathering for a socially distanced picnic south of the Round Pond near the bandstand.it is suggested that you bringing food, wine and a rug although there will be something to share with you if you wish.Business Cards can be exchanged via...

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Survival of the adaptablest, powering through the bends

Survival of the adaptablest, powering through the bends

This time last financial crisis, the credit crunch, I was sitting in the decorous green room that is Home House near enough not to be able to pretend not to have overheard raised telephone voices. The call identified my fellow member as a business owner. I caught his eye and...

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Fieldtrips in the Time of Coronavirus                                                                                                                                        

Fieldtrips in the Time of Coronavirus                                                                                                                                        

Fieldwork is an essential part of any Earth Sciences degree with the average geology graduate having spent weeks, if not months, of their time at university hammering rocks, collecting samples and gaining general experience outside of the classroom. At University College London, a two-week trip to Andalusia to study the...

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Ethical children’s clothing company thrives during lockdown

Ethical children’s clothing company thrives during lockdown

Here is one company that’s not only surviving in this climate but thriving. Frugi is a small Cornish-based ethical and organic children’s clothing company that is experiencing an impressive boom in sales since lock down. Their clothes are instantly recognisable by their bright, vibrant colours and playful characters, which is proving very popular with...

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Surge in home electric car chargers expected by 2025

Surge in home electric car chargers expected by 2025

Over 350,000 homes will be fitted with electric vehicle chargers by 2025 as plug-in car uptake surges, according to electric vehicle charger manufacturer Andersen. By 2025, an expected one million electric vehicles will be registered in the UK, bringing with it a spike in the number of home chargers. An...

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Lockdown having mixed effect on wildlife

Lockdown having mixed effect on wildlife

The largest human-driven cause of death among wild land animals, even greater than hunting, is collisions with road vehicles. The rush of cars and other vehicles put many species in danger, particularly on faster roads such as motorways and country lanes. One species at a particular risk is hedgehogs. These...

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Insolvency Myth Busting

Insolvency Myth Busting

Insolvency practitioners aren’t just there to step in when business goes sour: their expertise can be used to ensure your business makes it through crises and comes out ready to thrive. Speakers Steve Illes and Clair Dart share their top financial tips on cashflow, business structure and insolvency matters. By...

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Lung cancer for smokers and non-smokers found to be biologically distinct

Lung cancer for smokers and non-smokers found to be biologically distinct

A major new study has shown that lung cancer in non-smokers is a diverse and distinct disease from that found in smokers. These findings could lead to significant development in the way lung cancer is treated, with new treatments for non-smokers with lung cancer tailored to the newly identified genetic...

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1.5 million archaeological objects have been unearthed by the public, British Museum reveals

1.5 million archaeological objects have been unearthed by the public, British Museum reveals

The British public have discovered many hundreds of thousands of archaeological objects, and new figures released by the British Museum reveal that the number recorded to its Portable Antiquities Scheme has hit a milestone 1.5 million. These finds have radically transformed what we know about life through time on the...

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