Durham awarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact
The funding, which comes from The Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), supports a wide range of social, economic and behavioural science impact activities to translate research into real impacts.
The problem with volunteer-run libraries for Auckland
Volunteers play a vital role in communities but they're not a substitute for trained and qualified librarians and library assistants, writes Anne Goulding.
Billions of tonnes of ice lost from Antarctic Ice sheet
Scientists have calculated that the fastest changing Antarctic region - the Amundsen Sea Embayment - has lost more than 3,000 billion tonnes of ice over a 25-year period.
Lab in a Suitcase supports vital water research training
Newcastle University’s ‘Suitcase Laboratory’ played a key role in a Pan-African workshop exploring advanced water testing methods.
UCalgary recognized as one of Canada’s best employers
The University of Calgary has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers of 2023 by Forbes, recognizing the university’s commitment to fostering a workplace of excellent employment experiences and opportunities.
Brian Coombes elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
The American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) has elected McMaster University’s Brian Coombes to its 2023 class of fellows.
University raises capital for sustainability initiatives
The University of Auckland is the first in Aotearoa to qualify for a 'use of proceeds' (UoP) sustainability loan, which will be used to help fund the adaptive reuse and refurbishment of the former social sciences building (B201).
University of Otago consults on visual identity proposal
The University of Otago has today launched stakeholder consultation on a bold visual identity proposal, designed to better reflect its aspirations for the future.
Rover teams dock for lunar challenge
Teams from around Australia and overseas face a four-day challenge when their lunar rovers will be tested to their limits at this year’s Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh) held at the University of Adelaide.
Southampton launches citizens’ assembly to tackle climate change
A plan to create a citizens’ assembly in Southampton has been announced by City Council and University experts as part of efforts to tackle climate change and co-design a road to net-zero with nearby residents and businesses.