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Friday 27th February 2015

Rare disease sufferers learn about new gene therapy research at Royal Holloway

Rare disease sufferers learn about new gene therapy research at Royal Holloway
Description
As the world marks Rare Disease Day tomorrow (Saturday 28 February), Royal Holloway is welcoming secondary school pupils and sufferers with their families and carers today to learn about the world-leading research that is taking place to develop new therapies.
Date:
27/02/2015
Wednesday 18th February 2015

The science of teaching: Study finds brain processes that hold the key to understanding students

The science of teaching: Study finds brain processes that hold the key to understanding students
Description
How does the brain of a teacher work? New research has identified the parts of the brain involved in computing mistakes in other people's understanding, which is a key process in guiding students' learning.
Date:
18/02/2015
Thursday 5th February 2015

Students look to lend a helping hand

Students look to lend a helping hand
Description
This week, students from Royal Holloway packed out the Student's Union for the annual Volunteering Fair, which was opened by the Mayor of Runnymede, Cllr Yvonna Lay.
Date:
05/02/2015

Students get to the heart of the community with new pop-up shop in Egham

Students get to the heart of the community with new pop-up shop in Egham
Description
Students at Royal Holloway launched a new pop-up shop in Egham yesterday to help connect with the local community and give residents the opportunity to get involved in a range of volunteering projects.
Date:
05/02/2015
Tuesday 23rd December 2014

Scientists discover oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey

Scientists discover oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey
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Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously thought, approximately 1.2 million years ago.
Date:
23/12/2014
Thursday 18th December 2014

Royal Holloway confirmed as a world leading university

Royal Holloway confirmed as a world leading university
Description
The biggest research assessment in the world today (Thursday 18 December) confirmed that Royal Holloway University sits within the top 25% of universities in the UK for research which is rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent.'
Date:
18/12/2014
Tuesday 16th December 2014

Sealed with a kiss: Physicist turns on Christmas lights with the power of a kiss

Sealed with a kiss: Physicist turns on Christmas lights with the power of a kiss
Description
Hundreds gathered at Borough Market today to watch its Christmas lights being switched on, using the power of a kiss, thanks to a piece of technology designed by Royal Holloway Physicist David Farmer.
Date:
16/12/2014
Tuesday 9th December 2014

New Science building receives £5 million funding boost

New Science building receives £5 million funding boost
Description
Royal Holloway has been awarded a £5 million grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) towards a new Science building to train the UK's future scientific leaders.
Date:
09/12/2014
Wednesday 26th November 2014

Multi-million pound grant awarded to research secure communication technologies

Multi-million pound grant awarded to research secure communication technologies
Description
Royal Holloway and seven other leading universities have announced the creation of a new collaboration to develop secure communication technologies for consumer, commercial and government markets.
Date:
26/11/2014
Tuesday 25th November 2014

New research discovers gene that reduces risk of stroke

New research discovers gene that reduces risk of stroke
Description
Scientists have discovered a gene that protects people against one of the major causes of stroke in young and middle-aged adults and could hold the key to new treatments.
Date:
25/11/2014
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