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Thursday 16th July 2015

Royal Holloway academic embarks on epic expedition to No Man's Land

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An expedition team led by Dr Alasdair Pinkerton, a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and Dr Noam Leshem, a political geographer at Durham University, will travel 6,000 miles from Nomansland, England to No Man's Land on the Egypt-Sudan border
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16/07/2015
Thursday 18th June 2015

Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain

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New research from Royal Holloway, University of London has found that a new form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who are also suffering from related psychological stress.
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18/06/2015
Monday 20th April 2015

Nothing beats a good night's sleep for helping people absorb new information, new research reveals

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Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London have found that successful long-term learning happens after classroom teaching, after the learners have slept on the new material.
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20/04/2015
Wednesday 25th March 2015

Government anti-drinking messages irrelevant to young binge drinkers, study finds

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Government advertising campaigns to tackle excessive drinking are dismissed as irrelevant by young binge drinkers, because consuming extreme quantities of alcohol is part of their sub-cultural social identity, according to research published in the Journal of Business Research.
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25/03/2015
Thursday 12th March 2015

Young people do not want US style written constitution in Britain, study finds

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Most 16-18 year olds are opposed to Britain adopting a written constitution, like that which defines the system of government in the United States and in most other countries, according to research at Royal Holloway, University of London.
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12/03/2015
Wednesday 11th March 2015

University Technical College gets go-ahead

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A new multi-million pound college, backed by Royal Holloway, University of London, was today given the go-ahead to train the next generation of cyber security, computing and engineering experts.
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11/03/2015
Wednesday 4th March 2015

New study reveals widespread risk of infectious diseases to wild bees

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Researchers have discovered a network of viruses, which were previously associated with managed honeybees, may now pose a widespread risk to bumblebees in the wild, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology.
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04/03/2015
Wednesday 18th February 2015

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

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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.
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18/02/2015

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
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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
Wednesday 7th January 2015

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:
07/01/2015
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