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Thursday 20th February 2014

Managed honeybees linked to new diseases in wild bees

Managed honeybees linked to new diseases in wild bees
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Diseases that are common in managed honeybee colonies are now widespread in the UK's wild bumblebees, according to research by Royal Holloway, University of London.
Date:
20/02/2014
Monday 3rd February 2014

Royal Holloway research recognised for helping to protect web-users from cyber attack

Royal Holloway research recognised for helping to protect web-users from cyber attack
Description
Professor Kenny Paterson from the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London has been awarded the Applied Networking Research Prize from the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) for his research with PhD student Nadhem AlFardan.
Date:
03/02/2014
Monday 27th January 2014

Researchers discover a simple amoeba holds the key to better treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover a simple amoeba holds the key to better treatment for Alzheimer's disease
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Scientists have discovered the use of a simple single-celled amoeba to understand the function of human proteins in causing Alzheimer's disease.
Date:
27/01/2014
Monday 13th January 2014

Child trafficking victims being let down by Government, say experts

Child trafficking victims being let down by Government, say experts
Description
Experts from Royal Holloway have condemned the Government for failing to put the welfare of child trafficking victims above concerns about immigration control.
Date:
13/01/2014

Prisoners believe they have better morals than people on the outside

Prisoners believe they have better morals than people on the outside
Description
The belief that we consider ourselves better than our peers holds true to convicted criminals as well, according to new research published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.
Date:
13/01/2014
Monday 6th January 2014

Scientists uncover hidden river of rubbish threatening to devastate wildlife

Scientists uncover hidden river of rubbish threatening to devastate wildlife
Description
Thousands of pieces of plastic have been discovered, submerged along the river bed of the upper Thames Estuary by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the Natural History Museum.
Date:
06/01/2014
Thursday 2nd January 2014

Research uncovers why Zebras have stripes

Research uncovers why Zebras have stripes
Description
Scientists from Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Queensland have finally discovered the purpose of the zebra's black and white stripes.
Date:
02/01/2014
Tuesday 17th December 2013

Sports Turf Microbial Management Workshop

Sports Turf Microbial Management Workshop
Description
Royal Holloway hosted a pioneering research conference in December 2013. Professor Alan Gange, head of Biological Sciences, led the one day event to determine 'the research needs of the sports turf industry in the light of pesticide reform'.
Date:
17/12/2013
Tuesday 26th November 2013

BAFTA Award-winning lecturer at Royal Holloway releases new film

BAFTA Award-winning lecturer at Royal Holloway releases new film
Description
Media Arts lecturer John Roberts, winner of two BAFTA awards, provided his students with a unique insight into the filmmaking industry, when directing his new film Day of the Flowers.
Date:
26/11/2013
Thursday 14th November 2013

Study finds context is key in helping us to recognise a face

Study finds context is key in helping us to recognise a face
Description
Why does it take longer to recognise a familiar face when seen in an unfamiliar setting, like seeing a work colleague when on holiday? A new study published today in Nature Communications has found that part of the reason comes down to the processes that our brain performs when learning and recognising faces.
Date:
14/11/2013
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