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Academics at UEA and Loughborough University have helped Tesco reduce its carbon footprint and save on its energy bill by proposing alterations to the working practices of its store staff. Read more

Feb 21, 2017

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Leaders from the UK and India involved in developing new academic and business relations will meet at the High Commission of India today to examine post-Brexit opportunities. Read more

Feb 20, 2017

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Local weather plays an important part in the retreat of the ice shelves in West Antarctica, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications. Read more

Feb 17, 2017

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Employers should support older workers to ‘wind-down’ into retirement with bridging jobs or by reducing their working hours to avoid poor wellbeing, a new international study reveals. Read more

Feb 15, 2017

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A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ like MRSA according to scientists. Read more

Feb 15, 2017

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Scientists from UEA and Ocean University China have discovered that marine bacteria can synthesise abundant sulfur molecules, affecting atmospheric chemistry and potentially climate. Read more

Feb 13, 2017

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Students from nine Norfolk schools and colleges visited UEA to take part in a new sports careers day and explore the opportunities available in the sporting sector. Read more

Feb 13, 2017

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Making a purchase that includes a charitable donation can bring doubt about how much the recipient receives, a problem that inspired two UEA students to set up a company with a very tangible impact. Read more

Feb 13, 2017

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New research suggests that insights from behavioural science can help inform the design of road signs to bring about changes in driver behaviour. Read more

Feb 10, 2017

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) has today been announced as one of seven top UK universities involved in the ScottishPower Foundation scholarship programme for the 2017/18 academic year. Read more

Feb 9, 2017

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Scientists have uncovered key processes in the healthy development of cells which line the human gut, furthering their understanding about the development of cancer. Read more

Feb 8, 2017

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Ever wondered what goes through the contestants’ heads on reality TV shows like Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice or Big Brother when they learn the results of the public vote? Read more

Feb 7, 2017

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A study has found that fiscal policies introduced by governments in developing countries can have a significant effect on lowering harmful carbon emissions Read more

Feb 7, 2017

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An air-sea-ice chamber at UEA will benefit from €9 million of funding, thanks to a project bringing together advanced atmospheric simulation chambers into a world-class infrastructure. Read more

Feb 3, 2017

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Researchers are calling for the help of people who have previously used e-cigarettes to give up smoking, in a bid to better understand their effectiveness and inform future ‘stop smoking’ initiatives. Read more

Feb 3, 2017

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A team of researchers has discovered why fresh water, melted from Antarctic ice sheets, is often detected below the surface of the ocean, rather than rising to the top above denser seawater. Read more

Jan 31, 2017

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Low-carbon energy is gaining momentum worldwide and is globally reducing carbon dioxide pollution shows a study published today by researchers at UEA and the Global Carbon Project. Read more

Jan 30, 2017

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The development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children should not be cause for immediate alarm, according to a study published today. Read more

Jan 30, 2017

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The risk of death after a heart attack is lower than previously thought, and more widespread prescription of beta blockers could further improve survival rates, according to new research. Read more

Jan 26, 2017

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For anyone who has ever wondered whether their child's traits are a product of genes or parenting practices, a major new project could help provide the answer. Read more

Jan 26, 2017

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