UEA - November http://www.uea.ac.uk An RSS feed for news items from November at the University of East Anglia. Copyright: (C) The University of East Anglia 2005. all rights reserved. New book explores relationship between women and Turkish cinema http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/women-turkey-cinema-feminism 1.227572 The rise of feminism and its relationship with Turkish cinema following the country's military coup is explored in a new book by an academic at the University of East Anglia. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:13:00 +0000 State of global temperatures in 2012 http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/global-temperatures-2012 1.227391 This year is on course to be the ninth warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:34:00 +0000 Business courses on offer to boost career prospects http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/mba-open-evening-december 1.227347 The University of East Anglia will be holding an open evening to highlight Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses available in its Norwich Business School on December 11. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:44:59 +0000 Heat waves and hold-ups at the University of East Anglia http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/christmas-lectures-children 1.227294 Children will be invited to explore the history of dangerous highwaymen and climate changing effects of carbon dioxide at two University of East Anglia Christmas lectures next month. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:04:00 +0000 Major project to study language and perception in humans http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/language-perception-kenny-coventry 1.227256 Psychologists at the University of East Anglia are part of a major European research programme that aims to help people with dementia, deafness, reading disabilities and other cognitive disorders. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:11:00 +0000 New research on blame, responsibility and demand for change following floods http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/nature-floods-lorenzoni 1.227228 Concerns about governmental failure to act effectively and fairly in the aftermath of extreme weather events can affect how much residents are willing to protect themselves – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Sun, 25 Nov 2012 21:55:00 +0000 First evidence of ocean acidification affecting live marine creatures in the Southern Ocean http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/marine-snails-antarctica 1.227227 The shells of marine snails – known as pteropods – living in the seas around Antarctica are being dissolved by ocean acidification according to University of East Anglia (UEA) researchers. Sun, 25 Nov 2012 20:23:00 +0000 UEA professor Amit Chaudhuri wins £30,000 literary prize http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/amit-chaudhuri-prize 1.227202 University of East Anglia (UEA) professor and acclaimed author Amit Chaudhuri has won the inaugural 2012 Infosys Prize for outstanding contribution to the Humanities in Literary Studies. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:24:12 +0000 Getting the best energy deal: does reducing number of tariffs and giving consumers the best one help? http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/energy-tariffs-consumers-inattention 1.227015 Consumers should be 'nudged' into action in order to get the best energy deals according to new research published today by the University of East Anglia. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 00:01:00 +0000 'Green' student accommodation planned for UEA http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/new-green-accommodation 1.227077 The University of East Anglia (UEA) is planning a new, low energy student residence for its Norwich campus. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:55:00 +0000 University of East Anglia challenges comedy professionals to 'Make Me Laugh' http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/comedy-make-me-laugh 1.226970 Comedy industry greats including Men Behaving Badly writer Simon Nye and new BBC head of comedy Shane Allen are taking part in a new University of East Anglia project to explore creativity in British TV comedy Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:01:00 +0000 Gateway enzyme for chemicals from catnip to cancer drug http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/jic-uea-enzyme-research 1.227035 Scientists at the John Innes Centre and University of East Anglia have discovered an enzyme used in nature to make powerful chemicals - from catnip to a cancer drug, vinblastine. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:53:00 +0000 University of East Anglia to help world's poorest farmers http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/bbsrc-bioscience-funding 1.226999 The University of East Anglia is part of a £16 million initiative that will harness bioscience to improve food security in developing countries. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:02:00 +0000 Supermarket offers: a healthy choice for consumers? http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/supermarkets-offers-paul-dobson 1.226925 Supermarkets have been over-promoting sugary products in price promotions according to research to be presented today by an academic from the University of East Anglia. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:01:00 +0000 Students hone their writing skills for children http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/skylines-scriptwriting-ma 1.226924 Students at the University of East Anglia have been developing their skills in writing for children as part of a national development project for playwrights. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:52:00 +0000 UEA research shows telomere lengths predict life expectancy in the wild http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/telomeres-life-expectancy-seychelles-warbler 1.226903 Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have found that biological age and life expectancy can be predicted by measuring an individual's DNA. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:47:00 +0000 Call to modernise antiquated climate negotiations http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/climate-negotiations-united-nations 1.226313 The structure and processes of United Nations climate negotiations are "antiquated", unfair and obstruct attempts to reach agreements, according to research published today. Sun, 18 Nov 2012 18:00:00 +0000 UEA celebrates work of Malcolm Bradbury http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/bradbury-creative-writing 1.226607 Award-winning writers John Boyne and Giles Foden will be among those appearing at the University of East Anglia this month to celebrate the work of influential author and academic Malcolm Bradbury. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:45:00 +0000 New book revisits Britain's best loved film studio http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/ealing-films-book 1.226421 A major new book co-edited by two University of East Anglia academics sheds light on the work of Britain's best loved film studio. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:55:00 +0000 University of East Anglia climatologist Prof Phil Jones to receive honorary degree http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/phil-jones-honorary-degree-URV 1.226396 Prof Phil Jones, director of research at the University of East Anglia's (UEA) Climatic Research Unit, will receive an honorary doctorate today from Rovira i Virgili University (URV) in Spain. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:52:00 +0000 Coffee, comics and conversation at cafe discussion series http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/cafe-conversations 1.225823 Politics in comic books, vampires and the history of the Paston family are just some of the diverse topics featured in the latest University of East Anglia cafe conversations series. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:01:00 +0000 Unfinished masterpieces brought to life at Britten Centenary concert http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/britten-centenary-concert 1.226229 A concerto by Benjamin Britten will be one of two unfinished masterpieces performed by the University of East Anglia Symphony Orchestra next week. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:31:08 +0000 UEA family expert calls for government rethink http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/margaret-obrien 1.226155 An expert from the University of East Anglia has called for the Government to rethink proposed changes to the system of leave entitlement for new parents. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 12:31:00 +0000 Anthologies showcase new writing talent http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/anthologies-creative-writing 1.226053 A host of new writing talent is showcased in the latest anthologies of work produced by students on the University of East Anglia's renowned Masters course in creative writing. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:57:00 +0000 University of East Anglia organises first auction to reduce river pollution http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/auction-water-farms 1.226032 The University of East Anglia (UEA) has teamed up with South West Water and the Westcountry Rivers Trust for a pilot scheme designed to help reduce pollutants seeping into the river from farms. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:27:00 +0000 University of East Anglia students bring novel into 21st century http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/jane-eyre-play 1.226013 Charlotte Brontë's influential work Jane Eyre will be brought to life next month in a unique production by drama students at the University of East Anglia. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:33:00 +0000 Classic World War I film to be screened for Remembrance Day http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/remembrance-day-film 1.225833 Renowned anti-war movie All Quiet on the Western Front will be shown as part of the UEA 'Reels of History' film series on Remembrance Sunday, November 11. Thu, 8 Nov 2012 11:19:45 +0000 London schools to become energy smart thanks to University of East Anglia project http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/mba-green-schools 1.225727 Businesses, educators and policy makers will gather in London today (November 8) to mark the launch of an energy efficiency schools pilot conducted by students from the University of East Anglia's Strategic Carbon Management MBA. Thu, 8 Nov 2012 00:01:00 +0000 Pioneering study shows Fens are a hotspot for rare wildlife http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/fens-rare-wildlife 1.225717 A pioneering study by the University of East Anglia has revealed that the Fens are home to 25 per cent of Britain's rarest wildlife and 13 globally rare species. Wed, 7 Nov 2012 09:38:48 +0000 New internet TV service launched for young people http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/seame-tv-launch 1.225667 A new internet television service launches today for young people in the UK and Europe as part of a major €3.3m (Euro) project led by the University of East Anglia. Wed, 7 Nov 2012 00:01:00 +0000 New technology powered by local investment http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/trident-low-carbon-fund 1.225648 A renewable energy company will be able to produce new technology for powering offshore businesses from waves, thanks to £180,000 investment from the Adapt Group's Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF). Tue, 6 Nov 2012 09:21:48 +0000 Intelligent Fingerprinting to be used in hospitals thanks to funding boost http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/intelligent-fingerprinting-willets 1.225555 New technology to detect drug-use through people’s fingerprints has been awarded a share of a £39 million healthcare grant, announced by minister for science and universities David Willets. Mon, 5 Nov 2012 12:33:00 +0000 Making dreams scrum true http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/rugby-scholarship 1.225536 A rugby-playing student has been awarded a special scholarship to study at the University of East Anglia thanks to his North Walsham team. Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:01:43 +0000 Award-winning drama comes to university http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/black-watch-sportpark-drama 1.225415 The multi-award-winning drama Black Watch will be coming to the University of East Anglia next year as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations. Fri, 2 Nov 2012 12:16:00 +0000 Political issues on the agenda http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/politics-forum-debates-us-election 1.225154 The welfare state and the US election will be among the topics discussed in a series of events next week organised by academics from the University of East Anglia. Thu, 1 Nov 2012 11:41:00 +0000 Project to explore performance and stress management in social work http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/socialwork-psychology 1.224892 A research project starting this month at the University of East Anglia will look at what constitutes good performance in social work and how well social workers manage stress in their job. Thu, 1 Nov 2012 00:15:00 +0000 Business courses on offer to boost career prospects http://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2012/November/business-mba 1.224901 The University of East Anglia will be holding an open evening this month to highlight Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses available in its Norwich Business School Thu, 1 Nov 2012 00:12:00 +0000