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New research reveals how global sports events such as the Olympic Games can affect stock market activity. Read more

Jan 15, 2018

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Mark Pendlington, Group Director at Anglian Water, has been appointed Chair of the University of East Anglia’s Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) board.   Read more

Jan 11, 2018

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Shoppers hoping to bag a bargain in the post-Christmas sales are much less likely to go through with their purchases if they are using phones and tablets to buy goods online. Read more

Jan 5, 2018

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has been accused of “washing its hands of older people” in its proposed priorities for future work. Read more

Jan 4, 2018

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Prof Rebecca Stott has won the prestigious 2017 Costa Biography Award for her book, In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, A Father, a Cult. Read more

Jan 3, 2018

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Over a quarter of the world’s land could become significantly drier if global warming reaches 2ºC - according to new research from an international team including the University of East Anglia. Read more

Jan 1, 2018

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Singing in groups could make you happier – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Read more

Dec 21, 2017

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Treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer could be more effective if combined with a well-known drug for rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown. Read more

Dec 19, 2017

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Nurse researchers Dr Jackie Buck from The University of East Anglia (UEA) and Dr Jane Fleming from The University of Cambridge have been awarded a prestigious BMA Foundation for Medical Research Award, for research focused on older people with more than one health condition. Read more

Dec 18, 2017

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Scientists at the University of East Anglia have been recording the sounds made by whales and porpoises off the coast of northern Scotland – using a fleet of pioneering marine robots. Read more

Dec 18, 2017

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Around 150 students from Suffolk and Norfolk watched and took part as "body parts" were squeezed, poked and dissected during a five-hour workshop at Blackfriars Hall, Norwich. Read more

Dec 18, 2017

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A pilot which is looking at streamlining the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK has been extended by a further 23 universities including the University of East Anglia. Read more

Dec 18, 2017

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Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Read more

Dec 15, 2017

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A team of PhD students from the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) School of Pharmacy has won both the Biotechnology YES Prize and People’s Choice Award at the national Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) competition final hosted at the Royal Society on Tuesday 12 December.  Read more

Dec 15, 2017

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New research by academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests that NHS Trusts in England could save more than £200 million a year by managing staff well. Read more

Dec 13, 2017

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Nearly 300 runners from across the county and beyond braved the icy temperatures on Saturday morning to attend the first ever Colney Lane parkrun at the University of East Anglia playing fields. Read more

Dec 11, 2017

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For 25 years the Spring Literary Festival has welcomed the world’s finest writers and thinkers to Norwich and this spring will be no exception.  National treasure Stephen Fry, UEA creative writing graduates Christie Watson and Emma Healey, and the great Margaret Drabble are all part of this year’s Festival, which will run from 14 February to 16 May. Read more

Dec 8, 2017

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) has entered into an agreement with Alumno, specialists in creating student accommodation, to provide 244 new rooms for students in Norwich city centre. Read more

Dec 8, 2017

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Staff who feel they are treated unfairly at work are at increased risk of being off sick more frequently and for longer, according to new research by the University of East Anglia and Stockholm University. Read more

Dec 8, 2017

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Historians from the University of East Anglia (UEA) will meet with MPs to discuss parallels between Britain’s responses to the plight of refugees in the 1930s and today, and look for policy solutions. Read more

Dec 7, 2017

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