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23 Nov 2020

The danger of Z-drugs for dementia patients

Strong sleeping pills known as ‘Z-drugs’ are linked with an increased risk of falls, fractures and stroke among people with dementia – according to research from...

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19 Nov 2020

The lightbulb moment helping to save our environment

UEA’s Estates team has made CO2 savings equivalent to providing 60 homes with electricity for a year, all through the installation of energy-efficient bulbs in...

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18 Nov 2020

UEA among top universities urging G20 leaders to prioritise net zero emissions

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is part of an international coalition of leading climate research universities urging world leaders to prioritise net zero...

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18 Nov 2020

UEA researchers named in world’s 2020 most highly cited list

Ten Norwich Research Park scientists have been named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers list for 2020, including five from the University of East Anglia.

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13 Nov 2020

UEA Researchers win prestigious Celebrating Impact Prize

Researchers from the University of East Anglia are among the winners of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) annual Celebrating Impact Prize awards,...

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12 Nov 2020

Pandemic highlights fragility of India’s millions of migrant workers

Social protection policies failed India’s millions of migrant workers during the Covid pandemic, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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11 Nov 2020

A few kilograms weight loss nearly halves the risk of diabetes

Losing a few kilograms in weight almost halves people’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – according to a large scale research study led by the Norfolk and...

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11 Nov 2020

£2 million project to support UK dementia carers

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are launching a new project to improve the lives of dementia...

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10 Nov 2020

New app allows users to explore how global warming changes their cities’ climate

A new mobile app allows people to explore how global warming will affect the future climate of their towns and cities.

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10 Nov 2020

Solving the problem of global inactivity

From increasing physical activity in schools and workplaces to investing in active urban design – a researcher at the University of East Anglia has helped design...

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