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20 Oct 2020

Volunteering linked to improved life satisfaction, happiness, and quality of life

Research revealing how volunteering can increase wellbeing, and how charities can avoid volunteer burnout as they plan their response to the effects of the...

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20 Oct 2020

UEA launches new institute for healthier living and ageing

From physical activity and nutrition to stopping smoking, sleep and socialisation, a new research centre has been set up by the University of East Anglia to...

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16 Oct 2020

The mental health impact of pandemics for front line health care staff

Mental health problems such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and depression are common among healthcare staff during and immediately after pandemics –...

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15 Oct 2020

£2 million for UEA’s Future Leaders

From drug discovery to cancer treatment, two University of East Anglia research projects are set to benefit from a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) award worth...

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15 Oct 2020

Australian carp virus plan 'dead in the water'

Plans to release a virus to reduce numbers of invasive Common Carp in Australia are unlikely to work and should be dropped – according to new research involving...

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14 Oct 2020

E-cigs better than gum or patches to help people quit smoking

Electronic cigarettes could increase the number of people who stop smoking compared to nicotine replacement therapy – such as chewing gum and patches – according...

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09 Oct 2020

UEA community celebrates four awards in Queen's Birthday Honours

Four pioneering female members of the University of East Anglia’s (UEA’s) community have been recognised for their lifelong work in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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08 Oct 2020

New online hub launched to help keep more than 2 million vulnerable children safe

A digital service designed to help society’s most vulnerable children and young people who are disproportionally at greater risk of online harm has been launched...

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07 Oct 2020

N2O emissions pose an increasing climate threat, finds breakthrough study

Rising nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions are jeopardizing the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a major new study by an international team of...

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07 Oct 2020

Norfolk care homes to benefit from £1.2 million UEA project

Researchers at UEA will be part of a £1.2 million government-funded project to improve care in residential homes, which were hard-hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

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