Press Releases

Nov 24, 2014 14:19 GMT Bury Council Voluntary groups are being invited to apply for new funding to provide learning opportunities for the most disadvantaged people across Bury.

Nov 21, 2014 16:45 GMT Bury Council Residents are invited to a consultation meeting about Bury Council’s proposals to reshape children’s centres.

Online course on graphene will be available worldwide

Nov 21, 2014 06:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology At the beginning of 2015, Chalmers University of Technology will start its first mooc – massive open online course – free of charge and accessible to anyone with a computer. The course will be on the super-material graphene, which has not been the subject for a mooc previously.

Nov 17, 2014 16:00 GMT Uppsala University An international team of scientists led by Uppsala University has developed a high-throughput method of imaging biological particles using an X-ray laser. The images show projections of the carboxysome particle, a delicate and tiny cell compartment in photosynthetic bacteria.

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organisations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organisations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.

Nov 03, 2014 08:00 GMT Uppsala University If chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients with a good or poor prognosis could be identified already at the time of diagnosis, physicians would have better possibilities to adjust their therapeutic and follow-up strategies. Now researchers at Uppsala University have discovered a new correlation between specific molecular features of the disease and subgroups of patients with different prognosis.

The Creation Station provides children's activity zone at The Childcare Show at Westpoint

Nov 03, 2014 07:30 GMT The Creation Station The Creation Station will be running the Kids Zone at the Childcare Expo at Westpoint on the 7th and 8th of November, inspiring the imaginations of all children attending the exhibition through creative activities. The Creation Station will also be exhibiting at the show launching their new and exclusive ‘Inspire and Save’ club.

Dine Out and Help the Homeless

Oct 31, 2014 15:07 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart raises funds for the homeless by collecting £1 per table from diners at top restaurants during November & December. “StreetSmart is a fabulous charity that remembers the homeless at a time of year when we should be thinking of others” Marcus Wareing, Chef

Oct 28, 2014 21:00 GMT Uppsala University Different types of glioma are usually diagnosed as separate diseases and have been considered to arise from different cell types in the brain. Now researchers at Uppsala University have shown that one and the same cell of origin can give rise to different types of glioma.