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Primary school pupils give drivers a lesson in safety

May 12, 2015 13:49 BST Bury Council Pupils have been helping the police and council to enforce local speed limits near their school.

May 11, 2015 09:39 BST Uppsala University More than 2,000 dissertations from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries have been digitized and made searchable and readable online. They are accessible as images and full text files in the DiVA system, Uppsala University´s repository for research publications.

May 08, 2015 07:55 BST Uppsala University Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University, is awarded the 2015 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. He receives it for having with “breath-taking learnedness, clarity and courage thrown new light over the growth of modern political order.”

May 06, 2015 18:00 BST Uppsala University In a new study, published in Nature this week, a research team led from Uppsala University in Sweden presents the discovery of a new microbe that represents a missing link in the evolution of complex life. The study provides a new understanding of how, billions of years ago, the complex cell types that comprise plants, fungi, but also animals and humans, evolved from simple microbes.

Apr 27, 2015 12:52 BST has conducted an analysis of training trends in the public sector during 2013 and 2014 to gain insights into how much and what kind of training public bodies are searching for.

Miss AfroAsia UK 2015

Apr 19, 2015 03:17 BST AfroAsia Week AfroAsia Week is registered non profit organisation that delivers a yearly community event to showcase business, fashion, food and culture from the continents of Africa and Asia including community awards in Great Britain and community work to improve literacy, sociocultural cohesion and strengthen the community.

Apr 14, 2015 09:54 BST Uppsala University Researchers at Uppsala University have, together with researchers from Turku and Bergen, discovered a new biomarker which makes it possible to identify women with uterine cancer who have a high risk of recurrence. The findings were recently published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology.

Advertise your business during AfroAsia Week UK 2015 from £10

Apr 14, 2015 02:15 BST AfroAsia Week AfroAsia Week UK is a Non Profit Organisation Registered in the UK No: 8738153. This year we will hold a special fund raiser event focussed on celebrating individuals of African and Asian origin living in the UK from the 14th of August to 16th of August 2015 We work to encourage community cohesion and social integration through outreach and action to bring people together.

Apr 01, 2015 01:11 BST Engineering Adventures A campaign for Bristol Green Capital 2015 to encourage children to save energy has presented new evidence that shows electrons have evolved into primitive lifeforms, with a surprising amount of artificial intelligence.

Mar 27, 2015 09:49 GMT Uppsala University A new study from SciLifeLab at Uppsala University published in PLOS ONE shows that genes crucial for vision were multiplied in the early stages of vertebrate evolution and acquired distinct functions leading to the sophisticated mechanisms of vertebrate eyes.