Press Releases

Oct 22, 2014 17:00 BST Uppsala University What does it mean to simulate the human brain? Why is it important to do so? And is it even possible to simulate the brain separately from the body it exists in? These questions are discussed in a new paper published in the scientific journal Neuron today.

Oct 20, 2014 11:00 BST Uppsala University Mitsubishi Corporation, a Japanese company, has donated SEK 357 000 to Uppsala University´s student exchange programme with Japan.

Youth Publisher relocates to Scottish Highlands

Oct 15, 2014 21:04 BST Bombadil Publishing New jobs created in the Highlands when youth publisher Bombadil Publishing relocates to Dornie in the Scottish Highlands. Michael Russell MSP for Argyll & Bute: “I am glad to see a young people’s publisher with an interesting new business model moving into Scotland and I am sure that the Highlands will benefit greatly from such new creative jobs”.

Oct 15, 2014 19:01 BST Accademia Apulia FREEDOM TO LOVE photography award 2014 aims to raise awareness on the difficulties people endure every day worldwide, as they try to express the most powerful and constructive human quality - love. Participants are invited to submit images of communion and friendship that cross established social boundaries, be they racial, religious, gender, age, or any other identifiable boundary.

News Release:  Tolerance is NOT a Virtue

Oct 12, 2014 08:46 BST Spider Communication Limited In this short book, the author sets out the truth about our over-valued ideas of 'tolerance'. At best, tolerance is a useless concept. At worst, it's a vice. Tolerance of bad religion has resulted in death and alienation. Lazy thinking about tolerance has led to confusion about racism, genetics, and gay marriage. Political 'tolerance' is another word for 'cowardice'.

Oct 02, 2014 08:47 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has completed the sale of the Burton upon Trent Town Hall Annex and car park to the Department of Education to create a new University Technical College (UTC) for 14 to19 year olds in the area.

Oct 01, 2014 08:04 BST Uppsala University Having the possibility to measure magnetic properties of materials at atomic precision is one of the important goals of today's experimental physics. In an article published in Physical Review Letters researchers propose a new method, utilizing properties of the quantum world – the phase of the electron beam – to detect magnetism with atom-by-atom precision.

A new one stop ‘Inspire & Save Club’ for creative resources and discounted art & craft products launches for the Childcare sector

Sep 25, 2014 13:33 BST The Creation Station Following feedback from nurseries, primary schools and child minders regarding their frustrations over the time it takes to source educational creative activities at the best prices, The Creation Station (www.thecreationstation.co.uk) are launching their new and exclusive ‘Inspire and Save’ club at this year’s Childcare Expo. www.inspireandsave.co.uk

Sep 19, 2014 13:18 BST Liberator Ltd LAMP Words For Life™ is a full English vocabulary augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) language app that combines the power of the PRC Unity® language system with Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP™) principles and strategies.

Sep 19, 2014 10:36 BST Like Minds We've got a limited number of free passes for each day of Like Minds at Social Media Week to give away today. They won't last long so grab them quick. www.wearelikeminds.com