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    • Political agency, migrant presence and cultural resources

      Political agency, migrant presence and cultural resources

      Tue, 09 Feb 2021 14:45:30 GMT
      Professor Peter Lugosi’s research ‘Political agency, migrant presence and cultural resources’ has been founded by The British Academy amongst four new international and interdisciplinary research projects that seek to support collaboration between researchers in the UK and Brazil.

    • Why nursing may be undervalued

      Why nursing may be undervalued

      Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:02:58 GMT
      Dr Anne Laure Humbert was a guest speaker on BBC Radio 4 discussing the damage caused by the old fashioned-way according to which caring for others is a feminine characteristic.

    • New ‘DIGIT Lab’ launched to help businesses close digital transformation gap

      New ‘DIGIT Lab’ launched to help businesses close digital transformation gap

      Wed, 03 Feb 2021 16:21:40 GMT
      A new research centre involving three academics from Oxford Brookes Business School will help large organisations adapt to the rapid pace of digital transformation in society.

    • Collaborative INDEPTH paper in The Plant cell

      Collaborative INDEPTH paper in The Plant cell

      Wed, 03 Feb 2021 12:35:17 GMT
      Francesca Lopez and colleagues have published a paper in The Plant Cell, which is a testament to the excellent interactions that have developed during the INDEPTH project.

    • Territorial, expert navigators: the black howler monkeys of Mexico

      Territorial, expert navigators: the black howler monkeys of Mexico

      Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:38:53 GMT
      Researchers have uncovered the advanced skills of black howler monkeys, who are able to recall the location of their favourite fruit trees and anticipate ripening.

    • Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

      Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

      Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:09:09 GMT
      Advances in DNA sequencing have uncovered a rare syndrome which is caused by variations in the gene SATB1. Discovery of this genetic syndrome is hoped to provide information to families and individuals affected by SATB1-syndrome

    • The great outdoors: £1 million grant to study countryside rights of way

      The great outdoors: £1 million grant to study countryside rights of way

      Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:13:57 GMT
      COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of accessing nature to people’s health and wellbeing, with 42% of adults saying that ‘visiting green and natural spaces has been even more important to their wellbeing since coronavirus’*. Now a £1 million project will be researching the mapping, development, use and experience of twentieth and twenty-first century rights of way across England and Wales.

    • INDEPTH-Academy technical webinar on NucleusJ with Christophe Tatout and Sophie Desset

      INDEPTH-Academy technical webinar on NucleusJ with Christophe Tatout and Sophie Desset

      Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:41:37 GMT
      Professor Christophe Tatout and Dr Sophie Desset from University Clermont Auvergne lead this technical webinar on NucleusJ 2.0. This is a new release of NucleusJ. a tool to analyze nuclear morphology and chromatin organization in plant and animal cells.

    • INDEPTH-Academy technical webinar on smFISH with Stefanie Rosa

      INDEPTH-Academy technical webinar on smFISH with Stefanie Rosa

      Fri, 08 Jan 2021 15:12:30 GMT
      Dr Stefanie Rosa from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences leads this technical webinar on Single Molecule Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (smFISH) in Whole Mount Plant Tissues.

    • INDEPTH Imaris Training School

      INDEPTH Imaris Training School

      Mon, 04 Jan 2021 15:16:37 GMT
      The INDEPTH Cost Action hosted a virtual IMARIS training school between December 7th-14th 2020. This was hosted by Celia Baroux at the University of Zürich in collaboration with Michael Mahlert from Bitplane AG who have developed the IMARIS software (https://imaris.oxinst.com/).