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King of coffee in London

Romanian migrants in the UK have an illustrious predecessor. It is the businessman Barbu Ionescu, who has become a true king interwar coffee in London. He founded a chain of cafes that can be compared to Starbucks. Barbu Ionescu emigrated to Britain...

Mayor's inaction on air pollution is killing people

Today’s research from King's College, London, has estimated London's air pollution caused the early deaths of almost 9,500 people in 2010 LINK and is proof that the Mayor's inaction is killing people, Green MEP Jean Lambert says.  In contrast,...
by wembleymatters on Jul 15, 2015

Fruit snacks ‘contain more sugar than sweets’

(Media Release) Many supposedly “healthy” fruit snacks aimed at children contain more sugar than sweets, says a campaign group. Action on Sugar looked at 94 products on UK sale, such as coated dried fruit, and found a third contained thre...
by Free PR Online on May 29, 2015

EPSRC funded PhD studentship: Sound radiation from free shear flows

Imperial College London - Department of Aeronautics, Faculty of Engineering Qualification type: PhD Location: London Funding for: UK Students, EU Students Funding amount: £15,720 Hours: Full Time Placed on: 13th February 2015 Expires: 13th May 2015...
by INTERNATIONAL MBA STUDY on Feb 16, 2015

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Become a part of one of the most exciting educational developments of our time. Nazarbayev University is a bold multi-billion dollar initiative to create a research university fit for the challenges of the 21st Century. Nazarbayev University is loca...
by INTERNATIONAL MBA STUDY on Feb 16, 2015

Professor of Energy Engineering

Become a part of one of the most exciting educational developments of our time. Nazarbayev University is a bold multi-billion dollar initiative to create a research university fit for the challenges of the 21st Century. Nazarbayev University is loca...
by INTERNATIONAL MBA STUDY on Feb 16, 2015

PhD Studentship: Coupled multi-scale simulation of high Reynolds number airfoil flows

University of Southampton Qualification type: PhD Location: Southampton Funding for: UK Students, EU Students Funding amount: The funding covers EU/UK fees and stipend in line with EPSRC rates Hours: Full Time Placed on: 11th February 2015 Expires:...
by INTERNATIONAL MBA STUDY on Feb 16, 2015

16-19 Maths Free Schools Revisited: Oddyssean Edition

This is the second edition of a post that marks the opening of two university-sponsored 16-19 maths free schools by taking a fresh look at the wider programme that spawned them. I have revised the text to reflect substantive comments provided by Domi...
by Gifted Phoenix on Oct 8, 2014

16-19 Maths Free Schools Revisited: Oddyssean Edition

This is the second edition of a post that marks the opening of two university-sponsored 16-19 maths free schools by taking a fresh look at the wider programme that spawned them. I have revised the text to reflect substantive comments provided by Domi...
by Gifted Phoenix on Oct 8, 2014

16-19 Maths Free Schools Revisited

This post marks the opening of two university-sponsored 16-19 maths free schools with a fresh look at the wider programme that spawned them. It scrutinises developments since the publication of ‘A Progress Report on 16-19 Maths Free Schools’ (Mar...
by Gifted Phoenix on Oct 6, 2014

16-19 Maths Free Schools Revisited

by Gifted Phoenix on Oct 6, 2014

A Prosthetic Leg That Plugs Directly Into The Skeleton

Classic Leg Prostheses. If a new technique can prove its worth, it could send these clunky ball-and-socket prostheses the way of the dinosaurs. Cpl Richard Cave RLC (Phot)/MOD There are a lot of fancy, high-tech prosthetics out there...
by Cnet Analysis on Sep 3, 2014

San Domenico House London England

San Domenico House is a luxurious boutique hotel only a short walk from Sloane Square and fashionable Chelsea. Bedrooms have private marble bathrooms and offer free Wi-Fi. Beautifully designed rooms are furnished with antiques, paintings and classica...
by eTravelTrips on Aug 12, 2014

Tamiflu: Millions wasted on flu drug, claims major report

(Media Release) Hundreds of millions of pounds may have been wasted on a drug for flu that works no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis has said. The UK has spent £473m on Tamiflu, which is stockpiled by governments globally to prepare for...
by Free PR Online on Apr 10, 2014

The Complete Student Landlord Guide

University College London, Queen Mary’s College London, King’s College London and Imperial College London are just a small selection of the large number of universities which have their homes in England’s capital. This means that each and every...
by Moving to London on Mar 22, 2014

WHO: Daily sugar intake ‘should be halved’

(Media Release) People will be advised to halve the amount of sugar in their diet, under new World Health Organization guidance. The recommended sugar intake will stay at below 10% of total calorie intake a day, with 5% the target, says the WHO. The...
by Free PR Online on Mar 6, 2014

Mathematics: Why the brain sees maths as beauty

(Media Release) Brain scans show a complex string of numbers and letters in mathematical formulae can evoke the same sense of beauty as artistic masterpieces and music from the greatest composers. Mathematicians were shown “ugly” and R...
by Free PR Online on Feb 13, 2014

Stem cell ‘major discovery’ claimed

(Media Release) Stem cell researchers are heralding a “major scientific discovery”, with the potential to start a new age of personalised medicine. Scientists in Japan showed stem cells can now be made quickly just by dipping blood cells...
by Free PR Online on Jan 29, 2014

Best and Worst Halls in the UK- Guest Post

In Association with Kira Browdy. Students outside their halls of residence at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Photograph: David Sillitoe For even the brightest student, the thought of moving to university can be daunting. Along with worries a...
by Honest Mum on Nov 7, 2013

Best Universities Based on Student Experience

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by UK Student News and Events on Jun 18, 2013


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