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  1. March for Science

    The start of a movement?

    27.04.17 | Last Saturday, people around the world took to the streets to stand up for science and evidence. AcademiaNet researchers were among the protesters.

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  2. Mind the gender gap

    20.04.17 | A recent study, published in eLife, found gender disparities in scientific peer review. A Nature News article summarises the results.

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  3. The language of lipids

    AcademiaNet interview with Prof. Valerie O'Donnell

    12.04.17 | In this AcademiaNet interview, Professor O'Donnell tells us about her research on the relationship between lipids, aspirin and inflammation.

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  4. Naoko Mizuno receives „Plus 3“ and ERC grants

    05.04.17 | The funding, worth a total of 2.900 000 Euro, will help Mizuno’s team elucidate cell shape changes on a nanoscale.

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  5. $21 million NIH grant awarded to epilepsy research consortium

    29.03.17 | Seven scientists, among them AcademiaNet member Prof Asla Pitkänen, will share the funds and collaborate on developing effective therapies for epilepsy.

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  6. Nicola A. Spaldin receives prestigious L'Oréal-UNESCO-Award For Women in Science

    23.03.17 | The AcademiaNet scientist is one of five recipients of this year’s prize, worth 100 000 €.

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  7. First Scottish AcademiaNet meeting brings together leading female scientists in Scotland

    22.03.17 | AcademiaNet scientists were invited to attend the event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh to discuss gender balance in science as well as the impact of Brexit on British research.

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  8. Unique ‘fall airbag’ to protect elderly from sustaining injuries after a fall

    20.03.17 | Dr. Heike Vallery from TU Delft has developed algorithms for a ‘fall airbag’ for the elderly, which reduces the risk of injuries.

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  9. Crawling Progress on Fixing Global Gender Disparities in Science

    14.03.17 | Progress towards gender parity in science crawls and varies widely by country and field. A Nature article summarises new data from an extensive Elsevier report on the topic.

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  10. Illuminating the Path to Anti-HIV Vaccines

    14.03.17 | A team of scientists from the UK and US led by Prof. Anne Dell have succeeded in providing a detailed map of the sugar coat bound to the HIV surface protein gp120.

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