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  1. $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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Movement Reveals People’s Real Intentions

    13.03.17 | Prof. Cristina Becchio has now demonstrated that we can decode the intentions of others simply by observing their movements.

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  8. Eveline Crone Becomes Part of ERC Scientific Council

    09.03.17 | Prof. Eveline Crone has been appointed to the Scientific Council, the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC).

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  9. Eleanor Riley Made Roslin Institute Director

    01.03.17 | Eleanor Riley, currently Prof. of Infectious Disease Immunology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has been appointed to head the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.

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  10. Silvia Arber Receives Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

    20.02.17 | The neurobiologist Prof. Silvia Arber is awarded the 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine for her contributions to our understanding of how movement is controlled in mammals.

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