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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.

  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 €.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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).

  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.

  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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