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University of Queensland
Why tiger snakes are on a winnermedical benefits that can come from studying evolution.” The study involving r
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
medical benefits that can come from studying evolution.” The study involving researchers from UQ’s Venom Evolution Lab, Swansea University, UK, University of Melbourne, Venom Supplies South Australia, Snakes Harmful & Harmless, Western... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, August 21, 2017structures beneath the soil and survey large areas, within a few days. Earlier
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
structures beneath the soil and survey large areas, within a few days. Earlier in her career, Professor Parcak taught at Swansea University. In 1607/8, a tsunami wave hit the coasts of the Severn Estuary, causing catastrophic flooding on the... Read more
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walesonline
Early GCSE entries could affect results in Wales this weekthe learner and not for the institution and that the benefit of learners is par
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
the learner and not for the institution and that the benefit of learners is paramount.” Professor David Reynolds, head of Swansea University School of Education (SUSE), said: “Historically, when you introduce new subject areas like numeracy and a... Read more
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walesonline
Meet the news team preparing to brave the sea for Mumbles Raft Racewe will win but we want to be in the race this year and not come last. At least
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
we will win but we want to be in the race this year and not come last. At least we have been assured by the experts at Swansea University that the boat will float.”Pictured is Trinity Mirror regional managing director for Wales, Mark Sainsbury... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Nervous pupil hid phone to escape grade anxietyin tears as it was revealed her fears were unfounded and she had made the grade
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
in tears as it was revealed her fears were unfounded and she had made the grades required to study Business Management at Swansea University. She said: “I was absolutely stunned. I really thought I had messed up my exams. “I was so nervous I... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Nervous pupil hid phone to escape grade anxietyin tears as it was revealed her fears were unfounded and she had made the grade
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in tears as it was revealed her fears were unfounded and she had made the grades required to study Business Management at Swansea University. She said: “I was absolutely stunned. I really thought I had messed up my exams. “I was so nervous I... Read more
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Daily Mail
Greenland's ice flow is likely to speed up as global temperatures riseice flow. The second has to do with the soft sediments that recent research ha
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
ice flow. The second has to do with the soft sediments that recent research has shown underlie glaciers. A team led by a Swansea University researcher carried out seismic surveys at a surface lake on the Greenland Ice Sheet, where the ice is 1.2... Read more
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walesonline
A Level results 2017: This is how Bridgend schools have faredand will go on to study Law at the University of Bristol. Kieran Hood gained an
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
and will go on to study Law at the University of Bristol. Kieran Hood gained an A* and two As and will study Physics at Swansea University. The overall pass rate at Penybont Sixth Form College increased to over 98% this year, with almost 20% of... Read more
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walesonline
Smiles all round at Ysgol y Strade as pupils record top A-level resultsalso completing a child care course and the Welsh Baccalaurate. “I’m very, ver
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
also completing a child care course and the Welsh Baccalaurate. “I’m very, very happy,” she said. “It was absolutely hectic trying to cram everything in but it was all worth it. “I’m now going to Swansea University to study history and polit... Read more
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walesonline
Not got the A level grades? Don't worry - it's a good year for clearingapplying to university all means there will be more unfilled places. Professor
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
applying to university all means there will be more unfilled places. Professor David Reynolds, acting head of education at Swansea University, said 2017 was the best time to apply through clearing for years. “It’s a very good year to be a student... Read more
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walesonline
These siblings had to dig a lake to build their own wakeboarding park in Walesclubhouse by watching how-to videos on YouTube. Mark, 25, dreamt up the idea t
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
clubhouse by watching how-to videos on YouTube. Mark, 25, dreamt up the idea three years ago while studying engineering at Swansea University, after seeing a similar park in Devon. Former Cardiff Metropolitan student Sarah, 28, explained: “We... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Melting of Greenland glacier to speed up — studyto the ice base, turning it into a slippery bathtub,” said lead researcher Bern
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
to the ice base, turning it into a slippery bathtub,” said lead researcher Bernd Kulessa of the College of Science at Swansea University. “This discovery leaves us concerned because we have so far accepted the exact opposite –- that... Read more
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walesonline
Wales Airshow worth 'record £8.4m' to Swansea economymoney for the city than ever before, attracting the most visitors ever. Swanse
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
money for the city than ever before, attracting the most visitors ever. Swansea Council is behind the Wales Air Show, with Swansea University acting as the event’s main sponsor for 2017. More than 250,000 people attended the air show in early July... Read more
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metro
Mum and daughter who graduated uni together say they get mistaken for sistersshe’s quite as old as she is. ‘And yes, we do get told we look like sisters.’
metro / Posted 8 days ago
she’s quite as old as she is. ‘And yes, we do get told we look like sisters.’ The mum and daughter pair graduated from Swansea University on the same day this week. Melissa graduated with a 2.1 in English Language, after taking a gap year to... Read more
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walesonline
Mum and daughter graduated on same day and people think they're sistersIsaac was chuffed when daughter Melissa donned the cap and gown after gaining a
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Isaac was chuffed when daughter Melissa donned the cap and gown after gaining a 2:1 in English Language at Swansea University - and was literally with her every step of the way. That’s because Mrs Isaac was celebrating her own... Read more
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HITC Sport
Huddersfield embraces revivalist talk before taking Premier League plungein 2011 was, according to research by Cardiff Business School, worth £58m to th
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
in 2011 was, according to research by Cardiff Business School, worth £58m to the local economy in the first season alone. Swansea University also reported a surge in applications, especially from overseas students: a delighted official reported... Read more
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walesonline
How Swansea is preparing for 10,000 new jobs coming with the City Dealapps and websites, is set to become a key part of any new syllabus. Matt Jones
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
apps and websites, is set to become a key part of any new syllabus. Matt Jones is head of the College of Science at Swansea University and believes that the university has a crucial role to play in the success of the City Deal. He said: “I... Read more
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The Economic Times
UK, Indian varsities to build 5 solar power stations in Indiaof India, allowing them to harness solar power to provide their own energy and
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
of India, allowing them to harness solar power to provide their own energy and run off grid. The programme is part of the Swansea University led SPECIFIC Project, which recently opened the UK's first "energy-positive classroom" and revolves around... Read more
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walesonline
Old school pals receive honorary degrees in same yearthe small school, which only had about 50 pupils.Gerald Gabb and Roger Blyth re
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
the small school, which only had about 50 pupils.Gerald Gabb and Roger Blyth reunited at the Honorary Fellowship dinner at Swansea University The university held an honorary fellowship dinner between the different ceremonies to bring all the... Read more
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express
Incredible images show giant 1 TRILLION iceberg split from Antarctica14 mile structure 'buried' in... Trillion-ton iceberg breaks off Antarctica P
express / Posted 14 days ago
14 mile structure 'buried' in... Trillion-ton iceberg breaks off Antarctica Prof Adrian Luckman, whose Project Midas at Swansea University has followed the iceberg's evolution, said: "[T]hese images are striking — easily the best I have seen... Read more
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express
REAL LIFE: 'How my DOG helped me BEAT breast cancer'believed that dogs have amazing intuition. I got my first dog Ruffles in my se
express / Posted 15 days ago
believed that dogs have amazing intuition. I got my first dog Ruffles in my second year while studying psychology at Swansea University and we developed a close bond. I started as a trainer for Hearing Dogs For Deaf People after university... Read more
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Daily Mail
This genius hack for getting kids to eat more is scientifically provenrecommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables According to leading child nu
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables According to leading child nutritionist Sophia Koimou, who is based at Swansea University, food preferences starts in the womb, and that eating more vegetables during pregnancy can help prevent... Read more
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walesonline
A rugby legend just said Swansea beaches were some of the best in the worlddisposable BBQs, including burns caused by hot coals buried just under the sand
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
disposable BBQs, including burns caused by hot coals buried just under the sand. Work is continuing to take place alongside community groups, community councils and other organisations, including Swansea University, to organise beach litter-... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh experts are building houses that create and store their own energycapable of storing enough power for two days. The new project has just been aw
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
capable of storing enough power for two days. The new project has just been awarded £7 million, which will build on Swansea University’s SPECIFIC project to ‘turn buildings into power stations’. The team proved the concept could work by... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury teen to represent UK at international amateur radio event making contact with International Space Stationeach one led by a member of the RSGB’s Youth Committee. Peter, a former Monmou
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
each one led by a member of the RSGB’s Youth Committee. Peter, a former Monmouth School pupil, who hopes to study at Swansea University, said: "I am thrilled to be part of such a prestigious team and I'm looking forward to meeting other young... Read more
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walesonline
A major new road has opened in Swansea that will cut congestionand visitor centre at the Copperworks site. The council is now working with pa
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
and visitor centre at the Copperworks site. The council is now working with partners including Penderyn Distillery and Swansea University to put a far more detailed bid together as it looks to secure the funding and realise the ambition for the... Read more
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walesonline
Mum and daughter graduate on the same dayIsaac was chuffed when daughter Melissa donned the cap and gown after gaining a
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
Isaac was chuffed when daughter Melissa donned the cap and gown after gaining a 2:1 in English Language at Swansea University, and was literally with her every step of the way on the day itself. That’s because Mrs Isaac was... Read more
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walesonline
How can we encourage more girls to get involved in sport?some of whom were girls. Sian Webber, whose two sons play for Swansea, got inv
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
some of whom were girls. Sian Webber, whose two sons play for Swansea, got involved in coaching, with club player and Swansea University student Stacey Maskelyne. Mr Hamilton-Smith said it was good to encourage girls from a young age and have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trillion ton iceberg drifts away from the Larsen C ice shelftimes the size of London. It is predicted to be one of the 10 largest icebergs
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
times the size of London. It is predicted to be one of the 10 largest icebergs ever recorded. In a statement on 12 July, Swansea University said: 'The calving occurred sometime between Monday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 12, when a 5,800-square... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea student makes Monopoly board for blind peopleon graduation day The enterprising computer engineering student was awarded he
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
on graduation day The enterprising computer engineering student was awarded her enhanced first class honours degree at Swansea University’s summer degree and award congregation in July, after completing her degree with the highest grade-average... Read more
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walesonline
£30m design revealed to replace £9.5m building part-funded by the taxpayerPlans for a £30 million Student Activity Centre at Swansea University’s Singlet
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Plans for a £30 million Student Activity Centre at Swansea University’s Singleton campus have been revealed. Bosses say the centre will form part of a new Student Precinct and, subject to planning permission, will replace the former Digital Technium... Read more
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walesonline
Row over untidy student kitchen ended with slashingfor sentencing.Read More The court heard Lai, from Hong Kong, was on the first
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
for sentencing.Read More The court heard Lai, from Hong Kong, was on the first year of an aerospace engineering degree at Swansea University, and had no previous convictions. A disciplinary committee will now decide his academic fate pending the... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Aeronautical apprentice from Llanrug kick-starts career with Airbusapprenticeship, Tomos will also be required to complete a BEng degree in Aerona
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
apprenticeship, Tomos will also be required to complete a BEng degree in Aeronautical Engineering and Manufacture through Swansea University. Kim Shallcross, Early Careers Manager at Airbus said “Tomos is a real natural when it comes to... Read more
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walesonline
This is why Wales needs to change the law on smacking childrenchastisement (Image: Western Mail Archive)Read More Dr Ashley Frawley, a socio
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
chastisement (Image: Western Mail Archive)Read More Dr Ashley Frawley, a sociology and social policy expert from Swansea University, speaking on behalf of Be Reasonable, warned removing the defence of reasonable chastisement from... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Call to protect 'hidden' war memorialsfuture and commemorate those who lost their lives.” This resulted from an appr
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
future and commemorate those who lost their lives.” This resulted from an approach from historian Dr Gethin Matthews of Swansea University, who believes that in many cases the 'unofficial' war memorials that can be found all over Wales are... Read more
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walesonline
To see the Iron Ring as a symbol of Welsh oppression is short-sightedbe seen strictly as a symbol of English oppression today. Matthew Frank Steven
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
be seen strictly as a symbol of English oppression today. Matthew Frank Stevens is senior lecturer in medieval history at Swansea University and fellow of the Royal Historical Society (2010-present). He completed a PhD in history at the University... Read more
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walesonline
How many different accents are there in Swansea?said different accents were a part of history.Robert Penhallurick, reader in En
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
said different accents were a part of history.Robert Penhallurick, reader in English Language and Applied Linguistics at Swansea University “Different social classes and ethnic groups build up a diverse [range] of different kinds of English,” Dr... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New carbon nanotube-reinforced filters remove heavy metal toxins from waterpotential for water remediation in developing nations around the world. The pr
News-Medical-Net / Posted 26 days ago
potential for water remediation in developing nations around the world. The project, developed in collaboration between Swansea University and Rice University, has won both national and international awards. Carbon nanotubes immobilized in a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Boom in elderly motorists 'fuelled by enthusiastic male drivers'to have a range of health problems and slower reaction times, there has been fi
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
to have a range of health problems and slower reaction times, there has been fierce debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. But last year a study by Swansea University claimed elderly road users are no more dangerous than other dr... Read more
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birminghammail
The huge number of over-90s still holding a driving licencereaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safe
birminghammail / Posted 27 days ago
reaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. However, a study from Swansea University last year claimed more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers.Read More Dr Charles... Read more
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Pendle Today
More than 100,000 over-90's still hold driving licencesreaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safe
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
reaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. However, a study from Swansea University last year claimed more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers. Dr Charles Musselwhite... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
More than 100,000 over-90s still hold driving licencesreaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safe
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 28 days ago
reaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. However, a study from Swansea University last year claimed more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers. Dr Charles Musselwhite... Read more
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The News and Star
More than 100,000 over-90s still hold driving licencesreaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safe
The News and Star / Posted 28 days ago
reaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. However, a study from Swansea University last year claimed more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers. Dr Charles Musselwhite... Read more
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metro
More than 100,000 people over 90 still have driving licencesreaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safe
metro / Posted 28 days ago
reaction times, there has been plenty of heated debate on the issue of the safety of older drivers. However, a study from Swansea University last year claimed more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers. Dr Charles Musselwhite... Read more
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Daily Mail
68 iceberg the size of Delaware is breaking up, NASA images revealthe way the whole shelf behaves and previous carvings have led to the discovery
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
the way the whole shelf behaves and previous carvings have led to the discovery of new species. In a statement on 12 July, Swansea University said: 'The calving occurred sometime between Monday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 12, when a 5,800-square... Read more
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walesonline
What everyone's saying about the Iron Ring sculpturein its subjugation?"But not everyone felt the same way Historian Martin Johnes
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
in its subjugation?"But not everyone felt the same way Historian Martin Johnes tweeted a quote from John Davies The Swansea University academic shared an extract from historian John Davies' A History of Wales. The extract read: "The castles... Read more
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walesonline
A scientist is aiming to come up with the face of Swanseatraits. “People with similar personality traits tend to share similar facial a
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
traits. “People with similar personality traits tend to share similar facial appearances,” he said.Dr Alex Jones, of Swansea University, will be creating the face of Swansea at a science festival in September Other, close-up images, will... Read more
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walesonline
This 17 year old Carmarthenshire student is heading to NASA this summerwith host families, many of whom work with NASA and the aerospace industry.Dr C
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
with host families, many of whom work with NASA and the aerospace industry.Dr Caroline Coleman-Davies, who manages the Swansea University Texas Partnership, presents Ffion with an official University t-shirt (Image: Swansea University) Ffion... Read more
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walesonline
Beach litter in Swansea could be down to a 'cultural problem'however believe that the amount of rubbish being left on the city’s main beach
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
however believe that the amount of rubbish being left on the city’s main beach is ruining the reputation of the city. Swansea University researcher Ali Hedayati has been left dismayed at the amount of trash that is being left on the beach.Read... Read more
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walesonline
These people are uncovering the secrets of our dreamsdesign writer Julia Lockheart and sleep scientist Mark Blagrove. Professor Bla
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
design writer Julia Lockheart and sleep scientist Mark Blagrove. Professor Blagrove is director of the Sleep Laboratory at Swansea University, where he specialises in brain processes during sleep and the relationship between dreams and waking... Read more
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