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walesonline
'Nothing of this scale has been tried in Wales before': plans for £60m wellness village gather paceThe plans for Llanelli to create a new ‘state-of-the-art’ leisure centre which
'Nothing of this scale has been tried in Wales before': plans for £60m wellness village gather pace
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
The plans for Llanelli to create a new ‘state-of-the-art’ leisure centre which will be housed on Delta Lakes development, are aimed at improving the wellness of the area through education, research, innovation and improved primary care... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South AfricaThis was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabi
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
This was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain in a speech at Swansea University Thursday night. “Can the ANC reclaim (Nelson) Mandela’s vision of the rainbow nation? Perhaps we all expected... Read more
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walesonline
Anti-apartheid activist Hain warns of 'cancerous' corruption in South AfricaVeteran anti-apartheid activist and former Welsh Secretary Lord Hain has descri
Anti-apartheid activist Hain warns of 'cancerous' corruption in South Africa
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Veteran anti-apartheid activist and former Welsh Secretary Lord Hain has described his fears for a South Africa where the legacy of Nelson Mandela is threatened by “cancerous” corruption and inequality. The former Neath MP was among the foremost... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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walesonline
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in SwanseaOn a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in Swansea
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
On a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced that from February 25 this year, Swansea and other councils in would have the power require landlords to seek planning consent for the conversion of a private dwelling... Read more
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walesonline
How nightmares turned a Swansea professor into a demon hunterDr Kasia Szpakowska might not automatically be what you first think of when env
How nightmares turned a Swansea professor into a demon hunter
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Dr Kasia Szpakowska might not automatically be what you first think of when envisaging a demon hunter. 'Demons abound in the media today' She will be one of the lead speakers at an international conference in Swansea University this spring... Read more
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walesonline
Value for money investing public money? It's all in the timingChancellor Osborne has suspended the sell-off of the remaining Government holdi
Value for money investing public money? It's all in the timing
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
Chancellor Osborne has suspended the sell-off of the remaining Government holdings of Lloyds Bank shares. That’s 9% of the total. The plan to sell them to the public was in the Tory Party 2015 manifesto. It was promoted as the modern equivalent of... Read more
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walesonline
Ryan Jones presented with honorary degree from Swansea UniversityGlistening career “It is fitting that Swansea University, a university with su
Ryan Jones presented with honorary degree from Swansea University
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
Glistening career “It is fitting that Swansea University, a university with such a strong sporting ethos and one with such excellent links with the Ospreys, is today bestowing on Mr Ryan Jones this Honorary Degree.” He was appointed captain of the... Read more
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walesonline
Nigel Owens receives honorary degree from Swansea UniversityThe 44-year-old was presented with an LLD (Doctor of Laws) award on Monday duri
Nigel Owens receives honorary degree from Swansea University
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
The 44-year-old was presented with an LLD (Doctor of Laws) award on Monday during the university’s winter graduation ceremony for the College of Law and the School of Management. Presenting the award to the well travelled referee, Sir Roderick... Read more
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Science Daily
Microwaved nanotubes come up clean: Scientists use household oven to help decontaminate carbon nanotubesA standard kitchen microwave proved effective as part of a two-step process inv
Microwaved nanotubes come up clean: Scientists use household oven to help decontaminate carbon nanotubes
Science Daily / Posted 14 days ago
A standard kitchen microwave proved effective as part of a two-step process invented at Rice and Swansea universities to clean carbon nanotubes. Basic nanotubes are good for many things, like forming into microelectronic components or electrically... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists use household oven to help decontaminate carbon nanotubesTreatment with a microwave oven and chlorine removes stubborn iron catalyst res
Scientists use household oven to help decontaminate carbon nanotubes
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Treatment with a microwave oven and chlorine removes stubborn iron catalyst residues from carbon nanotubes, according to researchers at Rice University and Swansea University. The two-step process may make them more suitable for sensitive... Read more
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BBC Football
Why Swansea can't afford relegationWhy Swansea City are desperate to avoid relegation this season For the first t
Why Swansea can't afford relegation
BBC Football / Posted 14 days ago
Why Swansea City are desperate to avoid relegation this season For the first time in 13 years, Swansea City are involved in a relegation battle. Only a 4-2 win over Hull on 3 May, 2003 stopped the south Wales club from dropping out of the Football... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Censorship on the campus... from the daft to the disturbing Readers may remember the Belfast Telegraph reporting last year how Queen's Un
Censorship on the campus... from the daft to the disturbing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Readers may remember the Belfast Telegraph reporting last year how Queen's University had managed to get itself into a bit of a twist over free speech. Due to "security concerns" the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hitting snooze can make your dreams more vividHit snooze to experience 'Inception': Interrupting your sleep makes you more li
Hitting snooze can make your dreams more vivid
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Hit snooze to experience 'Inception': Interrupting your sleep makes you more likely to have lucid dreams you can control University of Swansea surveyed 84 people interested in lucid dreaming This is a sleep state in which you are able to control... Read more
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walesonline
University student unions in Wales have banned some newspapersUniversity student unions in Wales have banned the sale of certain newspapers a
University student unions in Wales have banned some newspapers
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
University student unions in Wales have banned the sale of certain newspapers and magazines from their campuses, according to research. Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Swansea University unions are among 32 in the UK who have banned the sale of certain... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Top 100 employers if you're gay revealed - is your workplace on the list?MI5 has been named the best employer in the country for promoting LGBT diversit
Top 100 employers if you're gay revealed - is your workplace on the list?
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
MI5 has been named the best employer in the country for promoting LGBT diversity - despite banning gay staff as recently as the 1990s. It beat more than 400 organisations to top workplace equality campaigner Stonewall's Top 100 Employers list for... Read more
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heraldscotland
MI5 rated Britain's most gay-friendly employerThe index has been running for 12 years. Stonewall received 400 entries from in
MI5 rated Britain's most gay-friendly employer
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
The index has been running for 12 years. Stonewall received 400 entries from individual organisations, and surveyed over 60,000 staff. Factors for which employers were rated by staff included culture and diversity. Andrew Parker, MI5 director... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's University Belfast has some of most severe restrictions on free speech in UK By Adrian Rutherford Queen’s UniversityBlurred Lines singer Robin Thicke Fr
Queen's University Belfast has some of most severe restrictions on free speech in UK
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
By Adrian Rutherford Queen’s UniversityBlurred Lines singer Robin Thicke Free speech is under growing threat at Queen's University, Belfast, a report has... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Free speech rankings: over half of universities have 'banned or censored ideas'The analysis looks at both the policies and actions of universities and student
Free speech rankings: over half of universities have 'banned or censored ideas'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The analysis looks at both the policies and actions of universities and students' unions. Traffic-light rankings Data has been taken from Spiked magazine Today's figures reveal that student unions (SUs) are far more likely to censor speech or... Read more
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walesonline
Cancer sufferer Andrew Jenkins to ride 2,000 miles to fight the diseaseThis is the Tangerine Dream Machine and is what Andrew Jenkins will use to trav
Cancer sufferer Andrew Jenkins to ride 2,000 miles to fight the disease
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
This is the Tangerine Dream Machine and is what Andrew Jenkins will use to travel around 2,000 miles in a bid to save lives. Andrew, of Swansea, has been busy raising funds for charity despite being diagnosed with angiosarcoma - a cancer so rare he... Read more
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walesonline
A tiny particle that looks like a floating planet - just one of a set of spectacular Swansea University 'research as art' photos Stunning Swansea University research photos go on showThese stunning photographs of research at Swansea University, including one of
A tiny particle that looks like a floating planet - just one of a set of spectacular Swansea University 'research as art' photos Stunning Swansea University research photos go on show
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
These stunning photographs of research at Swansea University, including one of a tiny particle that resembles a floating planet are to be exhibited by the Royal Institution in London, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious science and... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones declares Ukip a 'threat' to Wales ahead of debate with Nigel FarageAnd, preparing for the showdown – which will be streamed live on WalesOnline –
Carwyn Jones declares Ukip a 'threat' to Wales ahead of debate with Nigel Farage
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
And, preparing for the showdown – which will be streamed live on WalesOnline – Mr Jones declared the Eurosceptic party was “a serious threat to Wales” and added that there was “a lot of anti-Welsh attitude amongst their members”. 'We’re not... Read more
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The Record
5,300-year-old lactose intolerant ‘Iceman’ had stomach bug that causes ulcersPoor Otzi lived and died painfully. The 5,300-year-old "Iceman," whose frozen r
5,300-year-old lactose intolerant ‘Iceman’ had stomach bug that causes ulcers
The Record / Posted 28 days ago
Poor Otzi lived and died painfully. The 5,300-year-old "Iceman," whose frozen remains were discovered by hikers in the Italian Alps, has been diagnosed by modern-day scientists with arthritis, spinal damage, tooth decay, lactose intolerance, and a... Read more
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Dundas Star News
5,300-year-old ‘Iceman’ had the stomach bug that causes ulcersPoor Otzi lived and died painfully. The 5,300-year-old “Iceman,” whose frozen r
5,300-year-old ‘Iceman’ had the stomach bug that causes ulcers
Dundas Star News / Posted 29 days ago
Poor Otzi lived and died painfully. The 5,300-year-old “Iceman,” whose frozen remains were discovered by hikers in the Italian Alps, has been diagnosed by modern-day scientists with arthritis, spinal damage, tooth decay, lactose intolerance, and a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Optimizing cell cycle analysis with the right algorithmsScientists of the the Helmholtz Zentrum München have found a new approach impro
Optimizing cell cycle analysis with the right algorithms
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
Scientists of the the Helmholtz Zentrum München have found a new approach improving the identification of cell cycle phases using imaging flow cytometry data. They could avoid the use of stains by applying algorithms from machine learning. With the... Read more

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