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28th November 2018

Professor’s work to promote science wins royal seal of approval

A Swansea University academic has been honoured by the Princess Royal for her dedication in sharing a passion for science with other women. Professor Yamni Nigam is a world-renowned expert on the science and therapeutic use of maggots. Discoveries by her research team have led to a greater understanding on how maggots work in wounds but…

28th November 2018

Majority of teens spending hours every day sitting still

Eighty per cent of youngsters aged between 11 and 16 spend two or more hours a day sitting still playing on phones, watching TV or travelling in cars. The shocking statistic is revealed as part of a special report card which gives our youngsters a resounding F when it comes to their sedentary behaviours. The…

19th November 2018

Do Investors Feel SAD During Winter?

Investors have long debated the effect that the shorter days and cold weather have on markets. Now, analysis from Brewin Dolphin – one of the UK’s leading wealth managers – has suggested that it tends to be a positive time for share indices.
15th November 2018

Patients Have the Answers to Improve Health and Care in Wales

1,400 patient responses from the Education Programme for Patients were analysed for the first time by the Bevan Commission
12th November 2018

Welsh Based Digital Start-up Earns Place on NHS Digital Innovation Accelerator

Signum Health has been selected as one of only 34 companies to be recognised as offering the highest potential to help NHS England meet the challenges of an ageing population and scarce resources.
08th November 2018

Bionema Ltd and Swansea University to host inaugural Biopesticide Summit in 2019

Swansea University and Swansea University-based company Bionema Ltd are to host the inaugural Biopesticide Summit next year to address the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical pesticides.
23rd October 2018

Swansea University technology set to revolutionise Australian healthcare

Technology developed by a team at Swansea University Medical School that enables the secure storage and sharing of large scale data for research is set to revolutionise healthcare in Australia.
12th October 2018

Opportunities for the health and care industry to access AI experts

Two study groups on AI in Health will take place in Cardiff and Manchester in May and June 2019.
12th September 2018

Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts

Artificial intelligence could be used in future to identify those at risk of suicide, new research has suggested. AI can be used to scan a patient’s health history and has the potential to highlight patients who may be at increased risk of suicide.
12th September 2018

BabySaver made in Wales could transform newborn care in Uganda

Hundreds of thousands of babies’ lives could be saved each year in developing countries thanks to a device manufactured in a North Wales Rehabilitation Engineering Unit at Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital in Llanfairfechan.
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