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Engaging institutional investors with Oxford's research

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http://www.smithschool.ox.ac.uk — A new initiative has been launched to engage institutional investors with social sciences research that is taking place across the University of Oxford. The programme, called SSEE View, is designed and delivered by the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. 27/06/16 27 June 2016 - Read More
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Why Brexit Freaks Out So Many Scientists

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http://news.nationalgeographic.com — Will Brexit lead to a science 'brain drain', asks the National Geographic. Prof Myles Allen comments that "we're in trouble" if changes resulting from Brexit affect our ability to recruit the best and brightest of the world's academics. 27/06/16 27 June 2016 - read more + Read More
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EU Referendum: A Divided Kingdom

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http://www.viewsoftheworld.net — From turnout to vote share: Benjamin Hennig maps a divided United Kingdom in the wake of the EU Referendum result, when 17,410,742 people of the United Kingdom's 65 million population voted for leaving the European Union. 17/06/16 27 June 2016 - Read More
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Photos: Butterflies Snag Goo from Unwitting Ants

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Stunning new pictures reveal kleptomaniac butterflies in the Amazon forest stealing ant goo. Read More
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Gateway to Ancient Greek God's Compound Uncovered?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A sanctuary to a half-man half-goat Greek god was unearthed in ancient city of Hippos. Read More
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Opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Planetary scientists have discovered pieces of opal in a meteorite found in Antarctica, a result that demonstrates that meteorites delivered water ice to asteroids early in the history of the solar system. Read More
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What Is a Paramecium?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Paramecia are single-celled protists that are naturally found in aquatic habitats. Read More
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How Much of the Ocean Is Whale Pee (and Worse)?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — For marine wildlife, the ocean isn't just their home. It's also their toilet. Read More
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Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice age

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — The Siberian permafrost regions include those areas of the Earth, which heat up very quickly in the course of climate change. Nevertheless, biologists are currently observing only a minimal response in forest composition. Read More
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Coal to solar: Retraining the energy workforce

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — As the solar industry booms, coal workers have the opportunity to pursue new work. A new study looks at what it takes to retrain underground skills for sunnier prospects. Read More
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Energy from sunlight: Further steps towards artificial photosynthesis

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http://www.enn.com — Chemists from the Universities of Basel and Zurich in Switzerland have come one step closer to generating energy from sunlight: for the first time, they were able to reproduce one of the crucial phases of natural photosynthesis with artificial molecules. Their results have been published by the journal Angewandte Chemie (international edition).Green plants are able to temporarily store electric Read More
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