European Commission fund genetics web project

A new, €12m EC project aims to use web technology to build a wide-ranging integrated genetic variation catalogue to provide information that may help to improve understanding of disorders such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer.

UK grant to boost operations research

A £12m initiative in the UK will bring together four British universities - Cardiff, Lancaster, Nottingham and Southampton - to expand the UKs contribution to operations research (OR).

UK supercomputer to weather climate change

Scientists from the Walker Institute at the University of Reading will study the problem of climate change using a UK academic supercomputer called HECToR, which was launched on 14 January.


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