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Our alumna Non Stanford becomes ITU World Triathlon champion

Our alumna Non Stanford becomes ITU World Triathlon champion

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Congratulations to our BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences aluma Non Stanford on becoming ITU World Triathlon champion on Saturday.
Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club

Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club

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Professor Ian Henderson is a guest on Dara O'Briain's Science Club discussing microbes in the intestines
A Wimbledon victory – was science the secret behind Murray's success?

A Wimbledon victory – was science the secret behind Murray's success?

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory earlier this week was, in many ways, unsurprising. He was long regarded among many tennis fans and experts as a highly talented tennis player. However, until last year, his talent and incredible determination had proved insufficient to secure a grand slam victory.

Hip fractures and depression quicken frailty in the elderly

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Older people are more likely to suffer a fall and with an ageing population, hip fractures are a growing issue. And new research suggests that the impact of a fall may speed up frailty. The factors influencing recovery after a hip fracture are poorly understood, but we now know that depression is common and is associated with increased risk of infections and an inability to regain previous levels of physical functioning.
Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players

Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players

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The 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season starts this Saturday and a major analysis of referee's decisions in the league has shown that officials are around 15% more likely to book foreign players who are from the same background as the most sizable ethnic minority groups in the UK.
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