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23 May 2017: Brains or beauty? What people really think about 'attractive' scientists
A new study has found our judgement on the abilities of scientists is clouded by what we think about their appearances.

22 May 2017: New Chief Scientific Adviser for Essex
A new Chief Scientific Adviser has been appointed for Essex.

22 May 2017: Students cook up website dedicated to rare 17th century recipe book
New website dedicated to rare 17th century cook book.

18 May 2017: PhD students share their research in just three minutes
Students from across the University were challenged to present their PhD thesis in just three minutes in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Competition.

16 May 2017: Social work going global at Essex
Social work at Essex is going global, following the appointment of our new Founding Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Social Work.

16 May 2017: Synthetic yeast chromosomes bring us closer to artificial life
An international research team is on the brink of creating synthetic yeast - a scientific breakthrough which could lead to advances in medicine.

10 May 2017: Top class researchers are top at The Conversation
Our researchers are top of the class at The Conversation with their articles read more than any others.

09 May 2017: Artificial intelligence will improve insurance customer experience thanks to new local FinTech research partnership
Hood Group joins forces with University on artificial intelligence project.

08 May 2017: "Nigeria’s fastest man" aiming to take on Usain Bolt this summer
Our 2017 Alumni Sports Award winner could be lining up against Usain Bolt at the World Athletics Championships in London this summer.

03 May 2017: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Designate) appointed at the University of Essex
Professor Lorna Fox O’Mahony has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Designate) and will play a vital role in developing the next Strategic Plan.

13 March 2017: GEMM First Roundtable Event: Understanding Labour Market Integration

08 June 2016: Researching the Chinese food-energy-climate change trilemma
A summary of Prof. Mark Harvey's recent research trip to China.

24 July 2015: New research grant Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets

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