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Research projects to the fore on International Clinical Trials Day

For International Clinical Trials Day today, the University is highlighting two research projects which show the importance of clinical trials to public health.

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Research aims to improve access to music for people using hearing aids

Beethoven composed some of his most famous works after he became profoundly deaf.

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Volcanic ash found in Yorkshire could help to improve flight safety forecasts

Predictions of where planes can safely fly following volcanic eruptions could be improved, thanks to fresh discoveries about ash clouds.

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New research aims to improve access to music for people using hearing aids

An AHRC-funded project led by Dr Alinka Greasley (Music) with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is examining how people with hearing aids listen to music.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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Scientists report that viruses can combat cancer

Professor Alan Melcher (Leeds of Institute of Cancer and Pathology) comments on using genetically modified viruses to attack cancerous cells.

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Radio: Steve Bailey

Following the high profile euthanasia case of Jeffrey Spector, Georgia Testa (Philosophy, Religion and History of Science) discusses some of the medical ethics around the issue.

BBC Radio York
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