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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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Legacies of War: Conscientious objectors’ records in digital memorial

A comprehensive record of those who did not want to fight in the First World War will from today be opened up to the public as part of Imperial War Museums’ permanent digital memorial.

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£1.5m trial to see if fish oil can boost cancer survival

Yorkshire patients with bowel cancer will be given a fish oil supplement as part of a Yorkshire Cancer Research-funded trial to check its effects on reducing recurrence. Professor Mark Hull (Medicine), who is leading the work, is quoted. The announcement was made on International Clinical Trials Day.

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IS success increases threat of sectarian war

Professor Edward Spiers (History) says the capture of Ramadi has exposed the limitation of a risk-averse American strategy.

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Ferrybridge closure

Professor John Barrett (Earth and Environment) comments on the announcement that the Ferrybridge coal-fired power station is to close.

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