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How I helped unmask two Russian spies

How I helped unmask two Russian spies

Published: Fri 12 Oct 2018

Hassan Ugail, Professor of Visual Computing at the University of Bradford, describes his central role in identifying the two men at the heart of the Salisbury novichok poisoning case.

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Anti-psychotic drug could treat aggressive breast cancer

Published: Tue 9 Oct 2018

A commonly-used anti-psychotic drug could also be effective against triple negative breast cancer, the form of the disease that is most difficult to treat, new research has found.

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University welcomes top mountaineer

Published: Tue 9 Oct 2018

Pakistani top mountaineer, Nazir Sabir, will talk about his outstanding achievements in the mountaineering world at a public lecture at the University of Bradford.

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University of Bradford kick-off campaign to support local team

Published: Tue 2 Oct 2018

University of Bradford staff and students are being encouraged to get behind local side, Bradford Park Avenue, for this year’s Non-League Football Day on 13 October.

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International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

Published: Fri 28 Sept 2018

The University of Bradford has hosted the international P70 conference, bringing polymer engineering experts together from across the world.

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Oddfellows funding makes vital Burns Unit research a reality

Oddfellows funding makes vital Burns Unit research a reality

Published: Fri 21 Sept 2018

Representatives from national friendly society, the Oddfellows visited the Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit (PSBRU) at the University of Bradford to present a cheque for £29,000.

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“Peace is justice, equality and human rights”

Published: Fri 21 Sept 2018

To celebrate International Day of Peace we asked what peace means to Dr Macaulay

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Bradford Vice-Chancellor announces intention to step down

Bradford Vice-Chancellor announces intention to step down

Published: Thur 20 Sept 2018

Professor Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford, has announced that he is to step down from the role.

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Land speed entrepreneur urges Britain to take risk on small companies driving innovation

Published: Wed 19 Sept 2018

The British failure to educate, to take risks and focus on the potential of small companies will cost the next generation dear and with Brexit looming we need to take British manufacturing way past the current and embarrassing 8% of GDP.

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UK-India project combats infections threat with diagnostics

Published: Fri 14 Sept 2018

A £3 million interdisciplinary research project, involving the University of Bradford, is to address the growing threat of drug-resistant infections in India.

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Bradford and iBridge launch UK-China healthcare technology accelerator programme

Bradford and iBridge launch UK-China healthcare technology accelerator programme

Published: Wed 12 Sept 2018

The University of Bradford is teaming up with iBridge TT International Limited, a Chinese technology transfer company focusing on health and bioscience, to establish a new programme that will enable UK technology teams to accelerate the launch of their healthcare technologies and products into China and global markets.

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‘You can achieve anything’ Bradford Vice-Chancellor tells new students at Central South University, China

‘You can achieve anything’ Bradford Vice-Chancellor tells new students at Central South University, China

Published: Tue 11 Sept 2018

University of Bradford Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Cantor has welcomed over 15,000 students to the new term at Central South University (CSU) in Changsha, China.

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Generous donation helps in quest for safe cancer treatments

Published: Fri 7 Sept 2018

The University of Bradford has received over £30,000 from the region’s Freemasons to help them in the discovery of new cancer treatments.

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What Anglo Saxon teeth can tell us about modern health

What Anglo Saxon teeth can tell us about modern health

Published: Thur 6 Sept 2018

Evidence from the teeth of Anglo Saxon children could help identify modern children most at risk from conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

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Student nominates PhD supervisor for prestigious award

Published: Thur 6 Sept 2018

A University of Bradford professor has been shortlisted for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year

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University of Bradford backs call for new work visa for international students

Published: Wed 5 Sept 2018

The University of Bradford is backing calls for a new visa to allow qualified international students to work in skilled jobs for a period after graduation.

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Professor inspires scientists of the future

Professor inspires scientists of the future

Published: Thur 23 Aug 2018

A University of Bradford professor inspires the next generation of scientists.

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Study shows students still hold dementia misconceptions

Published: Tues 21 Aug 2018

A pioneering workshop to educate university students on dementia awareness has been successful in changing misconceptions.

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Global action must be strengthened to combat chemical weapons danger

Global action must be strengthened to combat chemical weapons danger

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018

Revolutionary advances in science and technology are threatening the ability of the Chemical Weapons Convention to prevent the development, possession and potential use of chemical weapons.

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Rollercoaster Day

Published: Thur 16 Aug 2018

We are celebrating National Rollercoaster Day by asking our academics why they think rollercoasters are so popular

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‘Nervous, very nervous’ ‘I was a mix between nervous and excited’ ‘AAAARRRRRGGGGHHHHH!’

Published: Wed 15 Aug 2018

As thousands of students across the country experience the ups and downs of collecting their A Level results on Thursday, they could be forgiven for reflecting on August 16 being National Rollercoaster Day.*

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Supporting our students

Published: Wed 8 Aug 2018

The University of Bradford is supporting its students through their University journey with a range of services and support.

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Priestley’s host University of Bradford’s next business stars

Published: Tue 7 Aug 2018

Yorkshire-based sales and lettings agency, Priestley’s, is working in collaboration with our School of Management to support the region’s next generation of business stars.

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Bradford graduate honoured for blood stem cell charity work

Bradford graduate honoured for blood stem cell charity work

Published: Thur 26 July 2018

A University of Bradford graduate has been honoured with a Prime Minister's Points of Light Award for her pioneering charity work to increase blood stem cell donations.

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Archaeologists race against time to save ancient handprints

Archaeologists race against time to save ancient handprints

Published: Wed 25 July 2018

A group of archaeologists are working against the tide to excavate a Pictish copper smith’s workshop located on an Iron Age settlement on the Island of Rousay.

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BAFTA honour for Bradford graduate

BAFTA honour for Bradford graduate

Published: Thur 19 July 2018

A University of Bradford graduate who founded a children's gaming company has been honoured by BAFTA for his mentoring of young people.

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Forty per cent of people have a fictional first memory, says study

Forty per cent of people have a fictional first memory, says study

Published: Wed 18 July 2018

Researchers have conducted one of the largest surveys of people’s first memories, finding that nearly 40 per cent of people had a first memory which is fictional.

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University honours six at graduations

Published: Fri 13 July 2018

The University of Bradford will honour six national and international figures with honorary degrees at its forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

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Bradford graduate wins Royal honour for business success

Bradford graduate wins Royal honour for business success

Published: Thur 12 July 2018

A University of Bradford graduate who has demonstrated ‘remarkable entrepreneurship’ has been honoured by the Duke of York.

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Conference gives teachers insight on Higher Education

Published: Tue 26 June 2018

The University of Bradford is holding a conference to give teachers an insight into higher education developments and emerging topics.

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Mid Yorkshire Hospitals & University of Bradford join forces to reduce nursing deficit

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals & University of Bradford join forces to reduce nursing deficit

Published: Fri 22 June 2018

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals and the University of Bradford open their new School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership at Dewsbury and District Hospital.

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Pupils experience University graduation ahead of their time

Published: Thur 21 June 2018

240 year seven pupils from Beckfoot School experienced a University graduation organised by the University of Bradford.

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Bradford continues to be among world's best accredited by EQUIS

Published: Wed 20 June 2018

The University's School of Management has again achieved accreditation by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), reaffirming the school's capacity to offer the highest standard of business education.

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Almost a third of UK MPs experience online abuse and threats

Almost a third of UK MPs experience online abuse and threats

Published: Wed 13 June 2018

Up to one third of UK MPs have experienced online trolling, leading in some cases to mental or emotional distress and even fear for their wellbeing, particularly for female MPs, according to Bradford research.

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Bradford archaeologist receives MBE

Bradford archaeologist receives MBE

Published: Fri 8 June 2018

The University of Bradford is delighted and proud that Professor Vince Gaffney, Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology, has been made MBE in the Birthday 2018 Honours list, for services to Archaeology.

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University course receives accreditation

Published: Wed 6 June 2018

New MSC has received accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).

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Research at the University of Bradford scores high in rankings

Published: Tue 5 June 2018

The University of Bradford scored highly for its research in a set of international rankings released today.

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Study shows single protein linked to dementia

Study shows single protein linked to dementia

Published: Thur 31 May 2018

Single protein on-off switch controls learning flexibility and acquisition of new memories, study finds

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The University of Bradford rises in Guardian University Guide

Published: Wed 30 May 2018

The University has risen three places in the Guardian University Guide, with its Chemical Engineering course one of the best in the UK.

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Successful Africa trip creates new partnerships for University of Bradford

Successful Africa trip creates new partnerships for University of Bradford

Published: Fri 18 May 2018

The University of Bradford undertook a high-level visit to develop strategic links with Ghana and Nigeria.

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Bradford’s Peace Studies student praised for work in Uganda

Published: Tue 15 May 2018

A student from the University of Bradford has been praised for her peace-building work in Uganda.

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Bradford’s School of Chemistry and Biosciences praised for gender equality

Published: Fri 11 May 2018

The School of Chemistry and Biosciences at the University of Bradford has been awarded an Athena SWAN award for its work in gender equality.

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University of Bradford student wins prestigious Royal Chemistry Society grant

Published: Tue 8 May 2018

Chemistry student wins teaching grant to follow her dreams

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Bradford psychologist explores the mind of bestselling author TM Logan

Bradford psychologist explores the mind of bestselling author TM Logan

Published: Fri 4 May 2018

Head of Psychology, Catriona Morrison, will interview T M Logan, author of bestselling psychological thriller Lies.

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New diagnostic technique picks up the S in vision

Published: Wed 2 May 2018

A new technique that could help improve diagnosis of vision disorders has been successfully tested at Bradford

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Bradford’s law students gain hands-on experience helping local community

Published: Wed 2 May 2018

Law students are putting what they’ve learnt into practice with new partnerships providing legal advice to all.

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University of Bradford wins Environmental Industry Award

Published: Tues 1 May 2018

The University of Bradford has been praised for its green credentials at the Educate North awards, picking up the Environmental Industry Award.

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Expert panel to examine the aftermath of chemical weapon attacks

Published: Fri 27 April 2018

University hold panel session on Chemical Weapons and international relations

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Have your staff got the x-factor?

Published: Wed 25 April 2018

The University of Bradford is helping businesses develop their star employees with the creation of new MBA apprenticeship scheme.

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Salters' Festival of Chemistry at University of Bradford

Published: Sat 21 April 2018

48 students from 12 schools in the local area will enjoy an exciting day of chemistry at the Salters' Festival of Chemistry to be held at The University of Bradford on Wednesday 25 April.

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Bradford lecturer Gillian aims to be the big cheese after winning heat in new BBC Two series

Published: Wed 18 April 2018

University of Bradford lecturer Gillian Clough isn't one to follow the herd – unless it’s her own herd of goats that provide the milk for her award-winning artisan cheese.

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The University of Bradford is transforming how STEM subjects are taught

Published: Wed 18 April 2018

The University of Bradford is launching a new programme to support STEM teachers and ignite curiosity in students across the district.

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University of Bradford Professor honoured as ‘High Chief’

University of Bradford Professor honoured as ‘High Chief’

Published: Tue 17 April 2018

Professor Uduak Archibong, MBE, Director of the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Bradford, has been honoured with the title of 'Obonganwan Ifiok Nsit Ubium' by the Traditional Institution in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area in the Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.

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University of Bradford in high-level visit to Ghana and Nigeria

Published: Sat 14 Apr 2018

The University of Bradford is undertaking a high-level visit to develop strategic links with Ghana and Nigeria.

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Bradford plays role in bringing medical technologies expertise to the world

Published: Wed 11 Apr 2018

The University of Bradford is part of a new collaboration aiming to make inventions more attractive to investors.

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Lost at sea! Expedition to find lost prehistoric settlement

Lost at sea! Expedition to find lost prehistoric settlement

Published: Fri 6 Apr 2018

Marine experts join archaeologists in an expedition to find the lost prehistoric settlement of the Brown Bank

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Bradford Professor elected president of College of Optometrists

Published: Thu 29 Mar 2018

Professor Edward Mallen has been elected as the new president of the College of Optometrists

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University of Bradford receives £31,500 to support mental health and wellbeing for postgraduate research students

Published: Fri 23 March 2018

The funding, which Bradford will match, has been awarded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and will support a project to improve support for the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research students.

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Is your smile male or female?

Is your smile male or female?

Published: Thu 15 Mar 2018

The dynamics of how men and women smile differs measurably, according to new research, enabling artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically assign gender purely based on a smile.

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Bradford welcomes Chinese students for new international entrepreneurship initiative

Published: Wed 14 Mar 2018

Chinese students will be joining students from the University of Bradford to develop new ideas for international business and social enterprises.

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University host 'One Britain One Nation' event

Published: Wed 14 Mar 2018

The University is hosting the One Britain One Nation event, designed to inspire every child to love their nation.

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Bradford’s MBA world’s first for value

Published: Tue 13 Mar 2018

The Distance Learning MBA at the University of Bradford School of Management has been highly rated in the 2018 Financial Times online MBA world rankings.

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The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and how it will affect us

Published: Tue 13 Mar 2018

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Bradford researcher awarded grant to investigate possible cancer treatments

Published: Tue 6 Mar 2018

A lecturer at the University of Bradford has been awarded a grant by the Academy of Medical Sciences for this year’s Springboard Round.

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College of Optometrists announces new higher qualification at University of Bradford

Published: Wed 28 Feb 2018

The University of Bradford has been accredited as a provider of the Professional Higher Certificate in Glaucoma by the College of Optometrists.

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British Council honours Bradford alumni

Published: Tues 27 Feb 2018

Two University of Bradford alumni have been honoured by the British Council for their contributions to strengthening ties between the UK and overseas.

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Open the door to a new future

Published: Tue 27 Feb 2018

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University of Bradford researcher presents findings to Parliament

Published: Thu 22 Feb 2018

A University of Bradford lecturer has been selected to present her research to MPs and expert judges in Parliament.

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Ancient DNA reveals impact of the “Beaker Phenomenon” on prehistoric Europeans

Ancient DNA reveals impact of the “Beaker Phenomenon” on prehistoric Europeans

Published: Wed 21 Feb 2018

In the largest study of ancient human DNA ever conducted, an international team of scientists has revealed the complex story behind one of the defining periods in European prehistory. The study is published this week in the journal Nature.

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Lost landscapes of the Irish Sea explored

Lost landscapes of the Irish Sea explored

Published: Tue 20 Feb 2018

“Europe’s Lost Frontiers” project joins IT Sligo, University College Cork, and the Irish Marine Institute to explore the lost landscapes of the Irish Sea

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Bradford's Diversity Festival returns

Bradford's Diversity Festival returns

Published: Tue 13 Feb 2018

In a celebration of the city's diversity, the University of Bradford is welcoming back its popular Diversity Festival.

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Feminism and social media – the threats and opportunities explored

Published: Fri 9 Feb 2018

In the centenary year of women – at least a section - in Britain first gaining the vote, the need is as great as ever to champion the cause of gender equality.

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Discovery paves way for treatment to prevent blood vessel damage

Published: Thu 8 Feb 2018

The discovery of a previously unknown interaction between proteins could provide a breakthrough in the prevention of damage to healthy blood vessels.

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Professor shortlisted for award celebrating outstanding women

Professor shortlisted for award celebrating outstanding women

Published: Thur 1 Feb 2018

Professor Diana Anderson, Established Chair of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Bradford has been shortlisted for an award celebrating outstanding women in the North of England.

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Bradford professor awarded prestigious opportunity to teach in the USA

Bradford professor awarded prestigious opportunity to teach in the USA

Published: Thu 25 Jan 2018

A leading expert in end-of-life care from the University of Bradford will be heading to Minnesota later this year to share his expertise with students at the University of Minnesota.

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Bradford School of Management extends global business accreditation

Bradford School of Management extends global business accreditation

Published: Thu 25 Jan 2018

The University of Bradford's School of Management has extended its global accreditation in business, one of just 49 business schools across the world to do so.

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China honours Bradford professor

China honours Bradford professor

Published: Tue 9 Jan 2018

A University of Bradford professor has been recognised with China's highest award for a foreign scientist.

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Bradford scientist awarded £90k to investigate link between diabetes and breast cancer

Published: Thu 4 Jan 2018

A leading Bradford scientist has been awarded a grant worth more than £90,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to carry out cutting-edge research to uncover why breast cancer is more likely to spread in those with type two diabetes, than in those without the disease.

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Bradford Honorary Graduate made MBE

Published: Thu 4 Jan 2018

Alzheimer's Society volunteer and Bradford Honorary Graduate, Dr Barbara Woodward-Carlton, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours.

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