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Solar Eclipse – What happens in the eye!

For some on August 21st night came early! It then promptly left again; with confused flocks of birds and awed onlookers in its wake. A...

Watch this Space

Have you ever felt the need for speed? Want to run away from your exams? Tired of carrying your friends in Fortnite? Have no...

There must be something in the water…

Water water everywhere, but what’s in the bottles we drink? 1 million plastic water bottles are purchased each minute, worldwide. But, are we really getting...

‘Monkey hear, monkey do’ – Why a good beat gets us...

Most of us listen to music every single day: on the radio as we drive to work, through our earphones on long journeys, or...

Brain Awareness Week to bring Neuroscience to the Masses

Members of the public are being invited to campus to learn more about the marvels of the human brain as part of Brain Awareness...

Life on stage

With the latest BBC blockbuster documentary series, Blue Planet II, set to grace our screens this autumn, I found myself wondering how such series’...

Can a blood test detect cancer?

Cancer is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting our world. Scientists argue that early detection of cancer is the most crucial precaution to...

Better down where it’s wetter?

Disney’s shockingly cheerful song ‘Under the Sea’ paints a rosy picture about what goes on in the depths of dark waters, but world-class research...

From flying turbines to fusion: the new technologies in renewable energy

'Climate change is severely impacting the health of our planet and all of its inhabitants, and we must transition to a clean energy economy...

Drug-resistant TB: not so resistant anymore?

A new combination drug treatment has had amazing success in treating extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB). The rare but serious form of the disease kills...