Astronomers at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics have detected interstellar gamma ray bursts using indirect methods for the first time.
What are the best citizen science projects you can do on your computer? Toby James looks at getting involved as an average science enthusiast
As part of the Manchester Science Festival, ‘Sentinel’ is a performance of laser lighting, video, live vocals, and electro-synth music, creating a “multi-sensory journey through present and future effects of global warming.”
Megan Robinson speaks to Manchester’s own Dr Rob Appleby, a particle physicist at CERN, about getting people engaged in science with all their senses
Leading climate scientists and government figureheads from across the globe have met in South Korea this week to scrutinise a 15-page report advising policymakers on global increases in temperature
This year’s main speaker at the inaugural Fanaroff Lecture was Dr Rob Adam, the Project Director of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in South Africa and former anti-Apartheid activist.
An ambitious report by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Society states that the UK could become carbon-neutral by 2050.
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association looks at the negative impact of burn-out of Doctors. The research found that increasing demand on healthcare professionals is having devastating effects on the patient care, satisfaction, and future careers of many healthcare professionals. Receiving funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), […]
A study published by the University reveals the high correlation between an unnatural death rate and being recently discharged from mental patient care
The placebo effect has been known and studied for decades. This panel discussion dissects placebo in the arts, in research and now it is studied for its implications as a legitimate medicine in the future.
The internationally renowned performance company, Clod Ensemble, blur the boundaries of art and science, and explore the power of the placebo in their latest production
Experts in laser physics, cancer therapy and genetic manipulation of viruses have been rewarded for their respective discoveries in physics, medicine and physiology and chemistry
As one of the single largest construction projects undertaken by any UK higher education institution, the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) will be the new home of University of Manchester engineering students from four different Schools
Wasim Askar celebrates the research of this year’s Ig Nobel award winners: human-cannibalism, fruit flies, road rage, rollercoasters, and voodoo dolls.
One of CERN’s lead contributory theorists, Professor Alexander Strumia, has been suspended after causing widespread outrage over his remarks in a gender equality seminar. In a workshop organised by CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) on Friday 28th September, Strumia claimed that “physics was invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”. It […]
Potential solutions have been discovered that help to treat tuberculosis (TB), an airborne disease. Tuberculosis is a disease that affects the lungs, and is one of the most prevalent diseases in India and parts of Africa. This disease occurs in approximately 33 per cent of the global population. Science journals report that around 1.6 million […]