Nominations have opened to see who will be the new face of the £50 note. We look at the front-running contenders from all fields of STEM.
The EU has announced plans to implement lie detectors at its busiest borders, but is the science behind lie detection really infallible?
Anish Gulati and Jacklin Kwan discuss the effects of military funding in science research, and whether it should have a place in STEM
Research at the University of Manchester has linked socioeconomic deprivation to the divide in early deaths between the North and South of England
Research from academics at the University of Manchester has linked the treatment of age-related cognitive decline with aiding vision and hearing
In recent years, the number of university students affected by mental health seems to be a figure that just keeps rising. A recent study by the World Health Organisation reported that 1 in 3 freshers experience symptoms of mental health disorders. Furthermore, a fifth of 16-24 year olds are thought to experience anxiety or depression. […]
‘If you haven’t yet, you will be’
Dr John Broderick speaks to us about the importance of scientists in policymaking, and advocating for environmental policies at a Conservative conference
A study published by the University reveals the high correlation between an unnatural death rate and being recently discharged from mental patient care
We honour Professor Paul O’Brien, a professor of Inorganic Materials at the University, for his invaluable contributions to science and society.
Tom Allen looks at antibiotics, and if it is time to reform the way in which we use them
The world’s largest neuromorphic supercomputer switched on for the first time. With 1 million processors, it aims to unlock the secrets of the human brain
Jacklin Kwan explores how sexism is perpetuated in STEM and results in disparity in gender representation
As part of the Manchester Science Festival, a court-room style debate occurred with, the two topics for discussion being artificial intelligence and superbugs
The conversation around bee populations has lost its nuance, and Jacklin Kwan seeks to address that
Nearly half of all millennials feel loneliness ‘often or very often’ according to a BBC Radio 4 study, the largest of its kind to ever have been conducted
Astronomers at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics have detected interstellar gamma ray bursts using indirect methods for the first time.