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
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.
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
Wasim Askar celebrates the research of this year’s Ig Nobel award winners: human-cannibalism, fruit flies, road rage, rollercoasters, and voodoo dolls.
Research suggests that asthma treatments can be improved by considering what time it is
Jacklin Kwan talks to University of Manchester’s very own Professor Danielle George following her triumph in earning the prestigious award
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
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
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.
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), […]
Even though technology has penetrated every aspect of modern life, most of us have been limited in how we envision the future to look like. We talk about how social media may change the political landscape, how the rise of interconnectivity can affect our relationships, and how technological advancements may help solve issues like climate […]
University of Manchester scientists have successfully rotate a beam of high energy protons for the first time
The UK has pledged at least £92m to a satellite navigation system that is proposed to rival the EU’s Galileo project. After the EU announced that the UK would not be able to access sensitive encrypted data from Galileo post-Brexit this coming March, the UK has threatened to launch its own sat-nav system despite having […]