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REF results hammer home the importance of UK university-business collaboration

Added: 1 Jun 2022

The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) identify ‘world-leading’ and ‘interna…

Five-letter words for research: ‘trial’ and ‘error’

Added: 31 May 2022

You now have six attempts to guess the craze that has hooked Dr Matthew Partridge as he envisages a…

How to minimise the risk of cross-contamination in laboratories

Added: 26 May 2022

Cross-contamination is a major concern for any laboratory and can lead to false and inaccurate resu…

Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Added: 23 May 2022

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A…

Identifying and reducing day-to-day stress in laboratories

Added: 19 May 2022

A busy laboratory can be a stressful working environment, especially if there is a backlog of sampl…

Reducing microbiological growth in your lab

Added: 12 May 2022

Microbes are invisible to the naked eye. Every laboratory user carries a microbiome load of c.100 t…

Lab furniture design for health and hygiene

Added: 10 May 2022

Unlike cleanrooms, many laboratories aren’t ISO 14644 registered when it comes to air particle coun…

When more knowledge does not equal more complexity

Added: 9 May 2022

In a world saturated with information, Dr Diane Turner discusses how more in-depth learning about a…

Augmented Reality helps people live with Parkinson's disease

Added: 29 Apr 2022

A collaborative partnership has developed the World's First pair of Parkinson’s Walking Glasses, a …

Two millimetre optical microresonator will improve planetary landing success

Added: 21 Apr 2022

Smaller, they say, is better in space. A NASA-funded team led by SMU researchers think that their s…

Secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions revealed

Added: 14 Apr 2022

At the Quark Matter conference and Rencontres de Moriond conferences, the LHCb collaboration presen…

So... What is the point of physics? IOP is offering £1000 for the best answer!

Added: 7 Apr 2022

IoP launches a new challenge to get young people to see physics differently. With only one in ten p…

DOE support for scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine presents incredible, heartbreaking challenges to both the country and it…

UK Space Agency SPRINT funding to support business collaborations with devolved nations universities

Added: 5 Apr 2022

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support program…

Scientists design remote monitoring system for inaccessible quantum devices

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Researchers have developed an innovative remote monitoring system for ultra-sensitive quantum devic…

Digital twins to link Metaverse to real-world decarbonisation towards NetZero

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Digital Twins are forecast to form the essential building blocks of a Metaverse which connects the …

A researcher’s guide to intermittent research

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Under the continued cosh of COVID, Dr Matthew Partridge considers the impact of constant interrupti…

It’s cool here in the future!

Added: 29 Mar 2022

Finding an excuse to watch Star Trek and call it research, Russ Swan compares science fiction with …

Hybrid atom response at CERN may lead to new forms of antimatter

Added: 25 Mar 2022

A hybrid matter­­–antimatter helium atom containing an antiproton, the proton’s antimatter equivale…

UN debate on how to make science and technology more sustainable and inclusive

Added: 24 Mar 2022

A debate to discuss how science and technology can boost Covid-19 recovery is to be held in the UN.…