Middlesex University academics have urged parents to be more aware than ever of dangers online during the coronavirus pandemic after alarming figures were released by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). The university’s Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (CATS) issued the warning after the IWF reported a 77% increase in the amount of self-generated […]

The volume of research projects and clinical trials that the Midlands is not just involved in, but in many cases leading, is exceptional. During the pandemic, the region’s outstanding clinical trials investigators and infrastructure have worked with national organisations to streamline processes and have delivered complex and adaptive clinical trial […]

Professor Stephen Smartt will be awarded the Herschel Medal, which is presented to leading academics for a single investigation, or a series of closely linked investigations, of outstanding merit. Based at the Astrophysics Research Centre at the School of Mathematics and Physics, Professor Smartt leads teams that scan the sky with […]

Scientists studying ocean temperature and sea level changes from thousands of years ago have said their data could be crucial to understanding climate change and improving projections of how our world may change due to global warming. The international team of researchers, including Keele’s Professor Chris Fogwill, studied changes in […]

Leading environmental law expert Dr Annalisa Savaresi has been appointed as a member of Scotland’s new environmental body – Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS). The University of Stirling senior lecturer will serve on the Board of the ESS alongside Paul McAleavey, Richard Dixon, Marie Fallon and former Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, Jim […]

A Lancaster University professor’s new book tells a series of intriguing stories set against a variety of fascinating locations from England to Kurdistan. Professor Graham Mort’s ‘Like Fado and Other Stories’ comprises 13 stories, including a longer novella-style piece entitled ‘Whitethorn’. The stories are set in the north-west of England, […]