An ambitious project, led by the University of Portsmouth, has been awarded £1.5 million to help develop and demonstrate a Green Hydrogen energy system within Portsmouth International Port. The Shipping, Hydrogen & Port Ecosystems UK (SHAPE UK) project was named as one of the winning projects of the £23 million Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the […]

Professor Catherine Loveday, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, was interviewed by BBC World Service about dreams and whether they really matter. In the interview, she said: “I think people think that just because something is dreamt about it’s not as powerful, but we know that the brain activity is really similar […]

A Kingston University postgraduate engineering student secured the top prize at this year’s Vitae Three Minute Thesis national competition – wowing judges with a presentation that demonstrated her passion for concrete and featured the clever use of a giraffe toy from her childhood. Ana Pavlovic was Kingston University’s representative in […]

This September will see the dual premiere of choral and sound compositions by Dr Andrew Knight-Hill (Associate Professor of Sound Design and Music Technology and Director of the SOUND/IMAGE Research Group). Commissioned by Aproxima Arts in 2020, these new compositions form part of a celebration of the life of broadcaster […]

The number of 18- to 34-year-olds who smoke increased by 25% in England during the first lockdown, according to a new study led by UCL researchers. This means that over 652,000 more young adults smoke, compared to before the pandemic*.  The study, published today in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research UK, found that over 4.5 million more adults would be classed as high-risk drinkers during […]

I have been pioneering the cause of palliative care in rural Jharkhand and adjoining parts of West Bengal since 2005. Working in resource-poor settings prompted me to contemplate possible solutions to address the challenges that rural palliation posed in a country like ours, where palliative care is still a developing […]