• ‘Hamilton’ on Disney+

    We can all finally be in the room where it happened now that 'Hamilton' is streaming on Disney+....
  • Proportion of Chemsitry professors in the UK who are female

    Equality And Diversity Crisis In Chemistry

    On the 4th of June 2020, a highly respected chemistry journal published an ‘offensive and misguided’ opinion piece claiming efforts to improve ‘diversity of the workforce’ were resulting in ‘discrimination against the most meritorious candidates’....
  • Frozen Ark

    How many animals can you fit in a freezer? Well, if you’re the Frozen Ark the answer is around 5000. Within the freezers of the Frozen Ark are ear clips, blood samples and organ tissues of Arabian Oryxes, Polynesian Tree Snails, Sacred Baboons, Yellow Seahorses, and many, many more...
  • One in Fifty-Seven Trillion – What is What3Words?

    ///Invite.Light.Supporter These are not just three random words that I drew out of my sub-conscious. Rather, these words tell you precisely where my favourite bench on campus is. At this time of year, the autumnal colours are coming through, making it a wonderful place to unwind after a morning of...
  • Ecological Disaster from Hydroelectric Dams

    One of the rarest species in the world is now one-step closer to extinction after the last known female died on Saturday 13th April 2019. There are now only 3 known individuals of the Yangtze giant soft-shell turtle left. The 90-year-old female which died on Saturday was one of...
  • Research at Your University: Revolutionising MRI

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful medical tool used to image the body and help doctors diagnose disease. Impact investigates recent research in this area conducted at the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre on UoN’s University Park campus. To help doctors visualise internal body structures using MRI,...
  • Research at Your University: Green Polymers Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

    Impact investigates the work currently being undertaken by scientists at your university. What’s the Research About? Silvio Curia and Steve Howdle from the Chemistry department have been researching ways to make polymers using supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2). Behaving like both a liquid and a gas at the same time,...