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    Making Neuroscience Accessible

    Lucy Woodward How does my brain work? How am I even thinking? What on earth is going on inside my head? These are all questions that neuroscience, an interdisciplinary science that studies the nervous system and brain activity, is intent on getting to the bottom of. In the last...
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    The Science Show Episode 5 – Winter Special

    Matthew Bird Settle down, relax, and join Matthew, Rian, and Philippa for a celebration of all things science in wintertime – learn which countries are making the nice list for climate action, stay updated on the latest news from the science world and learn some fun, festive, and science...
  • Test-Tube-Treat: The Future Of Lab-Grown Meat

    Phoebe discusses the future of meat and how science is changing the way our food is produced....
  • The Science Show Episode 3 – Black History Month

    Matthew Bird Join Matt, Feyin and Rian for the latest episode of The Science Show, celebrating Black History Month. Feyin interviews Professor Sarah Sharples and Dr Stacy Johnson, while Rian catches up with Kundai, the Welfare Secretary of Nottingham’s Women’s Engineering Society. And, as ever, Matt brings us the...
  • Psychology Of Horror Films: Why Do We Like Being Scared?

    Gemma Cockrell Horror films are an essential part of the Hallowe’en season, however, with horror being defined as ‘an extremely strong feeling of fear and shock’ – it seems strange that we are so eager to watch something that is made with the purpose and intention to scare us....
  • Breakthrough Asymptomatic Testing Service In Development By UoN Scientists To Control Hidden Covid-19 Transmission

     Lauren McGaun Today, the University announced that it is currently developing an in-house testing service to tackle the asymptomatic transmission of Coronavirus as students and staff return to campus. Whilst evidence is mixed on the extent of asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19, scientists have suggested that up to 80% of...
  • A Guide To Bitcoin

    Rian Patel Bitcoin is the first, most valued, and well-known type of cryptocurrency. At time of writing, 1 Bitcoin is worth around £9,000. How does Bitcoin work? What even is a Bitcoin? What are Blockchain and Mining? This article aims to answer a bank of questions to dig deeper...