One million pieces of single-use plastic have been removed from use across campus during the past 12 months.

Engineers have developed a prototype drone-mounted wireless scanning system, which can fly up the outside of a high rise building and detect the whereabouts of individuals who may be trapped inside.

A small army of volunteers is to be recruited to help update the most comprehensive survey of England’s dialects ever undertaken, thanks to an injection of funding.

Vitamin D influences the behaviour of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive, scientists have found.

Practise makes perfect ­– it is an adage that has helped humans become highly dexterous, and now it is an approach that is being applied to robots.