More than 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic will be dumped on land and in the oceans over the period from 2016 to 2040 unless the world acts, say a team of global experts.

Seven key areas of research to support society’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic have been identified by leading psychologists.

Police may be able to predict changes in crime patterns as coronavirus lockdown rules get relaxed.

A nationwide scheme has been launched to help tackle climate change by encouraging residents to invest in their local councils.

The University is to be part of a new Africa-UK research collaboration, to identify ways the continent can produce enough food to feed its growing population.