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Tackling climate change through local investment

Published
Thursday 16th July, 2020
Categories
Environment
Society & Politics

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

Solar panel installers at work on a large roof.

Life from vents

Published
Friday 10th July, 2020
Categories
Environment
Science

UK researchers explore hydrothermal vents for potential clues about the evolution of animal life in extreme environments.

Crispin Little diving near vent

Strengthening research ties with Africa

Published
Friday 10th July, 2020
Categories
Global
Science
Society & Politics
Environment

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.

The images show colourful food produce on display in an African market

Aerosol transmission may spread COVID-19

Published
Wednesday 8th July, 2020
Categories
Coronavirus
Science
Technology
Health
Global

The World Health Organisation needs to recognise that coronavirus might be spread by tiny respiratory droplets that remain in the air for prolonged periods, say leading academics.

The images shows a couple, holding hands, walking through a park. They are both wearing face masks.