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Sean Bennett

NOAA Marine Debris Program

Environmentalists call for plastic tax

In response to calls from a number of environmental charities, Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced that the government will consider introducing taxation on a...
Secretary of Defence

UK to loosen visa rules for researchers and graduates

According to the government’s newest budget, it will soon become easier for international students and academics to find work in the UK. The budget...
Flickr Leo Reynolds

ENV school given royal accolade for its research

The UEA School of Environmental Sciences has recently been recognised for 50 years of ground- breaking work with the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher...

A star that never goes out

Death is generally accepted to be the end. An international team of astronomers led by Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) have recently discovered a star...
Pexels, Pixababy

Concrete investigates: the Christmas ad

On the whole, I think it would be safe to say that the Great British Public find TV ads to be a nuisance. They are...
Adrianna Calvo, pexels

Do smartphones ruin meaningful travel?

Walking through the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze, there is but one masterpiece that draws the thousands. At the end of a broad arched corridor a...