In the UK, the number of children unvaccinated against Measles is rising, adding to the 170 million cases globally. Around 95 percent of the population needs to be vaccinated for herd immunity to take effect – this is when people...
A study by UEA’s school of Environmental Sciences has shown that use of behavioural ‘nudges’ can encourage people to conserve water. Water scarcity is a global issue closely linked with climate change and is one of the UK government’s...
It's not often that a viral hashtag on social media goes, well, beyond social media. But an online challenge encouraging users to clean up places has seen tens of thousands of people doing just that. A new viral craze...
Sadly, women still remain very much unrepresented in many workplaces. It is well known that the corporate world, politics and banking are male dominated, but what is perhaps particularly shocking is the lack of women in Science. Many important scientific...
Patients with chronic and terminal illnesses often also struggle with depression and fear, both of which can be caused by the illness itself. Those that remain in hospital must then navigate these feelings along with boredom and isolation, which can...
Despite the fact Norwich has the least rainfall of any UK city, when the heavens do open our moods can drop, a sentiment felt by people across the globe. Multiple studies have been conducted on how rainfall affects our...