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Research reveals a new side of the sun

The sun’s surface has been a hot topic amongst scientists for generations, with the first image of the sun being taken way back in 1845 by French Physicist Louis Fizeau. The photograph only captured the star as a black and white image. This starkly contrasts the newest image of the sun, which shows a bright,…

Creative Writing

Wretched Creatures

You must understand, I had lived a life of unspeakable shame. Nothing I tell you will make sense unless you understand this. Otherwise how could you believe, for instance, that my own reflection could climb out of a pool of glacial meltwater and greet me?  I say she greeted me, but all she really did…

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Brexit cuts to research funding

From Stephen Hawking, to Michael Faraday, to Alexander Fleming, the UK boasts some of the most well-known names in academia. However, with the decision to leave the European Union, Britain’s scientific community could cripple. To pioneer scientific and technological advances, capital investments are required. According to Professor Scott Lucas, of the University of Birmingham, “the…

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UEA launches pioneering dementia research

It is well known that there is a link between sleep disturbance and dementia. Good sleep is essential to maintain cognitive activity such as memory recall – a task people with dementia often struggle with as the disease progresses. However, scientists are still trying to underpin the nature of this relationship: whether sleep disturbances are…

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Teenage mental health in decline

Adolescence is the prime time for mental health disorders to emerge, with half of all mental problems beginning in early teenage years. Researchers from Liverpool and London have uncovered a decrease in the mental wellbeing of UK teenagers; a finding that is mirrored in teenagers across the globe. Data was collected from two large groups…

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The student guinea pig

We all understand the stress of thousands of pounds of student debt looming over us (sorry to remind you of that), but just how far would you go to pay off the money you owe? Some students are going to extents that may be considered extreme. In order to be paid sums of up to…

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UEA appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science

Professor Mark Searcey, current Chair of Medicinal Chemistry and Head of the Schools of Pharmacy and Chemistry at UEA, is taking up a new position on the Executive Committee at UEA. He will replace the current Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science, Phil Gilmartin, from 1 April 2019. The Vice-Chancellor Professor David Richardson said: ‘This is an…

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