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How to think more scientifically

Five ways to develop a more scientific approach to problems.

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Elements of the Periodic Table

Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history

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How the fish we eat makes it onto our plates

Have you ever wondered how the fish you’re eating makes it onto your plate? Dr Vicky Johnson reveals several of the important stages of the journey, starting with the initial catch, to ending up at a restaurant or food supplier. 

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Ideas about living sustainably

Responding to the climate crisis can feel overwhelming. There are so many things we can do to be greener that it's hard to know where to start. 

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Vaccines for Viruses

The immune system has evolved to protect us against infectious agents, including viruses. Currently, with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is great interest in exactly how the immune system protects against viruses and the development of anti-viral vaccines. This article is a general introduction to these areas.

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What you need to know about carbon footprints

Jo Hand explores carbon footprints and how we can all make an environmental impact.

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Decolonising the Curriculum through the History of Mathematics

As part of Black History Month, June Barrow-Green and Brigitte Stenhouse gave a presentation in which they explored how historical sources can be used to decolonise the mathematics curriculum.

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15 minutes on Mars

Have you ever looked up into the night sky at the red planet and wanted to know more? Now here’s your chance to explore Mars.

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Sustainability Hub

The way we live impacts our Earth, it is changing the climate and threatening livelihoods, species and ecosystems. It is clear our current strategies of supporting our way of life can't continue. Globalisation means it isn't always easy to see the impacts our behaviour has on others and the natural world, or what we can to make more sustainable choices.   

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Asteroids

From robotic telescopes to an asteroid pretending to be a moon on Mars, here are four articles about asteroids.

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Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth?

Ross Findlay, a Cosmochemistry PhD Student in The School of Physical Sciences, explores different types of meteorites which have landed across our planet.

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How Do Batteries Work?

Batteries are devices that convert chemical energy into electricity, heres an explainer on how a battery works...

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