Research news and events

Climate protests by young people hit the headlines this year – but could the theories of a 100-year-old man hold the key to protecting our planet?

Latest news

Credit Ben Rouse

‘Intensive’ beekeeping not to blame for common bee diseases

More “intensive” beekeeping does not raise the risk of diseases that harm or kill the insects, new research suggests.

Apathy: The forgotten symptom of dementia

Apathy is the most common neuropsychiatric symptom of dementia, with a bigger impact on function than memory loss – yet it is under-researched and often forgotten in care.

Wearing hearing aid may help protect brain in later life

A new study has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not.

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Latest events

Mathematical Modelling for Biosciences Workshop (3 x afternoons)
3 day workshop on the core concepts of mathematical modelling, no prior experience required

Imaging in Arthritis
A public science lecture

Imaging in Arthritis: A Public Science Lecture
Research, tools and technologies in the diagnosis of joint disease

QBME Drop-in Session - Penryn, Cornwall
Come and discuss research - yours or ours! Questions and queries welcome.

Lovelock Centenary: The Future of Global Systems Thinking
Hosted by the Global Systems Institute

An interview with James Lovelock
Part of the Lovelock Centenary conference, 29-31 July