Research news and events

Voters expect much more from politicians when the media describes them as having won a decisive electoral victory, research shows.

Latest news

Inter-microbial warfare may help overcome fungal infection

A new £2.7 million research programme will investigate whether a ‘nanoweapon’ could be deployed in the global battle against deadly fungal infections.

Discovery of rare Roman cattle bones sheds new light on ancient farming

The “incredibly rare” discovery of Roman cattle bones by archaeologists has shed new light on how ancient farmers butchered and sold meat.

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Scanning the lens of the eye could predict type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

New research shows that specialist measuring of the lens in the eye can predict patients with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) (also known as prediabetes, a condition that often leads to full blown type 2 diabetes).

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Seed Corn Information Event
Your opportunity to find out more about available seed corn funding and how to apply

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

Macroecology and macroevolution of plant-pollinator interactions
Prof Jeff Ollerton, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, School of Environmental Science. University of Northampton

ESI Creative Exchange: Art and Energy Talk

Overview of Science Communication Education and Training in the UK

Valuing Nature Keynote Lecture
The good, the bad and the unexpected of interdisciplinary endeavour