Brain Cancer Research To Receive £45 Million Funding
Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that an estimated £20 million in funding will be invested through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) over the next 5 years.
22nd Feb 2018 06:52 PM
UK To Play A Major Role In Space Weather Mission Concept
Solar loops after eruption. Credit: ESA/ROB
Teams from across the UK will work on a concept for a future European mission to help reduce the global risk of damage caused by space weather.
2nd Feb 2018 10:08 PM
Yorkshire Cancer Research Announces £3.6m Investment In New Research Projects
Yorkshire Cancer Research will invest £3.6m in eight new research projects to help improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Yorkshire.
The projects cover a wide range of issues…
11th Jan 2018 10:26 PM
Bradford Scientist Awarded £90k To Investigate Link Between Diabetes And Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer Spreading
Dr James Boyne
A leading Bradford scientist has been awarded a grant worth more than £90,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to carry out cutting-edge research to uncover why breast cancer is…
4th Jan 2018 11:07 AM
Shingles Vaccine Programme Reduces Cases And Chronic Complications
First evidence of the shingles vaccine programme shows a substantial reduction in cases and long-term complications.
A new study in the Lancet Journal of Public Health shows a substantial decrease in…
22nd Dec 2017 02:34 PM
Environment Minister Visits North America To Turn Tide On Marine Plastic
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has joined forces with Canada and the USA in the fight against marine plastic.
During a visit to Washington D.C. and Ottawa this week, the Minister met her…
21st Feb 2018 03:56 PM
UK Aid Backs Ground-breaking British Research Into ‘Super-crops’
Members of the Kyamaleera Women's Handicraft Association in Uganda present their beans. Picture: CGIAR
UK scientists are leading new cutting-edge research to allow farmers to grow crops that are more…
27th Jan 2018 08:20 PM
Sheffield Hallam Receives Grant For Revolutionary Research Into 'Self-Healing' Materials
Dr Paul Bingham, reader in materials engineering at Hallam
Sheffield Hallam University has received part of a £2.7m grant for research into revolutionary 'self-healing' materials
Academics from the…
10th Jan 2018 10:58 AM
Poisons From Cigarettes Reach Major Body Organs In Seconds
Public Health England (PHE) has released a new TV advert highlighting the dangers of tar in cigarettes, as England’s 7 million smokers are urged to make a quit attempt with help from Smokefree this…
31st Dec 2017 11:19 AM
Young Eco-Warriors Lend A Hand In Bainbridge
Rachael Alderson, Young Rangers officer at YDNPA, supervises ground preparations.
Green-fingered youngsters from Askrigg and Bainbridge Primary Schools have been helping to create a community…
14th Dec 2017 04:05 PM