Archive for the ‘Faculty of Science’ Category

ABC Radio: Professor Alison Walker interview

Mighty morphing molecules

Work by University scientists has opened a new way to tailor applications in future technologies

Identifying the building blocks for drug development

Dr Jody Mason has received a Pioneer Award from Cancer Research UK to work on a new way to screen molecules in the fight against cancer

Scientists find the first bird beak

A rare fossil from an early bird gives a unique insight into how modern birds evolved

Maths professor receives prestigious award

Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematics has received a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

Grand Debate: A.I. & Machine Learning

Speakers debate wide-ranging, ethical implications of A.I. & machine learning on 9 May, 5.30pm to 7.00pm

Obituary - Tony Draper

It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Tony Draper who passed away on 21 March

How maths saves time and money

IMI has been highlighted in a national review of Knowledge Exchange in the Mathematical Sciences

Staff Spotlight on...Vasanta Subramanian

This week's spotlight is on Dr Vasanta Subramanian who discusses ‘Disease in a Dish’ and table tennis

Single fathers in birds bring up young

A new study from the Milner Centre finds an imbalance of the sexes leads to single parenting in birds

Video: CDE students at showcase BFi Southbank

Selene Fernandez-Valverde joins the Milner Centre

Selene Fernandez-Valverde has received a Royal Society Fellowship to work with the Milner Centre for Evolution for three years

Prof Carole Mundell listed in 100 most influential women

Carole has been listed amongst royalty, community leaders, entrepreneurs and polar explorers as one of the 100 most influential women in the West

Enigmatic gene is crucial to brain development

University scientists have shown that an enigmatic gene is crucial to healthy brain development through

Revolution in diabetes monitoring

Scientists have created a patch which measures blood glucose levels without a finger-prick test

University enters drug discovery deal with Sapience Therapeutics

Dr Jody Mason from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry and the University have entered into a research collaboration agreement with biotech company Sapience Therapeutics Inc.

The Milner Centre for Evolution project update

Welcome to the 15th monthly update aimed at keeping you up to speed on the new Milner Centre for Evolution Project

Dr Adelina Illie BBC Radio 4: non-invasive blood monitor

Dr Adeline Illie speaks on BBC Radio 4's Today programme regarding an adhesive patch measures of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test

Is AI prone to human prejudice?

This Friday Dr Joanna Bryson will explore how artificial intelligence may be prone to human prejudice

Prof receives research fellowship

Professor Manuel Del Pino has received an award from the Royal Society to help with their leading research