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    Total A-fib of the Heart

    Sci & Tech Editor Francesca Benson explores new research at the University of Birmingham that could revolutionise how atrial fibrillation is diagnosed

    Written by Francesca Benson on 24th January 2019


    Ants and the Antibiotic Crisis: Could Ants End the Apocalypse?

    Researchers from the University of East Anglia and John Innes Centre (JIC) have recently discovered a potential new line of antibiotics that have proven potent against antibiotic resistant ‘superbugs’, Nikita Sall reports.

    Written by nikitasall1 on 13th June 2017


    Hacking: Is It Time to Panic Yet?

    Katie Jones discusses the need for more appropriate protection of online material, in light of the recent cyber-attack on the NHS

    Written by Redbrick on 13th June 2017


    Doctors Without Borders: An Inside Perspective

    Tatiana Zhelezniakova interviews Dr Damien Brown who recounts the challenges of medical humanitarianism, working for MSF and returning to First World medicine

    Written by Tatiana Zhelezniakova on 19th April 2017


    Planet Earth II – The Making of a Natural History ‘Blockbuster’ at The Bramall

    On the 29th March a lucky audience found themselves in conversation with Mike Gunton, the executive producer of Planet Earth II, at The Bramall. Redbrick’s Ellen Daugherty reports on the lecture

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 1st April 2017


    Technology and Modern Theatre

    Olivia Boyce looks into the ever-growing connection between theatre and technology, especially with recent advances showing the true potential of this partnership

    Written by Olivia Boyce on 7th March 2017


    Encouraging Women to Work in STEM

    Women going into STEM subjects has become more and more of a focus in today’s society, and many researchers are looking into why so little women choose to pursue science careers. Kara Watson investigates

    Written by Kara Watson on 16th February 2017


    US Tech Industry Responds to Trump’s Refugee Ban

    Sci & Tech Editor James Pettit takes a look into the effect that Trump’s worrying immigration ban is having over the technology industry

    Written by James Pettit on 10th February 2017


    Mental Health Treatments

    Sci and Tech Editor, Kara Watson, takes a look at two instances of mental health treatments, both of which have had great positive effects

    Written by Kara Watson on 1st February 2017


    The Science Behind: “Clean” Eating

    The start of a new year calls for more exercise, drinking more water and eating healthily. But is the new fad of “clean” eating really good for you? And is it backed up by science? Ellen Daugherty reports

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 20th January 2017


    A Look at oSTEM: Out as LGBT+ in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

    Tatiana Zhelezniakova looks into oSTEM, an exciting initiative created to connect the LGBT and scientific communities

    Written by Tatiana Zhelezniakova on 10th December 2016


    Event Review: Life Sciences in Six

    Joanna Chustecki reviews the slick, smart event that highlighted just some of the University’s most important Life Sciences research on 22nd November

    Written by Redbrick on 7th December 2016
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