Research

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‘Northern powerhouse’: Northumbria University climbs research rankings
Vice-chancellor says north-east now has biggest concentration of researchers anywhere outside London

Richard Adams Education editor

17, May, 2022 @2:25 PM

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Oxford and UCL tipped to win lion’s share of grants in UK research audit
Northumbria soars up research excellence framework ratings of 76,000 academics used to divide up £2bn annual funding

Richard Adams, Education editor

11, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Mundher Al-Adhami obituary
Other lives: Iraqi-born political activist and pioneer in maths education who supported teachers in challenging children to think

Margaret Brown

02, May, 2022 @4:49 PM

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‘It’s literally slower than watching Australia drift north’: the laboratory experiment that will outlive us all
For more than 90 years, a funnel of pitch in Brisbane has been slowly dripping into a beaker. Nine drops have fallen, now the long wait for the tenth is on

Andrew Stafford

29, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Brexit row threatens £250m in UK research funding from EU
Dispute over Northern Ireland protocol puts associate membership of Horizon Europe scheme in doubt

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

25, Apr, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Scientists find dingoes genetically different from domestic dogs after decoding genome
The canine is an intermediary between wolves and domestic dog breeds, research shows

Donna Lu

22, Apr, 2022 @11:58 PM

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New clues shed light on ‘pivotal’ moment in the great Pacific migration
Archaeologists say find of tools and bones changes our understanding of the Lapita people, the first to make landfall in Remote Oceania

Donna Lu

22, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Abraham Yoffe obituary
Other lives: Explosives expert and founding fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge

Sarah Bax

21, Apr, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Discovery of bacteria linked to prostate cancer hailed as potential breakthrough
Scientists don’t yet know if the microbes are causative, but if proven it could save thousands of lives

Ian Sample Science editor

19, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Midlife cognitive training could improve balance in later life
Testing people in their 50s could identify individuals at risk of poor balance later in life, study finds

Amelia Hill

10, Apr, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Lost in translation: is research into species being missed because of a language barrier?
More focus on non-English language reports would be good for conservation and help close the gap between global north and south, argue researchers

Sofia Quaglia

04, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Medieval Cambridge colleges demanded their rent in saffron
‘Red gold’, which was thought to ward off the plague as well as adding flavour to food, was so prized it was used as a currency, research reveals

Donna Ferguson

03, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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