Jurassic Clues Shedding Light on Declining Size of Modern Day Marine Life

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A recent study by Dr Bryony Caswell, from the University of Liverpool’s School of Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with Dr Angela Coe, from the Open University, has found similarities in the declining size of ocean clams to those of clams that lived some 183 million years ago. The beginning of the Jurassic period  was a time which, like today, More...

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By Miriam Mowat On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Food and human behaviour: Oxford University guest speaker explores the connection

Food is a major part of all of our lives. Not only is it necessary for life but it is involved in ceremonies, celebrations and is tied in with memories and emotions. But the food we eat has changed in the modern More...

By Naomi Coombes On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

2013 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine

This year’s Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been jointly awarded to three scientists.  James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Südhof shared the prize for solving the ‘mystery of how the cell organises More...

By Miriam Mowat On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Top female professor speaks on women in science

UoL held a talk on Tuesday evening entitled ‘Women in Science’ as part of a lecture series on Science and Society. Professor Lesley Yellowlees MBE spoke at the Victoria Gallery and Museum to an enthusiastic More...

By Pratiksha Paudyal On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Solar Electricity – A multi-scale challenge

Last night began the start of this years Institute of Physics Merseyside Branch Events 2013-2014. This years programme  kicked off with a talk from Professor Ken Durose in the Surface Science Research Centre. There More...

By Naomi Coombes On Sunday, October 6th, 2013

UoL scientists discover dual infections abundant in malaria patients

A team of scientists at the University of Liverpool has discovered that the combination of viral brain infections and malaria increases the risk of serious complications in Malawian children. The study, published More...

By Pratiksha Paudyal On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

EuroSpine – The Spine Society of Europe

During the 2nd to the 4th of October, The Arena and Convention centre in Liverpool has played host to the annual International Medical Congress of EuroSpine – the spine society of Europe. This meeting is EuroSpine’s More...

By Joanna Thomas On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

University of Liverpool cancer research projects awarded NWCR grants

Local cancer charity North West Cancer Research (NWCR) has recently chosen to invest over £600,000 in new, world-class cancer research projects based at the universities of Liverpool and Lancaster. NWCR are one More...

By Gregory Miller On Saturday, August 31st, 2013

NASA wakeup calls: A two year anniversary of the space shuttle program

Today two years will have passed since the closing of NASA’s Space Shuttle program and for anyone with a fascination for space the space shuttle wakeup calls are the bite-sized reminders of the accomplishments More...

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By Jonathan Heggie On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Archaeology and the Bible at Liverpool

Liverpool’s long tradition of biblical archaeology is continued with the university’s second annual conference on ‘Archaeology and the Bible’, encompassing a series of presentations delivered by Professor More...