Electrolux Design Lab 2015

future hunter gatherer

Submissions are now open for Electrolux’s Design Lab Competition: a concept design competition for design students across the world. This year’s theme is ‘Healthy Happy Kids’ and it focuses on three key areas of innovation for future households: cooking, fabric care and air purification. Students are asked to submit a description and visual More...

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By Matthew Jaffa On Friday, March 13th, 2015

The Best Pi Day of Our Lives

    Every year on 14th March, we (or at least a very small number, probably only maths students) celebrate Pi Day. This is when the day and month match up to form the first 3 digits of the mathematical More...

By Joseph Hart On Monday, March 9th, 2015

Liverpool PhD Student Proposes LHC Lego Model

Nathan Readioff, a third year PhD student from the University of Liverpool’s Department of Physics is looking for public votes to have his Lego bricks model of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) produced by the More...

female surgeon
By Elizabeth Lourenco On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Women in Surgery

‘Picture in your mind a consultant surgeon.’ This was the first thing that one of the speakers at the Women in Surgery conference said, ‘Now raise your hand if you thought of a male’ I was More...

DNA origami
By Quaid Jepson On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

DNA Origami: a funky method of anti-cancer drug delivery

Ok, so here’s one that biologists, medics and engineers can get excited about.  It’s a fascinating little technique called DNA Origami. Its success, amongst ingenuity and oddity, is the fact that strands of More...

By Matthew Jaffa On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

The Science of Love

Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; Being vex’d a sea nourish’d with lovers’ tears: What is it else? a madness most discreet, A More...

By Khalida Abdulrahim On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

University of Liverpool ranked 5th in the UK for its commitment to global health research

  First UK University Global Health Research League Table recently published reveals that University of Liverpool ranks 5th out of 25 top universities The university received a B grade, as the highest ranked More...

By Matthew Jaffa On Monday, November 17th, 2014

The 42nd Henry Cohen Lecture: A chance to explore the Liverpool Medical Institute

Have you ever noticed that old, worn building next to the Font and on the corner of Hope Street and Mount Pleasant? The Liverpool Medical Institute (LMI) sits there, squat, laden down with almost two centuries More...

Detector build in progress. Team members from left to right, Joseph McKenna (UoL), Andrea Capra (Visiting from YorkU, Canada) and Petteri Pusa (UoL). With the ALPHA Silicon Vertex Detector (Annihilation Detector).
By Pratiksha Paudyal On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

An experimental limit on the charge of antihydrogen

Last April Nature Communications published a paper [1] outlining a new technique in measuring the effect of gravity on neutral antimatter specifically regarding the trapping of antihydrogen. This recent experimental More...

clam fossils
By Emma McDermott On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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

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 More...