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Find out about exciting research taking place at the University in these short videos

Wednesday 3rd Mar 2021, 09.00am

Lockdown Walks - Urban Stargazing

Think you need to be somewhere really remote, with a high-tech telescope, to observe the night sky? Think again! As astronomer Chris Lintott explains, you don't need anything other than your eyes, and a...

Friday 12th Feb 2021, 10.30am

Lockdown Walks - The Mysteries of Ice

"On Earth when it snows, it snows crystallised water lava."
 
Um, what? 
 
Friday 20th Nov 2020, 11.00am

Electric Vehicles and the Future

What does the future hold for electric vehicles? We know that they represent a cleaner, greener way of getting from A to B, but what else could they be used for? Could they actually be used to give power TO the energy grid? And what about charging them - one day, will we all...

Friday 23rd Oct 2020, 11.00am

Lockdown Walks - What's that solar panel doing?

Have you ever walked down the street and seen a rooftop covered in black shiny panels? Ever wondered exactly what they are and what they're doing? In this episode of 'Lockdown Walks' we're talking SOLAR PANELS. Sit back, relax, and let Sebastian Bonilla tell you all about them...Then why not see...

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Explore The Big Questions with experts from around the University

How do we measure pain?
Wednesday 15th Jul 2020, 12.30pm

How do you measure pain?

We all feel pain differently. What to one person may be the worst pain in the world, might be a mild irritation to another person; but why? At the moment, we don’t have a thorough understanding of how pain is processed, meaning it is difficult to devise treatments for chronic (long-term...

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Wednesday 1st Jul 2020, 12.30pm

How are we using energy in lockdown?

Things have changed a lot over the past few months – including, for many of us, our daily routine. But how has this impacted our energy usage?