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Exciting new vision research at UWE. New research undertaken in a joint effort by UWE Biomedical Scientists in collaboration with the Psychology department will uncover if your eyes ‘have a mind of their...

Monday December 1st is World AIDS Day, an awareness, fundraising and remembrance event organised by the National AIDS Trust. The Centre for Disease Control estimates that 39 million people with AIDS have...

YouTube educational channels (TEDs) are a great source of information for those seeking to expand their knowledge.    Social media is undoubtedly the most prominent way in which the general public can...

An ever increasing number of young people smoke cannabis on a daily basis, and, let’s face it, the smell of weed has become a typical aroma of student halls. Whilst some argue that an increasing consumption...

Liberal Democrat party leader, Nick Clegg, promises dramatic changes to mental healthcare in the UK. But, Deborah Barber asks, what is the potential impact – especially on students? It’s not often...

After last week’s special screening of Glazer’s modern day sci-fi hit, Under the Skin – the third in a series of late-night screenings exploring ‘what it is to be human’ – The Watershed decided...

Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common and debilitating neurodegenerative disorders in the country, affecting approximately 1 in 500 individuals.  It is characterised by slow movements, tremor...

Ebola is spreading faster than first anticipated, with the first case in the United States now having been confirmed. If the disease spreads to the US, we must ask: how quickly is the deadly virus spreading...

The third week in a series of late night sci-fi film screenings, hosted by The Watershed, featured Jonathan Glazer’s critically acclaimed Under the Skin (2013, rated 15) starring Scarlett Johansson. The...

It came to the attention of IT services in the early morning of October 3rd that a virus had been sent to students and staff, after a bot infected staff accounts and an email was sent to thousands of students...