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The Kitchen Chemist in Africa

UEA’s Kitchen Chemist, Dr Stephen Ashworth , combined his annual trip to the National Science Festival in South Africa: Scifest Africa . He combined his appearances at Scifest with outreach work...

Two Precious Metals better than One!

The Lycurgus Cup is a fine 4th century roman piece of glasswork exhibited at the British Museum. It is the sole complete piece of glass conserved from that period, and it shows a unique and...

CHE nominations in the Transforming Education Awards shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 uea(su) Transforming Education Awards has been announced. This year saw a record-breaking 450 nominations from students across UEA, recognising individuals and teams who...

Andrew Mayes talks microplastics at "Pint of Science" event

Following recent high-profile reporting of a study that detected high levels of micro plastic particles in bottled drinking water, Dr. Andrew Mayes , who developed the detection method used in...

Microplastics detection news "most read" on BBC website

On 14 March, BBC News at 10 reported that most bottled water from around the world contains microplastics - small plastic particles that come from a variety of sources such as cosmetics, clothing,...