2017

Blog Entry Will AI ever understand human emotions?
Dr Leandro Minku discusses the growing data and processing power of technology and how AI may be able to recognise emotions in the next few decades
Blog Entry Driverless cars may prevent accidents. But at what cost?
Dr Neil Walkinshaw from the Department of Informatics discusses the advent of driverless car technology
Blog Entry The new rock age
Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses what extraordinary rocks can tell us about the past
Blog Entry With robots taking on more tasks, how will society need to be reorganised in the future?
Professor Martin Parker from the School of Business featured in The Conversation's Anthill podcast discussing the future
Blog Entry What can we do about the air we breathe?
Professor Paul Monks discusses how science must be ready for the challenge of mitigating air pollution
Blog Entry The microorganisms that give us our Easter treats
From chocolate eggs to hot cross buns, a surprising amount of microbiological processes go into making and perfecting our traditional Easter foodstuffs, says Dr Primrose Freestone
Blog Entry Juno’s first observations of Jupiter are revealing a giant world that is defying our expectations
Dr Leigh Fletcher discusses how new Jupiter findings are changing the view we view the distant planet
Blog Entry Science and society of the Anthropocene: Transition from the Holocene
Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the origin and implications of the term 'Anthropocene' in Science, People and Politics
Blog Entry Solving a historical mystery
Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng, Professor of Materials and Forensic Engineering at the University of Leicester, discusses how modern forensic engineering science helped to discover what happened to Richard III on the battlefield
Blog Entry Earth-based observations prepare Juno for the Great Red Spot Encounter
Dr Leigh Fletcher discusses the latest developments from the Juno mission
Blog Entry Ten Facts about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
Dr Leigh Fletcher provides some quick facts about the Solar System’s most famous storm system
Blog Entry Six mysteries of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
Professor Emma Bunce and Dr Leigh Fletcher write article for The Conversation about latest findings of Juno mission
Blog Entry Expert reaction to modelling study looking at climate warming, ozone precursor emissions, and ozone pollution, as published in Nature Communications*
Professor Paul Monks provides expert comment to the Science Media Centre in response to new paper
Blog Entry From flying warehouses to robot toilets – five technologies that could shape the future
Leandro L. Minku, Nervo Xavier Verdezoto D. and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec from the Department of Informatics discuss advancing technologies and how they could benefit us
Blog Entry Exploring 4 billion years of climate history
Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the Earth's ancient climate with The Hedgehog & the Fox
Blog Entry 5th August 2017 Sol 1777 – 5 years on Mars
Professor John Bridges discusses 5 years since the successful landing of Mars Science Laboratory
Blog Entry Cloud Computing Education in the UK: Two Professors’ Perspectives
As part of Clutch’s ongoing research on cloud computing education at universities and colleges, Clutch interviewed two cloud computing experts who teach at universities in the UK - including Dr Thomas Erlebach from our Department of Informatics
Blog Entry What if Antarctica’s dormant, ice-covered volcanoes wake up?
Professor John Smellie discusses how the eruption of volcanoes situated strategically close to any of Antarctica’s ice streams could cause significant amounts of ice to be swept into the sea
Blog Entry Farewell to Cassini
Dr Leigh Fletcher from our Department of Physics and Astronomy discusses how after almost twenty years in space, the Cassini spacecraft is now just seven days away from its final encounter with Saturn
Blog Entry Fears over Ethiopian dam’s costly impact on environment and people
In an article for The Conversation, Dr Sean Avery from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has discussed Ethiopia’s GIBE III hydropower dam and the huge controversy that has surrounded this project
Blog Entry How we found our lost Mars lander after a decade of searching – and what's next
To coincide with the publication of the evidence of the location of the Beagle 2 lander on Mars, Professor John Bridges from the Department of Physics and Astronomy explains how the discovery came about
Blog Entry Using science to build international relations: a short introduction to science diplomacy
PhD student Emme Ledgerwood writes article for British Library on World Science Day for Peace and Development

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