Category: Media

Banning the microbeads!

By Camilla Bertolini @CamiBe90 We have been recently hearing about microbeads and the microbead ban on the news. But you may still wonder “what is a microbead?” Microbeads are defined as manufactured solid plastic particles (polyethylene, polypropylene or polystyrene) of less than five millimeters in their largest dimension. They can be found in exfoliating beauty […]

Science and Music, Science and Music…go together like a horse and carriage!

    By Donal Griffin @Donalgriffin88 After extensive research carried out over hours at Queen’s University Belfast, a comprehensive list of top science related songs on Youtube have been collated and critically reviewed. Showcasing the creativity of scientists all around the world, this study highlights the importance of the awesome science communication niche which combines […]

April Fool’s Day

By Katie Leach @lagomorpha_ April Fool’s Day is a chance for the scientific media to publish fake news articles and convince the public (or at least try to!) of new scientific breakthroughs. Comment below with any that you find for 2015! Here’s a selection from previous years: Google Translate for animals Unicorns at the Tower […]

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