Category: Research

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 […]

The In-Cider Scoop!

  By Phil Hamill Picture this,  you are sitting out in a beer garden (probably in the Parlour bar) on a beautiful sunny day enjoying a refreshing pint of cider, or two, after a hard day’s work.  It’s a nice picture isn’t it?, now have you ever wondered  what is behind the great taste of […]

Welcome to…Field season!

By Camilla Bertolini @CamiBe90 Bright sunshine outside today as I am about to head out to the beach. Those of you that have seen me walking around Belfast with buckets, coloured flags and big bags of scouring pads possibly can guess that by “heading out to the beach”, I don’t mean going to lie down […]

Next Page »