Watch a live mummy wrapping at the Museum of Wigan Life

Watch science (un)-fold as experts demonstrate a real animal mummy wrapping to a live audience. Dr. Campbell Price, Dr. Lidija M. McKnight and Dr. Stephanie Atherton-Woolham from Manchester Museum will come to the Museum of Wigan Life on Thursday 22nd June to give an exciting talk about how mummies were wrapped in Ancient Egypt. Using … Read more

Report reveals benefits of EU-UK medical research partnerships

Partnerships between UK and EU medical researchers have increased the value of research, benefiting patients across Europe, according to a report published today (Tuesday). The report, commissioned by eight leading UK medical organisations, highlights how the UK’s contribution to research throughout the EU has fostered and strengthened scientific co-operation. As negotiations begin on a new … Read more

A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA’s Juno Mission

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant, and a mammoth, lumpy magnetic field that may indicate it was generated closer to the … Read more

£229 million of industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation

Business secretary announces £229 million of industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation Greg Clark announces Industrial Strategy investment for UK research and development. Funding of £126 million announced for a world class research centre at the University of Manchester for development of advanced materials. Government confirms investment of £103 million in Rosalind Franklin … Read more

Summer of Free Family Fun continues with exciting experiments with the Science boffins in Chorley’s Market Walk

The summer of free family fun in Chorley’s Market Walk continued this week with a visit from the Science Boffins. Young visitors where given the opportunity to take part in exciting science experiments and learn about the various chemicals involved in reactions. Also available was free face painting, which takes place every week. The activities … Read more