Professor of Nutrigenetics at UEA and director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing, Anne-Marie Minihane discusses how changing our eating habits and behaviours, including adopting a Mediterranean-style diet, can protect against cognitive decline.
Colorifix is a biotechnology company based at Norwich Research Park developing a sustainable method of dying fabrics that is turning the textiles industry green. With designer Stella McCartney and brands like H&M already onboard, the exciting new technology has the potential to radically reduce the environmental impact of the fashion world. Charles Bliss reports.
Wisbech Grammar School is currently open for pupil registrations for the 2021 academic year. Here Sandra Taylor explains how prospective pupils and parents can register and apply, including details on virtual tours, scholarships and bursaries.
Norwich-based contract cleaning professionals Ashdown Cleaning is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Here, managing director Paul Heseltine discusses the secrets to success and why hygiene solutions are more important than ever in the time of coronavirus.
Headquartered at UEA, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research is doing vital work on one of the most pressing issues of our time. Charles Bliss spoke to executive director Asher Minns about how scientific study conducted at Norwich Research Park is helping the world to understand global warming and how we might adapt to extreme weathers and ensure a sustainable future.
Commercial landlords may need to be flexible with their tenants when it comes to rent negotiations during the pandemic, says Nick Williams, partner and commercial management and valuation surveyor at Arnolds Keys
Each puddle of water is teeming with life – though the lifeforms contained within cannot be seen with the naked eye. Postdoctoral scientist Dr Sally Warring is researching the genomes of microorganisms called protists at the Earlham Institute at Norwich Research Park. Here she explains why she decided to put protists under the microscope and how they can help broaden our understanding of the complexities of evolution.
Are you currently aged 15 to 17? Unsure about which option is right for you next year? Perhaps you already know what career you’d like and need qualifications to get there? Virtual open days from the College of West Anglia are designed to help you choose which path to take.
Respiratory consultant Dr Eleanor Mishra is responsible for managing a drug trial at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) that reduced Covid-19 mortality rates by one third. Find out how her work is helping to contain the virus.
Solving big problems like coronavirus requires big ideas, according to Mark Hitchcock, managing director of UEA Health and Social Care Partners. He explains why making a major impact in the world of science and research takes more than just scientific acumen.
Data released by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) shows that the number of rape convictions in England and Wales has reached its lowest level since tracking began in 2009 – but at the same time the number of reported cases has skyrocketed. Emma Dubar, trainee solicitor at Gordon Dean Solicitors, calls for reforms to the system and justice for victims of rape and sexual assault.
As part of the #NARSNeedsYou campaign celebrating the 50th anniversary of Norfolk Accident Rescue Service, Geoff Roberts shares how NARS critical care paramedic Ryan Warwick saved his life after a serious heart attack.
As part of the #NARSNeedsYou campaign celebrating the 50th anniversary of Norfolk Accident Rescue Service, Ray Fretwell shares how NARS critical care paramedic Carl Smith saved his life after a serious road traffic collision left him with life-threatening injuries.
As part of our week-long series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS), we find out more about the free will writing service as well as the NARS lottery, which offers the chance to win cash prizes while supporting a worthwhile cause.