Posts tagged: disease

Salford researcher set to return to Edinburgh Fringe Festival stage

A science communication researcher at the University of Salford is set to take part in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this month. Dr Gary Kerr, who works within the School of Environment and Life Sciences, will take to the stage to claim that cancer screening, on some occasions, does more harm than good. His debate is […]

Undergraduate joins heart disease researchers

‘HIGH-FLYING’ biomedical undergraduate Louise Foster has won a prestigious award to join a laboratory research team looking at the causes of heart disease. The 27-year-old from Wigan is excelling in her second year of the University of Salford BSc in Biomedical Science. And she came a step closer to her ambition of studying for a […]

Humans help spread honeybee virus

The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is man-made, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded. A study involving the University of Salford published in the journal Science – arguably one of the top three academic journals in the world – found that the European honeybee Apis mellifera […]