Research in 60 seconds - video gallery

Academics from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences take the challenge of describing their research in 60 seconds.

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  Investigating why dinosaurs were so incredibly successful for such a long period of time    Discovering the genetic mechanisms driving lung cancer   Understanding and modelling how plants grow at a molecular and biophysical level
  Measuring environmental stress by studying animals at the molecular level    Developing drugs to prevent attachment of bacteria to body tissue 60 seconds with Professor David Hannah  Understanding events such as floods and droughts in their climatic context
  Using Big Data to model the geographical distribution of the
digital economy
Investigating the environmental pressures affecting woodlands and forests in the UK and across the world    Understanding past climates to help inform predictions for the future
   Researching how the nervous system is formed and how it works    Determining how the brain converts sensory signals into a perception How people use imagination to think about possibilities and solve problems
 Helping young people have positive experiences in physical education, sport and physical activity  Finding ways to reduce physical inactivity and support healthy
eating behaviours
 The effects of geoengineering, the deliberate cooling of the Earth to overcome global warming
  Studying what makes tiny nanoparticles so reactive   Using plants as pollution filters to help makes cities cleaner    Studying how stress and depression affects the immune system
How the brain learns new skills to support recovery from brain injury   The psychology of diet    Researching the problems of antibiotic resistant bacteria
   Finding better vaccines in the fight against tuberculosis  Helping epileptic women make best healthcare decisions when pregnant    Creating a handheld disease detector
  Training the trainers: enabling sport coaches to promote wellbeing     Researching the impact of weather and climate on the built environment   Using urban creativity to improve
social, environmental and economic wellbeing