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Hayley is a trained Canine Massage Therapist and works alongside Vets and other therapists to provide holistic care for her doggy clients… Here she teaches us how to use our science and intuition to spot the pain signals in your dog and how new therapies are emerging that can help!

Dr Sian Rowsell PhD will share easily-applicable ‘life hacks’ to help you: enjoy better health, reduce workplace (or driving to work) accidents, improve your ability to learn, your decision-making and your productivity.   Why is it so important to pay attention to the quality and quantity of our sleep? Dr Ron Chervin – Professor of …

5 top tips for quality sleep. Read More »

Sarah Todd from Oxify Leeds Ltd is coming over to talk to us about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HbOT), it’s uses, the health and sports injuries it can assist with as well as some of the research behind HbOT.

Datasets get more valuable the longer they are collected and Dr Claire Risley has been lucky enough to be involved in the continuation of data collection on one of our most interesting mammals: the skomer island vole. Please join us on the 26th February to see the first albino skomer vole discovered! About Claire: Claire …

The vole truth: observing our native endemic vole subspecies on skomer island across the decades Read More »

Have you heard of one medicine? This is an approach where human and animal healthcare advance hand in hand. In research we can learn a lot about disease and how treatments work by studying different species. In the case of musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis, horses can be used as a model organism, with veterinary …

One Medicine: How horses can help us understand human osteoarthritis Read More »

Bio: Dr Noemi Procopio is a Senior Research Fellow in Forensic Taphonomy and the Principal Investigator of the “Forens-OMICS” team at the University of Central Lancashire. Her main research involves the application of proteomics, metabolomics, DNA methylomics and microbiology disciplines to forensic science, particularly to skeletal remains and decomposing tissues, for post-mortem interval (PMI) and …

Investigate the Dead! How Science can Improve Criminal Cases Outcomes Read More »

Biomarkers can take many forms in the body, but in the case of cancer they are often cells (known as Circulating Tumour Cells), proteins or DNA that have been shed by the tumour and can be measured in the bloodstream of a cancer patient. More commonly, they are measured in the patient’s tumour. Ideally, we …

Cancer Biomarkers: What are they, and how are they useful in the fight against cancer? Read More »

Sam Ntatalikas is a certified Sex, Love & Relationship Coach who trained with Layla Martin via VITA (Vital & Integrated Tantric Approach), one of the most advanced professional certifications in the world. Sam works with women and couples one-to-one and in small groups. Sam is a self-professed Sex Geek who uses modern neurobiology, holistic healing, …

The Science of Sex, bringing sexpertise to our meet-up in November. Read More »