Barrels of nuclear waste
Barrels of nuclear waste

Nuclear waste research

Bury nuclear waste down a very deep hole, say Sheffield scientists

14 April 2015: Technologies that will enable nuclear waste to be sealed 5km below the Earth’s surface could provide a safer, cheaper and more viable alternative for disposing of the UK’s high level nuclear waste.

Nuclear waste disposal

SPERI brief

UKIP may threaten Labour, study shows

15 April 2015: New research challenges the notion that UKIP poses the greatest threat to the Conservatives.

UKIP and deprivation
A voter filling in a ballot form
A close-up of a person standing on scales

Obesity study

New research shows how to tackle obesity

18 April 2015: One size does not fit all when it comes to tackling obesity, according to a new study by the University.

Types of obesity

Expert comment

Forget Miliband v Cameron, the debates could be more important for small parties

Televised debates could be more important for small parties, according to our expert.

Leaders' debates
A Whitehall road sign in London near to Downing Street.

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