University of Hull

The University of Hull was established in 1927 as England’s 14th university, and has campuses in Hull and Scarborough. The University today is a vibrant and future-oriented institution, recognised for excellence in learning and teaching as well as a commitment to research, enterprise and engagement. The University is known for its friendliness and high student satisfaction as well as the employability of its graduates.

Research and enterprise are core academic activities of the University. Among its most well-known achievements is the development of liquid crystal displays, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The most recent Research Assessment Exercise revealed that 80% of the University’s submitted research is of international standard in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

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La valse des espèces, avec ses périodes d'extinctions, est partie intégrante de l'histoire de la vie. woodleywonderworks/flickr

Extinctions de masse : comment la vie rebondit

La possibilité d’une nouvelle extinction des espèces sur Terre, compris la notre, est prise au sérieux par les scientifiques. L’examen des crises passées montre que la vie y survit.
Black holes will be all that remains before the universe enters heath death. But the story doesn’t end there… NASA/ESA/wikimedia

The fate of the universe: heat death, Big Rip or cosmic consciousness?

In about 10^100 years, the universe will have passed away in a tragic 'heat death'. But don't despair, eventually random conscious brains may pop out in empty space to shake things up.
Burning Man: inspiration for the first Google doodle. Jim Urquhart/Reuters

Why Burning Man is Silicon Valley

Focusing on the extravagances of a select few overlooks a broader affinity between the madness of Burning Man and the West Coast’s technocracy.

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