Research on 377,000 people worldwide highlights the role of genes in eczema19 October 2015In the largest genetic study of eczema in the world to date, a group of international researchers, led by Dr Lavinia Paternoster from the University's MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU), has discovered 10 new genetic variants related to eczema. The researchers combined data on 377,000 participants in 40 research studies worldwide, including Children of the 90s (ALSPAC).
Is there a link between high childhood IQ and bipolar disorder?19 August 2015New research published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that serious mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder, may be the price that human beings have to pay for traits such as intelligence, creativity and verbal proficiency.
Children of the 90s flock to see Rex4 August 2015Dozens of participants in the world-famous Children of the 90s project flocked to see Rex, their Shaun in the City sculpture, outside the Royal West of England Academy today (Tuesday 4 August 2015).
Virtual reality helps make sense of complex scientific data30 July 2015Virtual reality (VR) is a billion-dollar industry familiar to gamers but recently VR technology has been used to make sense of the enormous scientific dataset that is the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parent and Children (ALSPAC).