Researchers in Norwich say releasing genetically-engineered fruit flies in the wild could be a cheap alternative to using pesticides.
Scientists at the University of East Anglia found increasing the male population by releasing the modified insects could reduce the overall population - making it a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way to control pests.
Mediterranean fruit flies infest more than 300 types of fruits, vegetables and nuts.
The latest results of the annual National Student Survey are out and our region's universities have once again performed well.
The University of East Anglia in Norwich has been ranked joint third out of all mainstream English universities.
Cambridge, Essex and the Open University are also celebrating after coming joint sixth.
The survey rates student satisfaction based on factors including teaching, academic support and personal development.
One of the region's biggest art centres has been shortlisted for the country's top museum prize
The Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia in Norwich is one of six finalists in the running for the Museum of the Year.
The centre was redesigned last year, and staged a special exhibition celebrating the best of the region's cultural and artistic heritage.
The University of East Anglia has announced a new Vice-Chancellor.
Professor David Richardson is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Bacterial Biochemistry at UEA. He will take over in September 2014 when the current Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Acton retires.
Professor Richardson said. "I'm delighted and honoured to have been appointed as UEA's next Vice-Chancellor. UEA has played an important part in my working life and I am determined to take it from strength to strength."
Academics at the University of East Anglia in Norwich have found ingredients in chocolate could help protect us from diabetes.
A study of two thousand people discovered that eating high levels of flavonoids - which are found in chocolate, berries and tea - could offer protection from Type 2 diabetes.
Research found the food groups also appeared to lower the inflammation associated with obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.
Click below to hear a clip from Amy Jennings from the UEA.
Scientists at the University of East Anglia in Norwich say that short bouts of moderate exercise can improve energy levels among people suffering from multiple sclerosis.
The researchers say walking and steady cycling improved fatigue levels and gave people a better quality of life.
More than a hundred thousand people in the UK have MS. It affects almost three times more women than men.
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Two arrests have been made this evening following reports of an attempted armed robbery at a university campus.
Norfolk Police have confirmed they are at the scene of a live incident at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.
A spokesman said two people had been detained but was unable to release any more information.
One of our biggest universities is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The University of East Anglia in Norwich is perhaps as well known for its architecture as it is for its academic achievements.
In half a century the UEA has become an integral part of the Norfolk economy contributing more than £150 million a year and employing more than 3,500 staff.
The university has an impressive alumni - comedians Paul Whitehouse and Arthur Smith, Doctor Who actor, Matt Smith and a long legacy of award winning authors including the current Chancellor of the UEA, Rose Tremain.
Police are to return to the lake at the University of East Anglia in Norwich where a woman's body was found last week to carry out further searches.
The woman was fully clothed when she was discovered floating face down in the water. She had short dark brown hair which had been dyed auburn or dark red and was in her late thirties or early forties.
Yesterday (Monday) police released a photo of the black and flower printed dress she was wearing when her body was discovered.