• Entering Your Twenties: The Growing Pains of Learning to Let Go

    When the clock struck the midnight of my eighteenth birthday, instead of knocking back a jager-bomb in celebration that I could finally buy alcohol legally, I spent the hour streaming tears into my bathroom sink pleading rather dramatically to my mum for her to not let me grow up....
  • The Fall of the PM: Lettuce versus Liz

    No matter what exciting things you have on your CV, there’s a lettuce out there with something better. October 2022 helped destroy a UK Prime Minister’s career. Who still remembers Liz Truss? Memories of the UK’s shortest tenured Prime Minister already feels like a distant fever dream. Perhaps the...
  • Fun-guy to Bad-guy: The Looming Threat of Fungal Disease

    Amidst a backdrop of coronavirus (COVID-19) and monkeypox infection, the vulnerability of human health can seem inescapable. But just as UK COVID-19 infections are once again falling, a recently published fungal priority pathogen list (FPPL) warns of the significant threats posed by fungal infection. Impact's Matthew Murray reports....
  • TikTok and Relationships: The Green and Red Flags

    It’s fair to say that TikTok is very influential, so Evie Seal questions whether is it a positive or negative thing that people are showing the ups and downs of relationships on TikTok?...
  • Sleep: The Consequences of Not Sleeping Enough

    November. Clocks back, fluffy coats on, studying prioritised. It’s an undeniably harder time compared to even a month ago, when the days were longer, warmer and, happily, those winter exams seemed a way off. Yet with the eleventh month comes increasing academic pressure, and the way to beat this...
  • Impact’s Guide to the COP27 Conference

    According to a recent UN report, global greenhouse gas emissions have experienced limited reductions since COP26. The international community, the report warns, must go further and faster on net zero in order to meet global targets. The 1.5°C goal of global warming is rapidly slipping away.  Matthew Murray writes...
  • The Sisterhood of Sharing Clothes

    For me, living with five girls while at university has come with a multitude of perks - our house is a fairy-light haven, a sisterhood sanctuary that’s never short of a laugh, a shoulder to cry on or a pair of hands to plait your hair with. But sisterhood...