• Facebook under Scrutiny for Privacy issues and Monitoring their Users   

    Recently, one of the hottest topics that is related to the social media world is Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica Scandals.  Concerns have grown about the influence of false information and its ability to speak unscrutinised on social media. As one of the most popular social media platforms, Facebook...
  • Sexual Harassment in Brazil Nightclubs: Dress Sensor Technology Demonstrates How Common Sexual Assault Is

    Within the global female community there is an unfair but shared knowledge that women are sexually assaulted and harassed in everyday life. This common female experience seems almost innate to women because it is something we are forced to live with. However, the sheer proliferation of the matter is...
  • The ExoMars Missions: Is there life on Mars?

    Why Mars?… On our planet, where there is water, there is life. There is plenty of evidence that liquid water once flowed on Mars. Landforms that could be due to water eroding the landscape are visible, and multiple landers have detected minerals on the surface which usually form in...
  • Who I think is worthy to be on the new £50 note…

    The Bank of England announced that they are redesigning the £50 note, and have asked the British public for which scientist they think should take pride of place on the new print. Here’s who I think is worthy! In the past few years our notes have changed design in...
  • Spotlight on: Ada Lovelace

    It is no secret that within STEM industries in the UK, the gender balance continues to favour men. The latest statistics from the Wise Campaign confirm that in 2017 women still only make up 23% of those in core STEM occupations in the UK, and 24% of those working...
  • Best Apps to have at University

    Whilst starting university can be a scary and overwhelming time, luckily the world of technology is here to help. Whether you are going into your first or fourth year, there are many incredibly useful apps out there to assist your life as a student. They’re also free to use,...
  • In Conversation: Megan and her Nan on the evolution of technology

    In the ever-growing world of technology and social media, I think it is easy to forget that it is not part of everyone’s life. Our generation is used to technology as we were brought up with it, but what about our older generation? They have had to try to...