• The Genshin Impact Success Story

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma explains the runaway success of the new free-to-play RPG. Genshin Impact is a free-to-play open-world action adventure RPG, developed by Chinese developer miHoYo Limited. A new wave of games is being released from China, as their gaming market matures. These games are seeing lots of attention...
  • The Truth Behind ‘Re-Education Centres’ In China

    There has been international outrage surrounding the re-education camps across China. In its defence, China claims that these camps are voluntary, and exist to reduce extremism, citing attacks by Uighur separatists in 2013 and 2014. However, there have been information leaks which suggest that these camps are far from...
  • The unforeseen benefits of battling coronavirus

    The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has swept across our planet, affecting hundreds of thousands of people and unfortunately taking the lives of many more than was initially expected. The current pandemic we find ourselves threatened by is by no means a blessing, however, it is essential to look for the...
  • Coronavirus Interview with Sophie Hunt

    An interview with University of Nottingham alumnus and former Impact Online Editor, Sophie Hunt, reveals her experience of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan....
  • Coronavirus Outbreak

    On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) was notified to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. These reports caused initial panic with little knowledge on how it would effect people. The virus did not match any other known virus. However, on 7...
  • Hong Kong Protests: Update

    As the protests in Hong Kong continue to prevail six months on, 200 protestors now face “hell-like” conditions whilst stuck inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since last week protestors have been besieged inside the University, initially lighting fires and throwing petrol bombs to keep police forces at bay....
  • Halloween Around the World!

    Halloween is celebrated annually on the 31st of October and whilst it might seem like just an excuse to dress up, or for an all-nighter at Crisis, the tradition is much more widespread. Rather than trick-or-treating sweets from the neighbors you never speak to, for many, the festival’s importance...