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    The Science Show Episode 6 – The Pandemic

    Matthew Bird & Ottilie Owen Join Matt and Ottilie for this Coronavirus special of The Science Show. They hear from Nottingham academics Professor Eamonn Ferguson, Dr Bahar Tunçgenç, Professor Paul Crawford and Dr David Turner about their pandemic related research, from blood donation, to ‘cabin fever’ and mental health....
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    Corona: Beer Vs Virus

    Adam investigates our changing relationship with alcohol during the pandemic....
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    COVID-19 Variants

    Maria Stuart There has been plenty of talk about new variants of the coronavirus. Maria Stuart explains what we know so far about some of the emerging variants and the effect that they are likely to have. What is a variant? Viruses are constantly changing and mutating. Small variations...
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    Dubai’s Influencer Invasion: Essential Or Insensitive?

    Hannah Sutton Many internet influencers are under criticism online for their constant flurry of social media uploads in Dubai, the Maldives, Mexico and the Caribbean – arguably exchanging their lockdown lives in the U.K. for more glamorous and liberal lifestyles. With many social media influencers living in London, the...
  • How Is Lockdown Affecting Style Trends?

    Katie Inglis It’s undeniable that over the past year lockdown has changed the way we dress. No longer are we required to drag ourselves out of bed to the office or a lecture, dressed in clothes appropriate for the working day. Staying in has become the new going out,...
  • January to January: A Review Of The Apocalypse

    Imagine celebrating NYE 2019 - planning holidays and making resolutions for the year ahead. How disappointed would you be? Flipping between the COVID19 pandemic and intensifying political (and non-political) division, 2020 seems to have been nothing but constant bleakness. However, it was also a testament of human integrity and...
  • A Year Abroad In Ottawa

    Catherine Conyard Many people are surprised when I tell them that I decided to do my year abroad in Ottawa. Despite being Canada’s capital city and home of crush-worthy Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, it doesn’t appear to have much more to offer. Yet, as international travel has been restricted...