• University of Nottingham to Offer Hotels and Hall Accommodation to NHS Staff

    The University of Nottingham has announced that it will be opening up all of its hotels, conference centres, and hall accommodation to NHS staff. This is in addition to all restricted parking on campus, and comes as part of the universities bid to support efforts against COVID-19. The aim...
  • The Weird and Wonderful Myths for Combating the Coronavirus

    With the rate of coronavirus cases rising dramatically, so have the myths for combating this virus. Here are some of the myths confusing the world. Myth one: ‘Eating garlic can prevent you from getting the coronavirus’. This is an absolute myth! Even though garlic is believed to have antimicrobial...
  • Looking After Your Mental Health During Isolation 

    On March 11 2020, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19, aka coronavirus, a pandemic. In order to reduce the spread of the virus, the government has ordered social isolation, and here at the University of Nottingham, and many other universities across the country, learning has been moved online. Many...
  • What COVID-19 Actually Does to the Body, and How Lethal It Can Be 

    From worried parents to curious schoolchildren, it’s not just the researchers that want to know what exactly coronavirus does to the body.  It may not come as a surprise that over £20 million has been allocated for research on coronavirus.   “This means that the cells stop their regular functions and start to...
  • The Global Response to Covid-19: Compared

    The virus is the same, cripplingly contagious and potentially deadly, but the response's of government's internationally has varied incomparably. Impact's Ellie delves into these differences and compares the figures. ...
  • How has the Coronavirus Affected my Second Year of University?

    I thought my second year of university would be spent worrying about moving out of student accommodation, facing real 'adult' problems (like sorting out bills) and dealing with an incredibly tough workload. Turns out, I had far more on my plate to worry about than I thought. Something none...
  • How to Help your Mental Health During the Coronavirus

    Within all the breaking news of the global outbreak of Covid-19, there is one necessary topic that is often neglected: how will this virus affect people’s mental health? Social distancing and self-isolation are crucial steps for containing the virus, however mental health charities are worried about the impact it...