• Is the IPL Season Under Threat Following India’s COVID-19 Surge?

    Matthew Cotter With cases and deaths of COVID-19 in India soaring to unprecedented heights, questions arise surrounding the appropriateness of the continuation of the IPL season. It was announced earlier this week that Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and Australian trio Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, and Kane Richardson would be...
  • Fans Finally Welcomed Back To Sport In The UK

    Matthew Cotter Last Sunday’s Carabao Cup Final was the third event in two weeks to trial the re-introduction of fans into sporting venues. Back in late February, when the Prime Minister set out the UK’s COVID-19 roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions, many sports fans would have circled...
  • Professor Van-Tam Speaks at Notts Uni

    Lauren McGaun As part of the University of Nottingham’s virtual series marking 50 years of Medicine and 30 years of Nursing, UoN were thrilled to welcome alumni and Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, to a workshop in conversation with Professor John Atherton, Pro-Vice Chancellor...
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    What Can COVID-19 Teach Us About Responding To Climate Change?

    Lucy Woodward The climate crisis is a threat as equally pressing as the COVID-19 pandemic. It also, devastatingly, has the potential to be even more catastrophic. More than a year on from the start of the first lockdown, what lessons can we learn from the response to the pandemic...
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    Can UK Holidays Be Better?

    Anna Stacey Like last year, this summer is proving uncertain for international holidays. But can UK trips be just as good, and even better for the planet? When going abroad, the most time effective mode of transport is usually by plane. You’d probably expect flights and cruises to have...
  • A Pandemic Year Abroad

    “Une année à l’étranger” is, in my opinion, a staple of the MFL degree. I hadn’t realised until I got out to Belgium this year how absolutely essential it is for students to be dunked headfirst into a scenario that forces them to converse with others in their studied...
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    Corona: Beer Vs Virus

    Adam investigates our changing relationship with alcohol during the pandemic....