• NUS Strike – ‘A New Vision For Our Education’

    The strikes and occupying of university buildings, which took place primarily in Torrington Square, London on the 2nd March, focused on reuniting students and standing in solidarity to campaign for the mending of the education system which has failed so many of us. There was a great turn out...
  • An 11th Hour Deal To Stop Strikes?

    The University and College Union (UCU) announced this week a second wave of strikes to take place over February and early March, including at the University of Nottingham. Part of an ongoing dispute with the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) over cuts to pensions, the Union has threatened to stage...
  • Sex On Film: Necessary Or Superfluous?

    Tim Ovenden Whether you’re singular or a mingler this Valentine’s Day, Tim Ovenden propounds you read on. A question will be asked: sex scenes – yay or no way? One thing’s clear, this could get racy. Picture the scene. You’re sat around the box with the fam tucking into...
  • UoN’s UCU Vote In Favour Of Strikes

    Members of the University of Nottingham's University and College Union (UCU) have today backed strike action in a dispute over pay and working conditions. Lauren McGaun reports on the anticipated industrial action....
  • ‘Allow It’: How Ethical Is The Ban On Slang In South London School?

    For decades, the education system has failed to recognise the important relation between language and cultural expression, particularly the use of slang among young, working class people. Teaching and standardisation of English in schools has rarely left room for cultural representation, which has been amplified by a recent case...
  • Vice Chancellor Addresses Student Concerns In Heated Q&A

    In an online Q&A session, Vice Chancellor Shearer West spoke to students about any concerns they had over how the University had managed the latest set or restrictions, and the support given to students. The sessions took place on the 9th and 11th February and addressed pressing questions from...
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    Making Neuroscience Accessible

    Lucy Woodward How does my brain work? How am I even thinking? What on earth is going on inside my head? These are all questions that neuroscience, an interdisciplinary science that studies the nervous system and brain activity, is intent on getting to the bottom of. In the last...