• The Anti-Greta: Naomi Seibt 

    To be able to shoot to prominence, in the public eye, at a young age is not an easy thing to do. Yet Greta Thunberg is now a household name across the world, a fierce campaigner for action against climate change, the 17-year old has amassed a huge following. She was...
  • Why is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

    Impact's nutritionist, Vibeke, investigates whether breakfast is the key to being fit and healthy. She's even included her top picks for some nutritious breakfast ideas. ...
  • The Best Climate-Friendly Foods

    According to a study published by the University of Oxford, the production of food accounts for a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions and plays a bigger part in global warming than the transport industry. While many of us have cut down on our use of plastics within supermarkets, whether...
  • iGEM Nottingham

    What is iGEM? The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is a non-profit organisation that encourages advances in synthetic biology by fostering an enthusiasm for up-and-coming scientific research and laboratory techniques in the scientific and non-scientific community alike. The Foundation has been hosting an annual synthetic biology competition since...
  • A Lazy Students Guide to Saving the World

    It is a reasonable assumption to say that most students want to do their bit to help save the planet. This becomes a little daunting, however, when the world is described as a polluted, unethical, and often unsustainable mess, created by the generations before us and left for us to clear...
  • A Fresh Pair of Eyes: Back to the Dark Ages

    Sometimes we flick through headlines without giving them a second thought; we readily accept the destruction and devastation in the world without thinking about the causes and consequences. Beth Thayne takes a step back and looks at what is happening around us from a different perspective. Be ready to...
  • Dummies Guide To Nuclear Fusion

    In light of recent breakthroughs regarding nuclear fusion power, here’s Impact’s quick guide to this developing energy source. What is nuclear fusion? Nuclear fusion, as suggested by the name, involves the fusing together of nuclei. The sun uses it as an energy source. At the Sun’s core the temperature and pressure...