• Beyond Attenborough’s Universalism

    A few weeks ago, David Attenborough ‘broke the internet’ with the launch of his Instagram channel and a timely reminder that the world is in trouble. In his iconic, soul-soothing voice Attenborough talks about the heart-breaking, rapid loss of life-supporting biodiversity caused by humanity.  We live on a finite planet...
  • Keeping Up With The Sussexes? Or not…

    When I heard the announcement that Meghan and Harry plan to feature in their own reality show, I just sat for 30 seconds in silence, too shocked to say anything. Like, what?! All I could think was: how can these two ask for privacy and then sign a multi-million...
  • Featuring You – Episode 1

      Niamh Robinson, Isabelle Raikes and Anna Stacey In the very first episode of Impact‘s new Features podcast, meet our Features team! Niamh, Issy and Anna introduce you to their section, discuss what they love about Features, and maybe even convince you to join! Niamh Robinson, Isabelle Raikes and...
  • The Truth Behind ‘Re-Education Centres’ In China

    There has been international outrage surrounding the re-education camps across China. In its defence, China claims that these camps are voluntary, and exist to reduce extremism, citing attacks by Uighur separatists in 2013 and 2014. However, there have been information leaks which suggest that these camps are far from...
  • Advice From A Graduate- Starting University

    “It’ll be fine”. Ask any of my friends and this has become a sort of catch phrase of mine. My ‘go-to’ answer for pretty much any situation. Running late for the train? It’ll be fine. Still got 2,000 words of your essay to write? It’ll be fine....
  • Coping With Perfectionism

    Perfectionism is described by the OED as a ‘refusal to accept any standard short of perfection.’ Although many perceive the life of a perfectionist to be, well, perfect, the reality is quite the opposite....
  • Are We To Blame For Hurricanes?

    Following the devastating impact wildfires had on Californa last week, with fires having burnt nearly one million acres of land, as well as the battering Louisiana took from Hurricane Laura, many are accrediting these events to global warming caused by human activity. However, are these claims true? And could...