• Food Insecurity: A Stain On British Society

    Earlier this month, UNICEF announced that they'll be providing food to children in Britain for the first time in 70 years. Impact's food editor, Alice Nott, investigates the prevalence of food poverty in the UK which has been exacerbated by COVID-19. ...
  • Seasonal Specials: Christmas Dinner Tips and Tricks

    Christmas dinner is delicious, but it's notoriously difficult to get all the essential elements perfect... Food editor Alice Nott has all the tips and tricks you need to make a Christmas dinner your Mum will envy!...
  • Cleaning Up Our Space Junk

    Rian Patel Space is a fabric with many colours and quirks. Lighting up an otherwise black abyss, stars shine light that reflects off planets, moons, and even our tiny satellites and telescopes that we launch beyond our atmosphere. Everything in space is out on show. Yet with our naked...
  • Twin Sentinels Watching Over the Earth

    Sarvenaz Hosseini Meet Sentinel-2a and Sentinel-2B. They are twin satellites operating simultaneously while positioned half-a-world away from each other. Weighing in at 1.2 tonnes each, they orbit our planet together. Sarvenaz explains some of the applications of these amazing satellites. The Sentinel-2 satellites constantly take photos of the planet....
  • Your Body On: Caffeine

    Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja It’s the elixir of energy that keeps us awake through cumbersome mornings and tedious lectures. It’s a can of Red Bull or a double shot of espresso from the Portland Coffee Shop. It’s caffeine—the most widely used mind-altering drug in the world. From the rare and prized...
  • Why Does Covid-19 Make You Lose Your Sense of Smell?

    Rowan Cothliff Among the many symptoms for COVID-19 circling around at the moment, losing your sense of smell is possibly one you weren’t expecting. But it is actually a vital one to look out for if you are questioning your symptoms, due to it being a bit more of...
  • UoN Jordanian Society Raises Hundreds For Beirut

    On the 4th August, two deadly explosions, caused by stored ammonium nitrate, shook the Lebanese capital of Beirut killing over 200 people, injuring thousands, and leaving nearly  300,000 people homeless....