• Instagram’s Handling of Self-Harm Images: Are They Doing Enough?

    As the use of Instagram has proliferated throughout society, so too has the dangers that come with the social media site. Molly Russell took her own life in 2017 and her father believes that images she was exposed to on the platform (Instagram) greatly contributed to this occurrence. Since...
  • You can’t Not(ts) Vote

    The 12th December 2019 is set to be the first December general election in 96 years and whilst some are enthused by their newly found power to elect MPs, many students are overwhelmed by the prospect of not knowing who to vote for and if whoever they choose will actually...
  • Target set for University of Nottingham to become Carbon Neutral by 2028

    EnviSci society have recently launched their petition for the University of Nottingham to have a target of being carbon neutral by 2028. Nottingham city has a target of being carbon neutral by 2028, as well as many other universities. Professor Michael Mann, from Penn State University, asserts that in...
  • Spotlight on: Sustainability Society

    In light of current anxiety with climate change, Impact News reporter Abi Kara-Fernandes focuses on the University of Nottingham’s Sustainability Society. As the concerns for the environment continue to grow, many people are working even harder to live sustainably. From cutting down on personal waste to boycotting certain brands,...
  • The Political Limitations of Expertise

    The Institute for Policy and Engagement invited Professor Helen Thompson to speak in a lecture entitled ‘The Political Limits of Expertise’. Thompson gave an enduring account of her own background, her role as an expert in relation to Brexit and, within that context, the limitations to what her and...
  • Annunziata Rees-Mogg on Sovereignty and the Brexit Party

    Last Friday, as part of their weekly political talks, the University Of Nottingham invited Annunziata Rees-Mogg (Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister) to reveal why she left the Conservative Party in 2019 and in turn joined the Brexit party. As of 2019, Annunziata is a member of the European Parliament (MEP), and...
  • Update on the Protests in Hong Kong

    On the 31st of March this year protests erupted in Hong Kong. Triggered by the introduction of an extradition bill, the people of Hong Kong feared that the new legislation opened the doors for the Chinese judiciary to extradite Hong Kong citizens and prosecute them under mainland Chinese laws....