• Universities Return To In-Person Teaching – After The Teaching Has Ended

    Hannah Penny expresses the frustration of many students around the country over remote university....
  • A Pandemic Year Abroad

    “Une année à l’étranger” is, in my opinion, a staple of the MFL degree. I hadn’t realised until I got out to Belgium this year how absolutely essential it is for students to be dunked headfirst into a scenario that forces them to converse with others in their studied...
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    The Science Show Episode 6 – The Pandemic

    Matthew Bird & Ottilie Owen Join Matt and Ottilie for this Coronavirus special of The Science Show. They hear from Nottingham academics Professor Eamonn Ferguson, Dr Bahar Tunçgenç, Professor Paul Crawford and Dr David Turner about their pandemic related research, from blood donation, to ‘cabin fever’ and mental health....
  • The Representation Of COVID-19 In Film And TV

    The COVID-19 pandemic emerged from the unknown and changed our lives unexpectedly, leading us to turn to films and shows for comfort. Sarah Harris shares how it has been represented in entertainment. ...
  • BBC’s The Serpent: Will Post-COVID Travel Be Safer Than That In The 70s?

    Talia Krais Crime TV dramas are at an all-time high during lockdown with the disturbing real-life story of psychopath Charles Sobhraj (Alain) in The Serpent topping the list. This display of seduction, disguise, murder, and theft characterises the darkness of the hippie trail during 1970s, alerting viewers to the dangers...
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    COVID-19 Variants

    Maria Stuart There has been plenty of talk about new variants of the coronavirus. Maria Stuart explains what we know so far about some of the emerging variants and the effect that they are likely to have. What is a variant? Viruses are constantly changing and mutating. Small variations...
  • Why It’s Important That ‘Granny Crafts’ Are Making A Comeback

    Rowan Cothliff Typically we associate such things such as knitting, crochet and sewing with the older generations who we may argue have the time to master these fine crafts. Yet, it appears that these skills are becoming more and more popular within the younger generations leading to fantastic modern...