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    Equality And Diversity Crisis In Chemistry

    On the 4th of June 2020, a highly respected chemistry journal published an ‘offensive and misguided’ opinion piece claiming efforts to improve ‘diversity of the workforce’ were resulting in ‘discrimination against the most meritorious candidates’....
  • UoN To Take Part In National Coronavirus Testing Methods Research Project

    The University of Nottingham will be collaborating in a national research project launched by the U.K government to evaluate the accuracy of new coronavirus diagnostic tests and test their effectiveness in different settings, it has been reported....
  • Let’s stop talking about corona

    We have all had a fair dose of negative news as of late. However, given the current state of the world, there is no way we can escape this sort of news. Fortunately for you, I have compiled a list of some good news that will certainly raise your...
  • The Dawn of Deep-Sea Mining: How Financial Greed Could Spell More Trouble for Life on Earth

    It appears as though the oceans are set to become the next commercial frontiers. Conversations are being had about the impending practice of mass deep-sea mining and its lucrativeness, much to the distaste of environmentalists. In a world already bludgeoned by excessive human contact, people are questioning the ethics...
  • Can Movement Affect Your Mental Health?

    Vibeke investigates the importance of maintaining our fitness during isolation. Scientific research suggests that the benefits of exercise upon our mental well-being are second-to-none. Read on to find out how you can maintain your health at home. ...
  • The Surprising Health Benefits of Meditation 

    For centuries, meditation has served as a common way for people to clear away their stress and anxieties. Getting into a comfortable position, controlling our breathing, and allowing the rhythm of stillness to wash over us like an ocean wave are all steps we’ve taken, as a species, in our pursuit of peace.  Interestingly, though, no one really knows where the practice of meditation originates from – or even when it...
  • Why are Gen-Z the Least Confident Generation Yet?

    Amber investigates the reasons behind Gen Z's ever-increasing anxieties compared to other demographics. However, evidence suggests they're increasingly becoming the voice of change......