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Climate change emergency? IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID

Climate change emergency? IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID Written by Juan Palenzuela, researcher23 August 2019 The industrial revolution brought humans a plethora of benefits, but our impact on the environment since then has been steep. Sustainability efforts might not be new, but it wasn’t until the end of the 20th century that they caught on in …

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Place your bets

Place your bets Written by Chris Deeran, guest writer13 August 2019 This has been the tartan election. For weeks, Scotland has dominated the news north and south of the border. The election result is impossible to call, although I predict the SNP will win 56 of Scotland’s 59 seats, and a Tory government with an …

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Do all lives matter? asking for a kid in a cage

Do all lives matter? asking for a kid in a cage Written by Erica Salowe, guest writer19 July 2019 Years ago, I had dinner in Lakewood, New Jersey, with my grandmother and her friend Helina. I was in the prime of my awkward teenage years, complete with emo bangs, flared jeans and a barrage of insecurities—admittedly, not the best conversationalist.   Yet in …

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Struggling to choose between maths and music? no drama, do both.

Struggling to choose between maths and music? no drama, do both. Written by Will Ringham, guest writer21 June 2019 Last month’s decision by a group of the UK’s top universities to scrap their list of so-called ‘facilitating subjects’ has been welcomed by many in the field of education, not least by students like me.   …

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(No) courage under fire

(No) courage under fire Written by Iain Gibson, associate partner17 May 2019 One of my favourite songs is Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire”. Aside from the annoyingly catchy chorus, the song is notable for chronicling the turbulent history of the world throughout the 45 years that comprised the end of the Second World …

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