James Farrow blogs on intergenerational conflict

On the 23rd of November 2019, I attended a subject master class lecture at Cambridge University in the Lady Mitchell Hall. This was an introduction and an exemplary lecture one would experience if they attended Cambridge University. David Runciman Professor of Politics started the session and he explored the intergenerational conflict within politics; a fitting […]

Grace Kendall discusses if biofuels are the future of energy

Grace Kendall discusses if biofuels are the future of energy. Everyone knows that burning petrol is very bad for the environment, but it is an inevitable necessity for modern life. Roughly 74% of all people over age 17 in the UK own a car and on average a car emits 6 tonnes of CO2 (a […]

Luisa Queiros blogs on the contemporary relevance of ‘Measure for Measure’

The RSC’s latest production of ‘Measure for Measure’ shows the 17th century classic remains astoundingly topical   ‘Who will believe thee, Isabel?’, asks a smartly suited Angelo to the young nun that squirms under his grip beneath a burning spotlight. ‘Fit thy consent to my sharp appetite’, he warns, ‘Or, by the affection that now […]

Soham blogs on the US/North Korea detente

As we know, Trump was elected as President on the 8thof November 2016. Since then Trump made a few tweets about Kim-Jong-Un and his missile strikes around February to early summer of 2017. In these tweets he calls Kim-Jong a “rocket man” and remarks that he has “nothing better to do with his life” than […]

Kasia Middleton argues that actions speak louder than words.

“Actions speak louder than words.”  Although ‘actions speak louder than words’ is a commonly used phrase, I believe it not to be true. Right from the beginning, what has defined us as human beings is our use of language. Of course, our evolutionary ancestors, apes and such could communicate but our hold on words and […]

How and why does Post traumatic stress disorder (Ptsd) impact the brain? blogs James Day

The aim of this blog is to understand and evaluate what impact Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has on the brain, considering why it changes the brain structure and functionality. What is POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has gone by many different names (Shell shock, war neurosis, combat stress reaction) until […]

When was the periodic table created and by whom? blogs Joseph Johnson Copas

The original periodic table was created by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869. Dmitri Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor.  At the time there were only 58 known elements, in comparison to today’s 118, so his exact periodic table varies from the modern day one but Mendeleev adjusted and left gaps for unknown elements. He looked […]

How and Why are Organisms Genetically Modified? Asks Charles Anson

How and Why are Organisms Genetically Modified?  Year 9 Scholars project 2019, Charles Anson  What is meant by the term “Genetically Modified Organism” (GMO)? An organism is a biological term to describe a ‘living thing.’  It could be a plant, animal, human, bacteria or virus. To modify something, means to change and genetics are the study […]

Charlie McClaren blogs about the importance of Live Theatre

How important is Live Theatre? Live theatre is drama performed to an audience, it typically takes place on a stage, although many other venues and areas facilitate live theatre, even streets in busy towns. The theatre can be performed by any number of people, ranging from hundreds to just one actor. These performances can have […]