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Contagion: A Fictional Foretelling of Coronavirus?

We can’t seem to get enough of movies imitating our very real anxieties. In the context of the media panic surrounding the current coronavirus, the 2011 film Contagion is making a comeback.  The Guardian even reported that Contagion broke into iTunes’ top 10 rented movies last week. We can only speculate as to why there […]

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Statement addresses Brexit and research collaboration

Though the UK officially left the European Union on 31 January, on the same day, 36 higher education groups from the UK and EU released a joint statement which encourages international research collaboration and the maintenance of the Erasmus+ scheme. Representatives of universities across Europe as well as research and science groups, including Universities UK […]

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Plan International report shows best and worst places in the UK for girls

A 172-page report from Plan International titled “The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK 2019-2020” confirms that though UK girls have seen some progress in the past few years, from #MeToo to the election of the UK’s second female prime minister, there is still much work to be done. Three of the five top […]