Katy Pallister

Making friends with the help of science

For most students, the number one fear they have when starting university is whether they will make friends or not. Whether it be friends in your flat to do your food shop with, party animals to accompany you on the dance floor of the Copper Rooms, or course mates to...
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Posted Sep. 20, 2017

Is age just a number?

The saying goes that university will be the best time of your life, but is that really the case? A survey in Germany has shown that life satisfaction peaks first at 23 years old and later again at 69, questioning this well known phrase. This is just one of numerous...
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Posted Apr. 26, 2017

Is the rise of popular science doing more harm than good?

Branded as geeks and often portrayed in popular culture as socially inept, scientists have been struggling with their image in society for decades.  However in recent years a new perception of academics has emerged due to the rise of ‘Pop Star Scientists’. And no, these are not scientists who have...
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Posted Apr. 18, 2017