Beth Papworth

Science

UEA goes green

Facilitated nationally by People and Planet, Go Green Week at UEA is an exciting programme of events aiming to share highlights of UEA sustainability with its staff and students. It encourages people to join collective positive action for the environment and global society. The events will be running on campus from 12-16 February and will…

Sport

Tennis to mind the gender gap

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) revealed that it pays both sexes equally for their sporting achievements, but is “not satisfied” with its gender pay gap. In a 2017 report, there was a 31 percent difference between the mean average pay of men and women, as a result of men placed in more senior positions. Government…

Sport

Tight victory for Coventry’s Ladies Volleyball team

UEA’s ladies first division volleyball team played in a BUCS match against Coventry university, in a neck-and-neck game that left spectators eagerly anticipating the players’ every move. Coventry University battled against UEA for five sets. The President of Volleyball, Harry Sandford said: “The girls have done very well this season, especially with four new players,…

Science

Fingers crossed for the Forum

Dependent on whether Norwich wins a national competition, the spacecraft of British astronaut, Tim Peake, could make an appearance at The Forum. The famous Soyuz capsule is set to be displayed at eight venues across the UK. It is a specialist rocket, enhanced by Space Descent VR, which exhibits a unique virtual reality adventure using…

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