Caitlin Doherty

Deputy Editors' Column

For #QEA and country

The weather ensured that it was more cold and laborious than happy and glorious, and you may have struggled to catch a glimpse through the blacked out windows of the Range Rovers speeding away from the glamour and Pot Noodle clad kitchens of Constable Terrace towards the Sainsbury Centre. But, decked out in a hot…

Science

Indian firm turns CO2 into baking soda

A coal-fired power station in India is turning its carbon dioxide emissions into baking soda. A plant in the industrial port of Tuticorin, southern India, converts the CO2 from its own coal powered boiler into the useful kitchen product. The system installed at Tuticoin Alkali Chemicals produces 60,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, and is…

Comment

Trump’s relationship with the press is dangerous

“Journalism is printing what somebody else does not want printing, everything else is public relations”, a sentiment that the apparent “steaming pile of garbage” Buzzfeed discovered very publically last week. After publishing a 35 page, unverified document containing compromising alleged information about Donald Trump’s personal life, they were told that “they are going to face…

News

Number of union officers to protest Royal visit

A number of SU officers plan to protest the Royal visit next Friday. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit the Sainsbury Centre on January 27th, as announced by the university on Monday 16th January. An union source, who wished to remain anonymous, confirmed that a number of student officers would be involved…

News

Vice-Chancellor pay increased 6.3 percent in 2016

UEA’s Vice-Chancellor, David Richardson was paid £271,000 for the academic year 2015/2016, marking a 6.3 percent increase on the previous year. According to the university accounts for last academic year, published last week, Professor Richardson took home £225,000 salary, £38,000 in pension, and received benefits worth £8,000. The pay package is a £37,000 increase on…

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