Dolly Carter

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Students’ Union Shop Provides Support to Afghan Students and Families

Students’ Union (SU) Shop staff have been instructed to use a dedicated till account as part of UEA’s commitment to support returning, or new, Afghan students and their families. This covers all SU Shop items apart from alcohol, cigarettes, UEA clothing/merchandise, and lottery items. SU Officers released the following statement: “Afghan refugees are in urgent…

Climate Change, Science

Climate Change Corner: An interview with PhD student Aayushi Awasthy on her podcast ‘Why haven’t we solved climate change yet?’

Aayushi Awasthy is a PhD student in the School of Economics whose focus lies in energy decisions in rural areas. Alongside her studies, she is now working on the release of her seven-episode podcast series centred on the question: ‘Why haven’t we solved climate change yet?’  Aimed at 16 to 24-year-olds interested in learning more…

Interview

“When your baby dies, nobody is ever really prepared for it”: a conversation with stillbirth and neonatal death charity Norfolk Sands

Content Warning – stillbirth, neonatal death, miscarriage, baby loss “When your baby dies, nobody is ever really prepared for it”. Stillbirth and neonatal death charity Norfolk Sands is part of a UK-wide network of Sands groups. They specialise in later miscarriage (12-24 weeks), stillbirth (24 weeks on), and neonatal death (up to a month after…

Arts, Climate Change

“It’s moved from a problem for the next generation to a problem for right now and we’re not ready for it”: UEA Professor and playwright Steve Waters reflects on his work on climate change

Steve Waters’ ‘The Secret Life of Plays’ became a staple of my bedside table reading stack before coming to university. Renowned as “the place where literature lives”, UEA has seen the birth of countless award-winning works of fiction, poetry, and drama, with a collection of critically acclaimed professors to match. Described as “one of the…

Climate Change, Science

Climate Change Corner: Is extreme weather here to stay?

Following the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Monday 9 August, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres has categorised the climate crisis as a “code red for humanity”. Between the slow-moving storms causing ruinous floods in Europe, the surge of summer wildfires in the Mediterranean, and countless other natural…

Breaking News, Climate Change, Main Stories, News

Landmark study reveals climate change is a “code red for humanity”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today released a 42-page document detailing humanity’s harmful impact on the environment. One of the report’s authors Professor Ed Hawkins said: “It is a statement of fact, we cannot be any more certain; it is unequivocal and indisputable that humans are warming the planet”. It is hoped…

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