Tag: New Years

News

UEA professor receives OBE

Adding to his recognition as an international expert on the chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere, Prof Tim Jickells has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list for services to marine and atmospheric sciences. Prof Jickells has taught at UEA for over 30 years. Alongside teaching at UEA, Prof Jickells has served…

Arts

What’s coming up in 2019?

– The Testaments by Margaret Atwood In September 2019, we’ll be returning to the world of Gilead. Set fifteen years after its predecessor The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments is not going to pick up where Offred’s story left off. In fact, we cannot even be sure that Offred will be a character in the sequel…

Travel

New Year’s travel resolutions

Every new year, we hear the familiar debating between people for and against resolutions. Some people think we should make them, tables and lists of them, trying our best to get them done. Others think there is no point in making any whatsoever; after all, why would this year be the one we make change?…

Features

The phenomenon of the New Year’s resolution

Here we find ourselves again in the bleakest time of the year: the post Christmas period. Once again our tendency to overindulge is regretfully brought to our attention by the realisation on 1st January that the new semester starts in just under two weeks; that the past few weeks of partying with old friends hasn’t…