All posts tagged research

Legalising Cannabis

East London, Mile End.  Friday afternoon. The smell of cannabis hangs in the air. Nothing new, surely we have all been exposed to the drug at one point or another […]

Book Review: ‘Jog On’ by Bella Mackie

Picture this: A freezing, rainy February day in beautiful Mile End. I’m homesick. The Philadelphia Eagles have just won the Super Bowl. My friends back in the States have travelled home to be […]

Fifty Days to Fantasyland

Less than 50 days to Brexit and here we are – who’d a think it? My perpetual moodiness with all things EU is being tempered while I write this, thanks […]

The Baby-Faced Boss of POD-X: Interview with Hazera Chowdhury.

“I’ll have a watermelon smoothie please,” says Hazera Chowdhury to the bar staff. I met with her in a rooftop café in Bethnal Green for our interview. Hazera chats away […]

Relationship MythBusters.

“If you love someone, let them go. If it’s meant to be, they’ll come back to you”, “opposites attract”, and “absence makes the heart grow fonder”. Everyone’s guilty of having […]

Exhibition Review: ‘I object – Ian Hislop’s search for dissent’.

Are you a natural rebel? A scandal-loving scallywag? A devious dissenter? Or perfectly provocative protester? If you are, then head down to the British Museum’s new exhibition, ‘I object: Ian […]

‘Smart’ Drugs – What do they really do?

Statistics vary wildly with regard to the extent of their use, but no doubt anybody in academia will hear about the use of attention-improving drugs such as modafinil and ritalin. […]

The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [2/2]

It is perhaps not the most common knowledge that the NHS’ records are used for research. But I would personally make the argument that this is not necessarily a bad […]

Free London views to rival The Shard…

Towering above and dominating London’s skyline, The Shard has the reputation for offering breath-taking panoramic views of the city. However, I would like to use this article to shine a […]