All posts tagged welfare

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

Banners Raising Awareness about Sexual Abuse.

The pictures featured in this post are part of a student led project to raise awareness about, and protest against, sexual abuse around Queen Mary’s campus. Be warned that the […]

What Brexit Blinds

It’s fair to say that British politics has never seemed so chaotic. Surrounded by roaring tunnels, punctuated by the incessant howling of the London Underground, I have spent many an […]

A Bit Of Good News

After the scaremongering I’ve seen in the papers about how we need to stockpile on European resources in case of a no-deal Brexit (I don’t want Brexit as much as […]

Mental Health on Campus: How to get help at QMUL

First year can be a scary time for everyone, regardless of what anyone says. That feeling of fear and struggle is doubled if you are also worried about your mental […]

Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? – [2/2] 

This week’s Headcandy theme is perhaps one of the most difficult yet in the column to address from a scientific perspective. Firstly, is happiness quantifiable? Perhaps to a very limited extent in the form of pleasure; […]

Pool of Tears

‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); ‘now I’m opening out like the largest telescope […]

World Mental Health Day at QMUL: Let’s chalk it out!

Statistics show that mental illness is a reality 1 in 4 of us will experience at some point in our lives. According to a survey undertaken by the NUS last […]