“So what are you planning to do once you finish University?” “What job are you planning to go into when you graduate?” “What do you hope to do in your career?” I, and I’m sure many others, get these questions every single time I meet up with my family. And I’m sure I’m not the […]Read More The pressure to choose
“He’s just old and from a different generation, he doesn’t know any better.” “She’s so old-fashioned but she’s not racist.” “He doesn’t mean any harm, he’s just not used to these things.” I’m pretty sure there’s not many people that could say they haven’t heard these phrases uttered before. Whether it be about the Dad […]Read More Why old age should no longer be an excuse for ignorance
On Monday 30th January 2017, a series of protests were organised across the United Kingdom to stand against President Donald Trump and his ban of immigrants from 7 predominantly Muslim countries, as well as all refugees fleeing to the United States. The executive orders put in place by President Trump are barbaric, inhumane and appalling. So, […]Read More No to racism, no to Trump; my first protest
Environmental science has never been something that is well communicated to the general public. Science in general seems to be perceived by the majority of people as “boring”…and environmental science in particular is brushed aside as being rubbish or not relevant, spread by “tree-huggers” and “hippies”. After recent events (in particular Brexit and Trump’s election […]Read More Why should I care about the environment?