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Thursday, August 6, 2020
If a surgeon arrived at the operating theatre wearing a mask they had made that morning from a tea towel, they would probably be sacked. This is because the equipment used for important tasks, such as surgery, must be tested and certified to ensure compliance with specific standards. But anyone...
Angharad Davies, Swansea University; Andrew Lee, University of Sheffield; Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Lakshmi Manoharan, University of Oxford The UK should change its COVID-19 strategy to try to eliminate COVID-19 even without a vaccine rather than simply managing the disease, according to Independent SAGE,...
Young People Need Your Help More Than Ever: Sleep Anywhere But Your Bed to Help Prevent Youth Homelessness Family breakdown is a leading cause of youth homelessness and pressure created by COVID-19 has drastically increased the number of vulnerable young people presenting as homeless in Sussex and Surrey. Since March, YMCA DownsLink Group, who...
Around three weeks ago, we interviewed and highlighted the photography of Charlotte Lillington, who runs the popular Instagram account @brighton.streets. Since then, she has created a website, brightonstreets.com, from which anyone can order prints of her local photography. There are already numerous options available with plenty more to come. Charlotte...
Written by Winnie Liu We seem to be approaching the realisation that the circumstances surrounding Covid-19 have been breaking down our unhealthy work habits which had become the norm. For example, many are now finding extra time, up to six hours a day, to run businesses differently. It has become...
  What constitutes a safe distance when it comes to the spread of COVID-19? The answer depends on where you live. China, Denmark and France recommend social distancing of one metre; Australia, Germany and Italy recommend 1.5 metres, and the US recommends six feet, or 1.8 metres. The UK, meanwhile, is...
Tracksuit, sliders and DIY face mask: the new face of street style during lockdown. As we turn more and more to Internet shopping and DIY, will the fashion industry ever be the same again? Written By Rebecca Gregory Shopping habits: just another of the many things that the covid-19 pandemic...
Brighton residents started queuing early this morning as non-essential shops re-opened after having been closed for nearly 3 months. All shops in England are now permitted to open, provided they take extra precautions to ensure social distancing regulations can be adhered to. Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to "shop,...
Social media influencers are being called-out by an anonymous online account for their disrespectful and damaging treatment of natural areas to get an “instagrammable” photo. Public Lands Hate You is challenging these influencers’ behaviour in a bid to stop the mistreatment of public land, although not everyone agrees with...
Historical Fiction is one of my favourite genres to read for so many reasons. Whether its the gripping story lines or incredible character development, I always come out of it feeling all kinds of emotions, which is definitely what I look for in a book.  I wanted to list off...