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  • Facing Your Emotions

    Facing Your Emotions

    Why is it so hard for us to ignore faces? Dr Elisabeth Blagrove’s research in the Department of Psychology looked at people’s reactions to happy or threatening expressions.

  • Legal Careers

    Legal Careers

    When we think of a career in Law the two predominant legal roles that we think of are barrister and solicitor. Some of the other areas are:

  • Ask Your Law Question - Roundup: 1

    Ask Your Law Question - Roundup: 1

    We had some great questions posed to our resident Law bloggers. Listen to the mini-podcast below to hear their responses.

MathsMaths

  • Part 2 - Disease models

    Part 2 - Disease models

    PART 2 - Disease models Finally we look at different types of disease models (SIS, SIR, SEIR) and how each of them is suitable for different types of diseases. We also look at the basic reproductiv…

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  • June's MATHS CHALLENGES

    June's MATHS CHALLENGES

    June's Maths Challenges are divided into three categories; GCSE difficulty, AS and A2 difficulty. Your challenge is to find answers to as many as possible.

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  • Mensa Logic - Part 8

    Mensa Logic - Part 8

    Get ready to put those grey cells into action with these Mensa challenges!

ScienceScience

  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF SCIENCE PART 3 - THE MODERN ERA

    A BRIEF HISTORY OF SCIENCE PART 3 - THE MODERN ERA

    In the final part of this series we'll examine the great scientific figures that have shaped the era we live in today. We'll look at how physics was shaken to its core by Albert Einstein, Max Planc…

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  • Biology Quizzes: Part 1

    Biology Quizzes: Part 1

    Welcome to the first installment in a new series of Biology quizzes! Test your Science knowledge against a series of questions and show us what your made of. Each week the questions and challenges…

  • Biology Quizzes: Part 2

    Biology Quizzes: Part 2

    Welcome to part 2 of our new series of Biology quizzes! Test your science knowledge against a series of questions and show us what you're made of.

Creative WritingCreative Writing

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Community FunCommunity Fun

  • IGGY Top 50 - Round 2

    IGGY Top 50 - Round 2

    The updated version of the IGGY Top 50 Recommended Reading list

  • Round 25: Famous Landmarks

    Round 25: Famous Landmarks

    This week is a little more fun after a couple of tough challenges recently. Check the picture and see if you can name the landmark. There are 20 to get! What will you score?

  • Dickensian Characters with a Twist

    Dickensian Characters with a Twist

    If you fancy yourself a Charles Dickens expert then step forward and play our Dickensian Characters With a Twist quiz. All you have to do is identify the eight famous Dickensian characters from the…

AdventureAdventure

  • Spotlight on Joe Kittinger

    Spotlight on Joe Kittinger

    In August 1960, Joseph Kittinger made a balloon flight to the edge of space and then jumped out.

  • Surviving Arctic Conditions

    Surviving Arctic Conditions

    As Dr Philip McTernan explained in his Peak Fitness video, Mark has had to do a lot of physical preparation for his expedition, and as the expedition progresses, his body will undergo many more cha…

  • Mark Wood's Showcase Page

    Mark Wood's Showcase Page

    Mark Wood is IGGY’s explorer. He describes himself as “a pretty ordinary person” pushing his body and inner strength to the limits during solo expeditions to the North and South Poles, an att…

Current AffairsCurrent Affairs

  • Crossrail completes tunnelling/ Craze hits Poundland profits

    Crossrail completes tunnelling/ Craze hits Poundland profits

    In this week's News Bites we look at the completion of tunnelling for the Crossrail and how Loom bands may have impacted the sales at Poundland.

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  • Faster than Light?

    Faster than Light?

    Physics has been hitting the headlines recently with news that particles produced at CERN may have been seen travelling faster than the speed of light... something forbidden by Albert Einstein's th…

  • When do current events become history?

    When do current events become history?

    Let's Talk with student mentor Cassie. The distinction made between history and current events is far from well-defined. Some events considered historical can quickly become relevant again due to …

Creative ArtsCreative Arts

History & PoliticsHistory & Politics

  • Life Before the Collapse of the Soviet Union

    Life Before the Collapse of the Soviet Union

    Henry Sara visited the Soviet Union in its early years and captured many memorable images of what he found. A collection of the photographer's Lantern slides are now available to view at the Univer…

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  • The Yeti: myth or reality?

    The Yeti: myth or reality?

    There are many strange and wonderful animals from myth and legend, but not many are thought to actually exist! The Yeti, also known as the Abominable Snowman, is a creature from ancient Himalayan m…

  • Round 11: Name the Flag

    Round 11: Name the Flag

    Welcome to round 11 of Beat the Mentors! This week Student Mentor Majd takes us round the world via some pretty tricky flags in a new geography quiz. See if you can match the flag with its correct …

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