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  • Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    The 29th July 2015 marks 125 years since the death of Vincent van Gogh. The artist was a major Post-Impressionist Dutch painter whose work had a huge impact and influence on 20th century art.

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  • The top 10 highest-earning degrees

    The top 10 highest-earning degrees

    Many factors influence gifted and talented youths when they’re choosing their degree – with potential earnings being one of these factors. Here are the top 10 degrees to take if you’re lookin…

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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…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    The 29th July 2015 marks 125 years since the death of Vincent van Gogh. The artist was a major Post-Impressionist Dutch painter whose work had a huge impact and influence on 20th century art.

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  • IGGY Top 50 - Round 2

    IGGY Top 50 - Round 2

    The updated version of the IGGY Top 50 Recommended Reading list

  • Symmetry of Snowflakes

    Symmetry of Snowflakes

    When I was very small, in the days before central heating, I would often wake up on a winter morning to find the window covered in strange fernlike patterns. They were ice, frozen on the inside of …

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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  • Smart Materials...

    Smart Materials...

    Smart materials are substances that have properties or characteristics that react to changes in the environment. This means that one of their chattels is subject to an external condition, such as t…

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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…

AdventureAdventure

  • Mark Wood - Three weeks in Iceland

    Mark Wood - Three weeks in Iceland

    Explore the geography, politics and culture of Iceland while following along with Mark Wood's latest expedition to the land of ice and fire.

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  • Lonely Planet Iceland competition

    Lonely Planet Iceland competition

    // Three weeks in Iceland Week 2 Lonely Planet Iceland Competition Become an IGGY adventurer and explore Iceland with us. We have one copy of the Lonely Planet guide to Iceland, signed by Tony Whee…

  • 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.

Creative ArtsCreative Arts

  • Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    Vincent Van Gogh - Spot the Fake!

    The 29th July 2015 marks 125 years since the death of Vincent van Gogh. The artist was a major Post-Impressionist Dutch painter whose work had a huge impact and influence on 20th century art.

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  • Ten Tips for Camera Work

    Ten Tips for Camera Work

    Written by Dickkie Watson "It doesn't matter whether you are working on the next big Hollywood blockbuster or even this video you are watching right now, all films need careful planning."

  • Top tips for a career as a professional musician

    Top tips for a career as a professional musician

    A career in music can be enormously enjoyable and rewarding. The ultimate goal of complete artistic, creative and economic freedom as a musician is absolutely achievable and well worth striving for...

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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  • The History of Mathematics

    The History of Mathematics

    Ever wondered where Maths came from? Here are some interesting facts about where Maths originated, from the Ancient Egyptian Mathematics, to the Greek Mathematics, and where numerical digits came f…

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Current AffairsCurrent Affairs

  • IGGY Meets... Krishnan Guru-Murthy

    IGGY Meets... Krishnan Guru-Murthy

    IGGY caught up with one of the UK's most familiar faces in journalism, Krishnan Guru-Murthy. Guru-Murthy has not been one to shy away from confrontation in his journalism and is the 2nd longest ser…

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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 …

Careers & Personal DevelopmentCareers & Personal Development

  • 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.

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