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Month: March 2017

OFFSIDE RULE? WE INVENTED IT — CAM

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For the Lent edition of the Cambridge University alumni magazine, I interviewed members of the oldest football club in the world.  

WHAT IF WE ALL TURNED VEGAN BY 2050? — Oxford Today

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It’s the way to beat climate change, argues Dr Marco Springmann, James Martin fellow at Oxford University’s Future of Food Programme.

SOCIAL MEDIA BOTS ENDANGER DEMOCRACY, WARNS OXFORD’S INTERNET RESEARCH CHIEF — Oxford Today

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A form of mass propaganda more insidious than anything used in the 20th century is being used to manipulate global politics, according to the latest research. The culprit is social media and the lax regulation that allows voters to be bombarded with politically slanted misinformation — fake news…

BRASENOSE FELLOW INTERVIEWS — Brasenose College, Oxford

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Through my work as a writer for Oxford Today, I’ve been working on a wonderful project for Brasenose College, Oxford – interviewing some of its distinguished fellows about their extraordinary work and careers. Along the way I’ve been privileged to learn about quantum computing, the philosophy of physics, the alien nature of Roman poetry, gene […]

GROWING OUT OF SCHOOLGIRL BITCHINESS – – Glamour

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Delighted to write for this month’s GLAMOUR about how schoolgirl bitchiness haunts us well into womanhood. Loved the positive response to this piece.

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

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It was a bit like One Born Every Minute, except in a barn filled with people and without all the screaming.

WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS — Spa magazine

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For the launch issue of Bath Spa University’s new magazine (for content agency YBM), I covered creative computing tools and career collaborations between friends (features start on pages 12 and 38)

ST. JOHN’S SOUND ARTIST IN RESIDENCE EXPLORES NEW FRONTIERS — Oxford Today

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A clockwork ticking, an unearthly whistling, a series of monster snores… The cylinders are singing. Over each cylinder end, an elastic membrane stretches like a drumskin. A nylon wire runs from each membrane to one of three rotating motors. As the motors turn, the friction generates waves along the wires, which send vibrations running across […]