In Defence of Liberty

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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

The Compliance of Wills

Headlines are used to arrest attention, but can often be misleading. The Independent gasped that ‘Islamic law to be enshrined in British law as solicitors get guidelines on ‘Sharia complaint’ … Continue reading

March 27, 2014

Between Selfies and Social Media

‘Selfies’ – self-taken photographs – are currently coagulating our social media streams. Spreading by nominations, hundreds of thousands of women are taking pictures of themselves, denude of makeup; donating small … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

Statistics and Lampposts VIII: Let’s Get Statistical

The University of Bath Students’ Union Officer team for 2014-15 is Jordan Kenny, Paul Goodstadt, Tommy Parker, Freddy Clapson and Ben Jessup. It was noted by a bathimpact editorial the … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

On Mental Health

Throughout the past month, the University of Bath has supported mental health charity MIND’s ‘Time to Change’ national campaign, seeking to raise awareness about mental health issues. The Vice-Chancellor Professor … Continue reading

March 24, 2014

Strategies: Gotta Catch ‘Em All

Pokémon is one of the largest computer game franchises on the planet, selling over 172 million games worldwide.  Even though the franchise is advertised to children, it would be wrong … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

SET for Britain 2014

Two University of Bath postgraduate students are attending Parliament to present their research to politicians and experts, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 17th March. This national competition … Continue reading

March 22, 2014

Linked In for Graduate Recruitment

A poll of 2,000 UK students and graduates commissioned by the professional networking site LinkedIn found that graduate apply for an average of 12 jobs before getting their first role. … Continue reading

March 20, 2014