National Sports Broadcaster Gordon Duncan Delivers a Guest Lecture to UWS Journalism BA and MA students

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. Gordon Duncan, the voice … Continue reading National Sports Broadcaster Gordon Duncan Delivers a Guest Lecture to UWS Journalism BA and MA students

Keeping Fit During Self-Isolation: The Funktional Way

In times of panic, worry and concern; there’s one East Kilbride gym doing their bit in making sure people can get their fitness fix. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely taken over the United Kingdom. The country has come to a shuddering halt, as many businesses including the likes of restaurants, retail outlets and gyms, have closed their doors due to overwhelming health concerns. The result of this epidemic has led millions into self-isolation and social distancing, a venture that is essential in ensuring the containment of this virus. Although this has been the downfall for many businesses across the UK, … Continue reading Keeping Fit During Self-Isolation: The Funktional Way

Scotland continues to go green as renewable energy production hits record high

By Gordon McColm Scotland’s renewable energy production accounted for 90% of all electricity used last year, according to data released by the Scottish Government. It means Scotland is on course to meet its target to have all its electrical consumption come from renewable sources by the end of this year. The figures highlight a more than doubling of production since 2011. Accounting for the majority of the growth has been an expansion into wind energy. Spending on building turbines, largely onshore developments, led to wind power proving enough electricity for almost every home in the country for a day in … Continue reading Scotland continues to go green as renewable energy production hits record high

Corona Virus makes Contact Dancing Contact less to improve mental health

By Christopher Dass The corona lock down is taking a tole on many as it restricts ones movements and activities confining them to a limited space, affecting their mental health. Making artists across the world take to social media in creating conversations and activities. One form of activity is dancing! Dancers across the world are now taking to social media to stream live dance lessons to keep people active during these rough times. But can dance help in making the mental health of people better? Dr. Alicia Smith a mental health councilor believes that dance can help improve the mental … Continue reading Corona Virus makes Contact Dancing Contact less to improve mental health

Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

By Alice Liana Galli In the past days we have assisted to panic buying by shoppers who have emptied the shelves of supermarkets all over the country. Yesterday the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who have tested positive for Covid-19, have reassured the people to stay home and prefer delivery services instead. However, those services seem to have no spare slots and the waiting times are of few weeks. So what can people do in the meantime? Mother nature offers them the answer: go foraging. But what is foraging? According to Aimee Cornwell, foraging is “going out into nature and be … Continue reading Foraging: Mother Nature’s best alternative to supermarkets emptied by Covid-19

Influencers as Key-Entertainers over Social Media during Quarantine

By Nora Garcia Influencers from all over the world have been in quarantine for weeks now, owing to the Coronavirus spread. Now, these content-creators are making paid advertisements from home and creating new content in order to entertain their followers … Continue reading Influencers as Key-Entertainers over Social Media during Quarantine

Online grocery delivery services seeing overload during Covid-19 crisis

By Sarah Livingston The demand for online grocery shopping has skyrocketed during the Covid-19 pandemic, causing panic for customers who aren’t able to leave their homes and a logistical nightmare for supermarkets. If you’re one of the lucky ones who … Continue reading Online grocery delivery services seeing overload during Covid-19 crisis