A rise in drug-related deaths in the UK

In 2017, there were 3756 drug deaths in the UK, of which 2503 were deaths caused by misuse of illegal drugs. That’s 43.9 deaths per million. While this is not the highest in the world, it is one of the highest in the UK since 1993. Are the current drug policies in the UK efficient? Click below to watch the video I presented for Rebel, … Continue reading A rise in drug-related deaths in the UK

Burnt toast is more toxic than traffic fumes

Credit: News Field Toasting bread can expose people to more pollution than standing at a busy road junction, a study suggests. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin found that toasters send toxic particles into the air as soon as they are switched on. According to experts, the safest way to toast bread is to ‘go for gold’ rather than burn it. Credit: News … Continue reading Burnt toast is more toxic than traffic fumes

Security at the University of Essex

With thousands of students a day rushing to their classes or hustling to get back to their accommodation, it is  especially important to ensure that security  in such a fast paced environment is efficient. Is the University of Essex a safe place to be? Click on the video below to find out. Video credit: Viktoria Yordanova, Ruth Harris, Jamie-Paige Tucker Continue reading Security at the University of Essex