The Foundation Year Network is a group of people working in foundation year education. They hold an annual conference and have started a journal. The first volume has been published and is available online.
Students at UEA and INTO UEA have free access to all of Norfolk’s museums. There are 10 museums, three of them in Norwich: Norwich Castle Strangers’ Hall Museum of Norwich Norwich Castle includes the Art Gallery and (until September) an exhibition of Viking objects. To get in free, just show your campus card at the… Read more Norfolk museums
This is World Autism Awareness Week and tomorrow (April 2nd) is World Autism Awareness day. There are some events in Norwich. For more information, see the National Autistic Society website. From the page, What is Autism?: Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. Autistic… Read more World Autism Awareness Week
The Royal Economic Society holds an annual essay competition for sixth form students. Recent titles have included: Does economics have the answer for the global problem of plastics pollution? “GDP does not measure the output of the economy any more”. Do you agree, and if so, what improvements would you suggest? “Some internet companies have… Read more Economics essays by students
Today is University Mental Health Day. Information on events at UEA can be found here.
Norwich Economic Papers is a journal written and edited by UEA School of Economics students, some of them graduates of INTO. In fact, one of our student wardens is the current editor. There are 18 volumes so far, dating from 2010 to 2018. The latest volume includes articles on: wage discrimination on Irish immigrants the environmental… Read more Norwich Economic Papers
Can’t concentrate or sleep because your neighbours are talking too loudly? Read What’s the best way to block the sound of a voice? from the blog Making Noise & Hearing Things. According to the author, there are three ways to block out sound waves: Isolation: e.g. earplugs, earbuds, headphones Damping: e.g. wall-hangings, rolled-up towels under doors,… Read more Noisy neighbours