To mark International Women’s Day, Elsa Bartlett gave a talk with LUU Feminist Society on feminism and autism. Here she tells the Gryphon why this topic needs discussing and how important feminism is within the neurodivergent community.
Hanaa Mustafa reflects on the tragic killing of Iyad Hallak and the need to consider those with ASD during Covid-19.
Urban Forestry Reduces City Pollution: Urban air pollution is a deep rooted problem in cities, however according to a recent study, planting trees could prove to be a cost-effective option for tackling it. The Nature Conservancy […]
The Lake District provides a stunning backdrop to BBC’s The A Word, as the extended Hughes family gather for Joe’s fifth birthday party. As much as this family try to be perfect, nobody can avoid […]
Researchers at Leeds have made a pioneering link between a certain type of gene deficiency and autism. The study led by Pharmacology lecturer Dr Steven Clapcote tested mice to discover whether the neurexin-II gene was […]
Termed the ‘second brain’, our bodies have a completely separate nervous system, which carries 500 million neurons and stretches to nine meters, from oesophagus to anus. Historically thought to be for controlling digestion, the enteric […]
The two interventions that have most decreased child mortality in the last 100 years have been clean sanitation and vaccination programmes. Clean sanitation is an expected standard of living in any developed nation however vaccination of […]
The writer Mark Twain once wrote: “there are just three types of lies: ‘lies, damn lies, and statistics“. I couldn’t have put it better myself. For a number of reasons, rubbish appears in our newspapers; […]