pandemic Articles

You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there

You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there

Amid his farcical tenure as Health Secretary, treating Matt Hancock as a celebrity in the jungle is an insult to millions
Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?

Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?

With (another) new prime minister in power, we investigate his record on science and how that might impact the UK’s scientific community
In conversation with Michelle Collins: Career, Covid and Cluedo

In conversation with Michelle Collins: Career, Covid and Cluedo

Jessica Hamilton interviews Michelle Collins, ahead of Cluedo arriving to the Lowry
Review: Nobody

Review: Nobody

Aayush Chadha reviews Nobody at HOME
Michelle Donelan demands end to online lectures

Michelle Donelan demands end to online lectures

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan has given life to the idea that students may be entitled to a partial refund of fees due to the pandemic
Disease X and the next pandemic

Disease X and the next pandemic

Concerningly, the next global pandemic could be just around the corner. Here’s why.
Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Anna Nixon explains why it is the government’s responsibility to fund the NHS – not the public’s
Opinion: Driving (HGVs) home for Christmas

Opinion: Driving (HGVs) home for Christmas

Johnson’s hypocritical good will gesture is rejected by migrants who can do better than play Santa to Brits this Christmas.
Grimmfest 2021: The Sadness

Grimmfest 2021: The Sadness

Horrifically bloody and gloriously violent, The Sadness revels in its apocalyptic setting and strangely relevant premise
Preview: Hale Barns Carnival

Preview: Hale Barns Carnival

Hale Barns Carnival returns with a full-scale show but a 50% capacity – headlined by Katrina and the Waves and Boney M
Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s A Night at the Opera at the Lowry – the first Mancunion Theatre review since theatres reopened in 2021
PPE: Pandemic pollution everywhere

PPE: Pandemic pollution everywhere

Time to think twice before using single-use PPE
Zzzoom Fatigue: Why is online life so draining?

Zzzoom Fatigue: Why is online life so draining?

Emma Hattersley reviews the psychological explanations for our video-software related exhaustion
The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

Georgie Selwood takes a look at PPE and whether one size truly fits all.
Annie Dabb: Double or Nothing

Annie Dabb: Double or Nothing

Annie Dabb looks into concerns that the pandemic may have reversed the impacts of modern feminism and sent us back to the era of 1950s housewives
Covid and climate change: A worrying trend

Covid and climate change: A worrying trend

Georgie Selwood explores the ways in which climate change could impact our relationship with disease.
Pandemic of the Arts – Insights Through the Perspectives of Mancunion Artists

Pandemic of the Arts – Insights Through the Perspectives of Mancunion Artists

The music industry and artists alike have been hit hard by the coronavirus. With live gigs out the window, music consumption has almost entirely been digital. Musicians and people in the business have been forced to find new and creative ways to promote their music. Most of the revenue that boosts the music industry comes […]
Viruses, vaccines and variants: Everything you need to know

Viruses, vaccines and variants: Everything you need to know

Anna van der Zwaluw offers an update on the covid-19 battle, discussing the new variants and the progression of the vaccination rollout.
Listening to nature in lockdown

Listening to nature in lockdown

Chloe Tenn discusses the positive and negative impacts lockdown has had on the environment
National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

Thanks to the National Lottery, Manchester Opera House is able to put on its annual Christmas pantomime! This years performance of Sleeping Beauty stars Jason Manford – with free tickets for NHS staff

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