28th February 2015

Teddy Hall Expo 2015



This year was the inaugural Teddy Hall Expo. A chance for all three bodies (the JCR, MCR and SCR) to work together ans show off their work and studies. It was a day of displays and talk exemplifying the range and depth of academic endeavours of Teddy Hall.

See here for the more info.

The Teddy  Talks given by the MCR are available online:

  • The ethics of rail travel; or, what George Eliot can teach us about HS2 – Philip Chadwick
  • Lost in Translation? Experiencing the body on stage and screen – Alexandra Greenfield & Vanessa Lee
  • What debt management strategies do advanced economies follow? Ilona Mostipan
  • Preventing and handling missing data alongside clinical trials: are we doing well? Ines Rombach
  • Promoting nutrition through schools in Sri Lanka – Julianne Williams
  • Rethinking the American Revolution and the US Founding Myth – Trent Taylor

Recent Research Highlights

3rd March 2019

Toxic learning: The neuroscience of drug addiction

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I just got back from the swimming pool. When I was in the pool, I very vividly recalled my memories from my childhood when I used to swim competitively. Why did this distant, abstract experience feel so powerfully familiar? As I finished pondering this bizarre feeling, it occurred that I had been (thankfully) swimming without […]

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24th February 2019

The Conflicting Realities of Parenting with Psychosis

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I am a student in my 20s without any children or dependents. You could argue that there is no role in life granted more freedom than mine. In my position, you have the flexibility to choose how you spend your time and who you spend it with. You can spontaneously choose to meet a friend […]

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17th February 2019

AI + Entertainment: A tale of bridging two creativities

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Look at the image above. What do you think about this artwork? Any clue how much does this cost? Hold your heart, my friend, as it was auctioned for just $432,500. You might be wondering if the painting is embellished with riches of all sorts but no, it’s the painter who attracted this huge price […]

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11th February 2019

Enzymes: The Magic Wand of Life

Figure 2. Enzymes helping to digest food in the mouth. 'E' here stands for enzyme

At various facets of life, I came across many who looked at me in awe when I tell them that I study Chemistry, because it is considered to be a subject that is difficult to understand easily and complicated to learn. However, many are unaware that there are millions of chemical reactions that occur in […]

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2nd February 2019

No food to eat? Don’t starve! How starvation drives tumour evolution, therapy resistance and metastasis

Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan). NIH-funded work at the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research. https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-lacks-family-reach-understanding-share-genomic-data-hela-cells.

Our lives revolve around food. We think about it all of the time (at least I do!). We have to eat to survive and we even plan our lives around it. During festive celebrations such as birthdays or Christmas for instance, we stuff our faces with calorie-laden treats. As we evolved, our ancestors adapted to […]

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