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Michael O'Keeffe is a former editor of Brain and Legs for E&M. He holds a Master's in Chemistry from Oxford University and a PGCE from Christ Church Canterbury University. He is currently a science teacher living in London. He grew up in Northern Ireland before moving to England for university. He enjoys travel, debates and writing about social and political issues.
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Turkey makes a choice: hegemony’s end

On 7 June, 46 million Turkish citizens cast their votes at home and abroad ...

Why bother?

A favourite opening gambit for many educational trainers and academics is to show the ...

Pictures Above Words

All this drinking, violence, destruction of property. Are these the things we think of ...

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Discovering Dalmatia

A short discussion of the highs and lows along the much acclaimed coastline of ...

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Science: From Nano to International

Read about one of the most powerful radiation sources in the world and how ...

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Filtering Freedoms – A Step Too Far?

Using pornography is, I would estimate, a hobby ranging from the occasional to the ...

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Legless – A very European hobby

We examine Europe’s position as the largest consumers of alcohol in the world and ...

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Get involved in your local community

Why not take some time to visit an older person near you? A chance ...