Ariana - Year 12 Student Editor’s note: This short essay was recently entered into the GSAL Black History Essay Writing Competition, organized by The GSAL Journal and UPSoc to coincide with Black History Month. Open to all students in Year 10-13, the purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think … Continue reading American SHEro is out of this world!
Mr Dodd - TGJ Staff Editor To rise to the challenges of the 21st century, we need to harness our full potential. That requires dismantling gender stereotypes. On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, let’s pledge to end the gender imbalance in science.UN Secretary-General António Guterres Today, February 11th 2020, is the … Continue reading International Day of Women and Girls in Science
GSAL Geography Department Open to all students in all year groups, this exciting competition challenges you to find creative solutions to Earth's problems. Taking inspiration from the official Earthshot Prize established by HRH Prince William in 2019, the brief is to create and communicate an original solution to a chosen Earth problem. Can you repair … Continue reading GSAL Earthshot Competition 2020
Flaka Tahiri - Year 13 Student Editor's note: This essay was originally published in The GSAL Journal in May 2019. Flaka was writing in response to a Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal, and then went on to have her work entered into the She Talks Science blog competition run by Murray Edward's College, … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?
Julia Fiegler-Rudol - Year 9 Student Julia Fiegler-Rudol (Year 9) writes on the complex topic of the medical application of bioluminescence, in response to the recent Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal. This excellent essay demonstrates Julia's passion and curiosity in a field that is pushing the boundaries of 21st century … Continue reading Medical Application of Bioluminescence
Flaka Tahiri - Year 12 Student Flaka Tahiri (Year 12) asks whether the neutrino is the most interesting particle in physics, in response to the recent Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal. This excellent essay demonstrates Flaka's passion and curiosity in a complex field of physics. CPD As the science of … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?
Dr M Dearden - Director of Faculty, Science This exciting new competition is open to all students, both male and female, in all year groups at GSAL. It is based on the 'She Talks Science' competition run by Murray Edward's College, Cambridge. All you need to do is write a blog-style article on anything science … Continue reading GSAL Competition: Write a Science Blog
Shazia Sarela - Year 13 Aspirant Medic Bad Science Goldacre, Ben (2008) “Bad Science” by Ben Goldacre, while promoted as a must-read for those interested in medicine or pharmacology, is a book that will be truly enjoyed by anyone interested in science, statistics or the truth. The book focuses on the lies and half-truths that … Continue reading Recommended Read: Bad Science
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Inspiring and Nurturing the Scientists of the Future What is the YSJ? The Young Scientists Journal is an international peer-review science journal written, reviewed and produced by school students aged 12 to 20. The YSJ is a place for young people to publish their scientific research. Print issues of … Continue reading Young Scientists Journal