There was a pandemic conspiracy, but it happened 100 years ago and was not what you might expect

Back in 1918, it wasn’t a small group of conspiracy theorists denying there was pandemic. Almost everyone in Britain refused to acknowledge one of the worst outbreaks of influenza the world has ever seen. This collective silence makes uncovering the truth a huge challenge. When the UK went into lockdown in March 2020, I don’t …

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Digging into the archives – training student volunteers in research techniques

On 10th November, four students from Leyton 6th Form College came together as part of the Beyond Medicine steering group, to help shape the direction of the project. They had already met before funding was granted to say what would interest them, giving ideas such as making documentaries and holding a fair at their school …

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