Georgie Morley

Writer Oxford, UK

Hi! I’m Georgie. I am currently studying History at the University of Oxford and hope to go into journalism. I enjoy reading and going on marches for all things intersectionality, feminism, and climate justice. Visit my LinkedIn and view my Twitter.

Hi! I’m Georgie. I am currently studying History at the University of Oxford and hope to go into journalism. I enjoy reading and going on marches for all things intersectionality, feminism, and climate justice. I’m also a Thred ambassador and although I’ve spent the last year at home I want to go travelling after I graduate to see more than just the south of England. Visit my LinkedIn and view my Twitter.

Latest Stories from Georgie

You decide – should social media require a verified ID?

You decide – should social media require a verified ID?

Celebrities, footballers, and many others have faced routine abuse on social media for years. Could verified identification be a solution to hold attackers accountable? In September last year, an online petition was started by UK celebrity Katie Price to make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account. This proposed legislation that would be called ‘Harvey’s Law’. The petition was in reaction to the frequent abuse and ableist...

By Oxford, UK
Is wind catching the future of renewable energy?

Is wind catching the future of renewable energy?

A start-up in Norway has invented a multi-turbine technology that could help to radically alter how we use wind energy, making it more resourceful and efficient. What’s 1000ft tall and could power the population of Cannes? In the last few decades more and more attention, investment, and time has been poured into developing sources of renewable energy in order to replace the burning of harmful fossil fuels. Now, with the...

By Oxford, UK
World’s largest four-day week trials an ‘overwhelming success’

World’s largest four-day week trials an ‘overwhelming success’

Trials of a four-day week in Iceland saw increased productivity and well-being of workers, and hints at the future potential of reduced hours. A four-day week sounds pretty appealing. I’m sure one day less of Zoom calls, busy commutes, and annoying co-workers is something of a fantasy for most. Now, thanks to new trials undertaken by think-tanks, we’ve new evidence to suggest that shorter working weeks may actually be more beneficial for...

By Oxford, UK
New green energy sailboat Manta aims to clean up ocean

New green energy sailboat Manta aims to clean up ocean

The 185-foot sailboat, the Manta, collects and recycles marine waste and is powered by renewable energy.  Manta, named for the retractable wings it uses to hold solar panels, is an environmental showstopper. Taking in three tons of waste an hour, 10,000 in a year, it is the first sea-cleaning ship capable of collecting plastic waste on an industrial scale. The ship was masterminded by record-holding sailor Yvan Bourgon, who set up the...

By Oxford, UK