Expert opinions cover advertising partnerships, equality, future technologies, US-China relations and faith in Britain

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 11:20 AM |
The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 20 - 31 July

Professor Neil Chakraborti from the Department of Criminology has been quoted in a Stop Funding Hate article about the Co-op Group’s announcement that it plans to continue its advertising partnerships with the Daily Mail, Daily Express and Sun.

Richard Sandell, Professor of Museum Studies, has explored the capacity for heritage organisations to support the fight for equality for LGBTQ people.

Professor Paul Monks, Head of Science and Engineering College, has provided expert comment to the Science Media Centre in response to a new paper.

Drs Leandro L. Minku, Nervo Xavier Verdezoto D. and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec from the Department of Informatics have written an article for The Conversation discussing advancing technologies and how they could benefit us

Hopes of restraining the emerging U.S.-China technologically driven arms race appear bleak, writes Dr James S. Johnson from the School of History, Politics and International Relations in an article for Think: Leicester.

Professor Peter Cumper from the School of Law has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing the former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron's legacy and what his resignation tells us about faith and politics in contemporary Britain.

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