Expert opinions cover South Africa, Theresa May, Richard III, public health, workplace learning and Italy's banks

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The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 17 - 30 June
Expert opinions cover South Africa, Theresa May, Richard III, public health, workplace learning and Italy's banks

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PhD student Tracey Logan from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has a reviewed a BBC Radio 4 programme.

James Hamill from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has written an article for The Conversation discussing the challenges facing the Democratic Alliance party in South Africa.

Dr Rob Dover from the School of History, Politics and International Relations was recently interviewed by Brazilian magazine Correio Braziliense.

Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng, Professor of Materials and Forensic Engineering from the Department of Engineering, has discussed how modern forensic engineering science helped to discover what happened to Richard III on the battlefield.

Dr Khalid Karim and Dr Michelle O’Reilly from the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology have discussed child mental health in contemporary society and the recent announcement that Public Health England will give £200k to help secondary schools tackle these issues.

Research Associate and graduate Dr Kath Atkinson from the School of Business has reflected on a new report about older workers, and the assumptions it makes about their learning.

Professor Panicos Demetriades from the School of Business has been quoted in a Fortune article about Italy's economic problems.

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