Expert opinions cover the British Empire, air pollution, the CIA and how society sleeps

Posted by ap507 at Mar 14, 2017 10:20 AM |
Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 9 - 15 March

Dr Stan Neal from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has written an article for The Conversation about how the British Empire facilitated the movement of migrant workers in the 19th century and beyond.

Professor Paul Monks, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Science and Engineering from the has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing how science must be ready for the challenge of mitigating air pollution.

Dr Athina Karatzogianni from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology has written an article for Prospect Magazine about how short-term intelligence wins will come at the expense of long-term security.

At the start of Brain Awareness Week 2017, Professor Jim Horne from the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour has discussed modern sleep habits for Think: Leicester.

Professor Jim Horne has also written an article for The Conversation about how sleep has a much smaller – and only a slowly developing – impact on body weight than is often assumed.

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