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The Reith Lectures: Hilary Mantel on the art of bringing the dead back to life

The Reith Lectures: Hilary Mantel on the art of bringing the dead back to life

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2017 10:50 AM |

PhD student Tracey Logan from the School of History, Politics and International Relations reviews BBC Radio 4 programme

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The 2017 Westminster election and the Democratic Unionist Party

The 2017 Westminster election and the Democratic Unionist Party

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 04:29 PM |

Dr Stephen Hopkins discusses the aftermath of the recent General Election and the position of the DUP

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The king in the car park: managing a story that gripped the world

The king in the car park: managing a story that gripped the world

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 12:17 PM |

Ather Mirza, Director of the News Centre, has written an article for Efficiency Exchange on how the discovery of Richard III was revealed to the world through a sophisticated plan of media engagement

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"The UK political situation - not so strong and stable yet"

"The UK political situation - not so strong and stable yet"

Posted by ap507 at Jun 12, 2017 04:20 PM |

Dr Simona Guerra discusses the recent snap election called by Theresa May

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Is this the end for Ukip?

Is this the end for Ukip?

Posted by ap507 at Jun 09, 2017 04:44 PM |

Dr Richard Whitaker writes article for The Guardian following 2017 General Election

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Political intents: how protest camps are reviving social movements around the world

Political intents: how protest camps are reviving social movements around the world

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2017 02:21 PM |

Dr Fabian Frenzel discusses how around the world, social and protest movements empower people to push for change from outside of established institutions

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"When a gay man with Indian roots becomes Ireland's youngest prime minister, it is time to take note"

"When a gay man with Indian roots becomes Ireland's youngest prime minister, it is time to take note"

Posted by ap507 at Jun 06, 2017 01:10 PM |

Leo Varadkar has long insisted his sexuality or ethnicity do not define him, but it is a defining moment for Ireland, says Dr Richard Butler

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Science and society of the Anthropocene: Transition from the Holocene

Science and society of the Anthropocene: Transition from the Holocene

Posted by pt91 at Jun 05, 2017 12:34 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the origin and implications of the term 'Anthropocene' in Science, People and Politics

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The importance of dialogue, diversity and prevention of extremism

The importance of dialogue, diversity and prevention of extremism

Posted by ap507 at May 31, 2017 10:40 AM |

Professor Philip Baker, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Dean of Medicine at the University of Leicester, was invited to speak at an Iftar Dinner, marking the end of a day’s fast by Muslims during the month of Ramadan, on the topic of Dialogue, Diversity and the Prevention of Extremism

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"I’m an emergency planner. Manchester shows we need new ways to heal"

"I’m an emergency planner. Manchester shows we need new ways to heal"

Posted by ap507 at May 26, 2017 12:41 PM |

Civil Safety and Security Unit Associate Tutor, Lucy Easthope, has written a piece on the Manchester bombings for the Guardian

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Juno’s first observations of Jupiter are revealing a giant world that is defying our expectations

Juno’s first observations of Jupiter are revealing a giant world that is defying our expectations

Posted by ap507 at May 26, 2017 09:34 AM |

Dr Leigh Fletcher discusses how new Jupiter findings are changing the view we view the distant planet

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It’s not essay mills that are doing the grinding

It’s not essay mills that are doing the grinding

Posted by ap507 at May 25, 2017 03:58 PM |

Eliminating cheating services, even if it were possible, would do nothing to address students’ and universities’ lack of interest in learning, says Stuart Macdonald in an article for the Times Higher Education

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The truth behind the ‘migrant work ethic’

The truth behind the ‘migrant work ethic’

Posted by ap507 at May 25, 2017 02:16 PM |

Dr Ben Hopkins discusses how the “migrant work ethic” is real and measurable in an article for The Conversation

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"There seems to be a persistent lack of neutral information with worrying concerns on the impact of Brexit"

"There seems to be a persistent lack of neutral information with worrying concerns on the impact of Brexit"

Posted by ap507 at May 23, 2017 09:45 AM |

Dr Simona Guerra discusses repercussions to the UK following Brexit in an interview for La Razón

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High-tech China-US arms race threatens to destabilise East Asia

High-tech China-US arms race threatens to destabilise East Asia

Posted by es328 at May 18, 2017 02:41 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson discusses the threat of conflict in East Asia

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NHS cyber-attack: What is ransomware and how can we protect against it?

NHS cyber-attack: What is ransomware and how can we protect against it?

Posted by es328 at May 15, 2017 03:50 PM |

Dr Athina Karatzogianni, Associate Professor at the School of Media, Communication and Sociology, explains how to stay safe online following large scale cyber-attacks

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How should universities respond when academic freedom is under threat?

How should universities respond when academic freedom is under threat?

Posted by ap507 at May 15, 2017 01:22 PM |

UK universities may be among the most autonomous, but they need international cooperation to make their voices heard, says President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle

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Is it time for the American dream to die?

Is it time for the American dream to die?

Posted by ap507 at May 10, 2017 10:21 AM |

Paula Serafini, from the CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, discusses the success of Donald Trump

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Kurds brace for an uncertain future in post-referendum Turkey

Kurds brace for an uncertain future in post-referendum Turkey

Posted by ap507 at May 05, 2017 04:59 PM |

Omer Tekdemir from the School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses how the Kurds lack a unified political voice in Turkey

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"EU universities want to maintain a relationship with the UK"

"EU universities want to maintain a relationship with the UK"

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 02:55 PM |

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle interviewed by Efficiency Exchange

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