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Teaching in the 21st century: what comes next?

Teaching in the 21st century: what comes next?

Posted by es328 at Feb 27, 2017 11:03 AM |

Terese Bird, educational designer at Leicester Medical School, University of Leicester, discusses the future of higher education, virtual reality (VR) and education apps.

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How Kenneth Arrow Revolutionized Our Understanding Of Elections And Other Big Decisions We Make

How Kenneth Arrow Revolutionized Our Understanding Of Elections And Other Big Decisions We Make

Posted by es328 at Feb 27, 2017 10:53 AM |

In an article for Forbes, Professor Eyal Winter discusses the contribution of the late Kenneth Arrow to modern economic theory

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Leicester City’s decision to sack Claudio Ranieri symbolic of ‘obsession with change’

Leicester City’s decision to sack Claudio Ranieri symbolic of ‘obsession with change’

Posted by es328 at Feb 27, 2017 09:45 AM |

Leicester academic claims the controversial dismissal which has angered City fans reflects society’s change culture

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Claudio Ranieri: sacking Leicester City's manager was unceremonious, ruthless and risky

Claudio Ranieri: sacking Leicester City's manager was unceremonious, ruthless and risky

Posted by es328 at Feb 24, 2017 01:55 PM |

John Williams discusses the controversial sacking of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

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With robots taking on more tasks, how will society need to be reorganised in the future?

With robots taking on more tasks, how will society need to be reorganised in the future?

Posted by ap507 at Feb 24, 2017 10:25 AM |

Professor Martin Parker from the School of Business featured in The Conversation's Anthill podcast discussing the future

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Expert opinion: Changes and cuts under Gove have brought about STEM teacher shortage

Expert opinion: Changes and cuts under Gove have brought about STEM teacher shortage

Posted by pt91 at Feb 21, 2017 10:10 AM |

Professor Martin Barstow and Professor Chris Wilkins comment on House of Commons Education Committee report

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Brexit briefing: Rights to Remain after Brexit

Brexit briefing: Rights to Remain after Brexit

Posted by es328 at Feb 21, 2017 09:55 AM |

Professor Bernard Ryan, from the School of Law, has discussed the rights of EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit

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What Donald Trump could learn from Leicester’s immigration history

What Donald Trump could learn from Leicester’s immigration history

Posted by ap507 at Feb 20, 2017 03:40 PM |

Inès Hassen, Researcher at the Centre for Urban History and Teaching Fellow in French Studies, discusses how the cultural and economic history of Leicester serves as 'a beneficial reference in a world in need of hope'

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What happens when the cash disappears?

What happens when the cash disappears?

Posted by ap507 at Feb 20, 2017 09:34 AM |

ULSB PhD student Secki Jose explores the paradoxical effects of India’s recent decision to get rid of some of its banknotes to combat corruption

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The new rock age

The new rock age

Posted by ap507 at Feb 17, 2017 12:25 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses what extraordinary rocks can tell us about the past

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Stoke by-election: why locals feel so frustrated with the candidates on offer

Stoke by-election: why locals feel so frustrated with the candidates on offer

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2017 01:45 PM |

Professor Martin Parker from the School of Business discusses the challenges facing Stoke's next MP

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Has the UK reached a tipping point on assisted suicide?

Has the UK reached a tipping point on assisted suicide?

Posted by es328 at Feb 08, 2017 10:20 AM |

Dr Clark Hobson, from the School of Law, has discussed the potential for legal changes on assisted suicide in the UK

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China’s nuclear weapons policy could be about to radically change

China’s nuclear weapons policy could be about to radically change

Posted by ap507 at Feb 07, 2017 04:59 PM |

Dr James Samuel Johnson discusses how China could start to move towards a 'war-fighting' nuclear stance

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World Cancer Day 2017 - and a tale of three Presidents of the United States

World Cancer Day 2017 - and a tale of three Presidents of the United States

Posted by es328 at Feb 06, 2017 10:14 AM |

Following World Cancer Day 2017 on 4 February, Professor Martin Dyer (pictured) discusses the ongoing fight against the disease in relation to three Presidents of the US

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Doomsday Scenarios? Dangers in conflating Decision with Trump’s Deals

Doomsday Scenarios? Dangers in conflating Decision with Trump’s Deals

Posted by es328 at Feb 03, 2017 04:44 PM |

Professor Rolland Munro, from the School of Business, has discussed the problems of calculating President Trump's decision-making process

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Experts read the Brexit white paper – so you don’t have to

Experts read the Brexit white paper – so you don’t have to

Posted by ap507 at Feb 03, 2017 11:34 AM |

Professor Katja Ziegler examines Theresa May's new white paper, which sets out the government's Brexit plan

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After Brexit - Trump?

After Brexit - Trump?

Posted by es328 at Feb 03, 2017 10:30 AM |

Dr Fabian Frenzel discusses the Anti-Trump protests seen across the UK and what they mean for Brexit Britain

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Brexit as a backlash against 'loss of privilege' and multiculturalism

Brexit as a backlash against 'loss of privilege' and multiculturalism

Posted by es328 at Feb 02, 2017 10:35 AM |

Dr Ipek Demir discusses multiculturalism in relation to Brexit in an article for Discover Society

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The Casey review on opportunity and integration: Re-inventing the wheel

The Casey review on opportunity and integration: Re-inventing the wheel

Posted by es328 at Feb 02, 2017 10:35 AM |

Dr Leah Bassel discusses the Casey review and immigration in an article for Discover Society

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Pussyhat power – the feminist protesters crafting resistance to Trump and his supporters

Pussyhat power – the feminist protesters crafting resistance to Trump and his supporters

Posted by ap507 at Feb 01, 2017 11:55 AM |

Dr Jessica Bain discusses how craft has long been used to make political statements

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