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Expert opinions cover middle-aged entrepreneurs, descended testicles in mammals, heatwaves, sex work, football, heritage sites and coral reefs

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2018 04:45 PM |
The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 31 July
Expert opinions cover middle-aged entrepreneurs, descended testicles in mammals, heatwaves, sex work, football, heritage sites and coral reefs

Source: The Conversation

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Sukanlaya Sawang from our School of Business has discussed how research shows that the probability of entrepreneurial success jumps after the age of 35, increasing up to the age of 60.

In an article for The Conversation, PhD student Neil Adams from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has discussed how 'molecular fossils' in the DNA of elephants could help explain why their testicles are inside their bodies.

In an article for The Conversation, Professor John Martin from our School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed how the current heatwave is unlikely to cause the price hikes of 1976 for a number of reasons.

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Teela Sanders from our Department of Criminology has discussed how sex work using the internet is safer for sex workers and easier to police – why would MPs want to change that?

In an article for The Conversation, John Williams from our School of Media, Communication and Sociology has discussed how every England fan in Moscow knows that that football is 'coming home', but can England really claim to be where the world's most popular sport rests its head?

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Sean Avery from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has discussed how Lake Turkana's status as a World Heritage Site hasn't protected it from environmental threats

In an article for The Conversation, Professors Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment have explained how new findings from the Chagos Islands are a perfect parable for the Anthropocene.

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