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CBD Oil: what you need to know

CBD Oil: what you need to know

Posted by ap507 at Jul 19, 2018 01:30 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Yewande Okuleye from our School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses cannabis, medical marijuana and CBD oil

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Anthill 27: Confidence

Anthill 27: Confidence

Posted by ap507 at Jul 18, 2018 02:42 PM |

Dr Eva Krockow has contributed to The Conversation's 'The Anthill' podcast digging into the concept of 'confidence'

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Male-on-male erotica is hugely popular among women – an expert on sex work explains why

Male-on-male erotica is hugely popular among women – an expert on sex work explains why

Posted by ap507 at Jul 16, 2018 03:05 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Lucy Neville discusses how many women find it easier to identify with different genders in sexual scenarios

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Trump’s claim that Europe is ‘losing its culture’ is racism – and it must be challenged

Trump’s claim that Europe is ‘losing its culture’ is racism – and it must be challenged

Posted by ap507 at Jul 13, 2018 03:20 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Chris Allen discusses comments recently made by President Donald Trump

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Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2018 09:39 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professors Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz explain how new findings from the Chagos Islands are a perfect parable for the Anthropocene

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How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger

How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger

Posted by ap507 at Jul 09, 2018 09:40 AM |

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

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Football’s coming home! But where is ‘home’ really for the England team?

Football’s coming home! But where is ‘home’ really for the England team?

Posted by ap507 at Jul 06, 2018 04:45 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, John Williams discusses 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?

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Banning sex work advertising online will put sex workers in danger

Banning sex work advertising online will put sex workers in danger

Posted by ap507 at Jul 06, 2018 04:41 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Teela Sanders discusses how sex work using the internet is safer for sex workers and easier to police – why would MPs want to change that?

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Why the 2018 heatwave will not be as bad as 1976 for your fruit and vegetables

Why the 2018 heatwave will not be as bad as 1976 for your fruit and vegetables

Posted by ap507 at Jul 06, 2018 04:02 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor John Martin discusses how the current heatwave is unlikely to cause the price hikes of 1976 for a number of reasons

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Getting to the heart of medical error and malpractice

Getting to the heart of medical error and malpractice

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2018 02:45 PM |

Securing a meaningful and enduring reduction in medical error requires a cultural transformation, says Dr Simon Bennett

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Descended testicles: DNA study drops new hints on secrets of low hanging glands

Descended testicles: DNA study drops new hints on secrets of low hanging glands

Posted by ap507 at Jun 29, 2018 09:28 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, PhD student Neil Adams discusses how 'molecular fossils' in the DNA of elephants could help explain why their testicles are inside their bodies

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Why middle-aged entrepreneurs are better than young ones

Why middle-aged entrepreneurs are better than young ones

Posted by ap507 at Jun 27, 2018 02:00 PM |

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

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Can you catch germs from a public toilet seat?

Can you catch germs from a public toilet seat?

Posted by ap507 at Jun 22, 2018 12:15 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Primrose Freestone discusses 'sit vs. squat' – the big public toilet stand-off

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Turkey’s three-dimensional populism, three leaders and three blocs

Turkey’s three-dimensional populism, three leaders and three blocs

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2018 05:05 PM |

In an article for Open Democracy, Dr Omer Tekdemir discusses Turkey's upcoming election

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China and the US are racing to develop AI weapons

China and the US are racing to develop AI weapons

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2018 11:10 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson discusses how disruptive technology is fundamentally reshaping global security, and potentially laying the ground for a US-China conflict

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Sajid Javid’s plan to declassify MI5 information on terror ‘suspects’ sounds like trouble

Sajid Javid’s plan to declassify MI5 information on terror ‘suspects’ sounds like trouble

Posted by ap507 at Jun 05, 2018 01:45 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Chris Allen from our Department of Criminology discusses issues surrounding the government's revised counter-terrorism strategy (Contest)

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Turning the Screw on Counterterrorism Policy: Savid Javid’s speech – 4th June 2018

Turning the Screw on Counterterrorism Policy: Savid Javid’s speech – 4th June 2018

Posted by ap507 at Jun 04, 2018 04:52 PM |

Dr Rob Dover discusses the Government's new 'CONTEST' Strategy for Countering Terrorism

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Italy and the euro: Sergio Mattarella offers a window of opportunity

Italy and the euro: Sergio Mattarella offers a window of opportunity

Posted by ap507 at May 30, 2018 11:37 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Panicos Demetriades discusses Italy’s public debt and the crisis looming over the eurozone

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Remembering South Africa’s catastrophe: the 1948 poll that heralded apartheid

Remembering South Africa’s catastrophe: the 1948 poll that heralded apartheid

Posted by ap507 at May 24, 2018 02:03 PM |

James Hamill from our School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses how the South African election of May 1948 brought the National Party to power on a platform of apartheid

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The Argentinian fight against neoliberal mega mining

The Argentinian fight against neoliberal mega mining

Posted by ap507 at May 04, 2018 01:15 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Paula Serafini discusses the fight against mega mining in Argentina and Latin America

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