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How lessons in Scandinavian design could help prisons with rehabilitation

How lessons in Scandinavian design could help prisons with rehabilitation

Posted by ac652 at Jan 07, 2019 11:30 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Kate Gooch and Yvonne Jewkes discuss prison rehabilitation

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Why the ANC itself is the chief impediment to Ramaphosa’s agenda

Why the ANC itself is the chief impediment to Ramaphosa’s agenda

Posted by ac652 at Dec 14, 2018 10:10 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, James Hamill discusses the political atmosphere in South Africa

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No-deal Brexit: preparing for nuclear fallout influenced how government plans for worst-case scenarios

No-deal Brexit: preparing for nuclear fallout influenced how government plans for worst-case scenarios

Posted by ac652 at Dec 12, 2018 02:45 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, PhD Candidate Joshua McMullan discusses no-deal Brexit

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How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

Posted by ac652 at Dec 12, 2018 11:30 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Carys Bennett, Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams and Richard Thomas discuss the impact of the broiler chicken as a marker of a new geological epoch

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Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya

Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya

Posted by ac652 at Dec 04, 2018 12:50 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Lisa Smith, Jon Wetton and Mark Jobling with Heather Flowe discuss a new technique to tackle violent crime

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Blighty can't just ctrl-C, ctrl-V plans for Galileo into its Brexit satellite

Posted by ac652 at Dec 03, 2018 10:10 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen talks to The Register about the UK's plans for Galileo

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Why UK’s working definition of Islamophobia as a ‘type of racism’ is a historic step

Why UK’s working definition of Islamophobia as a ‘type of racism’ is a historic step

Posted by ac652 at Nov 27, 2018 02:10 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Chris Allen discusses first working definition of Islamaphobia

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Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Posted by ac652 at Nov 27, 2018 12:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Honorary Research Fellow Matt Edgeworth contributes to a discussion on the impact of plastics on the future the planet

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Brexit: what has to happen in UK and EU parliaments to ratify withdrawal and future trade agreements

Brexit: what has to happen in UK and EU parliaments to ratify withdrawal and future trade agreements

Posted by ac652 at Nov 19, 2018 03:05 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Katja Ziegler discusses the Brexit draft Withdrawal Agreement

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Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Posted by ac652 at Nov 15, 2018 07:15 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Andrew Blain has discussed how galaxies are formed

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Demetriades on political pressures on central banks and their governors

Demetriades on political pressures on central banks and their governors

Posted by ap507 at Sep 25, 2018 11:54 AM |

Professor Panicos Demetriades, former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, has been interviewed by Central Banking

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 Unlocking talent at HMP Leicester

Unlocking talent at HMP Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Sep 24, 2018 12:42 PM |

PhD candidate Kate Herrity discusses how the arts can benefit prisons

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Music and identity in prison: Music as a technology of the self

Music and identity in prison: Music as a technology of the self

Posted by ap507 at Sep 24, 2018 12:37 PM |

PhD candidate Kate Herrity explores how music is utilised in strategies of coping in prison

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Freshers’ week: how to make a good first impression

Freshers’ week: how to make a good first impression

Posted by ap507 at Sep 14, 2018 01:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Diana Pinto has discussed support for students starting at university

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Reflections on the Beyond the Gaze project

Reflections on the Beyond the Gaze project

Posted by ap507 at Sep 14, 2018 11:34 AM |

Professor Teela Sanders discusses the achievements of the ambitious three-year project

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Kidney symptom questionnaire: development, content validation and relationship with quality of life

Kidney symptom questionnaire: development, content validation and relationship with quality of life

Posted by ap507 at Sep 04, 2018 02:18 PM |

Professor Alice Smith leads new research developing questionnaire which measures the frequency and importance of the most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease who do not need dialysis or a transplant

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Confused about who to believe when information clashes? Our research may help

Confused about who to believe when information clashes? Our research may help

Posted by ap507 at Sep 03, 2018 02:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Eva Krockow, Professor Andrew Colman and Dr Briony Pulford outline how, as long as there are no hidden agendas, it is surprisingly simple to reach the right decision when faced with contradictory information

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Four tips on how to get served more quickly at the pub: new research

Four tips on how to get served more quickly at the pub: new research

Posted by ap507 at Aug 22, 2018 12:49 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Emma Richardson discusses how pubgoers will know that there are some ways to get served more quickly than the other drinkers

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Working with sex workers in Nairobi

Working with sex workers in Nairobi

Posted by ap507 at Aug 22, 2018 09:26 AM |

Professor Teela Sanders involved in creating skills programme for young women working in the sex industry

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AI doctors and engineers are coming – but they won’t be stealing high-skill jobs

AI doctors and engineers are coming – but they won’t be stealing high-skill jobs

Posted by ap507 at Aug 20, 2018 11:45 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Leandro Minku and Professor Jeremy Levesley discuss how Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and why the medical profession should welcome this

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