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The hysteria over Russia is hurting democracy

The hysteria over Russia is hurting democracy

Posted by ap507 at Aug 18, 2017 09:35 AM |

Dr Tara McCormack writes article for Spiked Online about Trump and Russia

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What could have tipped the EU referendum result in favour of Remain

What could have tipped the EU referendum result in favour of Remain

Posted by ap507 at Aug 17, 2017 09:17 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Aihua Zhang suggests that while voters’ level of higher education was the most important factor in the EU referendum, the gender of voters and the turnout level also had parts to play in the victory for the Leave campaign

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If Trump is bluffing on North Korea, the results could be catastrophic

If Trump is bluffing on North Korea, the results could be catastrophic

Posted by ap507 at Aug 14, 2017 03:18 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson discusses rising tensions between the United States and North Korea

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Freedom of speech in Russia

Freedom of speech in Russia

Posted by ap507 at Aug 14, 2017 09:57 AM |

Dr Galina Miazhevich interviewed by Russian Media Lab about Russia and the media

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Is sex work still the most dangerous profession? The data suggests so

Is sex work still the most dangerous profession? The data suggests so

Posted by ap507 at Aug 10, 2017 12:10 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Teela Sanders discusses the importance of moving towards a legal and policy framework which addresses the practicalities of sexual labour in the 21st century

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Stokes Croft: the saga of one British neighborhood reveals the perverse injustices of gentrification

Stokes Croft: the saga of one British neighborhood reveals the perverse injustices of gentrification

Posted by ap507 at Aug 07, 2017 10:55 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Fabian Frenzel discusses how the sharp injustice of gentrification is grossly demonstrated in Stokes Croft

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5th August 2017 Sol 1777 – 5 years on Mars

5th August 2017 Sol 1777 – 5 years on Mars

Posted by ap507 at Aug 07, 2017 10:52 AM |

Professor John Bridges discusses 5 years since the successful landing of Mars Science Laboratory

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Exploring 4 billion years of climate history

Exploring 4 billion years of climate history

Posted by ap507 at Aug 04, 2017 02:30 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the Earth's ancient climate with The Hedgehog & the Fox

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Effects of binge-watching

Effects of binge-watching

Posted by ap507 at Aug 03, 2017 10:25 AM |

Professor Barrie Gunter from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology discusses the rise of binge-watching through new digital platforms

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Helping children born prematurely when they reach school

Helping children born prematurely when they reach school

Posted by ap507 at Aug 02, 2017 03:45 PM |

Researchers funded by Action Medical Research are designing a tool to help children who were born prematurely with maths skills – and, as Dr Sarah Clayton explains, they are looking for children, young adults and teachers to take part

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Keep your titbits, let’s have full equality, inclusion and representation

Keep your titbits, let’s have full equality, inclusion and representation

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 04:09 PM |

Robin Clarke discusses the Sexual Offences Act, which became law 50 years ago today

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‘Doing God’ – Tim Farron’s legacy?

‘Doing God’ – Tim Farron’s legacy?

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 11:47 AM |

Professor Peter Cumper discusses the former Liberal Democrat leader's legacy and what his resignation tells us about faith and politics in contemporary Britain

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The Shadow of an Unrestrainable Military-Technological Security Dilemma: U.S.-China relations at a dangerous crossroads

The Shadow of an Unrestrainable Military-Technological Security Dilemma: U.S.-China relations at a dangerous crossroads

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 10:02 AM |

Hopes of restraining the emerging U.S.-China technologically driven arms race appear bleak, writes Dr James S. Johnson from the School of History, Politics and International Relations

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Expert reaction to modelling study looking at climate warming, ozone precursor emissions, and ozone pollution, as published in Nature Communications*

Expert reaction to modelling study looking at climate warming, ozone precursor emissions, and ozone pollution, as published in Nature Communications*

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 09:30 AM |

Professor Paul Monks provides expert comment to the Science Media Centre in response to new paper

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From flying warehouses to robot toilets – five technologies that could shape the future

From flying warehouses to robot toilets – five technologies that could shape the future

Posted by ap507 at Jul 27, 2017 09:18 AM |

Leandro L. Minku, Nervo Xavier Verdezoto D. and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec from the Department of Informatics discuss advancing technologies and how they could benefit us

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Making heritage part of society’s conversations about equality

Making heritage part of society’s conversations about equality

Posted by ap507 at Jul 21, 2017 12:30 PM |

Richard Sandell, Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, explores the capacity for heritage organisations to support the fight for equality for LGBTQ people

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Hate crime experts challenge Co-op Group over its advertising

Hate crime experts challenge Co-op Group over its advertising

Posted by ap507 at Jul 20, 2017 11:50 AM |

Professor Neil Chakraborti quoted in Stop Funding Hate article

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Euroscepticism has taken hold across the EU – but it has many different roots

Euroscepticism has taken hold across the EU – but it has many different roots

Posted by ap507 at Jul 19, 2017 03:46 PM |

Euroscepticism – defined as outright or defined opposition to the European project – is becoming a mainstream, contested phenomenon, writes Dr Simona Guerra

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Public Euroscepticism after the British referendum

Public Euroscepticism after the British referendum

Posted by ap507 at Jul 17, 2017 12:57 PM |

Dr Simona Guerra co-authors article about how Brexit has changed the public debate in redefining Euroscepticism

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Six mysteries of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Six mysteries of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Posted by ap507 at Jul 13, 2017 12:36 PM |

Professor Emma Bunce and Dr Leigh Fletcher write article for The Conversation about latest findings of Juno mission

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