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Juno’s first observations of Jupiter are revealing a giant world that is defying our expectations

Juno’s first observations of Jupiter are revealing a giant world that is defying our expectations

Posted by ap507 at May 26, 2017 09:34 AM |

Dr Leigh Fletcher discusses how new Jupiter findings are changing the view we view the distant planet

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It’s not essay mills that are doing the grinding

It’s not essay mills that are doing the grinding

Posted by ap507 at May 25, 2017 03:58 PM |

Eliminating cheating services, even if it were possible, would do nothing to address students’ and universities’ lack of interest in learning, says Stuart Macdonald in an article for the Times Higher Education

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The truth behind the ‘migrant work ethic’

The truth behind the ‘migrant work ethic’

Posted by ap507 at May 25, 2017 02:16 PM |

Dr Ben Hopkins discusses how the “migrant work ethic” is real and measurable in an article for The Conversation

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"There seems to be a persistent lack of neutral information with worrying concerns on the impact of Brexit"

"There seems to be a persistent lack of neutral information with worrying concerns on the impact of Brexit"

Posted by ap507 at May 23, 2017 09:45 AM |

Dr Simona Guerra discusses repercussions to the UK following Brexit in an interview for La Razón

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High-tech China-US arms race threatens to destabilise East Asia

High-tech China-US arms race threatens to destabilise East Asia

Posted by es328 at May 18, 2017 02:41 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson discusses the threat of conflict in East Asia

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NHS cyber-attack: What is ransomware and how can we protect against it?

NHS cyber-attack: What is ransomware and how can we protect against it?

Posted by es328 at May 15, 2017 03:50 PM |

Dr Athina Karatzogianni, Associate Professor at the School of Media, Communication and Sociology, explains how to stay safe online following large scale cyber-attacks

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How should universities respond when academic freedom is under threat?

How should universities respond when academic freedom is under threat?

Posted by ap507 at May 15, 2017 01:22 PM |

UK universities may be among the most autonomous, but they need international cooperation to make their voices heard, says President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle

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Is it time for the American dream to die?

Is it time for the American dream to die?

Posted by ap507 at May 10, 2017 10:21 AM |

Paula Serafini, from the CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, discusses the success of Donald Trump

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Kurds brace for an uncertain future in post-referendum Turkey

Kurds brace for an uncertain future in post-referendum Turkey

Posted by ap507 at May 05, 2017 04:59 PM |

Omer Tekdemir from the School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses how the Kurds lack a unified political voice in Turkey

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"EU universities want to maintain a relationship with the UK"

"EU universities want to maintain a relationship with the UK"

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 02:55 PM |

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle interviewed by Efficiency Exchange

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No, Boris, you don't have the power to go to war

No, Boris, you don't have the power to go to war

Posted by es328 at May 02, 2017 11:36 AM |

Following comments made by Boris Johnson, Dr Tara McCormack has discussed the parliamentary conventions of British military action in an article for Spiked

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We need to talk about Islamophobia and homophobia

We need to talk about Islamophobia and homophobia

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 10:11 AM |

‘Queer Muslims are the objects of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. They are made to suffer for being LGBT and Muslim,’ says Dr Alberto Fernandez Carbajal from our School of Arts

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Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office

Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office

Posted by ap507 at Apr 28, 2017 03:07 PM |

Dr Andrew Johnstone discusses Donald Trump's successes and failures in an article for Think: Leicester

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As South Africa’s ANC implodes, Thabo Mbeki tries to rewrite his own history

As South Africa’s ANC implodes, Thabo Mbeki tries to rewrite his own history

Posted by es328 at Apr 28, 2017 02:11 PM |

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

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Leicester researcher discusses his experiences as a British born Muslim academic

Leicester researcher discusses his experiences as a British born Muslim academic

Posted by es328 at Apr 25, 2017 02:40 PM |

Dr Kal Karim discusses his experiences as a British born Muslim academic in an interview with IQRA Bangla

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Frexit: how a Le Pen victory could unleash a tsunami of economic volatility

Frexit: how a Le Pen victory could unleash a tsunami of economic volatility

Posted by es328 at Apr 24, 2017 12:00 PM |

In an article for The Conversation Professor Panicos Demetriades, from the University's School of Business, discusses the implications of a French exit from the EU

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People who view television on a laptop, tablet or mobile phone are more likely to be politically swayed

People who view television on a laptop, tablet or mobile phone are more likely to be politically swayed

Posted by es328 at Apr 20, 2017 03:18 PM |

Dr Vincent Campbell comments on the influence of media on political opinions in an article on Fresh Business Thinking

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Expert comment: "It seems highly likely that an innovative and highly secretive cyber war is underway"

Expert comment: "It seems highly likely that an innovative and highly secretive cyber war is underway"

Posted by ap507 at Apr 20, 2017 09:40 AM |

Dr Andrew Futter discusses recent tensions between the US and North Korea

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General Election 2017 - The Lady has turned (again)

General Election 2017 - The Lady has turned (again)

Posted by ap507 at Apr 19, 2017 02:40 PM |

Dr Rob Dover discusses Theresa May's surprise announcement of a General Election to be held in June

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Trump administration seems to be willing to resist seeking any guidance from history

Trump administration seems to be willing to resist seeking any guidance from history

Posted by es328 at Apr 12, 2017 05:10 PM |

Dr Alex Korb discussed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's comments about the Holocaust and worrying signs of anti-Semitism in populist movements around the world

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