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Whether it’s Donald Trump’s impeachment, the history of tobacco’s impact on human health or #WomenInSTEM, our researchers give insight into hot topics, provide opinion pieces and thought-provoking articles.  Take 5 and have a read. 

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Reports from Euro 2020 (1): Something scary in the state of Denmark

17 June 2021

Last Saturday (12th June 2021) we all breathed a sigh of relief to see that Christian Eriksen had pulled through...

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Access to Healthcare and Rights during the COVID-19 pandemic in India

19 May 2021

By Dr Alice Tilche On the 20th of February 2021 we launched Season 2 of our Budhan Video Podcast series on indigenous people’s health and...

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In Praise of the Foxes

18 May 2021

My own club is Liverpool FC, but I think I know a little of what it is like to be a Leicester...

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Fans 1, European Super League 0 (extra time being played)

13 May 2021

The announcement of a proposed new European Super League for football earlier this month was but the most recent example...

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Stephen Lawrence Day

13 May 2021

In the wake of of the trial for the murder of George Floyd, it feels more important than ever to reflect upon...

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Child mental health

9 May 2021

By Professor Panos Vostanis Worldwide, there is greater reliance on the digital infrastructure of society, and this has implications for...

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Trump: so bad they impeached him twice

9 May 2021

By Dr Alex Wadden A president of the United States has been impeached four times. Donald J Trump accounts for half...

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Refining DNA collection from fish by skin swabbing

9 May 2021

By Dr Will Norton Model fish species are extensively used for biomedical research. The most popular technique to collect DNA...

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Dr Harjinder Sembhi: WomenInSTEM

7 May 2021

I am a remote sensing scientist and I use data collected by satellites that look down at the Earth to understand changes to our climate and...

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Lin Marvin: WomenInSTEM

7 May 2021

I am a technician in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment working with analytical equipment which supports a...

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Tobacco’s impact on health in the past

7 May 2021

By Dr Sarah Inskip Today, we are well aware of the harmful nature of tobacco use and smoking; frank images...

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Dr. Suzie Imber: WomenInSTEM

7 May 2021

My area of research is planetary science, and in particular Space Weather, which encompasses how the planets in the solar...

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