Mary Makinde is a Lecturer in Forensic Investigation and the University’s BAME Strategic Lead for the Closing Our Gap Strategy group which aims to eradicate the BAME attainment gap. In this expert comment Mary explains the work that is taking place within the University to close our gap and tackle issues around race.
Professor Mike Weed explores the interface of #PolicyAndEvidence in the COVID-19 response.
Dr Susan Kenyon considers the long-term environmental impact of the ‘super-spreader narrative’ surrounding public transport.
Dr Sarah Lieberman discusses the Prime Minister’s Chief Adviser Dominic Cummings, who remains at the centre of a political storm, with Conservative MPs calling for his resignation after he allegedly breached the rules of lockdown.
Dr Soeren Keil looks at how states have implemented crisis management structures differently across Europe.
Dr Demetris Tillyris looks ahead to how the two main parties will react to the 2019 general election results.
Professor David Bates compares Labour’s traditional and new voting bases following the 2019 general election results.
Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Clinical Science, discusses the dramatic rise of food banks in the UK and why we should take a closer look at how this is affecting our children’s mental health.
Professor Mike Weed argues that it is the battles voters pick, rather than their tribal allegiances, that will determine election 2019
As the country gets prepared to vote in the next general election, Dr Paul Anderson discusses the first local hustings event, hosted by the University.