Professor David Bates discusses a recent dispute between Gary Lineker and the BBC following the former footballer’s tweet about the Government’s immigration policy.
Connecting through movement: Children’s Mental Health Week
This Children’s Mental Health Week, Dr Kristy Howells discusses how we can raise awareness both in the class room and at home with meaningful connections, and how this can be developed through sport, physical activity and exercise.
The future of Virtual Reality
This National Engineering Day (November 2) Gareth Ward reflects on the advancement of virtual reality and looks at how new technologies might impact us in the future.
It’s come home, but will it stay home?
Dr Kristy Howells discusses women in sport, the triumphant win of England in the European Women’s Football Championship, and ways in which we can inspire, motivate and encourage children and young into physical education and sport.
The problem of the ‘Covid Generation’
Ahead of a public discussion next week, Dr Jennie Bristow looks at how the experience of the pandemic can help sociologists gain a valuable insight into generations and what they are or are not.
Pilgrimage and late medieval Canterbury
For centuries, following the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170, Canterbury has been a major Christian pilgrimage destination. Ahead of the city’s annual Medieval Pageant, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh explores the experiences the medieval pilgrims inside and outside the city walls.
Rail strikes and public transport’s post-pandemic recovery: potential impacts for individuals, communities and the environment
Highlighting the importance of public transport to the economic and environmental recovery, post-Covid, Dr Susan Kenyon examines the potential next week’s planned rail strikes have to disrupt to the post-pandemic public transport recovery, which is essential for individuals, communities and the environment.
Climate emergency, coastal change and the need for a workable solution
Dr Chris Blunkell examines the government’s policy for supporting homeowners and communities at high risk of losing everything to the sea.
The cost of living crisis. Is there any good news on rising prices?
Dr Jake Monk Kydd looks at the reasons behind the current price rises in everyday living costs.