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What's the point of theoretical physics?
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What Islamic State speaking in an English accent tells us about the group's strategy
Dr Alan Greene, Law School lecturer, explains why the use of a British spokesperson in Islamic State videos is a deliberate, calculated choice.
Which Lazarus was David Bowie referring to in his mesmerising swan song?
Over the last few days, there have been many interpretations of David Bowie's song, Lazarus - Dr Peter Phillips, Research Fellow in Digital Theology - considers the options.
Breaking up is hard to do – especially when you have to fill out a government form
Professor of Law and Government, Thom Brooks, explains what happens if you break up with someone who is a non-European citizen.
True Norse – what Nordic Culture is really like
Nordic culture specialist Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough (English Studies) looks at the reality behind the cultural myths.
(16 Dec 2015) » More about true Norse – what Nordic Culture is really like
When will Britain learn how to manage floods?
Following the recent floods in Cumbria, Dr Jeff Warburton from the Department of Geography and colleagues from universities of Liverpool, Southampton and King's College London, consider the best way to manage future floods.
(15 Dec 2015) » More about when will Britain learn how to manage floods?
Climate Changed Cities
To address climate change, Professor Harriet Bulkeley (Geography) believes we need to stop thinking about the problem only as a global one but also think of climate change as a fundamentally urban issue.
(3 Dec 2015) » More about Climate Changed Cities
Why day dreaming is good for you
(26 Nov 2015) » More about why day dreaming is good for you
It's not just the young who suffer sexual violence; older people get raped too
Young women are not the only victims of sexual violence according to new research by PhD student Hannah Bows from the School of Applied Social Sciences.
Arts education may be important, but the academic benefits are unproven
Many believe that arts education is linked to academic attainment, but Beng Huat See from the School of Education has found that the evidence is unclear.
While Paris mourns, opportunity knocks for Assad in Syria
Fabrizio Longarzo from the School of Government and International Affairs considers what Bashar al-Assad plans to do next.
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