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What a weaker pound means for the British economy

Dr Duncan Connors from Durham's Business School explains the impact of the fall in the pound on Britain's economy. 

(6 Jul 2016) » More about what a weaker pound means for the British economy


Why helium is vital for medicine

Professor Jon Gluyas from the Department of Earth Sciences explains why the recent discovery of a helium gas field is good news for medicine.

 

(1 Jul 2016) » More about why helium is vital for medicine


What's in a name?

What can a child’s ability to write their own name tell us about their academic achievements later on? Dr Lee Copping from the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring explains.

(26 May 2016) » More about what's in a name?


Celebrity injunction: why the law is not an ass when it comes to privacy

Professor Gavin Phillipson, from Durham Law School, explains why there is stronger public interest in privacy than revealing the details of a celebrity couple's private life - despite what the papers say.

(20 May 2016) » More about celebrity injunction: why the law is not an ass when it comes to privacy


 

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