Comment and opinion
Moana fulfils Disney's long journey from timid princess to empowered working woman
Professor Mark Learmonth, Durham Business School and colleagues Nancy Harding (University of Bradford) and Martyn Griffin (University of Leeds) have written a study on the depiction of the working woman in Disney films.
How PTSD treatment can learn from ancient warrior rituals
Does global warming mean the Arctic's fabled energy resources will finally be exploited?
It will take more than a newspaper columnist to solve England’s teacher shortage
Why is breathlessness invisible?
As part of the Life of Breath project, Professor Jane Macnaughton, Co-Director in the Centre for Medical Humanities, examines Breathlessness, and looks at how research may lead to new treatments to relieve the distressing symptoms of this debilitation condition.
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China grapples with the mixed blessing of a Trump victory
Following Donald Trump's victory in the US Presidential Elections, Professor Niv Horesh, School of Government and International Affairs, explores what the future may hold for the relationship between the US and China.
Why CSI: Space will be a far greater challenge than forensic science on Earth
Mehzeb Chowdhury, School of Applied Social Sciences, questions how, or whether, terrestrial methods of inflicting violence can be used in space, and if so, whether terrestrial methods of criminal investigation are up to the job.
Ankle tags, house arrest and forced relocation: how does Britain balance security and civil rights?
Earworms: why some songs get stuck in our heads
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Enemies of the people: MPs and press gang up on the constitution over High Court Brexit ruling
Gavin Phillipson, Professor at Durham Law School, explains that the High Court ruling was nothing whatsoever to do with trying to stop the UK leaving the EU: it was making a purely legal finding about whether it is parliament or the government that can lawfully implement the decision to leave.
How gaming technology could hack crime scene investigations
Mehzeb Chowdhury from the School of Applied Social Sciences, looks at how building your own 3D scanner using technology from an Xbox, may significantly reduce the cost of crime scene technologies for thousands of police forces across the world.
Trump and tram reactions show social media's complex role in responding to sexual harassment
Dr Fiona Vera-Gray, from Durham's Centre for Gender Equal Media and Dr Bianca Fileborn, from La Trobe University, Australia use recent high-profile cases to examine the use of social media as a way to speak out about experiences of sexual violence.
World's oldest muscle-fibre fossil reveals the origin of legs
Hinkley C must be the first of many new nuclear plants
Following Government approval of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, Professor Simon Hogg, Director of the Durham Energy Institute, says a major programme of new nuclear plants is needed to ensure sufficient long term energy for the UK.
Why sad songs say so much to some of us
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Does selective schooling work anywhere in the world?
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