Comment and opinion
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?
Why England could get knocked out in the quarter finals
If Euro 2016 was based on how healthy each nation is, there would be some surprising results. Professor Clare Bambra from the Centre for Health and Inequalities Research explains.
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.
Children with mild attention problems need support
(28 Apr 2016) » More about children with mild attention problems need support
Remembering Nepal: a year on from the devastating earthquakes
Dr Tom Robinson, Research Fellow in the Department of Geography says population growth in earthquake zones is putting more lives at risk, and explores methods to reduce the losses and devastation caused when they hit.
Callous Brexit tweeters will lose the battle for hearts and minds
Professor Thom Brooks responds to the Brexit tweeters who used the Brussels attacks as an opportunity to score political points.
What is COBRA?
After the terror attacks in Brussels, the Prime Minister called an emergency COBRA meeting to determine the UK's response to these events. Professor Helen Fenwick from Durham Law School explains what COBRA is.
(23 Mar 2016) » More about what is COBRA?
Why evolution must be at the centre of fighting parasitic infection
Dr Mark Booth explains a major challenge to treating 1.7 billion people who still suffer from tropical diseases.
The NHS plans for 'healthy towns' will not be a cure for inequality
Creating a built environment conducive to health will improve childhood obesity and dementia but it won’t address the issues caused by health inequalities. Professor of Public Health Clare Bambra explains why.
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