Comment and opinion
Children with mild attention problems need support
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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.
Jerusalem: a history of England's hymn
As MPs debate the idea of England adopting an official national anthem, Professor Jeremy Dibble, from the Department of Music, provides a history of one of the contenders, Jerusalem.
(3 Mar 2016) » More about Jerusalem: a history of England's hymn
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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