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David Best: Why the UK lags behind in recovery for...

Issued:08/09/15

It's rare that you'll see Blackpool praised by a professor of criminology, but when it comes to leading the way in changing how the...



Alessandro Soranzo: How we captured Leonardo Da Vinci's...

Issued:04/09/15

In my research I try to understand how and why visual illusions occur - to help us understand how our visual system works.We seem to enjoy viewing...



Gregory Ioannidis: Sporting future in the dock

Issued:27/08/15

The world watched in awe when the latest allegations of a cover-up of suspected anti-doping tests broke on the morning of Sunday 2 August. I certainly...



Professor Jacqueline Stevenson: Media language on...

Issued:21/08/15

Over the last few weeks I have watched, read and listened with increasing concern as certain sections of the media has turned its critical gaze on...



Jon Dean: What is volunteering for? We should be vigilant...

Issued:07/08/15

David Cameron's dreams of building a big society - of voluntary and community groups taking responsibility for delivering public services, of a...



Damien Fitzgerald: Look to Wales for Early Years education

Issued:15/07/15

As the school holidays begin and families head off on their summer breaks, many of those charged with educating our very youngest citizens have quite...



David Wood: Funding is key to seven days a week NHS

Issued:10/07/15

They are very different services of course, but the NHS need to follow the lessons of supermarkets and shopping centres if they are to survive beyond...



Dr Tom Bassindale: In sport, the cheats are usually...

Issued:06/07/15

Yet another big name in sport has been caught up in allegations surrounding a doping scandal. Alberto Salazar, coach to several star athletes including...



Dr Craig Paterson: Police must prepare for fresh cuts

Issued:22/06/15

Last year, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) identified five forces that it believed to be unprepared for further cuts after...



Professor Sam Twiselton: Teaching crisis not unique...

Issued:16/06/15

At the Sheffield Institute of Education, Louise Haigh's intervention in Parliament on teacher shortages in our city felt very timely. In particular,...