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Lisa Hopkins: Did Shakespeare pen the Morse code?

Issued:04/04/16

In Ngaio Marsh’s  Death in a White Tie, the hero Alleyn tells his friend Lord Robert Gospel to observe a suspect 'with the very comment...



Conor Moss: Higher and degree apprenticeships –...

Issued:16/03/16

Higher and degree apprenticeships are designed to help employers tailor the skills of fresh, emerging talent to their business needs – whilst...



Dr Tom Bassindale: How meldonium came to be a banned...

Issued:08/03/16

Yesterday, the world's richest sportswoman announced she had tested positive for meldonium, a banned performance enhancing drug, at the first ‘Grand...



Dr Vicky Heap: Anti-social behaviour policy creates...

Issued:01/03/16

Within weeks of the Coalition government coming to power, an agenda was set out to dismantle existing anti-social behaviour (ASB) policy to create...



Michael Edwards: Why Innocence projects are so important

Issued:25/02/16

From courtrooms to cloakrooms, office buildings to building sites, university classrooms to city tram stops, the entire world is on fire from Making...



Professor Jacqueline Stevenson: "One-size fits all"...

Issued:29/01/16

In 2013 the All-Party Parliamentary Group on social mobility stated that they were "looking for communities, schools, programmes or business sectors...



Chris Hopkins: Why Love On The Dole stands the test...

Issued:20/01/16

Walter Greenwood had been unemployed in Salford for three years when in 1932 he wrote Love On The Dole.Watching the 1941 film acts as a reminder...



Nigel Garrow: Worrying times for Sainsbury's shareholders

Issued:13/01/16

Mergers and acquisitions  are, on average, bad news for acquiring firm shareholders and great news for the shareholders of the firm that is about...



Chris Corker and Dr Matthew Stibbe: Turning back time...

Issued:23/12/15

From at least the early 1820s, Sheffield was home to a number of watch and clock makers, many of German origin. One family in particular, the Sermins,...



Dr Damien Fitzgerald: More needs to be done to help...

Issued:21/12/15

When I was writing my PhD, I realised that there is simply not enough support is being given to gay fathers who "come out" after having a...