COVID misinformation is a health risk – tech companies need to remove harmful content...

Author : Andrew Chadwick, Professor of Political Communication, Loughborough University Many worldwide have now caught COVID. But during the pandemic many more are likely to have encountered...

ways that organisations might try to neutralise racism accusations

Author : Angus Nurse, Head of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Nottingham Trent University In the wake of accusations of racism made by former player Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire...

Climate change is creating security threats around the world – and militaries are responding

Author : Timothy Clack, Lecturer in Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Oxford The British military is currently “too slow and resistant to change”, according to Admiral Sir...

The cost-of-living crisis will put more pressure on shoppers than COVID

Author : Kokho Jason Sit, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, University of Portsmouth COVID drastically changed shopping habits. Lockdowns, isolation and illness led variously to panic buying, a...

Sue Gray’s report may prove the final straw for angry Conservative MPs

Author : Matthew Flinders, Founding Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics, University of Sheffield It’s very rare that a civil...

Why haven’t petrol prices gone back down yet? A new business model might explain...

Author : Andrew Barron, Sêr Cymru Chair of Low Carbon Energy and Environment, Swansea University Across the UK the cost of filling up cars shot up in...

Are the northern lights caused by ‘particles from the Sun’? Not exactly

Author : Alexander MacKinnon, Honorary Research Fellow, Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow What a spectacle a big aurora is, its shimmering curtains and colourful rays of...

how Europe’s energy demands have made the crisis worse

Author : Matthew Christopher Kolasa, PhD Researcher in International Relations, University of St Andrews In response to Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine, the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz,...

licence fee debate risks overlooking value of UK’s public broadcasters

Author : Tom Chivers, Research Associate, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University The proposed two-year freeze in the TV licence fee has prompted a lively...

The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic — new...

Author : Alvin Orbaek White, Senior Lecturer in Engineering, Swansea University Every aeroplane contains a complex network of electrical cabling that keeps it flying smoothly. For every...

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