The tide of the COVID pandemic is going out – but that doesn’t mean...

Author : Colin Angus, Senior Research Fellow in the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group, University of Sheffield In February, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the public would have...

even temporarily overshooting 2°C would cause permanent damage to Earth’s species

Author : Joanne Bentley, Postdoctoral Researcher in Molecular Ecology, African Climate & Development Initiative, University of Cape Town The history of climate change is one of people...

what has changed since the last referendum

Author : Murray Leith, Professor of Political Science, University of the West of Scotland If the SNP Scottish government and Nicola Sturgeon, first minister, get their way,...

Trophy hunting will not save Africa’s lions – so the UK ban on imports...

Author : Hans Bauer, Research fellow: Northern Lion Conservation, University of Oxford Over the past 25 years, I have spent a lot of time counting lions as...

‘Cognitive immobility’ – when you’re mentally trapped in a place from your past

Author : Olumba E. Ezenwa, PhD Candidate, Royal Holloway University of London If you have moved from one country to another, you may have left something behind...

why it’s important to talk about dying

Author : Lisa Graham-Wisener, Lecturer of Health Psychology, Queen's University Belfast When it comes to talking about death, we have no shortage of euphemisms. This is perhaps...

female sex, older age and existing health problems increase risk – new research

Author : Ellen Thompson, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, School of Life Course & Population Sciences, King's College London About 2 million...

what to know about your rights when an employer lets you go

Author : Madeleine Stevens, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Liverpool John Moores University One of the biggest rail strikes in 30 years has...

Roe v Wade: the religious right has long influenced law in the US

Author : Pam Lowe, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Aston University The US Supreme Court has formally announced its decision in the case of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s...

The impact of Christian purity culture is still being felt – including in Britain

Author : Chrissie Thwaites, PhD Candidate in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds In the 1990s and 2000s, a Christian movement...