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climate science, pollution

The problem isn’t climate science, it’s how politicians act on climate science

We look at the problems that occur when climate science is translated into policy, and investigate how these problems still happen.
fast fashion industry, lockdown

Will the ‘fast fashion’ industry recover from this pandemic?

Alessandro Brun, Politecnico di Milano School of Management, discusses the changing future of the 'fast fashion' industry.
COVID-19 documentation, AHRC

£1 million for COVID-19 documentation project in Manchester

The University of Manchester recently won a grant of nearly £1 million, to support their ongoing COVID-19 documentation projection.
heart of policy-making, institute for community studies

Putting communities at the heart of policy-making

Emily Morrison, Head of the Institute for Community Studies, explains that the heart of policy-making should be the communities involved.
COVID-19 survival, jacinda ardern

Female led countries’ show “significantly better” COVID-19 survival

COVID-19 survival strategies have been analysed by the University of Liverpool, who found that women-led countries' were much safer.
policing homelessness

Policing homelessness: The mental health of an isolated community

Researchers look at the public health impact of policing homelessness in the Colorado area.
lebanon blasts, beirut

Lebanon blasts: When the diaspora steps in for the Government

On 4 August, there was an explosion in the heart of Beirut: The question now, is can the blasts permanently change the future of Lebanon?
Oil spill Mauritius

Oil spill in Mauritius causes huge ecological disaster

On July 25, A Japanese bulk carrier caused an oil spill in Mauritius, creating fears of worsening ecological and economic disaster for the country.
workplace diversity, dinner table conversation

Can workplace diversity change discussions around the dinner table?

Toby Mildon discusses how workplace diversity could influence the way that individuals perceive minority groups, via dinner table conversations.
COVID-19 deaths, racism

Racial disparity in COVID deaths exists beyond poverty

New research proves that racial differences in COVID-19 deaths happens beyond economic explanations.
bangladeshi garment workers, covid

How can brands help Bangladeshi garment workers?

Dr Nika Salvetti from Nyenrode Business University explains how Bangladeshi garment workers can be helped by the brands that use their services.
COVID second wave, european

Combined exit strategy will help Europe stop COVID second-wave

The University of Southampton found that European countries should lift lockdown in synchronisation, to prevent a COVID second wave.
powerful politicians, one young world

Five powerful politicians under the age of 35

One Young World names five of the world's most powerful politicians under the age of 35 as part of a non-partisan award to recognise good political work.
digital socialisation, sungard AS

After lockdown: UK will see 27% increase in digital socialisation

Research by Sungard AS found that the UK will see a 27% increase in digital socialisation post-COVID.
pro-diversity ideas. marginalised

Normalising pro-diversity ideas creates tolerant society

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that normalising pro-diversity feelings helped decrease racial discrimination.
common goods, anthropocene era

The Anthropocene era: Rush for resources or preservation of common goods?

Professors Aurélien Acquier & Valentina Carbone, ESCP Business School, dissect the rush for resources versus preservation of common goods in the Anthropocene era.
rice varieties, pesticide

Tailor-made climate-ready and nutrient-dense rice

Precision breeding has tailor-made new rice varieties designed to combat the double burden of malnutrition and a pesticide-free environment, according to Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
COVID-19 testing, UK

What the UK can learn about vital COVID-19 testing

James Raftery, freelance political analyst and researcher, explores the ongoing realities of COVID-19 testing in the UK.
crisis management, covid-19

COVID-19 and crisis management: Reflecting upon challenges faced in the public sector

Dr Phillip Whiteman, Lecturer in Public Policy at the University of Birmingham, reflects on how the public sector has responded to the initial challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
resilience

Resilience is like a muscle we can train

Resilience in times of crises and how to come our stronger - an interview about with Prof. Dr. Brigitte Anderl-Doliwa and Franz-Josef Wagner.

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