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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.
progressive state leadership, international development

Progressive State Leadership: A Vision for the New FCDO

Here, Richard Beardsworth continues his series on the nature of progressive state leadership, asking how the present merger of British diplomacy and development could promote progressive global leadership in a post-Brexit UK.
reducing transport emissions, transport

The political barriers holding back progress on reducing transport emissions

Here, we discuss how some political barriers create a significant challenge for those pushing to reduce transport emissions.
japan trade deal, brexit

What you need to know about the UK-Japan trade deal

On 11 September, the UK and Japan announced a successful free trade deal: What does this mean for Brexit?
health and social care, visa

U-turn for health and social care: From clapping to clamping down on border control

Alex Christen, Immigration lawyer at Capital Law, investigates the future employment regulations of overseas workers in health and social care.
institutionalised racism

Going viral: COVID-19, environmental injustice & institutionalised racism

Bianca Yaghoobi, Tanya Khemet Taiwo, and Pamela Lein shed light on research about the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental injustice and institutionalised racism.
test for democracies

COVID-19: A test for democracies

Thomas Lahnthaler, CEO of The Crisis Compass, explains how COVID-19 is truly a test for democracies in this insightful piece of political analysis.
do not resuscitate, elderly

Care homes told to label residents as Do Not Resuscitate

A recent report found that care homes were given blanket orders to label their elderly residents as Do Not Resuscitate, without asking family.
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.
black students, british schools

Black Students Matter: Can British schools learn anti-racism? 

Halima Jibril, History student and Founding Editor of Ashamed Magazine, discusses Black children in the British school system and calls for education outside of traditional schooling.

Matt Hancock announces end of Public Health England

Yesterday Matt Hancock announced the end of Public Health England (PHE), which will be absorbed into a new organisation.
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.
safety of the us voting, barcoding tech

Preserving the integrity, accuracy and safety of the US voting process

Michael Sparks, Director of Government Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains how the safety of the US voting process can be improved with specific technology.
fourth industrial revolution, government

How can the Government respond to the fourth industrial revolution?

Mark Brett, public services expert at PA Consulting, explains how the Government could use the fourth industrial revolution to make sure no-one is left behind.
russia covid-19 vaccine, US vaccine

Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine before completing trials

Russia is the first country to announce the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine, without completing clinical trials.
natural hair discrimination, racism

Natural hair discrimination still limits opportunities for Black women

New research confirms that Black women continue to face natural hair discrimination, making Black women with straightened hair more likely to get hired.
Uk recession, UK economy

Covid-19: UK falls into recession for the first time in 11 years

The COVID-19 outbreak caused the UK to enter the deepest recession since records began, with GDP falling a staggering 20.4%.
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?
south korea COVID-19, economy

The science behind the South Korea COVID-19 strategy

Jongeun You explains how the South Korea COVID-19 strategy flattened the curve, without destroying the economy.

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