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Social capital and COVID-19

January 15 2021

Tom Dickins, Professor of Behavioural Science, explores the notion of social capital in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Life is digital by default – what’s the impact on young people’s mental health?

December 16 2020

An online webinar brought together leading clinical and academic experts to discuss the impact in the rise of technology on the mental health of children and young people.

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Has Rule of Law backsliding begun in the UK?

Professor Laurent Pech, Head of the Law and Politics Department, has been researching a worrying issue he has described as ‘Rule of Law backsliding’ for more than ten years.

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Exploring the impact of dance

November 10 2020

Michela Vecchi, an Associate Professor of Economics at MDX, is leading a team of researchers to explore the potential effects of dance on wellbeing and on our professional life across cultures.

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MBA students need to be taught ‘information resilience’.

October 05 2020

Following the case of ANZ, Tim Evans, Professor of Business and Political Economy, highlights the importance of ‘information resilience’ for MBA students

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COVID-19 and the new norms

September 23 2020

Tom Dickins, Professor of Behavioural Science discusses the social risks surrounding the new Rule of Six.

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How equine therapy can transform lives of disabled children

August 26 2020

Josh Sharman and Fiona Suthers, from the Clinical Skills Team at Middlesex University and Emma Hunter, a physiotherapist and RDA coach, discuss the benefits and risks of horse riding for young people with disabilities

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Hosting a successful writing boot-camp online

August 24 2020

Professor Anne-Wil Harzing is dedicated to research mentoring in the Business School at MDX. Here, she discusses how her annual writing boot-camp was taken online during COVID-19 and how a community was still maintained.

Sit, stand or take a knee: Symbolic acts and anti-racism

June 22 2020

Rima Saini, MDX Sociology lecturer, discusses the political history and wide-reaching symbolism of ‘taking a knee’ and its current relationship with genuine anti-racist progress.

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Refugee Week: What can we do for refugee children?

June 19 2020

Erminia Colucci, Associate Professor in Visual and Cultural Psychology at MDX looks at the growing number of child refugees and the perilous journey they face to escape their own countries.

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