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Is there a link between whistleblowing and autism?

May 04 2021

David Lewis, Professor of Employment Law and Head of the Whistleblowing Research Unit at Middlesex University, and Helen Evans, former whistleblower at Oxfam with a diagnosis of ASC discuss the benefits of further researching the links between whistleblowing characteristics and those with ASC.

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Working backwards with No. 10

April 07 2021

Roger Kline is Research Fellow at Middlesex University Business School. In this blog he responds to the employment section of the controversial recent Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.

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Online child sexual abuse during COVID-19. What do the experts say?

March 01 2021

Dr Elena Martellozzo, Associate Professor and Criminologist at MDX, presents some of the key issues that were raised during the UKCIS webinar by high-level experts from research, policy and practice.

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Cash for kink: the online risky sexual behaviour by young women during COVID pandemic

February 10 2021

Elena Martellozzo and Paula Bradbury of the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies examine the impact OnlyFans has had on young women during the coronavirus 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.

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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Policing reform in the age of Black Lives Matter

June 17 2020

Dr Angus Nurse, Associate Professor and Director of Policing Programmes at MDX, discusses whether the suggested police reforms and polices will make a real difference or if more needs to be done.

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Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response

May 19 2020

MDX academics have collaborated with world wide scholars to create a review of what social and behavioural sciences can do to protect and promote physical and mental health during a pandemic.

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#16days of gender-based violence: The women paying the ultimate price of men’s violence

January 08 2020

Mia Scally, Lecturer in Forensic Psychology/Criminology writes a moving post about gender-based violence facing women all over the world.

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