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Cultural Democracy

January 04 2018

Dr Loraine Leeson explains why cultural democracy is a vital part of a vibrant society in which everyone is able to contribute creatively

Equality in the NHS: a work in progress

December 15 2017

Roger Kline revisits the Workplace Race Equality Standard and examines the impact it’s had on the NHS since its introduction in 2014

Are corporate psychopaths really successful?

Professor Clive Boddy shares some insight from his extensive research in corporate psychopaths and their impact on colleagues and organisations

Nora Cortiñas meets Jeremy Corbyn

Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

November 14 2017

Dr Daniel Ozarow recently set up a meeting between human rights leader Nora Cortiñas and Jeremy Corbyn to discuss the situation in Argentina

Why Pride matters

July 06 2017

David Williams shares what Pride means to him, and how important it is in the LGBT+ community

Upper Grenfell Tower by ChiralJon (CC 2.0)

Grenfell is no accident

June 19 2017

Professor of Journalism and former BBC presenter Kurt Barling draws on his experience of the Lakanal House fire to argue that the Grenfell Tower blaze was a ‘colossal scandal’

Canadian multiculturalism and happiness

June 01 2017

Research Impact Officer Natalie Wall on being a ‘black, Canadian feminist killjoy’ in the UK

Changing the debate about social mobility

March 21 2017

Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim Blackman wants a collaborative approach to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in life

Celebrity politics in the UK

March 07 2017

The authors of ‘Russell Brand: Comedy, Celebrity, Politics’ explore his transition from comedian to political activist

Interview: Zygmunt Bauman

February 21 2017

Professor Feona Attwood shares an interview with the influential sociologist and philosopher Zygmunt Bauman, who has died age 91

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