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A risky business: Moderating the content on the war in Ukraine

March 16 2022

Experts from the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (CATS) explain why content moderators have a crucial role in coverage of Ukraine crisis

Russian misuse of international law is final nail in coffin of post WW2 order

March 09 2022

MDX expert argues global system to prevent nuclear war is no longer fit for purpose

Speaking Up: Contributing to the fight against gender-based violence online

December 17 2021

MDX academics explain why more needs to be done to tackle gender-based cyber violence.

New perspectives on evolutionary theory revealed

November 30 2021

Tom Dickins explains how popular theories on evolutionary biology have changed in modern times

Too much to lose? Why OnlyFans fails to censor its explicit content

October 07 2021

Online abuse experts Dr Elena Martellozzo and Paula Bradbury analyse OnlyFans’ change of mind over nude content

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Continuing controversies around wearing headscarves and face-veils

May 24 2021

Professor Erica Howard, School of Law at MDX, discusses the recent bans on wearing face-veils and headscarves and how this could lead to a further separation of cultures than a bringing together.

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The illusion of justice: Mothers, IPVA and the family courts

May 21 2021

Mia Scally (Forensic Psychology PHD student at MDX) outlines 4 of the 6 main myths affecting mothers and children in family court getting their voice heard and justice served.

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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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