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Why Pride matters

July 06 2017

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

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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

The Justice Data Lab

November 02 2016

Professor Joanna Adler and Dr Mark Coulson assess what works most effectively in rehabilitating offenders

Tunde Jaji’s dramatic journey

October 10 2016

Former BBC journalist Professor Kurt Barling tells the story of how Tunde Jaji made the journey from trafficked minor to British citizen

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Top-down gentrification in Soho

July 21 2016

Dr Magali Peyrefitte takes us on a photographic exploration of Soho to show how gentrification in London is excluding marginalised groups

Patient and doctor

Can rallying behind the NHS bring Britain back together again?

June 27 2016

Could the new social media campaign #LoveOurEUStaff help counter the risks posed by Brexit? asks Roger Kline

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