We live in an age where we’re all hyper-aware of what we should and shouldn’t eat, what’s good for us and what’s not, but when it comes down to it, do you actually know what’s in your ‘natural foods’? Dr Mhairi Morris, a Lecturer in Biochemistry at Loughborough University, found her research into diet and […]
Sweets and chocolate usually get a bad press – but compared to the diets of some of horror’s most recognisable creatures, which involve eating brains, blood and entrails – feasting on six Freddos suddenly becomes less problematic. But which Halloween monster has the best, or worst, eating habit? Especially for tomorrow, Loughborough University economist Dr […]
Dr Andrew Dix is a lecturer in American Studies, whose areas of interest include African American culture, twentieth and twenty-first century US fiction, the literature and cinema of US sport, film adaptation, Hollywood stardom, and cinema and globalisation. Here he examines the powerful episode of Doctor Who that centered on Rosa Parks, an activist in […]
Dr Catherine Armstrong is a historian of colonial North America and the United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Here she describes abolition’s early accomplishments at a time when it was more prosperous to turn a blind eye…
Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe is a leading expert on International Security at Loughborough University and has contributed to the House of Commons report, On Thin Ice: UK Defence in the Arctic – published this week. Here she gives her analysis of the report and discusses the current state of security in the Arctic and the UK’s ambition to […]
Beyond nasty nationalists and good patriots: What the World Cup can tell us about the continuing significance of nationalism
Dr Michael Skey, Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies, explains how the 2018 World Cup separated genuine patriots from far-right thugs and why nationalism continues to thrive
By Dr Jon Seaton, Reader in Business Economics, explains why we should be a bit nicer to the most powerful man on the planet…
Dr Jonathan Seaton, a Reader in Business Economics, discusses the CO2 shortage.
Astrophysicist Dr Phil Sutton explains the possibilities opened up by new data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite…
Andrew Dix, Lecturer in American Studies at Loughborough University, breaks down five Christmas films to watch during the festive period.