Everyone thinks lying is bad – but is being honest always the right way to go? Today (Tuesday, April 30) is World Honesty Day and in keeping with the occasion, Loughborough University’s Discourse and Rhetoric Group have written a piece that discusses what ‘being honest’ really means, and how people actually do it (or not). […]
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has put the brakes on ASDA and Sainsbury’s becoming the dominant force in supermarket retail. Dr Jon Seaton examines whether the argument against the deal is justified?
Economist Dr Jon Seaton has a warning for the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney…
Dr Oli Tearle, Programme Director for English at Loughborough University and the man behind Interesting Literature (a blog that has more than 111k Twitter followers, including J. K. Rowling!), has shared his top five reads of all time in a bid to help those on the hunt for a good story.
At the start of January 2019, Dr Jeff Evans, a Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography in the School of Social Sciences, boarded the 134m-long S. A. Agulhas II – one of the largest and most modern research ships anywhere in the world.
At the start of January 2019, Dr Jeff Evans, a Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography in the School of Social Sciences, boarded the 134m-long S. A. Agulhas II – one of the largest and most modern research ships anywhere in the world. The Loughborough University academic has joined more than 30 international scientists from different scientific fields and renowned […]
It’s a new year, and many of us use this as an opportunity to make changes in our life and set goals to better ourselves. Many people will have made resolutions earlier this month such as ‘eat more healthily’, ‘incorporate more exercise into daily routines’, or ‘take up new and exciting opportunities’. It will also […]
As part of Loughborough’s Christmas campaign to raise awareness of loneliness during the festive holidays, Professor Mike Wilson writes about how technology has the power to both isolate us and bring us closer together.
Each year, Good Housekeeping issues its Christmas dinner comparison letting shoppers know where the best supermarket deals are. But this simple festive guide is more than just an indicator of cheap sprouts and turkey, here Loughborough economist Dr Jon Seaton uses the data to show how the gulf between the rich and poor continues to […]
Mince pie, or Christmas pye, also known as December pye, was traditionally made with meat and is the distant cousin to the supermarket sweet treats we recognise today. In the 1600s, it was incredibly popular and ticks a lot of the boxes for modern-day sustainability and thrifty living. Taking us through the 400-year-old recipe, Dr […]