Music can have a powerful effect on our emotions. Reading cybernetics professor Slawomir Nasuto and colleagues are developing systems that can monitor activity in the brain and use this information…Read More >
The recent heatwave in Europe was the hottest June the world has ever recorded – and we can expect such events to become more common. We must provide more accurate…Read More >
In a new post for The Conversation, Middle Eastern historian Dr Dina Rezk writes that Morsi’s inhumane treatment and subsequent fate is unexceptional in a regime set on imposing its…Read More >
Failure to pay our European creditors is not a first for the English, as our medieval past shows. What has gone before reveals the damaging consequences of not paying our…Read More >
Flooding expert Professor Hannah Cloke puts the recent heavy rain across the UK in context and gives her top tips for future flood preparedness in a new post for The…Read More >
Dr Mark Shanahan from our Politics and International Relations Research Division discusses the Conservative Party’s badly timed leadership race with some Young Conservatives in a new post for The Conversation.
UN peacekeeping missions often involve dealing with cases of violence and rape. Georgina Holmes’ research has shown that female military peacekeepers are often inadequately prepared to help survivors of conflict…Read More >
Ever wondered how the wind is made? Reading Meteorology postdoc Dr Hannah Bloomfield has the answer. She explains all in this new post for The Conversation’s ‘Curious Kids’ series.
If an asteroid were to head on a collision course towards earth, an Armageddon-style nuclear explosion may well be our best line of defence. But would doing so open us up…Read More >
What can political and business leaders learn from the mess that is Brexit? Listen to people, spend time with customers, don’t make assumptions and be as transparent as possible say…Read More >