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EXPERT COMMENT - World Menopause Day: how cultural representations of ‘the change’ are empowering women
Ahead of World Menopause Day on Sunday 18 October, Katy Shaw, Professor of Contemporary Writings at Northumbria University, discusses the important role popular culture is playing in changing perceptions of the menopause.
EXPERT COMMENT: To save our leisure centres from closure, we may need to hand them to the community
Many leisure centres survived austerity by transferring their management to the local community. In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University, discusses whether this tactic could work again in today's crisis.
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds
In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, and Darel Cookson, PhD Candidate in Psychology at Staffordshire University, explain why some people might reject vaccines and how we can look to combat the anti-covid vaccine sentiment.
EXPERT COMMENT: Is ‘build build build’ really the best way forward for England’s planning system?
Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.
Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!
Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.
EXPERT COMMENT: BBC - the licence fee is a small price to pay for a service that unites the UK
Tom May, Postgraduate Researcher at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation about the BBC licence fee.Anyone who owns a television set in the UK is obliged, by law, to pay a licence fee which has always enabled the BBC to exist as an independent entity. But a recent Sunday Times article (paywalled) has announced the UK government’s intention to abolish the BBC licence fee.It is, I bel
EXPERT COMMENT: To win the war against illegal streaming sites the Premier League must beat them at their own game
Roger Domeneghetti, Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria, writes about the Premier League for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew
Helen Driver, PhD Researcher in Autism, Family and Communication and Joanna Reynolds, Research Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Child and Family Wellbeing at Northumbria write about autism for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Ruffled feathers: angry Britons’ battle with dive-bombing birds moves inland
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology, writes about the problem of dive-bombing seagulls for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail
Ron Beadle, Professor of Organization and Business Ethics at Northumbria University, writes about America's best known and longest running circus - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.
EXPERT COMMENT: Scientists have discovered a new state of matter for water
Rodrigo Ledesma Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria, writes about a new state of matter for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: How legal aid cuts are putting extra strain on family courts
Kayliegh Richardson, Senior Lecturer in Family Law and Child Care Law at Northumbria, writes about legal aid cuts for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why Ed Balls deserved the Strictly glitterball
Mary Irwin, Senior Lecturer in Media at Northumbria University, writes about one of Britain's most loved TV shows 'Strictly Come Dancing' climax.
EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump
Scott Ellis, Associate Lecture and PhD Candidate at Northumbria, writes about how the election of Donald Trump has affected the stock markets.
EXPERT COMMENT: Trump is an avowed sinner – so why did American evangelicals vote for him?
Randall Stephens, Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria, writes about the US Election for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Lest we forget: women also serve in the armed forces
Christina Dodds, PhD researcher at Northumbria, writes about female members of the armed forces this Armistice Day for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Goth, steampunk and the state of subculture today
Claire Nally, Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature at Northumbria, writes about subculture for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Vietnam is struggling to unite its Mekong neighbours against China
Oliver Hensengerth, Lecturer in Politics at Northumbria, writes about territorial wrangling in the region for The Conversation.