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It Happens Here presents discussion on toxic masculinity
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It Happens Here presents discussion on toxic masculinity

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Are you gonna do anything about it? Come on,” asks Dr Clifton Evers, talking about people who write about “toxic masculinity”, meaning the harmful aspects of being a man, without taking action. It marked a rare moment of...
Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”
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Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Europe is a diverse place, comprised of a multitude of cultures, each one of them making their own small contribution to a single European identity, be it French wine, German cabaret or British binge drinking. For nearly three...
Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North
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Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Rural areas in the North need to band together to protect themselves from the potential fallout of Brexit and to try and use it as a force for good, a report has found. The report, commissioned by Northumberland County Council,...
NU to lead climate science collaboration
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NU to lead climate science collaboration

November 26th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Global warming is affecting Siberia. Truckers who rely on ‘ice roads’– frozen rivers and lakes that provide access to otherwise remote oil and mining towns in the Russian region– grumble that they melt earlier and earlier...
Public lecture explores why “where you live can kill you”
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Public lecture explores why “where you live can kill you”

November 26th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
“Health divides: where you live can kill you”: it’s an arresting title, which was fitting for a lecture delivered with the exact same sense of urgency and passion. Part of the Insights series, Clare Bambra – professor of...
University invests £6 Million in Fossil Fuels despite pledge
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University invests £6 Million in Fossil Fuels despite pledge

October 29th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Newcastle University has continued to invest in oil and gas companies, despite committing to change its investment policy in May 2016, although they have aimed to make the change within 5 years. To understand how this has...
Sexism and the City: University Insights lecture explores gender mainstreaming in architecture
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Sexism and the City: University Insights lecture explores gender mainstreaming in architecture

October 22nd, 2018 | by Joe Molander
On Thursday 11th October, a feminist spoke at a university; it is hardly surprising, but the topic of her lecture certainly proved out of the ordinary. Marion Roberts – Professor Emeritus of Urban Design at the University of...
Body found in river confirmed as Worcester missing fresher
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Body found in river confirmed as Worcester missing fresher

October 15th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
A search for Worcester student Tom Jones ended in tragedy on Tuesday 2nd October when West Mercia police confirmed that the body recovered from the River Severn the Friday before was his. Jones, 18, had been missing since the...