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Shedding new light on the mysterious origin of Bornean elephants

17 January 2018

Elephants might have arrived on Borneo at a time of the last land bridge between the Sunda Islands in Southeast Asia, a new paper published in Scientific Reports has found.

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European Policy Review on Social Innovation by Dr Abid Mehmood

8 January 2018

Dr Abid Mehmood, Research Fellow at Sustainable Places Research Institute and the School of Social Sciences, has produced a policy paper for the European Commission; ‘Social Innovation as a Trigger for Transformations - The Role of Research’.


Risk of “dirty” turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal

18 December 2017

Research finds US poultry does not meet EU safety standards and warns shoppers would be safer if UK kept European standards

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