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Academic internationally recognised for her work promoting multilingualism

26 May 2023

Professor Claire Gorrara awarded Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite

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Largest study of video games reveals men say twice as much as women

24 May 2023

Patterns in data suggest ways of addressing imbalance

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Long reads

Improving dementia communication

Professor Alison Wray’s work on how the social and emotional impact of dementia affects communication is helping people with dementia, their families, and professional carers to navigate the communication challenges they face.

Protecting communities and preserving environments

Working alongside mining companies all over the world, Professor Wolfgang Maier has helped to prevent the relocation of local communities and protect culturally sensitive land, all whilst providing enormous cost savings.

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Taking physics to the masses

Our research has helped transform perceptions, teaching practice and public awareness of astronomy.

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The beauty of your brain and how to see it

“Your existence, your personality, everything you do, everything you think, everything you’ve done—it’s all there in that few litres of stuff.”

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Turning the tide on plastic pollution

How plastic gets to the sea, and what we can do to stop it.

Understanding postpartum psychosis

Mothers at risk of developing this severe psychiatric disorder are being better supported due to the work of Professor Ian Jones and his team.

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