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The Extinction and Survival of Religious Belief in a Science Dominated World

Reverend Professor David Wilkinson from our Department of Theology and Religion and Principal of St John’s College recently gave a lecture discussing the interplay between religious belief and science, as part of our Global Lecture Series. Here he gives us an insight into this debate and how the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive.
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God has many names: a solution to the inclusive-language dilemma

Professor Maggi Dawn, from our Department of Theology and Religion, suggests a solution to the inclusive language dilemma.
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How do people care for themselves and others in the face of chronic illness? A study of care relationships among diabetes patients in India

Dr Emilija Zabiliute from our Department of Anthropology shares insights from her research into support and care for diabetes patients in Delhi.
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The Power of Music for Reconnecting Us With Our Past

Dr Kelly Jakubowski from our Department of Music explains why music may be a better autobiographical memory cue than food.
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Cohabitation: it’s time to take legal reform seriously

Dr Andy Hayward from our Law School busts common myths about cohabiting and explains why reform is imperative.
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The Problem with Valentine’s Day

In one of two articles in this year's Valentine's Day series, Dr Natalie Goodison tracks the origins of the holiday.
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Love and the law

In one of two articles in this year's Valentine's Day series, Dr Benedict Douglas explains love's relationship to the law.
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Turkey-Syria earthquakes: shallow depth of main shocks is a key reason why they’ve been so devastating

Professor Bob Holdsworth, from our Department of Earth Sciences, explains why the shallow depth of the Turkey-Syria earthquakes has caused them to be so destructive.
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Turkey-Syria earthquakes: a seismologist explains what has happened

Dr Jenny Jenkins from our Department of Earth Sciences explains the devastating earthquakes that have hit Turkey and Syria on 6 February 2023.
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Three surprising reasons human actions threaten endangered primates

Dr Sian Waters, from our Department of Anthropology, along with Tracie McKinney from the University of South Wales and Michelle Rodrigues from Marquette University, describe human actions that threaten primates.
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The Whale: Brendan Fraser’s comeback offers rare representation of the fat queer male body on screen

Professor Santiago Fouz Hernández, from our School of Modern Languages and Cultures, explores the impact of Brendan Fraser's role in The Whale.
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