Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 1117 June

Dr Daniel Zadik from the Department of Genetics has written an article for The Conversation exploring food intolerance in ancient cultures.

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans from the Centre for Medical Humanities has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing how the repeated victimisation of women is often ignored.

Professor Sarah Hainsworth from the Department of Engineering has written a First Person piece for the Leicester Mercury responding to Sir Tim Hunt's recent comments on women working in labs.

Dr Sally Horrocks from the School of History and Dr Jane Pilcher from the Department of Sociology have also responded to Sir Tim Hunt's comment. Read their responses here.

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