Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 8 14 October

John Williams from the Department of Sociology has written an article for the Leicester Mercury discussing the nation's attitude towards rugby in comparison to football.

Professors Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams from the Department of Geology have written an article for the Oxford University Press blog discussing the significance of water on Mars and beyond.

Dr Saeeda Shah from the School of Education has written an article for Think: Leicester  outlining the controversy surrounding Nadiya Hussain's victory in the Great British Bake Off.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans has reviewed the acclaimed film Suffragette and how successfully it portrays feminism.

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