Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 16 September
President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle has written an article with researchers Lucy Smith, Nicola Cooper, Kate Williams and Henrietta O’Connor for The Conversation on how gender can result in differences in grant success.
Dr Shireen Kanji from the School of Management has written an article for The Conversation discussing new research into male breadwinners.
- Read the full article 'Men want to spend more time at home – even if it means taking a pay cut' hosted on Think: Leicester here
Professor Melanie Simms from the School of Management has written an article for The Conversation discussing how many young workers find themselves struggling to find secure work.
- Read the full article 'Unions rally to support young people in precarious jobs' hosted on Think: Leicester here
Dr Jonathan Corpus Ong from the Department of Media and Communication has written an article for IRIN News about sexual relations between staff and beneficiaries in humanitarian agencies in the Philippines.
- The full article 'Typhoon Grindr: love, liberation and post-disaster sex in the Philippines' can be read here.
Professor Martin Parker from the School of Management has written an article for the Chartered Association of Business Schools discussing how the Business School can rescue its tarnished image by teaching alternative forms of organisation.
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