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.

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.

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.

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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