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Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 24 30 September

Dr Jon Moran from the Department of Politics and International Relations has weighed up the pros and cons of armed drones in the skies above us in an article for The Conversation.

With all genotype data from UK Biobank to be made available next year, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Public Health Martin Tobin from the Department of Health Sciences has shared his experience and exciting study findings in a blog post written for the Medical Research Council.

Dr Lisa Smith from the Department of Criminology has discussed her project to empower victims and support prosecutions in cases of sexual violence in conflict zones in an article for The Conversation.

Dr Stuart Hamilton from the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit has discussed in an article for The Conversation how forensic science can reveal secrets from the past.

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle has announced the launch of the HeForShe university tour in a First Person column for the Leicester Mercury.

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