Expert opinions cover Syria Pokmon Go The GBBO wildfires and religious symbols
PhD student Seyda Eruyar from the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing her journey to study at Leicester and the opportunities provided by our University.
Professor Panos Vostanis from the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour has written an article for The Conversation discussing refugees and how there needs to be collaboration between NGOs, the state and schools to make sure that nobody gets left behind.
- Read the full article 'How to help refugee children get through the trauma of what’s happened to them' hosted on Think: Leicester here
PhD student Becky Lawton from the School of History, who works on Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts with the British Library, has written an article outlining similarities between the pocket monsters in the popular Pokémon franchise and the beasts of the medieval world.
Becky has also written an article discussing baking guilds in medieval Europe.
Dr Kirsten Barrett from the Department of Geography has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing the impact of wildfires on society and climate in southern Siberia.
- Read the full article 'Understanding how wildfires impact ecosystems could improve predictions of future climate changes' here
Dr Saeeda Shah from the School of Education has written an article for Think: Leicester discussing how Islamic symbols are distorted through extremism.
- Read the full article '‘Hijacking’ of religious symbols by extremists intensifies rifts and tensions' here
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