Expert opinions cover ransomware arms races Brexit migrant workers and NASAs Juno mission

UK universities may be among the most autonomous, but they need international cooperation to make their voices heard, says President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle in an article for the Times Higher Education.

Dr Athina Karatzogianni, Associate Professor at the School of Media, Communication and Sociology, has written an article for Think: Leicester explaining how to stay safe online following large scale cyber-attacks.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed the threat of conflict in East Asia.

Dr Simona Guerra from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed repercussions to the UK following Brexit in an interview for Spanish publication La Razón.

Eliminating cheating services, even if it were possible, would do nothing to address students’ and universities’ lack of interest in learning, says Stuart Macdonald, from our School of Business, in an article for the Times Higher Education.

Dr Leigh Fletcher from the Department of Physics and Astronomy has discussed how new Jupiter findings are changing the view we view the distant planet. This article was also featured by The Conversation.

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