Expert opinions cover pubs, who to believe and symptoms of kidney disease

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1-30 September.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Emma Richardson from our Department of Health Sciences has discussed how pubgoers will know that there are some ways to get served more quickly than the other drinkers.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Eva Krockow, Professor Andrew Colman and Dr Briony Pulford from our School of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour have outlined how, as long as there are no hidden agendas, it is surprisingly simple to reach the right decision when faced with contradictory information.

Professor Alice Smith from our Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation has written an article for Think: Leicester about her new research into developing a questionnaire which measures the frequency and importance of the most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease who do not need dialysis or a transplant.

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