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MMU in the News 16th January 2017 – 8th December 2016

  • Monday, 16th January 2017 • BBC

    BBC Breakfast

    Historian Professor Helen Laville, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education, chats to BBC Breakfast about the history of the First Lady role

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  • Friday, 6th January 2017 • The Conversation

    The discovery of medieval Trellech reaffirms the place of the plucky amateur in archaeology

    Dr Ben Edwards talks to The Conversation about the discovery of the lost medieval town of Trellech

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  • Thursday, 5th January 2017 • South China Morning Post

    A feast for wolves: China’s richest man is hunting the global sports and entertainment industry

    Dr Dan Parnell comments on the link between Chinese business and football

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  • Saturday, 31st December 2016 • Washington Post

    Ignoring safety, what’s the maximum number of people that can fit in Times Square?

    Crowd scientist Prof Keith Still calculates the number of people that can fit in New York's Times Square

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  • Wednesday, 21st December 2016 • The Guardian

    O click, all ye faithful: church expands online in 'paradigm shift'

    Dr Bex Lewis comments on the church's use of digital media

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  • Wednesday, 21st December 2016 • History Extra

    Ada Nield Chew: England’s forgotten suffragist

    Dr Kirsty Bunting and Orlagh McCabe chronicle the life of Crewe's suffragist, Ada Nield Chew

    read this story on the History Extra website

  • Sunday, 11th December 2016 • Manchester Evening News

    Greater Manchester among worst places in England for drink and drug problems - get results for your area using your postcode

    Professor Sarah Galvani comments on Manchester's alcohol and drug consumption data

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  • Thursday, 8th December 2016 • The Times

    Freed prisoners return to get rich selling legal highs

    Former inmates are deliberately getting sent back to prison due to the large profits from selling 'legal highs', University research shows

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  • Thursday, 8th December 2016 • Mail Online

    Giraffes and ‘Einstein’ parrots the latest animals to be put on the endangered species list as almost 25,000 creatures are now under threat of extinction

    University research highlights the plight of the African grey parrot

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  • Thursday, 8th December 2016 • Vice

    Two New Reports Have Revealed Just How Bad Britain's Prison Drug Problem Has Got

    Former inmates are deliberately getting sent back to prison due to the large profits from selling 'legal highs', University research shows

    read this story on the Vice website