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Expert comment: National Audit Office criticises Home Office's treatment of Windrush generation

The National Audit Office has found that "The Home Office failed to fulfil its duty of care to members of the Windrush generation, which led to serious consequences for the people affected." Dr Hannah Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, comments.


Prison officers walk out in protest at working conditions - expert comment

Professor Azrini Wahidin comments on the issues raised by today's prison officers walkout in protest at ‘unprecedented levels of violence behind bars.’

Fri 14 September 2018, 09:48 | Tags: Expert comment, Sociology, Social Affairs, protest, prisons

Professor Elizabeth Dowler on the banning of online junk food adverts

Professor Elizabeth Dowler, expert in food and nutrition, discusses the new rules targeting junk food adverts for children which have resulted in the banning of the first online adverts.

Wed 04 July 2018, 10:21 | Tags: Children, Health, obesity, wellbeing, Sociology, Food

Professor Eric Jensen on the threat facing UK mammals

Professor Eric Jensen, expert in public engagement and the environment discusses, the news that one in five UK mammals, including the red squirrel and the wildcat, are at risk of extinction.

Wed 13 June 2018, 11:10 | Tags: environment, United Kingdom, Expert comment, Sociology, Wildlife

"It only takes one person or a small group to daub slogans on a wall" - Dr Charles Turner comments on anti-Polish vandalism in Israel.

Over the weekend the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv was vandalised with swastikas. Dr Charles Turner comments on how this may affect relations between the two countries, especially in the wake of Poland's controversial Holocaust law.


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