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Clean water for all (2022)
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Clayton, G., Steven, J., Thorn, R., & Reynolds, D. (2022). Clean water for all. [Website]

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimated that, as of 2020, 2 billion people across the globe did not have access to safely managed drinking water. Ideally, safely managed drinking water should b... Read More about Clean water for all.

The Stories We Tell: Exploring the Folklore of Bees in an Age of Extinction (2022)
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Portus, R. (2022). The Stories We Tell: Exploring the Folklore of Bees in an Age of Extinction. [Text]

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II in September 2022, a curious news story was circulated. This story reported that, following the Queen’s death, the royal beekeeper had paid an official visit to the hives at Buckingham Palace to inform the ho... Read More about The Stories We Tell: Exploring the Folklore of Bees in an Age of Extinction.

Economic growth Swedish style (2022)
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Hambleton, R. (2022). Economic growth Swedish style. [Website Article]

This article suggests that, if the UK central government wants to bring about strong economic growth, whilst also levelling up the country, it should draw lessons from countries that have already done this. The example set out is Sweden. This count... Read More about Economic growth Swedish style.

The indirect impact of COVID-19 on the life of animals (2022)
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Rana, M., Rouse, R., Craig, T. J., Macdonald, H., & Hancock, J. T. (2022). The indirect impact of COVID-19 on the life of animals. [website]

The COVID-19 pandemic is an ongoing major health crisis that is the result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus was first identified in Wuhan, China during December 2019; many patients were initially reported with pneumonia and later the cause was foun... Read More about The indirect impact of COVID-19 on the life of animals.

Applications of nanosensor technology for the plant sciences (2022)
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Shaw, D. S., & Honeychurch, K. C. (2022). Applications of nanosensor technology for the plant sciences

The detection of analytes is optically difficult in planta due to tissue thickness and the presence of photosynthetic pigments in plant tissues. Nanosensors are well-suited for the detection of analytes as they are easily embedded in plant tissues. T... Read More about Applications of nanosensor technology for the plant sciences.

A systems approach to tackling severe and multiple disadvantage (2022)
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Bolden, R. (2022). A systems approach to tackling severe and multiple disadvantage. [Blog post]

ILA Fellow Richard Bolden discusses his work leading an independent evaluation of Bristol Golden Key, a collaborative partnership project designed to transform services for people with multiple complex needs such as homelessness and substance misuse.... Read More about A systems approach to tackling severe and multiple disadvantage.

Art engagement (2022)
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Lloyd, L. (2022). Art engagement. [Feature article online and physical copy]

Lizzie Lloyd asks whether an artist needs to describe themselves as socially engaged in order to engage socially The assumption remains that work made with people is, almost by definition, an act of social goodness, moral altruism and political up... Read More about Art engagement.

Successful public protest (2022)
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Hambleton, R. (2022). Successful public protest. [Online article]

In June 2020 the toppling of the statue of Edward Colston, a prolific Bristol slave trader, attracted international headlines. This short article follows up on this remarkable event and discusses the trial, in January 2022, of the four anti-racism c... Read More about Successful public protest.

What does direct election deliver? (2022)
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Hambleton, R. (2022). What does direct election deliver?. [Online publication]

This short article for the Bristol Ideas website is a contribution to the public debate about whether or not to retain the directly elected mayor model of governance in our city. It explains how the direct election process has three main benefits.

"The politics of gender and identity": Finn Mackay in conversation with Jana Bacevic (2022)
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Mackay, F. (2022). "The politics of gender and identity": Finn Mackay in conversation with Jana Bacevic. [Video]

Can we find a way through and even around the messy gender wars currently raging on- and offline? In this wide-ranging and timely conversation with Jana Bacevic, sociologist and activist Finn Mackay provides important theoretical background and conte... Read More about "The politics of gender and identity": Finn Mackay in conversation with Jana Bacevic.

Global crafts: Woodblock prints with Wuon-Gean Ho (2022)
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Ho, W. (2022). Global crafts: Woodblock prints with Wuon-Gean Ho. [https://japaninnorwich.org/2022/03/31/s2e23-global-crafts-woodblock-prints/]

This week Oliver is joined by Wuon-Gean Ho, printmaker and research associate at the University of West England’s Centre for Print Research, to discuss the place of mokuhanga, or woodblock printmaking, in the global spread of traditional crafts. Wuon... Read More about Global crafts: Woodblock prints with Wuon-Gean Ho.