Sussex University: The Education and Justice System are Failing Women

  Lizi Gray, final year Sociology student and Feminist activist, examines intimate partner violence and the role of the education and justice systems:   So many of you will have read about the horrific situation at Sussex University where senior lecturer Dr Lee Salter was allowed to continue teaching until media inquiries began coming in about him. The inquiriesContinue reading “Sussex University: The Education and Justice System are Failing Women”

Brexit, young people, mixed messages and making sense of the world.

George Stobbart, PhD Candidate, provides some reflections on the Brexit aftermath and its implications: Immediate conclusions provided by media analysts suggest the referendum result is a reflection of the anti-immigration views of older generation, or poor working class areas disenfranchisement with the political class. However, the reality of these post-Brexit arguments is speculative, given theContinue reading “Brexit, young people, mixed messages and making sense of the world.”

Why do busy people need allotments?

Dr Abigail Schoneboom and photographer Julian May launch photo exhibit at Newcastle City Library that provokes reflection on work-life boundaries. People are working longer hours, yet many add an allotment to their busy schedule, with waiting lists of 30 years in parts of the UK. Dr Schoneboom’s research project looks at how and why allotments are intertwined withContinue reading “Why do busy people need allotments?”