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Monday 18th February 2013

Soccer bookings show ethnic discrimination

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The behaviour seen on Premier League football pitches is indicative of the attitudes of wider society according to Dr James Reade, whose research collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge has revealed that referees are more likely to unwittingly discriminate against certain ethnic groups than others.
Date:
Monday 18th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Weighty issue for dinner dates

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New research from the School of Psychology has revealed your dinner date can make you put on weight.
Date:
Monday 18th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences
Friday 8th February 2013

Ask the Expert live chat with Dr Jo Morris

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On Friday 8 February, Dr Jo Morris, Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences took part in a live chat answering your questions about her breast cancer research. If you missed it, here is the full transcript from the event, including the questions Jo ran out of time to answer. The full storify recap can also be viewed here.
Date:
Friday 8th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Monday 4th February 2013

Groundbreaking clinical trial provides hope for thousands of men

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Prostate cancer affects one in nine men in the UK, making it the most common cancer among the country's men. This World Cancer Day (Monday 4 February), you can help us to beat the disease with support for a pioneering clinical trial.
Date:
Monday 4th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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