Posts Tagged: “The Conversation”

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Rohingya refugees remain a heavy burden on Bangladesh

The Rohingya people of Myanmar are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. The Myanmar government doesn’t consider them as citizens and deprives them of basic rights such… »

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Plastic pollution: could we clean up the ocean with technology?

Our oceans are threatened by three major challenges: climate change, overfishing and pollution. Plastic pollution is of growing concern, and has gained international attention from governments, media and large sections… »

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How culture influences children’s development

By Dr Ching-Yu Huang, Bournemouth University. From educational toys to governmental guidelines and detailed nursery progress reports, there are lots of resources available to help parents track and facilitate their children’s… »

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Anthill Podcast 27: Confidence

By Annabel Bligh, The Conversation; Gemma Ware, The Conversation, and Holly Squire, The Conversation Includes interview with BU’s Professor Keith Brown discussing confidence artists in financial scamming. [31:50 – 36:38] This… »

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World Cup online betting is the highest it’s ever been

The 2018 World Cup inspires new gamblers. Shutterstock By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University; Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University, and Keith Phalp, Bournemouth University. Sports betting is worth up to £625 billion per year,… »

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Digital addiction: how technology keeps us hooked

By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University, and Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University The World Health Organisation is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming,… »

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