Posts Tagged: “The Conversation”

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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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Autism screening tool may not pick up women with the condition

[Above image] Nikodash/Shutterstock.com By Rachel Moseley, Bournemouth University and Julie Kirkby, Bournemouth University Diagnosing autism is expensive and time consuming, so a screening tool is used to filter out those… »

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How to hunt a giant sloth – according to ancient human footprints

[Above image] : Alex McClelland, Bournemouth University By Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University; Katie Thompson, Bournemouth University, and Sally Christine Reynolds, Bournemouth University. Rearing on its hind legs, the giant… »

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Just not cricket: why ball tampering is cheating

[Above] In happier times: Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith talk to the media during the victorious Ashes series. AAP/Darren England By Keith Parry, Western Sydney University; Emma Kavanagh, Bournemouth University,… »

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Why suicide rates among pregnant women in Nepal are rising

Shutterstock/By KristinaSophie By Bibha Simkhada, Liverpool John Moores University and Edwin van Teijlingen, Bournemouth University Huge numbers of pregnant women and new mothers are taking their own lives in Nepal… »

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Publishing’s Ratner moment: why eBooks are not ‘stupid’

shandrus via Shutterstock.com By Bronwen Thomas, Bournemouth University In the days before social media – and, presumably, media training – Gerald Ratner’s description of some of the products sold in… »

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Postnatal depression: men get it too

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in media reports about postnatal depression and other maternal mental illnesses, and campaigns have led to greater understanding about the… »

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