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London is proposing 20mph speed limits – here's the evidence on their effect on city life

Date published - 19/09/2018

Author - Ruth Hunter, Lecturer, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast

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Food security: vertical farming sounds fantastic until you consider its energy use

Date published - 10/09/2018

Author - Andrew Jenkins, Research Fellow, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen's University Belfast

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Teaching worldviews could enhance Religious Education in schools

Date published - 10/09/2018

Author - Gladys Ganiel, Research Fellow, The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast

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What on Earth could live in a salt water lake on Mars? An expert explains

Date published - 06/09/2018

Author - John E. Hallsworth, Lecturer of Environmental Microbiology, Queen's University Belfast

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AI, populism and the threat to Human Rights

Visiting Research Fellow Dr Birgit Schippers talks about the threat to human rights from the growth of Artificial Intelligence on a recent show with ABC Future News.

The post AI, populism and the threat to Human Rights appeared first on QPOL.

Date published - 12/09/2018

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There’s a reason why Northern Ireland has been without a government for more than 500 days – Brexit

Brexit has revived the ideologies of Irish nationalism and Ulster unionism, and reignited their most central dispute – continued union with Britain or unification with Ireland says Dr Peter McLoughlin.

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Date published - 03/09/2018

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Pope Francis Can’t Redeem Irish Catholicism

If the Church doesn't embrace the people's demand for change, it'll wither away says Dr Gladys Ganiel.

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Date published - 03/09/2018

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