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How anti-black logic travelled back to Africa

When she first started doing Women’s Studies, Ola Osman [2019] spent time in Liberia researching the impact of the civil war on women. For her PhD she has taken a step back to look at the deeper roots of Liberian politics and how the repatriation of enslaved people during the ‘Back to Africa’ Movement in […]

Research impact award for pangolin expert

A Gates Cambridge Scholar has been selected for the University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Research Impact and Engagement for his work with communities and law enforcement agents in Nigeria to curb pangolin poaching and trafficking. Charles Emogor won the Early Career Researcher award for his work on pangolin conservation. He founded Panoglino, a Nigerian […]

Reports chart impact of climate change on health

Europe is facing unprecedented and overlapping crises that are detrimental to human health and livelihoods which continued investment in fossil fuels is exacerbating, according to the first indicator report** of a new continent-wide collaboration. The 2022 Lancet Countdown in Europe Report, published today in The Lancet Public Health journal, is the result of a newly […]