Global health and wellbeing

by Alexandra Fanghanel  |  7th April 2019

In the middle of 2017, a postgraduate student walked into my office to speak to my colleague, announcing that he was about to share some sensitive information. I made moves to leave the room to give him some privacy. ‘No’, he said, ‘I want you to hear this, too’, and informed me that he was going to go on trial accused of rape. He wanted everybody to know, so that he could be transparent. So that we would understand, if he was upset in class sometimes, why this was.…Read more

by Sam Wren-Lewis  |  20th March 2019

By Sam Wren-Lewis, author of The Happiness Problem: Rethinking Individual Success and Societal Progress. You may not know it, but today is the International Day of Happiness. This celebration takes place on the 20th March every year, to coincide with the Spring Equinox, and is a modern day tradition that’s been going since 2013, after Read More

by Sé Oba-Smith  |  2nd February 2019

Gregory Fredrick Watson was my cousin. We became like brothers when I turned 16. Facing depression myself, I found Greg intelligent, having dealt with many issues himself growing up. Unfortunately, he committed suicide last winter, aged 26.…Read more

by Allison Gray  |  9th January 2019

With A Handbook of Food Crime winning a Choice Outstanding Academic Title award, co-author Allison Gray explains what food crime is and why it can't be ignored.…Read more

by Mary Holmes  |  25th April 2018

Mary Holmes discusses the new special issue of 'Families, Relationships and Societies', which focuses on how care and caring have changed, given the fragmenting tendencies of contemporary life.…Read more

by Máiréad Enright and Fiona de Londras  |  30th January 2018

Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright – authors of ‘Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish Abortion Law – respond to the announcement of the Irish Cabinet of its intention to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3 in May 2018. The book, now publishing on Thursday this week, looks beyond the referendum to what might come Read More