Featured Expert Opinion
Swedish death cleaning: how to declutter your home and life19 January 2018
There has been a trend in recent years, both in literature and in life, for Scandinavian concepts that are encapsulated in a single word. Hygge, for example – which is Danish for cosiness, contentment or well-being – dominated the publishing industry in 2016.Read more
Esmée Hanna on the Loneliness of Young Fathers19 February 2018
In this article Esmée Hanna, author of Supporting Young Men as Fathers, explores how groups can help young men who are fathers to become less isolated.
Ending weight stigma and discrimination in 201829 January 2018
Stigmatisation and discrimination based on characteristics such as sex, ethnicity and mental health has become less acceptable in the UK.
The importance of using a whole systems approach to obesity12 January 2018
In the last of our blogs to mark National Obesity Awareness Week, Dr Duncan Radley, Matt Butler and Joanna Saunders from Leeds Beckett University discuss why we need to use a whole systems approach to tackle obesity.
Obesogenic Environments: Does Proximity Matter?11 January 2018
In the fourth of our blogs to mark National Obesity Awareness Week, Dr Claire Griffiths, Adele Morrin and Alex Christensen from Leeds Beckett University discuss whether proximity matters when it comes to tackling obesity.
Public health policy and campaigns; health promotion, without the stigma10 January 2018
In the third of our blogs to mark National Obesity Awareness Week, Dr Stuart Flint, Rebecca Smith and Maddie Sweetman from Leeds Beckett University discuss eliminating weight stigma and discrimination in health promotion campaigns.
Lack of funding for weight management services9 January 2018
In the second of our blogs to mark National Obesity Awareness Week, James Nobles and Professor Paul Gately from Leeds Beckett University and Carol Weir from MoreLife discuss the lack of funding for weight management services
Importance of healthy nutrition in early childhood obesity prevention8 January 2018
In the first of our blogs to mark National Obesity Awareness Week, Professor Pinki Sahota and Dr Sara Ahern from Leeds Beckett University discuss the importance of healthy nutrition in childhood and how early adoption of good habits can set children up for life.
Poor retention = restless, agitated students: Discuss.2 January 2018
In today’s Beckett Trends post, Professor Jim McKenna, Professor of Sport at Carnegie School of Sport, looks at addiction and how it applies to our daily lives.
A Legal Academic's view on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam23 May 2017
In this blog post, Legal Academic, Dr Jessica Guth, talks about the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) and what it means for the profession.