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Expert Opinion

Our academics can provide expert opinion on a range of subjects and regularly contribute to ongoing news stories.

The blog entries below contain just some of the most recent stories our experts have commented on.

Not quite Their Finest

28th April 2017 |

In this blog post, Dr Henry Irving, Senior Lecturer in Public History at Leeds Beckett reflects on Lone Scherfig’s new film set during the London …

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Football Welcomes Refugees

24th April 2017 |

This weekend the broadcast and print media gave coverage to the Football Welcomes campaign.  Amnesty International won the support of over 20 professional football clubs …

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Social Science and the Emerging Strategies for Industry and Research

28th March 2017 |

On Tuesday 21 March, the Yorkshire Chapter of the Academy of Social Sciences held a meeting at the University of Leeds. Jonathan Long, Professor in …

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‘My tongue is the blast of a gun!’ On the Road with the Midnight Robbers

23rd March 2017 |

In this blog post, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature, tells the story of her recent research visit to Trinidad where she …

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