With the Charter for Regional or Minority Language (Council of Europe, 1992) although Europe appears to be a leader in linguistic equality, why do many inequalities remain?
This year marks the centenary of the inclusion of language as a human right in international treaties. Has this been an effective approach to linguistic inequalities?
The Leverhulme Trust Research Programme: Making Science Public presents ‘What kinds of evidence do we need in a democracy?’ – a conversation with Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard Kennedy School), Charlotte Watts (Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK Department for International Development), James Wilsdon (University of Sheffield) and Brian Wynne (Lancaster University).
In the first study of its kind researchers are to examine life imprisonment on an international […]
Appears in Issue 74
Tags: Alison Hannah, Anders Breivik, Leverhulme Trust, Life Imprisonment Worldwide: Principles and Practice, Penal Reform International, PRI, Professor Dirk van Zyl Smit, Professor of Comparative and International Penal Law, School of Law
A new technique which lets scientists ‘see’ our brain waves at work could revolutionise our understanding of the human body’s most complex organ and help transform the lives of people suffering from schizophrenia and ADHD.
Appears in Issue 51
Tags: ADHD, Dr Matt Brookes, Leverhulme Trust, magnetoencephalography (MEG), MRI, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States, schizophrenia, School of Psychiatry, Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging