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How mapping revealed the inequality of dementia care

You may have heard of the postcode lottery when it comes to schooling and healthcare. Recent investigations into dementia care reveal a startling inequality in patient care within the UK: Dementia care in UK

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UK bees under threat from pesticides

Environmental impact of pesticides: Long-held suspicions about the negative impact of certain pesticides commonly used in commercial agriculture have been confirmed after the release of the findings a 2-decade study into the effect of neonicotinoids on bee populations. 51 more words

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To frack or not to frack?

Fracking compensation: the proposal to give pay-outs to residents heightens the controversy: Fracking pay-outs proposed

People-environment Geography

Social Geographies of ‘Pokemon Go!’

Videogames can tell us a lot about contemporary society, as demonstrated in this guest post by Gisele O’Connell, a postgraduate student in the Dept of Geography… 2,971 more words

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Spatial Patterns of Crime in Long Beach

In November of 2015, the Los Angeles Geographical Society (LAGS), continued their lecture series with a presentation by Dr. Chris Carter, a professor at Long Beach City College.   1,278 more words

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Making Art and Making Place: Reflecting on the story of the Carlow Sugar Factory

This post discusses ‘Ex-Machina’, a film by Frances Hegarty and Andrew Stones, and ‘Carlow Sugar Factory’, a collection of photography by P.L. Curran, both of which are currently being exhibited at VISUAL Centre for the Contemporary Arts in Carlow until 22 October 2016. 2,524 more words

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