5 Lessons from the Thriving Minds conference 2018

This blog post touches on five lessons from the Thriving Minds conference 2018 organised by Thrive Law in Leeds. The event welcomed 60 participants from Yorkshire businesses, 12 speakers sharing their insights, stories and perspective on mental health and 9 interactive workshops. As mentioned in…

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Mental Health in the Workplace: Why It Matters

This blog post focuses on mental health in the workplace and on ways in which employers can take practical steps towards creating a thriving working culture. The core standards mentioned in this post are based on the ‘Thriving at Work’ Report by Dennis Stevenson and…

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SCL influence in foreign elections – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the issue of SCL influence in foreign elections, focusing on five examples that include misinformation, disinformation, and malign manipulation. This post is based on Section 6 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is the fifth in a series…

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Russian influence in political campaigns – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the issue of Russian influence in political campaigns, with reference to the EU-UK Referendum and the 2016 US election. This post is based on Section 5 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is the fifth in a…

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Political campaigning and social media – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the issues around political campaigning and social media and expand on the electoral questions concerning the EU Referendum. This post is based on Section 4 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is the fourth in a series…

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The issue of data targeting – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Video

In this blog post, we present the issue of data targeting in a video, focusing on the Facebook, GSR and Cambridge Analytica allegations. This is based on Section 3 of the ‘Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is the third in a series of seven posts.   About…

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Role of tech companies – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the role of tech companies and highlight the key messages in a visual summary. This is based on Section 2 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is second in a series of seven posts. About the report…

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Definition of fake news – Disinformation & ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the definition of fake news and highlight the key findings in a visual summary. This is based on Section 1 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is the first in a series of seven posts.   About…

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Public Health Visual Summary for Dr Amy Barnes, Sheffield Uni

This blog post focuses on the step-by-step process of producing a visual summary for Dr Amy Barnes titled ‘Public Health Across the UK Nations: Policy and systems since national devolution’. Step 1: Introductory Call & Research Consultation The first step in producing the visual summary was…

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Policy Brief for Dr Connelly, GLOBE, Warwick University

This blog post focuses on the step-by-step process of producing the third GLOBE policy brief, authored by Dr Stephen Connelly and titled: “The Future of UK-EU Corporate Mobility”.  This brief is part of the GLOBE Centre Policy Brief Series launched in February 2018. The purpose of this…

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