There is a revolving door between industry and regulators, but does that really make for a 'cosy relationship'?

blurAZ / shutterstock Toby Willison, a senior executive at the UK’s Environment Agency, is departing for the private utility firm Southern Water. Willison has been with the agency since 2002 and is currently its director of operations. The Guardian and Daily Mail report concerns that this is yet another exampleContinue Reading

Xi Jinping applauding at a conference

India’s pharmaceutical industry is renowned for selling medicines to the world at reasonable prices, especially developing countries. This has helped Africa in its fight against HIV/Aids, for instance. Such endeavours have earned India a reputation as the “pharmacy of the world”. Now, the advantages that have enabled India to playContinue Reading

Universities enrich communities, as well as educating students – new research

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock Education helps us share knowledge, develop understanding, and supports our connection with each other. As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, governments have been preoccupied with how to re-open schools. However, there has been more doubt about universities. Discussions about the rise in COVID-19 infections in student populations have oftenContinue Reading