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Good news - we're living in a golden age of black hole discoveries

Incredible strides in astrophysics have opened up a completely new window on the Universe and the mysterious black holes, writes Dr John Regan, Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellow in the Department of Theoretical Physics

Road traffic signs showing children playing, speed limit of 30 km/h and saying Slow Zone

Why do people break traffic rules and laws?

The puzzle of why some people obey and some disobey traffic laws extends beyond enforcement to the fabric of society itself, writes PhD scholar Shamsoddin Shariati of the Department of Sociology

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  • Bachelor of Science 1985
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Radiation Oncologist
  • BA (International - Geography Single Honours) 2019
    KPMG Sustainable Futures
    Sustainability & ESG Analyst
  • BA (Geography) 2008
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