By Levi Gahman, University of the West Indies and University of Liverpool and Gabrielle Thongs, University of the West Indies … More
By Kellynn Wee, National University of Singapore, Singapore Maid agencies frequently hit the headlines in Singapore for the most appalling … More
By Josh Lepawsky, Memorial University of Newfoundland Maintenance and repair are on the agenda. In October 2018, The Economist declared … More
By Po-Yi Hung and Yu-Hsiu Lien, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Local tea in Taiwan – whether traditional high mountain oolong, … More
by Kezia Barker, Birkbeck, University of London, UK The zombie apocalypse has become a kitsch and playful marketing tool that … More
By Nicola Brimblecombe, Mark Green and Danny Dorling Cover Photo: Five people sleeping rough outside the School of Geography and … More
By Phil Emmerson, RGS-IBG Readers of the RGS-IBG journals may have noticed a couple of changes over the last few … More
By Joe Williams, Durham University, UK and Caitlin Robinson, Newcastle University, UK In June 2019, a tribunal in Kenya halted … More
We are bombarded with messages to ‘move more.’ Physical activity is good for us, we’re told. In the right doses, yes, meeting minimum levels of activity reduces our risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, some cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and depression, plus it helps with stress and our general quality of life.
It seems often forgotten, however, that ‘moving more’ usually means going somewhere. For many of us, that place is the gym. And gyms can be more, or less, inviting.
By Robert Shaw (Newcastle University, UK) and Ankit Kumar (Eindhoven University of Technology, NL) Public lighting is widely understood as … More