by Kezia Barker, Birkbeck, University of London, UK The zombie apocalypse has become a kitsch and playful marketing tool that … More
By Phil Emmerson, RGS-IBG Readers of the RGS-IBG journals may have noticed a couple of changes over the last few … 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
by Creighton Connolly, University of Lincoln Heritage is increasingly recognised as central to planetary wellbeing and sustainability initiatives. For instance, … More
By Elaine Stratford, University of Tasmania In cities around the world, on any day or night, billions of us walk … More
by Sam Halvorsen, Queen Mary University, London Political parties matter. We do not have to look far to see that … More
By Gustav Cederlöf, King’s College London In March 2019, Prince Charles was front page news in Cuba. The royal visit … More
By Tomas Frederiksen, Lecturer in International Development, Global Development Institute and Matthew Himley, Associate Professor of Geography (Illinois State University) The extractive … More
By W. Nathan Green, University of Wisconsin-Madison Cambodia is in the midst of an over-indebtedness crisis. The culprit? Microfinance. In … More