Six secrets to success: Analysis of key success factors for remedy in the case of DRC workers vs. Heineken at the Dutch NCP

During a panel discussion at the 6th annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, in Geneva, Switzerland, representatives of OECD Watch, Heineken, the Dutch NCP, and victims from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) discussed the successful process towards remedy following business-related human rights abuses by Heineken.…


The importance of protein and energy requirements for hair lambs in tropical conditions

The animal article of the month for December is ‘Energy and protein requirements of Santa Ines lambs, a breed of hair sheep‘.…


Women’s Rights: Bridging The Gap in Malawi

Last week, I took part in the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights. I reflected on how far we have come in terms of the positive progress we are making, together with our partners on the Malawi Tea 2020 programme, where we are seeing a range of improvements to peoples’ lives in tea communities.…


Writing histories in a time of commemoration: Ireland and Finland

“I maintain that the analogy between Finland and Ireland is almost perfect” -Michael Collins At the end of 2017, with Ireland approaching the half-way mark of what is designated a “Decade of Centenaries,” a country at the opposite edge of northern Europe will celebrate a hundred years of nationhood.…


Build It and They Will Come: The Formative Stages of Human Rights Education in Business Schools

Companies are increasingly expected to engage on prominent public policy issues facing society. Such areas of public policy interfacing with business include migration and the global refugee crisis, LGBTI rights, freedom of expression and terrorism, climate change, white supremacy, and human rights in the global economy.…


2017 Charleston Library Conference

The recent Charleston Library Conference, held November 6-10, 2017, was an excellent opportunity for academic librarians, vendors, and publishers to meet, listen to, and comment on each other’s initiatives, plans, and concerns for the future.…


Reproduction in Blade Runner 2049

Reproduction on Film, the recently published special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science, investigates the theme of biological reproduction in the history of cinema, television, and other screen media.…


Beverage industry capitalizing on countries with fewer health regulations

Considerable exposure to sugary drinks combined with a lack of water fountains in high schools are likely important contributors to increased consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, a new study published in Public Health Nutrition has found.


Chagas disease drug-development is being limited by gaps in our knowledge of parasite biology

The latest Paper of the Month from Parasitology is  by Amanda F. Francisco, Shiromani Jayawardhana, Michael D. Lewis, Martin C. Taylor, and John M.…


Mathematika: Klaus Friedrich Roth special issue

The editors of Mathematika are pleased to announce a special issue of the journal dedicated to Klaus Friedrich Roth, which is now available on Cambridge Core.…


Tackling Weeds in Winter Strawberry Crops – Drip by Drip!

Since the U.S. EPA’s 2005 ban of methyl bromide, winter strawberry growers have faced a perplexing dilemma.  How do you control those pesky broadleaf weeds, grasses and nutsedge species that emerge through the transplanting holes in polyethylene mulch?…


Grandparent Care: A Key Factor in Mothers’ Labour Force Participation in the UK

The contribution of unpaid work, often performed by women, is and has been largely unrecognised, a situation feminist scholars have long drawn to our attention.…