Family names dictionary free for lockdown  —  an interview with the project’s principal investigator

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Britain and Ireland, with research in part by UWE’s Professor Emeritus Richard Coates, is free for members of the public until the end of May 21, meaning you and your family can fill lockdown boredom by finding out the actual history of your shared name. For example, my […]

Why some UWE students are unhappy paying £600 per month to live in ‘shipping containers’

This original investigative article received coverage in broadcast and print media after it was picked up by the BBC. I made a number of media appearances as a result, including on Radio 5 Live’s The Emma Barnett Show. When I left UWE, this remained the most-read article of all time on HUB Magazine’s website. Republished, […]