Windows 10: Microsoft’s universal system for an increasingly mobile world

Dr Duke GledhillDr Duke Gledhill, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield.  Here he writes a review for The Conversation on Windows 10, Microsoft’s most recent operating system and asks will this be the fresh start Microsoft is banking on? Continue reading…

Hard Evidence: are universities strapped for cash?

Professor Jill JohnesProfessor of Production Economics, Jill Johnes, University of Huddersfield, has gained a prominent national and international research reputation in education economics.   Here she talks about how the English university sector is having to make cuts of £150 million and asks what will be the likely impacts and how will universities manage their finances? Continue reading…

Let’s hear it for carbs – Tour de France cyclists couldn’t do it without them

Matt HainesMatthew Haines, University of Huddersfield, is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Wellbeing.  Here he comments on the negativity towards the use of carbs in the media and how this has generated new interest in high-fat and restricted carbohydrate diets for endurance performance.  However be warned, as there is little evidence to suggest diets high in fat will actually enhance performance at all. Continue reading…