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Anne S

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5 things you need to know about tinnitus

It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week so we asked one of our experts, Professor Deborah Hall, to share five things about one of the most common chronic hearing-related conditions in the western world. 1. Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease There are many different kinds of medical conditions that can increase the chance of developing tinnitus, often …

Harry Potter and the Rosetta Stone

Never underestimate the Potterheads at The University of Nottingham.  It started with a simple idea to celebrate the different languages our staff and students speak: let’s film people reading from different translations of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone. When I posted a call for volunteers on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr I expected a handful of …

Aristophanes, feminism and enormous phalli

Old Attic comedian Aristophanes introduced me to ancient Greek dirty jokes. I spent many years of my early Classics education at school reading his plays and wondering how he got away with combining politics and filthy dialogue in 5th century B.C Athens. Last week I interviewed the man behind the first translation of Aristophanes I …

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