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Explore South West on 9 February is your chance to learn directly from a range of scientists and explorers carrying out field research and scientific expeditions.

New research shows why the commute should be counted as part of the working day

A new study presented today at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference shows that commuters use free Wi-Fi provision on their journey to and from work to ‘catch up’ with work emails, paving the way for the commute to be counted as work.

Frank 'Dudley' Docker: a British industrialist and major benefactor to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917)

Born in Smethwick, Birmingham, Docker was one of England’s foremost industrialists and was a major benefactor to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

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