Research: Into the future

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.


A new draft Business and Human Rights treaty and a promising direction of travel

This post is part of the symposium that the BHRJ Blog is running on the revised binding treaty on business and human rights, which was released in July 2019.


Five ways the new draft treaty on business and human rights can be strengthened

In the second of a two-part article, Doug Cassel outlines the five areas that need addressing to deliver on the promise of the new draft treaty.…


The materiality of marriage in the artisan community of Renaissance Verona

Building on recent scholarship studying the materiality of the non-elite this article investigates the domestic material culture of the artisan community in sixteenth-century Verona.


Work Smarter, Not Harder: study shows fewer, targeted treatments can produce better outcomes

When it comes to controlling invasive weeds, it can pay to think before you act. Do you want a quick, short-term reduction in a weed population or longer-term control?…


No Effective Post-Emergent Herbicides for Waterhemp?

Corn and soybean growers in Nebraska are now facing their worst nightmare. A research study featured in the journal Weed Science shows a population of waterhemp has evolved resistance to four distinct herbicide sites of action –  including PPO inhibitors, ALS inhibitors, EPSPS inhibitors and PS II inhibitors.…


Online gaming and gaming disorder: more than just a trivial pursuit

Online gaming has come a long way since more humble beginnings in the 1970’s, where games were text-based adventures and played among handfuls of people.…


Applying dicamba? Pay attention to pH!

Studies show that pH is one of the many factors impacting dicamba volatility.  In fact, the EPA now requires a pH of 5.0 or higher in its registration of new dicamba formulations for dicamba-resistant crops.…