Alan Mckenna

Academic

Legal academic. Asbestos campaigner. Drone expert
Action Mesothelioma Day - The 5,000 Deaths That Go

Action Mesothelioma Day - The 5,000 Deaths That Go Unreported

Every year the first friday of July see's Action Mesothelioma Day in the UK, where events take place across the country to both raise awareness of the scourge of asbestos and to commemorate and remember those who have succumbed to the individious diseases caused by exposure to asbestos.
01/07/2016 16:47 BST
The Forgotten Issue Behind An Assisted

The Forgotten Issue Behind An Assisted Suicide

Unlike the campaign for legalising assisted suicide, the campaign for sustainable long term funding for medical research into mesothelioma has struggled to attract publicity, even though it is aimed at finding solutions so that victims such as Bob Cole may have the possibility of an extended life worth living.
18/08/2015 23:41 BST
Operation Stack - A Story of Inept

Operation Stack - A Story of Inept Governance

For those not affected by Operation Stack - the stacking of lorries on the M20 when there are problems on the cross Channel route, it might merely make for some interesting television pictures and as no one dies so surely the people of Kent will get by and it will soon be forgotten.
13/08/2015 12:30 BST
The Public Acceptance Challenge Facing Civil Drone

The Public Acceptance Challenge Facing Civil Drone Use

Drones are currently one of the fastest moving technology stories, but included in the growing daily newsflow coverage are clear warning signs of the challenges facing civil drone use due to various public concerns.
11/08/2015 08:54 BST