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Politics - Social Sciences
26.05.2017
Who should get your vote? QMUL app matches voters with parties
Who should get your vote? QMUL app matches voters with parties
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new voting advice application to help people make an informed choice on polling day.
Politics
18.05.2017
Politics - Administration/Government
02.05.2017
Trump’s CIA relationship on same painful path as Nixon says new research in Foreign Affairs
President Trump's rocky relationship with the CIA is following a remarkably similar trajectory to President Nixon's difficult dealings with the agency, according to new research published in the April 24th edition of the highly prestigious journal Foreign Affairs.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
One Hundred Days of Trump
One Hundred Days of Trump
Professor Andrew Preston examines the origins of the first hundred days as a measure of presidential success in American politics.
Politics - Administration/Government
28.04.2017
Trump: the first 100 days
Has President Trump managed to ‘make America great again?' Join a panel of experts at The University of Nottingham to find out what the new President has achieved in his first 100 days in office.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
#ICYMI - Trump's First Hundred Days
#ICYMI - Trump’s First Hundred Days
Dr Emily Charnock, Lecturer in American History, delivers her verdict as the Trump presidency reaches its first major milestone.
Politics - Law/Forensics
20.04.2017
Politics
12.04.2017
Spies, Kings and Nazis - Prof Richard Aldrich on Channel 4’s Spying on the Royals
In episode 2 of Channel 4's Spying on the Royals Professor Richard Aldrich, of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, about how in the United States spies tappe
Politics
07.04.2017
Prof Richard Aldrich talks spies on Channel 4’s Spying on the Royals
Professor Richard Aldrich, of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, has spoken to Channel 4's Spying on the Royals about how the British govermnet spies targeted Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson and George VI.
Social Sciences - Politics
04.04.2017
A ’stranglehold’ on the data that could help explain political extremism
The advent of social media has led to a vast increase in the amount of social information that we see about others' political behaviour and this has important implications for democracy, argues Professor Helen Margetts in Nature Human Behaviour.
Politics
03.04.2017
Richard Aldrich talks fake news, politics and the Zinoviev letter on the BBC’s Westminster Hour
Professor Richard Aldrich, of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, has spoken to BBC Radio 4's the Westminster Hour about the history of fake news, its impact on politics and the infamous Zinoviev letter.
Literature/Linguistics - Politics
03.04.2017
QMUL and the V&A to digitise key manuscripts by the 18th-century radical writer, William Godwin
QMUL and the V&A to digitise key manuscripts by the 18th-century radical writer, William Godwin
For the first time, the sole surviving manuscripts of the most celebrated works of William Godwin (1756 - 1836) will be digitised and made freely available on the Shelley Godwin Archive as part of a
Careers/Employment - Politics
31.03.2017
Tories narrow gap on Labour in London while Lib Dems double support
Tories narrow gap on Labour in London while Lib Dems double support
The Labour Party's support in London has declined by nine points in a year, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Politics
29.03.2017
Most Brexit voters want more members to leave the EU
The majority of people who voted ‘Leave' in last year's referendum hope other countries will also leave the European Union soon, a survey by Ipsos MORI for King's College London has found, but most ‘Remain' voters hope the EU will keep its remaining members.
History/Archeology - Politics
27.03.2017
A New Dawn? The 1997 general election
The 1997 general election was a unique moment in Britain's modern democratic history and its consequences continue to shape Britain in 2017.
History/Archeology - Politics
21.03.2017
Fake News - It's older than you think!
Fake News - It’s older than you think!
Fake News - It's older than you think! A University of Sussex historian has been chosen by the BBC to turn her new, ground-breaking work on Henry VIII and Elizabeth I into a nationwide radio programme.
Social Sciences - Politics
14.03.2017
Bristol's Brad Evans gets under the skin in Russell Brand's new podcast
Bristol’s Brad Evans gets under the skin in Russell Brand’s new podcast
Dr Brad Evans, from the University of Bristol's School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies and Founder and Director of the Histories of Violence project, has been discussing the politics of violence with Russell Brand as the first guest on his new podcast Under the Skin.
Politics
08.03.2017
Celebrating International Women's Day 2017
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017
Celebrating International Women's Day 2017 How to raise the profile of women in politics, how to engage men in feminism, and how to tackle the taboos of sexual violence were among the issues highlighted for International Women's Day (IWD) today at the University of Sussex.
Politics - Literature/Linguistics
28.02.2017
’Smart handpumps’ predict depths of groundwater in Africa
New research suggests that while class voting dominated British party politics for much of the post-war period, many working class voters no longer identify the Labour party as 'their' party.
Politics - Business/Economics
24.02.2017
Searching for Corbynism: why no one's quite sure what Labour stands for
Searching for Corbynism: why no one’s quite sure what Labour stands for
Karl Pike , PhD candidate and Teaching Associate at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations writes for The Conversation about what Corbyn's Labour stands for.
Politics - Literature/Linguistics
22.02.2017
Why the working class voter may be turning away from Labour
New research suggests that while class voting dominated British party politics for much of the post-war period, many working class voters no longer identify the Labour party as 'their' party.
Social Sciences - Politics
15.02.2017
When ideas of peace meet politics of conflict
When ideas of peace meet politics of conflict
Research by an expert in peacebuilding shows how international ideas, practices and language of conflict resolution are transformed when they meet African ‘realities and politics on the ground'.
Politics
10.02.2017
Quipu - calls for justice
Quipu - calls for justice
'Esperanza and Teodula were sterilised without consent more than 18 years ago.
Administration/Government - Politics
10.02.2017
Media - Politics
02.02.2017
New Cardiff University Welsh journalism module challenges ’fake news’
A new and unique Welsh medium module, 'Cymru: Y Senedd, y Straeon a'r Spin' ('Wales: The Senedd, The Stories and The Spin'), will run for the first time in Cardiff University from February 2017.
Social Sciences - Politics
01.02.2017
Leaver MPs united but Remainers are split, survey reveals
Leaver MPs united but Remainers are split, survey reveals
There are significant differences between Leave and Remain MPs in what they want out of Brexit negotiations, according to polling conducted for The Mile End Institute , Queen Mary University of London and The UK in a Changing Europe.
History/Archeology - Politics
30.01.2017
Online resources on the ’the untold story of the Palestinian Revolution’
New online teaching materials focused on the subject of the Palestinian national liberation movement and its revolution in the 50s, 60s and 70s have been launched by the University's Department of Politics and International Relations.
Politics - History/Archeology
30.01.2017
Online resources on ’the untold story of the Palestinian Revolution’
New online teaching materials focused on the subject of the Palestinian national liberation movement and its revolution in the 50s, 60s and 70s have been launched by the University's Department of Politics and International Relations.
Politics
27.01.2017
Germans were ready to offer Theresa May a deal on freedom of movement, says Nick Clegg
Germans were ready to offer Theresa May a deal on freedom of movement, says Nick Clegg
Angela Merkel was ready to offer Theresa May a post-referendum deal on freedom of movement in exchange for a UK commitment to the single market, said Nick Clegg at the Mile End Institute , Queen Mary University of London.
Politics - Psychology
27.01.2017
Sussex graduate ploughing a political furrow back in Iceland
Sussex graduate ploughing a political furrow back in Iceland
Sussex graduate ploughing a political furrow back in Iceland Upon completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Iceland, Asta Bjarnadottir was looking for postgraduate course
Law/Forensics - Politics
25.01.2017
UK Supreme Court's Brexit Ruling: Parliamentarisation or business as usual?
UK Supreme Court’s Brexit Ruling: Parliamentarisation or business as usual?
Davor Jancic , Lecturer at QMUL's School of Law writes about yesterday's Supreme Court judgement on Article 50.
Business/Economics - Politics
24.01.2017
Online course makes economics accessible to everyone
The University of Nottingham has teamed up with Sir Vince Cable to provide a free online course on ‘The Politics of Economics and The Economics of Politicians'.
Politics - Social Sciences
24.01.2017
First Brexit and now Trump: what is populism and how might we view it?
First Brexit and now Trump: what is populism and how might we view it?
In an article that draws on her research into populism in Western Europe, Léonie de Jonge (PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies) urges a measured approach to movements often viewed as threatening.
Business/Economics - Politics
20.01.2017
Trump Presidency to affect the quality of financial reporting information
The number of companies using ‘creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President today, according to new research from the University's School of Management.
Physics/Materials Science - Politics
05.01.2017
'Scientists without borders': President Gast argues for academic mobility
'Scientists without borders’: President Gast argues for academic mobility
Science needs "pragmatic ideas to foster mobility," writes Professor Alice Gast in Physics Today. In a commentary for the world's most influential physics magazine , Imperial's President reflected on the political shocks of 2016 and how physicists and the wider academic community can respond.
History/Archeology - Politics
22.12.2016
Joseph Kabila will cling to power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says expert in African history
Joseph Kabila will cling to power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says expert in African history
Dr Reuben Loffman from QMUL's School of History considers the future of Congolese politics and the country's President Joseph Kabila.
Politics
12.12.2016
UK steel production to benefit from efficiency innovation
Steel production in the UK could be cheaper and more energy-efficient in the future, thanks to research at WMG, University of Warwick.
Politics - Administration/Government
07.12.2016
Brexit in the High Court - views from the University
Brexit in the High Court - views from the University
Today is the last day of the Government's appeal to the UK Supreme Court, arguing that it does not need the approval of MPs to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union.
Politics - Business/Economics
01.12.2016
Bath experts in big demand, at home and abroad
Bath experts in big demand, at home and abroad
Academics from the University and its Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - from professors to researchers - are in demand to add their expertise to events in Britain, Europe and across the world, organised by companies and organisations from the public, private and third sectors.
Politics
01.12.2016
Researcher produces feature film about HIV/AIDS, starring women from Pwani Tanzania
Researcher produces feature film about HIV/AIDS, starring women from Pwani Tanzania
A global health researcher based at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has produced a feature length drama about living with HIV/AIDS in East Africa.
Politics
01.12.2016
Hard Brexiter or ardent Remainer? Psychologists aim to find out what drives our political ideologies
Hard Brexiter or ardent Remainer? Psychologists aim to find out what drives our political ideologies
At a time of increasing divisions within politics - think of the recent battles over whether the UK should remain in or leave the European Union, or whether ‘insider' Hilary Clinton or ‘outsider' Donald Trump should become the next US President - many are asking what it is that drives political ideologies.
Politics - Administration/Government
30.11.2016
Reshaping the Senedd
New proposals for electing a larger, more effective and accountable Assembly have been set out by Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre and Electoral Reform Society Cymru.
Religions - Politics
22.11.2016
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here's how
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here’s how
Shana Cohen and colleagues from the Woolf Institute argue that the political left in Europe should look to the local cooperation across religious and cultural divisions that is already going on across the continent.
Politics
21.11.2016
Opinion: Angela Merkel to run again: why she's the antithesis of Donald Trump in a post-truth world
Opinion: Angela Merkel to run again: why she’s the antithesis of Donald Trump in a post-truth world
In this article, Katharina Karcher from the Department of German and Dutch discusses the election prospects of the self-described ‘chancellor for turbulent times'.
Politics
18.11.2016
Pro-Trump camp ’colonised’ pro-Clinton Twitter campaign
Researchers have revealed the scale of automated account activity, including bots, during the US Election. The pro-Trump camp used it 'up to five times as much as Clinton supporters' and employed it aggressively, crowding out Clinton messaging on Twitter. A growing number of political movements are employing both people and 'bots' to shape political conversations and influence election results.
Politics - Careers/Employment
17.11.2016
‘Fictitious’ politician one of Wales’ most recognised MEPs
A completely fictitious person, ‘Elwyn Davies' is apparently the second-most widely recognised of Wales' representatives in the European Parliament.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Politics
15.11.2016
Views from the VC: whilst the future may look difficult, we should remain optimistic
Views from the VC: whilst the future may look difficult, we should remain optimistic
Views from the VC: whilst the future may look difficult, we should remain optimistic I went to Tokyo last week as one of two people representing the UK at the first meeting of the ‘G7 Working Group on Open Science'.