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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
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'.
Business/Economics - Politics
07.11.2016
University of Warwick experts and UKIP’s Diane James to discuss US election outcome
On Wednesday 9 November a panel of experts from the University of Warwick, along with Diane James, Deputy Chairman of UKIP, are to debate and discuss the results of the US election.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Politics
03.11.2016
Energy secruity for Europe
Energy secruity for Europe
Energy security is a burning issue in a world where 1.4 billion people still have no access to electricity.
Politics - History/Archeology
03.11.2016
Ken Clarke: Brexit vote swung by voters for whom politics has failed
Ken Clarke: Brexit vote swung by voters for whom politics has failed
Politicians have never figured out what to do about those left behind by globalisation and the modernised economy, according to former Chancellor of the Exchequer Ken Clarke.
Politics - Law/Forensics
02.11.2016
Brexit: Listen to experts from Cambridge and beyond discuss how, why and what next for Brexit Britain
Listen to some of the talks that were given as part of the University's 'Brexit Week' series, which took place from 18 - 22 October.
Event - Politics
02.11.2016
Religions - Politics
02.11.2016
Holbein’s Dance Of Death - the 16th Century Charlie Hebdo
He is best remembered for the magnificent portraits he produced as the court painter of Henry VIII; but a new study of Hans Holbein's famous ‘Dance Of Death' suggests that he also had strong anti-establishment views, creating works which foreshadowed modern satire.
Politics
26.10.2016
Research study expects EU gas supply mix to change
Research study expects EU gas supply mix to change fundamentally – European production will decline but EU remains in a strong strategic position Despite a projected decline in European gas pro
Politics
25.10.2016
Elvis is alive and the Moon landings were faked: the (conspiracy) theory of everything
As a global population we are awash with conspiracy theories. But what effect do these really have on the public as we go about our day-to-day lives, asks a team of Cambridge researchers.
Physics/Materials Science - Politics
21.10.2016
Opinion: Thirty years on as ’new Cold War’ looms, US and Russia should remember the Rekyjavik summit
David Reynolds (Faculty of History) and Kristina Spohr (London School of Economics and Political Science) discuss current relations between the US & Russia, and whether there are any lessons to be learned from the era of détente and the end of the Cold War in the 1970s and 1980s.
Administration/Government - Politics
20.10.2016
No public consensus on Brexit?
New polling data released by a Cardiff University research unit suggests that there is no evidence of any emerging consensus amongst Welsh people on what should be achieved from the ‘Brexit' negotiations following the referendum held on 23 June 2016. The data shows that a majority of those that voted to Leave the European Union (EU) want to see a ‘hard Brexit' deal whilst, in stark contrast, many of those who voted to Remain in the EU want to reverse the referendum decision and stay in the union.
Politics - Event
20.10.2016
Politics - History/Archeology
18.10.2016
Remainers? want to rerun the Brexit referendum, says Gisela Stuart MP
Remainers? want to rerun the Brexit referendum, says Gisela Stuart MP
Those calling for a debate in advance of triggering Article 50 want to rerun the campaign, according to Gisela Stuart, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston and co-convenor of Vote Leave.
Politics - Religions
18.10.2016
Prestigious appointment for politics lecturer
Prestigious appointment for politics lecturer
A Lancaster University lecturer has been appointed as an academic advisor to a House of Lords International Relations Select Committee.
Politics - Law/Forensics
17.10.2016
Thailand mourns its king and heads into the unknown
Thailand mourns its king and heads into the unknown
Dr Lee Jones from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations writes about the death of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
History/Archeology - Politics
17.10.2016
Historical writing explored at Warwick Words History Festival
Warwick Words History festival will showcase three University of Warwick academics in venues around the historic town of Warwick.
Law/Forensics - Politics
13.10.2016
The UK Constitution is ill equipped to cope with Brexit, says leading constitutional expert
The UK Constitution is ill equipped to cope with Brexit, says leading constitutional expert
The UK Constitution is profoundly ill equipped to cope with the complexities of Brexit, and the government has no mandate to determine the UK's future relationship with the EU, according to a research paper by Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott.
Administration/Government - Politics
06.10.2016
Who speaks for England?
The Conservative Party risks losing the trust of voters as the party best placed to defend Englishness, delegates at the party's conference have heard.
Politics
29.09.2016
Labour and the English Question
The Labour Party is struggling to adapt to a shift towards English political identity, delegates at the party's conference have heard. The claim by researchers from Cardiff and Edinburgh universities came in response to data revealing substantial resentment, including among Labour voters, about the way that England is treated within the United Kingdom.
Politics
29.09.2016
All male panels
It might seem that equal rights have come a long way, but how far are we from true diversity and equality?
Law/Forensics - Politics
28.09.2016
'Grant immigrants the right to vote', say researchers
’Grant immigrants the right to vote’, say researchers
National election results in the UK could look vastly different if all immigrants had the right to vote, which they should, according to new research.
Business/Economics - Politics
27.09.2016
Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
Dr Monica Poletti from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations explores how different views among older and newer Labour party members shaped the outcome of the leadership contest, using survey data from the Party Members Project.