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Politics - 24.09.2021
'Parties are neglecting the social policy aspects of AI'
’Parties are neglecting the social policy aspects of AI’
Prof. Stefan Wurster discusses the electoral platforms on artificial intelligence "Parties are neglecting the social policy aspects of AI" In the future AI will affect nearly every area of our lives.

Social Sciences - Politics - 22.09.2021
Can we thwart disinformation? Yes, but it won’t be easy
Rising death tolls from COVID-19, a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol, efforts to ban teaching of critical race theory - all of these recent attacks on public health and political values have been driven, in part, by aggressive disinformation.

Health - Politics - 21.09.2021
Rates of infectious disease linked to authoritarian attitudes and governance | University of Cambridge
Rates of infectious disease linked to authoritarian attitudes and governance | University of Cambridge
Researchers argue that a desire for "conformity and obedience" as a result of COVID-19 could boost authoritarianism in the wake of the pandemic.

Health - Politics - 21.09.2021
Opinion: COVID crisis - what kind of inquiry do we need to learn the right lessons?
The COVID-19 crisis was uniquely wide-ranging and systemic and it needs a comparably systemic and inclusive model of inquiry, says Professor Sir Geoff Mulgan (UCL STEaPP).

Politics - 17.09.2021
Citizens’ assembly launched on attitudes to democracy
A UK-wide citizens' assembly looking at public attitudes towards democracy has been launched by the UCL Constitution Unit, which carries out independent research into constitutional change and the reform of political institutions.

Administration - Politics - 14.09.2021

Politics - 13.09.2021
Women leaders being blanked by political biography
Women leaders being blanked by political biography
Former politician Julia Banks' memoir about her time in Parliament has taken the nation by storm.

Health - Politics - 13.09.2021
Opinion: Scientists should dare to draw out their work's policy implications
Opinion: Scientists should dare to draw out their work’s policy implications
Covid's creation of an environment in which lessons can be debated will improve public understanding, says Deenan Pillay (UCL Infection & Immunity).

Social Sciences - Politics - 13.09.2021

Politics - 10.09.2021
Newsom opens solid lead in California recall, says new Berkeley IGS Poll
Democratic voters are energized, and they dominate the electorate. A new Berkeley IGS Poll says that gives Gov.

Politics - 06.09.2021
Update tackles Japan's reinvention after PM's resignation
Update tackles Japan’s reinvention after PM’s resignation
The resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga after successfully hosting the most difficult Olympic and Paralympic games in history will be the key focus of how Japan can reinvent itself during the 2021 Japan Update this Wednesday.

Environment - Politics - 31.08.2021
Curious, committed, inspiring - a thoroughbred researcher retires
Curious, committed, inspiring - a thoroughbred researcher retires
In official circles, he is known as Alfred Wüest. But his fellow researchers and colleagues, simply call him Johny.

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.08.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 17.08.2021

Politics - 16.08.2021
Opinion: The Berlin spy case reminds us that real espionage is banal and human
A security guard being caught at the British Embassy in Berlin passing documents to a Russian handler shows that technology cannot replicate the creativity and observation skills of people, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Environment - Politics - 10.08.2021
PCC report: how to make global emissions peak and fall - and what’s stopping us
Kapichka/Shutterstock By Matthew Paterson , University of Manchester Every few years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - the United Nation's climate science body - produces a major report on the state of the climate crisis.

Politics - 02.08.2021
Switzerland and the EU - where to now?
Switzerland and the EU - where to now?
Following the termination of negotiations for a framework agreement, researchers outline a three-stage plan for the further development of a constructive partnership between Switzerland and the European Union.

Politics - Religions - 28.07.2021
A book analyzes the representation of motherhood and its political dimension
The dominant narrative on motherhood relegates the woman to the private ambit and to the dimension of emotions and of sentiment, as something that is the opposite of the public and the theoretical.

Politics - 29.06.2021
More transparency key to public support for health data sharing, say citizens’ juries
The Government was right to use emergency powers to share patient data during the Covid-19 pandemic but greater transparency is needed, according to three citizens' juries.

Linguistics / Literature - Politics - 24.06.2021
Opinion: The real reason Putin targeted HMS Defender
Claims that Russia's Border Guard ships fired warning shots at HMS Defender, reinforces the sense of Russia being not the kind of mature great power Vladimir Putin tried to present at Geneva, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Health - Politics - 23.06.2021
Opinion: What we can learn about risk from the Covid experience
Humans don't perceive risk accurately, and it's important that we learn the right lessons about risk from the Covid-19 pandemic, says Professor Geoff Mulgan (UCL STEaPP).

Campus - Politics - 15.06.2021
The filibuster: A tool for compromise, or a weapon against democracy?
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has reiterated his opposition to repealing the filibuster.(Sipa USA image by Graeme Sloan via AP Images) It was, on the surface, a routine political process: The U.S&

Politics - Administration - 14.06.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 11.06.2021
Opinion: Biden, the G-7 and the limits of multilateralism
President Biden's election victory led many to hope for meaningful progress on international issues, but there are multiple reasons why expectations should be tempered, say Dr Thomas Gift and Dr Julie Norman (Both UCL Centre on US Politics).

Politics - 10.06.2021

Politics - Linguistics / Literature - 10.06.2021
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