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Politics - Economics / Business - 01.02.2022
Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know
What is essential to know about the rising tensions in eastern Europe and the Ukraine-Russia crisis? Melvyn Levitsky , professor of international policy and practice at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, shares his insights.

Politics - Law - 27.01.2022
Opinion: Voters value honesty in their politicians above all else - new study
Opinion: Voters value honesty in their politicians above all else - new study
As pressure mounts on the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, members of his party are considering their options.

Sport - Politics - 26.01.2022
Expert insights: The International Olympic Committee’s track record on human rights
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) position on refugees is contradictory and confusing. The organization has its own Refugee Team competing at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Politics - 26.01.2022

Politics - Law - 25.01.2022
UK voters value ’honesty’ most in political leaders
The UK public want politicians who are honest, have integrity, and operate within the rules, over and above delivering outcomes, finds a new report by the UCL Constitution Unit.

Politics - 24.01.2022
Carbon-tax rebates: the untold story
Carbon-tax rebates: the untold story
Many Canadians aren't even aware they can get a credit on their income taxes, a new international survey involving UdeM political scientist Erick Lachapelle finds.

Politics - 24.01.2022
Leading international security expert available for Russia - Ukraine interviews
Professor David Galbreath can be available this week for media interviews in relation to escalating tensions on the Ukrainian border.

Politics - Social Sciences - 19.01.2022
Remittances sent by immigrants to their countries of origin, one of the most powerful weapons against dictatorships
A book co-written by Abel Escribą-Folch, a professor with the Department of Political and Social Sciences, recently published by Princeton University Press, documents how migrations around the world favour global democracy.

Politics - 17.01.2022
People want politicians to act with integrity, says citizens’ assembly
People feel frustrated, dissatisfied and concerned about how democracy is working in the UK today, according to a UK-wide citizens' assembly, hosted by UCL.

Politics - 14.01.2022
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking 'hawkish' politicians - study
Global conflicts inflamed by election-seeking ’hawkish’ politicians - study
Long-running conflicts, such as that between Israel and Palestine, are inflamed by the political process itself as politicians adopt tough 'hawkish' policies to get themselves re-elected, according to a new study.

Politics - 13.01.2022
Preserving northern Ethiopia's ancient cultural heritage
Preserving northern Ethiopia’s ancient cultural heritage
A research team from Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany and the German Archaeolo­gical Institute (GAI) will be compiling an "Ethiopian Heritage Digital Atlas" (EHDA) over the next two years.

Politics - 13.01.2022
How Do Civil Wars Happen?
Barbara F. Walter, a leading expert on civil wars, political violence and terrorism, poses crucial questions in a time of national unrest When governments are neither clearly democratic nor au

Politics - 10.01.2022
Flemish Government Renews Support for United Nations University Institute in Bruges Addressing Multi-Level Governance Challenges
Memorandum of Understanding between the Flemish Government, the United Nations University, UGent and VUB The Flemish Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations University Institut

Politics - Health - 10.01.2022
U-M economic expert, others find views on politics, science have driven public response to pandemic
U-M economic expert, others find views on politics, science have driven public response to pandemic
FACULTY Q&A Political persuasion and trust in science have weighed heavily on mask use and compliance with shelter-in-place policies in the U.S. during the pandemic, according to studies co-authored by a University of Michigan doctoral candidate in economics.

Health - Politics - 07.01.2022
Improve Covid-19 alert level system to save lives
Improve Covid-19 alert level system to save lives
The UK's Covid-19 Alert Level system* is close to meaningless to the public and adds to confusion about what people should or shouldn't be doing, according to a new report by UCL researchers.

Politics - 17.12.2021
Election Campaigning on Social Media: Tweet Style Can Determine Voters' Choice
Election Campaigning on Social Media: Tweet Style Can Determine Voters’ Choice
The way that politicians use social media can influence how they are perceived by voters. Policy-oriented messages contribute to a more professional impression, while too much private content can have a negative effect. These are the findings of a study conducted with the participation of the University of Basel.

Politics - 16.12.2021
New book explores Britain’s three-hundred year fight against corruption
One of the more unexpected moments of COP26 was the UK Prime Minister reassuring a global audience that -the UK is not remotely a corrupt country.

Politics - 16.12.2021
Election campaigns and platforms do have an impact on public policy
Election campaigns and platforms do have an impact on public policy
Do election campaigns shape public policy as they are supposed to in a democracy? Do the laws passed during a mandate really address the issues debated during elections? For countries with political

Politics - Social Sciences - 06.12.2021
Citizens fight together against surveillance by states and corporations
Thesis defence Becky Kazansky on 8 december In the supermarket, on social media and even on the street: our daily comings and goings are continuously monitored by corporations and governments.

Politics - Career - 02.12.2021
International digital project reveals convicts' contribution to Australian democracy for next generation
An international project led by Monash University has found convicts sent to Australia engaged in collective action for better pay and working conditions as early as the 1820s, demonstrating the origins of unionism and the labour movement go back further than first thought.

Politics - Social Sciences - 30.11.2021

Economics / Business - Politics - 29.11.2021

Politics - 26.11.2021
Solomon Islands riots reflect deeper unrest
Civil unrest in the Solomon Islands is not surprising and highlights long-standing development and governance challenges, according to experts at ANU.

Astronomy / Space Science - Politics - 19.11.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Politics - 19.11.2021