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Social Sciences - Politics - 19.04.2021
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
The internet seems like the place to go to get into fights. Whether they're with a family member or a complete stranger, these arguments have the potential to destroy important relationships and consume a lot of emotional energy.

Social Sciences - Politics - 14.04.2021
UPF is participating in the creation of the first survey of birth cohorts in Europe, to improve children’s wellbeing
The RECSM research centre of the Department of Political and Social Sciences, led by Mariano Torcal together with Wiebke Weber as principal investigator of the COORDINATE project at the University, will be collaborating in the design of the questionnaires to ensure their quality.

Politics - Innovation - 13.04.2021
Surveillance Culture in 2021
In Asia, the United States, Europe, and all over the world, new surveillance devices are being deployed to enrich the various sectors of our lives.

Politics - 09.04.2021
Opinion: rapid escalation of Ukrainian conflict in 2014 has lessons for today
A build-up of Russian troops at the Ukrainian border could signal an escalation in the conflict between the two nations, and analysing the escalation in 2014 gives clues as to how it might unfold, says PhD Candidate Jakob Hauter (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Media - Politics - 08.04.2021
Press reporting on nuclear waste disposal in Finland and France: national models of watchdog journalism?
Could "watchdog journalism" backfire in societies characterised by high levels of trust? asks Markku Lehtonen, researcher at the Department of Humanities at the UPF and the lead author of the article.

Politics - 05.04.2021
Verdict in on CMU Mock Trial
Carnegie Mellon University Team courts success while sequestered The courtroom behind the judge flickered slightly, a digital Zoom background cloaking his true surroundings.

Politics - Campus - 25.03.2021
Doctoral College AT Sceus Tries to Close
Doctoral College AT Sceus Tries to Close "gaps" in the EU
Top-Navi The doc.funds college at the Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies (SCEUS) at Paris Lodron University Salzburg (PLUS) investigates the "Challenges of European Integration".

Health - Politics - 22.03.2021

Politics - Career - 22.03.2021

Politics - 19.03.2021
Power-sharing and its side effects
Power-sharing and its side effects
The participation of ethnic minorities in the government can decide between war and peace. ETH postdoc Andreas Juon researches how different forms of power-sharing affect the stability and quality of political systems.

Politics - 18.03.2021
Moving closer to finding a solution for deep disposal
Where should radioactive waste be packaged before it is stored in a deep geological repository? Daniela Scherer explains how stakeholders are being brought on board to tackle this thorny question.

Politics - Social Sciences - 18.03.2021
How civic dialog can have political impact
How civic dialog can have political impact
Citizen participation is in vogue when it comes to negotiating climate change, refugee policies, and even the renovation of the local hospital.

Social Sciences - Politics - 17.03.2021
In times of crisis, anti-Asian violence is an American tradition
The structural and historical roots of anti-Asian racism in the U.S. are part of contemporary Asian American race relations.

Politics - Social Sciences - 15.03.2021
Will women forsake the Liberal party at the next election?
Will women forsake the Liberal party at the next election?
Last election, the Liberal party attracted the lowest number of votes from women since 1987. This trend could continue, however, as Dr Sarah Cameron explains, voting behaviour is often impacted by the salient issues of the day. Today, thousands of Australians are expected to march around the country,  angry and fed up  at the treatment of women.

Social Sciences - Politics - 08.03.2021
Property tax burdens fall on nation’s lowest-income homeowners
Nationwide study finds that lower-income residents pay more, subsidizing the homes of the wealthy The Center for Municipal Finance at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy has comp

Politics - Administration - 05.03.2021
Q&A: Justin Grimmer on allegations of election fraud in 2020 presidential election
Make A Gift Your gift helps advance ideas that promote a free society. Donate now In this conversation, Senior Fellow Justin Grimmer talks about his new research paper that analyzes and challenges allegations of voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election.

Politics - Social Sciences - 04.03.2021

Politics - 28.02.2021

History / Archeology - Politics - 24.02.2021

Politics - 23.02.2021
Many local leaders lack awareness of state's plan to redraw legislative districts
Many local leaders lack awareness of state’s plan to redraw legislative districts
Michigan's local government leaders reported mixed familiarity with the state's new approach to redistricting, according to a 2020 survey by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy.

Politics - 18.02.2021
Facebook news ban in Australia: U-M experts can comment
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to comment on Facebook's banning of news posts in Australia as the tech giant faced a new law that would have required it to pay media publishers for sharing the content.

Administration - Politics - 17.02.2021

Social Sciences - Politics - 16.02.2021
Capitol unrest linked with Trump-voting ’islands,’ proximity to Proud Boys chapters
Americans who lived near chapters of the far-right Proud Boys organization were more likely to have attended the Jan.

Politics - Administration - 12.02.2021
Call for transparency
The turbulence created by speculation in GameStop shares has highlighted the lack of transparency on trading platforms.

Social Sciences - Politics - 12.02.2021
The old guard and Trumpism are at war. Can the GOP survive?
In the aftermath of the violent attack on the Capitol and a second impeachment trial, the future of the Republican Party is likely to be fought out by such figures as Sen.

History / Archeology - Politics - 11.02.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 05.02.2021

Social Sciences - Politics - 02.02.2021

Politics - 01.02.2021
Opinion: Why the Alexei Navalny protests just might restore hope to Russian politics
Apathy may be the dominant political feeling in Russia, but Putin's rule won't last forever, says Honorary Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Politics - Campus - 28.01.2021
New Berkeley center will explore bipartisan security solutions
A key area of focus for the new UC Berkeley Center for Security in Politics will be research into the integrity of U.S. elections, said Professor Janet Napolitano, who has guided the establishment of the center.

Politics - Administration - 21.01.2021

Politics - 19.01.2021
Time for MPs to take back control of the Commons
The government's level of control over what is debated in the House of Commons, and when, undermines parliamentary accountability and needs addressing urgently, says a report from UCL's Constitution Unit.