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Social Sciences - Politics - 23.10.2017
Why I became a doctor who treats torture victims
A group of migrants who made a bid to reach Europe but turned back in Libya due to armed groups are shown in a pickup truck in Agadez, northern Niger, on March 31, 2017.

Environment - Politics - 22.10.2017
Noelle Selin: Tracing toxins around the world
Noelle Selin: Tracing toxins around the world
In 1995, the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Program called for a united, global effort to reduce persistent organic pollutants (POPs) - synthetic chemicals such as PCBs, DDT, and dioxins.

Religions - Politics - 20.10.2017
Expect GOP Support for Trump’s Contraception Rollback
As anticipated, President Donald Trump recently used his executive authority to reverse measures implemented as part of the Affordable Care Act that mandate coverage of contraception in most insuranc

Politics - Administration - 17.10.2017
Is the municipal electoral system in need of reform?
As voters in Alberta and Quebec head to the polls, and a year before municipal elections in Ontario and through much of the rest of the country, a new paper looks at the potential for electoral refor

Physics - Politics - 17.10.2017
Bridging the science-policy divide
Bridging the science-policy divide
In the eighth grade, in response to being asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, Talia Weiss critically examined her aspirations and gathered them into one succinct statement: "I wanted to be a writer, dancer, and an astrophysicist," she recalls.

Social Sciences - Politics - 11.10.2017
Making sense of the Arab Spring
Making sense of the Arab Spring
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Thousands flooded streets and squares in the Arab Spring of 2011, and dictators fell.

Politics - 10.10.2017
Londoners identify more with their city than with Britain, England, or Europe
Londoners identify more with their city than with Britain, England, or Europe
Londoners identify more strongly with their home city than with any other national or European identity, according to a survey by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Politics - Social Sciences - 09.10.2017
3 ways millennials do politics differently
Millennials' political engagement is quite distinct from that of their baby boomer and Gen X predecessors.

Computer Science - Politics - 07.10.2017
At Stanford, Hillary Clinton discusses the perils of technology
In her address to members of the campus community, Clinton spoke about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and celebrated Stanford's efforts to combat cyber warfare.

Politics - 04.10.2017
Art capital Brussels lands in Berlin
We are pleased to inform you about the opening of the Brussels exposition Gemischte Gefühle in Berlin that will take place at the historic airfield Tempelhof.

Event - Politics - 02.10.2017
IGS scholar on Las Vegas shooting: ’We’ll have to come together without our president’
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Politics - 30.09.2017
Minamata Convention sets up office in Geneva
Bern, 30.09.2017 - On 30 September 2017, the approximately 150 States meeting in Geneva for the first Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury decided to base the Convention in Geneva.

Politics - Environment - 28.09.2017
Convention on mercury: a success of multilateralism
Bern, 28.09.2017 - Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation, participated on 28 September 2017 in the Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury that began last Sunday in Geneva.

Politics - 28.09.2017
No push for a domino effect: Brexit doesn't loom large in populist radical right parties' campaigns
No push for a domino effect: Brexit doesn’t loom large in populist radical right parties’ campaigns
Dr Stijn van Kessel writes for UK in a Changing Europe on how Brexit didn't create a surge of populist radical right parties (PRR) wanting to leave the European Union.

Politics - Law - 26.09.2017
Labour now the most trusted party to stand up for England
Labour is now the political party most trusted by voters in England to represent English interests, according to new research from Cardiff University and the University of Edinburgh.

Physics - Politics - 22.09.2017
Considering options for U.S.-North Korea relations
Stanford scholars Gi-Wook Shin and Michael R. Auslin discuss options for the United States as it contends with North Korea's nuclear aspirations.

Politics - 22.09.2017
Texas Minds Increasingly Made Up on Russia, Election, FBI
For years, Texas had a mythical independence that has somehow insulated the state's culture and its politics from the nasty and increasingly deep-seated divisions that characterize so many other domains of American life.

Politics - Social Sciences - 20.09.2017
To me, golliwogs are racist - but a tearoom tangle and a new poll shows Britain disagrees
To me, golliwogs are racist - but a tearoom tangle and a new poll shows Britain disagrees
Professor Tim Bale writes for The Conversation on a study that reveals the majority of British people don't really have a problem with golliwogs.

Politics - Mathematics - 19.09.2017
Mathematician and chronicler of political murders
Mathematician and chronicler of political murders
Research news Emil J. Gumbel's formulas are fundamental for extreme value theory. This statistical discipline describes extreme incidents, such as floods or storms.

Politics - 19.09.2017
UQ professor recognised as 'Agent of Peace'
UQ professor recognised as ’Agent of Peace’
A founding professor of The University of Queensland's Peace and Conflict Studies will be honoured on the 2017 International Day of Peace.

Politics - 18.09.2017
What has devolution ever done for us?
New data released to coincide with the anniversary of the devolution referendum has revealed that, twenty years on, many Welsh people are markedly unimpressed by the difference that devolution has made to their daily lives.

Social Sciences - Politics - 14.09.2017
Recognising our social science top scholars
Four University of Queensland researchers have been admitted to The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in recognition of their outstanding research contributions to their areas of disciplines.

Physics - Politics - 11.09.2017
Making sense of nuclear threats
Making sense of nuclear threats
About a decade ago, when Vipin Narang started writing his doctoral dissertation on nuclear strategy, he encountered a little problem: People around him thought his thesis would be irrelevant.

Politics - Earth Sciences - 08.09.2017
Stanford scholar’s new book explores limited electoral power of low-income Americans
Stanford professor Karen Jusko's new book investigates the lack of electoral power low-income Americans possess.

Economics / Business - Politics - 07.09.2017
The alt-right is normalising Nazi propaganda
The alt-right is normalising Nazi propaganda
The alt-right plagarises Nazi-era propaganda and re-packages it for the social media generation, according to a new book by Professor Nicholas O'Shaughnessy from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Politics - Environment - 06.09.2017
Mercury: first Minamata Convention conference in Geneva
Bern, 06.09.2017 - The first Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention will take place from 24 to 29 September in Geneva.

Politics - Media - 05.09.2017
How Will the Germans Vote on September 24?
Expert Forum on September 14, 2017, 12 noon: Experts at Freie Universität to Address the Media No 233/2017 from Sep 05, 2017 According to surveys, about 40 percent of the voters have not yet decided how they will vote in the German federal elections on September 24.

Politics - Computer Science - 01.09.2017
Did the Russians effect the 2016 election and beyond?
Did the Russians effect the 2016 election and beyond?
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Architecture - Politics - 30.08.2017
UChicago appointed co-commissioner of U.S. Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale
The U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale has a prominent position within Venice's Castello Gardens, which house all of the national pavilions.

Politics - Economics / Business - 24.08.2017
How Trump’s Comments May Actually Help Race Relations
President Donald Trump's slowness to condemn the Charlottesville violence, and then subsequent comments where he stated there was "blame on both sides," produced outrage, and rightly so.

Politics - Economics / Business - 22.08.2017
Andreas Dür is Researching Free Trade Agreements
Andreas Dür is Researching Free Trade Agreements
Andreas Dür is a political scientist at the University of Salzburg. He is involved in a project financed by the European Research Council (ERC) on the question of power in economic negotiations.

Politics - Media - 17.08.2017

Career - Politics - 16.08.2017
Constitution Unit launches Independent Commission on Referendums
Constitution Unit launches Independent Commission on Referendums
The UCL Constitution Unit today launches an Independent Commission on Referendums, bringing together a group of very senior figures to deliberate on the use and conduct of referendums in the UK.

Life Sciences - Politics - 14.08.2017
Record number of applicants seek admission to TUM - TUM
Record number of applicants seek admission to TUM - TUM
Campus news Applications from talented young people hoping to study at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are at record levels.

Politics - 10.08.2017
Political Scientist at Freie Universität Re-appointed to Committee of the German Bundestag
Professor Klaus Schroeder Continues to Serve as Advisor on Consequences of Injustice in the GDR No 213/2017 from Aug 10, 2017 The political scientist Klaus Schroeder at Freie Universität Berlin has o

Politics - Law - 09.08.2017
UCLA faculty voice: Celebrating indigenous peoples and how they gained a voice | UCLA
UCLA faculty voice: Celebrating indigenous peoples and how they gained a voice | UCLA
Ulia Gosart is a lecturer in information studies at UCLA. She has been an indigenous rights advocate for more than a decade.

Art and Design - Politics - 03.08.2017
Undergrads are Asia-bound on Westpac scholarships
Undergrads are Asia-bound on Westpac scholarships
UQ's recipients this year are: Hai Xia Wang Pole, Sunny van den Berg, Lachlan Thomas-Walters, Vincent Slinger, David Nyeste and John Atherton.

Politics - 02.08.2017
Why did Wales vote for Brexit?
A leading political expert from Cardiff University is to present the first detailed analysis of what really happened in Wales during the dramatic EU referendum.

Politics - Administration - 02.08.2017
Election shocks galore - but why not Wales?
The 2017 general election provided seismic shocks, but why did little change in Wales where Labour won for the 26 th time in a row?

Politics - Social Sciences - 31.07.2017
Stanford sociologist flips assimilation formula
In his new book, sociologist Tomás Jiménez turns the conventional analysis of assimilation on its head and dissects the phenomenon from the perspective of Silicon Valley's established population.

History / Archeology - Politics - 27.07.2017
Making Rome great again: fake views in the ancient world
Making Rome great again: fake views in the ancient world
A political leader who seeks to make his nation "great again" and a time when 'post-truth' rhetoric appears to support political ambitions.

Administration - Politics - 24.07.2017
David Davis favourite to succeed Theresa May, finds survey of Conservative members
David Davis favourite to succeed Theresa May, finds survey of Conservative members
The Brexit Secretary David Davis is the narrow favourite among party members to succeed Theresa May, according to a major survey led by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Politics - Economics / Business - 20.07.2017
Academics bring rational scrutiny to politics, says Yanis Varoufakis
Academics bring rational scrutiny to politics, says Yanis Varoufakis
Academics bring rational scrutiny to politics, says Yanis Varoufakis Yanis Varoufakis , Professor of Political Economy and Economic Theory at the University of Athens University, is to be awarded the

Economics / Business - Politics - 20.07.2017
Stanford scholar examines international institutions
Rising nations such as China and India are seeking to play a greater role in the world's most influential international organizations.

Social Sciences - Politics - 19.07.2017
Here's what we know about Labour's £3 supporters
Here’s what we know about Labour’s £3 supporters
In the midst of the election campaign, forces on both sides of the Jeremy Corbyn debate are trying to make the most of the 48-hour window within which anyone can register as a supporter of the Labour Party.

Law - Politics - 17.07.2017
Legal experts parse the Trump campaign-Russia connection and the law
Stanford law scholars Robert Weisberg and David Sklansky examine the potential legal ramifications of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer who allegedly promised negative information on Hillary Clinton.

Civil Engineering - Politics - 13.07.2017
Urbanism festival navigates post-truth politics for the facts
The Festival of Urbanism returns for the fourth year to expose the real historical, political and economic forces shaping cities and urban life in an era of post-truth politics.