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History / Archeology - Politics - 14.12.2017
Bolstering alliances in a changing world
U.S. foreign policy should focus on strengthening, not weakening, its worldwide alliances, said Kori Schake, a Hoover Institution research fellow.

Politics - Administration - 14.12.2017
Creating a parliament that works for Wales
More AMs are needed to hold the Welsh Government to account and deliver for the people of Wales a report led by a University expert concludes.

Career - Politics - 12.12.2017

Politics - Health - 07.12.2017
GOP tax plan: bad policy and ominous precedent
(This commentary by Paul Pierson and Jacob Hacker of Yale University was published on Dec. 7 by Vox , as part of its The Big Idea  home for smart discussion of the most important issues and ideas in politics.

Politics - 06.12.2017
From Lesbos to Calais: how Europe makes camps
From Lesbos to Calais, Idoméni, Lampedusa, Calais, Ventimiglia: The number of camps in Europe in 2015-2016 appears to be the most visible sign of what has been called the "refugee crisis".

Computer Science - Politics - 28.11.2017
A neighborhood’s cars indicate its politics
Stanford researchers are using computer algorithms that can see and learn to analyze millions of publicly available images on Google Street View to determine the political leanings of a given neighborhood just by looking at the cars on the streets.

Health - Politics - 20.11.2017
How politics are affecting health care spending
In a first-of-its-kind study, Yale researchers have found that the close link between health care policy and electoral and legislative politics in the United States is dramatically increasing health care spending. In a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper , Zack Cooper, Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Public Health; Amanda Kowalski, Associate Professor of Economics in Yale; Eleanor Neff Powell, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison; and Jennifer Wu, a Yale political science Ph.D.

Physics - Politics - 15.11.2017
Why nuclear deterrence can work on North Korea
The same logic that kept a nuclear war from breaking out between the United States and former Soviet Union is the best strategy to now pursue with North Korea, several scholars said Tuesday at Stanford.

History / Archeology - Politics - 14.11.2017
Campus speaker: Who is Antifa, anyway?
Campus speaker: Who is Antifa, anyway?
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Politics - 10.11.2017
Parliament must act speedily to contain sexual harassment scandal, says John Bercow
Parliament must act speedily to contain sexual harassment scandal, says John Bercow
The sexual harassment scandal in British politics has the potential to be as serious as the 2009 expenses scandal, said the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.

Health - Politics - 09.11.2017
Physician-academics help asses medical response on the ground in Iraq
Paul Wise watched as children ran around a playground attached to a health clinic at a displaced persons camp on the outskirts of Mosul - the northern city in Iraq once controlled by the Islamic State but now back in the hands of the Iraqi government.

Politics - Religions - 09.11.2017
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
What turns people into radical jihadist clerics' A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions.

Politics - Economics / Business - 08.11.2017
Trekking the PCT: A chat with alum and veteran Jet Garner
Trekking the PCT: A chat with alum and veteran Jet Garner
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Politics - 07.11.2017

Politics - Administration - 06.11.2017
"Quiet learning spaces are becoming scarcer"
There have been changes in the leading positions of the TUM's student representation. In 2017/2018, Benedikt Retsch will be chairman, while Paul Maroldt and Franziska Ochsenfarth will be representing the students and their concerns in the TUM's Senate.

Environment - Politics - 03.11.2017
Why we should welcome warnings
Why we should welcome warnings
Nuclear accidents. Sea level rise. Terror threats. The world is full of potential catastrophes, but most of the time, most of us are oblivious to them.

Politics - Career - 03.11.2017
Westminster harassment: this is not just about sex, it's about power
Westminster harassment: this is not just about sex, it’s about power
Rainbow Murray , Professor of Politics at Queen Mary, writes for The Conversation about the sexual harassment scandal in British politics.

Politics - Administration - 02.11.2017
First past the post: 25 women ready to run for politics
Media are invited to attend tonight's session. Please RSVP to Louise Bennet (Media Advisor).

Politics - Sport - 01.11.2017
"I-Cut-You-Choose" Cake-Cutting Protocol Inspires Solution to Gerrymandering
CMU researchers say fair redistricting possible even with partisan maneuvering Getting two political parties to equitably draw congressional district boundaries can seem hopeless, but Carnegie Mellon University researchers say the process can be improved by using an approach children use to share a piece of cake.

Politics - Social Sciences - 30.10.2017
The Crisis in Burma is Similar to Issues Happening in Texas
People around the world have reacted with outrage and astonishment to the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine, in southwestern Burma.

Economics / Business - Politics - 30.10.2017

Social Sciences - Politics - 26.10.2017
What should we make of Russia's revolution now'
What should we make of Russia‘s revolution now’
Russia's world-changing revolution came 100 years ago this November, but our view of it has been shaped by the repression and massive death that came in its wake, as well as by decades of Russian-U.S.

Social Sciences - Politics - 26.10.2017
Deep divisions persisting on Brexit
New research published by the University's Wales Governance Centre reveals that deep divisions still exist between Remain and Leave voters in the June 2016 Brexit referendum, and that no consensus is emerging among Welsh people on the Brexit process.

Politics - Economics / Business - 25.10.2017
The alt-right, Antifa and 'Trumpism'
The alt-right, Antifa and ’Trumpism’
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Politics - 25.10.2017
Reversing Brexit would be catastrophic for politics, says Lisa Nandy
Reversing Brexit would be catastrophic for politics, says Lisa Nandy
Remainers need to drop the idea of reversing Brexit, according to Lisa Nandy MP. Speaking to Professor Philip Cowley at QMUL's Mile End Institute, she the consequences of a reversal would be catastrophic.

Politics - 25.10.2017

Health - Politics - 24.10.2017
Why so few Australians are using medicinal cannabis on prescription
What are the difficulties of using medicinal cannabis in Australia? Professor Iain McGregor from the University's Lambert Initiative explains in this article originally published on the Sydney Morning Herald.

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 - Administration - 04.10.2017
UK faces disaster without a long transition period, warns Neil Kinnock
Brexit will be an unmitigated disaster for the UK if the government fails to ensure a substantial transition period, according to the former leader of the Labour Party Lord Kinnock.

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.