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Politics - Administration - 10.11.2015
'Diplomatic engineering' with ex-Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey
‘Diplomatic engineering’ with ex-Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey
Micheline Calmy-Rey gave a public lecture at ETH Zurich last Monday in which she spoke about Swiss foreign policy and called for an active role in international nuclear disarmament negotiations.

Politics - 19.08.2015
Bangkok bombing blame game speaks volumes about the state of Thai politics
The Bangkok bomb killed 20 people, injured more than 100, and shook Thai politics, already turbulent, to its core.

Politics - Law - 15.06.2015
Can the European Parliament save us from TTIP?
In this article, Sam Fowles, researcher in international law and politics at Queen Mary University of London, asks whether the European Parliament will 'save us' from the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Media - Politics - 05.06.2015
Let’s Use the Online Comment? Section of Newspapers More
Uncivil rhetoric is characterizing this year's presidential campaign. But compared with the comments found on news sites across the country, the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaigns seem rather tame. Online comment sections have become known as places where incivility runs rampant. Many think there is no hope left for comment sections, so there is no reason to try to improve them.

Law - Politics - 23.04.2015
Deaths at sea: scant hope for the future from Europe’s history of failure on migrants
Sarah Wolff, Lecturer at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, examines the tragic events in the Mediterranean and outlines what she describes as failed EU policy in the area of migration.

Environment - Politics - 21.04.2015
This Earth Day Must Be About Science and Politics
Natural scientists would rather work in their labs or their natural labs, such as in the Maya Tropical Forest or on Himalayan glaciers.

Health - Politics - 23.03.2015
Gender-blind global health institutions ignore misery for women in Ebola-affected regions
On the one year anniversary of the Ebola outbreak, Dr Sophie Harman - Reader in International Relations at QMUL - explores the devastating impact on women in affected regions.

Politics - Economics / Business - 19.03.2015
Tunisia terror attack threatens fledgling democracy
At least 19 people died in a terrorist attack in Tunisia on 18 March 2015.

Politics - 18.02.2015
Patrick Aebischer will leave EPFL's presidency at the end of 2016
Patrick Aebischer will leave EPFL’s presidency at the end of 2016
The Federal Council decided today to prolong the mandate of professor Patrick Aebischer until December 31, 2016, based on the unanimous proposal of the ETH Board and the wish of Patrick Aebischer to hand over the presidency of the School in a little less than two years.

Religions - Politics - 23.01.2015
British voters open to a Jewish prime minister — but some are more welcoming than others
In this post, Professor Tim Bale of QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the findings of new polling data on attitudes to Jewish political leaders.

Administration - Politics - 16.12.2014
William Hague’s plans could be highly contentious, but it’s time to address the English question
Professor Michael Kenny, Director of the Mile End Institute, says there is an increasingly compelling, precautionary case for constitutional reform - but William Hague's "hard" plans aren't positive or carefully calibrated enough.

Politics - Economics / Business - 10.12.2014
Ukip’s sexual harassment row rumbles on, but it’s not the only party failing women
It's been a bad week for Ukip, but according to QMUL's Dr Rainbow Murrary, it's not the only party failing women. Ukip has not had a good week when it comes to women. Nigel Farage kicked things off by suggesting that mothers should think twice about breastfeeding in public, managing to offend a rather large proportion of the population even by his standards.

Economics / Business - Politics - 08.12.2014
Pearl Harbor Should Remind Us That the U.S. Should Lead
As we remember and mourn Imperial Japan's surprise attack on the American military installations at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago, we should also remember that was not just one of the bloodiest strikes on American soil.

Politics - History / Archeology - 27.11.2014
New anthology offers comprehensive insight into the life and works of Margaret Thatcher
A new anthology, edited and introduced by Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, provides one the most comprehensive and eclectic accounts to date of Margaret Thatcher's extraordinary impact on politics and public life in the United Kingdom.

Politics - 20.11.2014
Romanian presidential elections may signal a break from the past
QMUL's Marius Ionut Calu analyses the impact of last week's Romanian elections, and suggests that the surprise result may be indicative of a changing society and maturing democracy.

Politics - Administration - 05.11.2014
Death of President Michael Sata leaves Zambia with a constitutional conundrum
Dr Clive Gabay, specialist in African politics and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, analyses events in Zambia following the death of President Michael Sata.

Politics - Social Sciences - 28.10.2014
European Union must now support Ukraine’s fragile democracy
Initial results from Ukraine's parliamentary elections have thrown down a challenge to the European Union, according to Russia expert and QMUL Research Fellow Dr Eleanor Bindman.

Politics - Social Sciences - 24.10.2014
Economic and social future of Ukraine hangs in the balance
As the nation prepares to elect a new parliament on 26 October, Dr Eleanor Bindman, specialist in Russian politics and Research Fellow at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, looks at what might lie ahead for the region.

Politics - 02.10.2014
Belgrade 2014: Pride, prejudice and European politics
Koen Slootmaeckers, PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London, writes about Sunday's LGBT Pride parade in Belgrade, and explores the implications for Serbian politics and the county's path to the EU.

Economics / Business - Politics - 01.10.2014
Sarkozy’s return is bound to deepen divisions within the UMP
It's 32 months until the French presidential elections in 2017 and former president Nicolas Sarkozy's return to centre stage promises to make French politics a lively affair in the meantime.

Politics - Law - 25.09.2014
Tunisia’s forthcoming elections: transition to democracy is at risk and arms sales won’t help
Dr Sarah Wolff explains how, with presidential and legislative elections on the horizon, and mounting geopolitical chaos and insecurity, Tunisia feels that Europe and America is "leaving it in the lurch" at a critical time.

Economics / Business - Politics - 07.08.2014
What next for Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party?
Professor Tim Bale reflects on Boris Johnson's planned return to the House of Commons, and asks if he has what it takes to make it to the top.

Politics - Environment - 11.03.2014
Are Tory activists weeding out ’moderate’ MPs?
When two Conservative MPs were deselected in rapid succession by their local constituency associations, it marked to some a welcome assertion of grassroots rights and power.

Administration - Politics - 06.03.2014
The Tories should stop their silly games about a second coalition
Tactically, strategically and constitutionally, it's utter madness for the Prime Minister to rule out another coalition, says Tim Bale.

Electroengineering - Politics - 21.01.2014
What Does ’100 Percent Renewable’ Really Mean?
In the race to build a greener electricity supply, some states are moving faster than others.

Health - Politics - 20.09.2013
Wasn't Russia banned from competing in the Olympics?
Wasn’t Russia banned from competing in the Olympics?
The 2018 Winter Olympics has offered viewers no shortage of thrills - and some confusion. You might have noticed a new team that is not representing any country, the OAR, is winning medals.

Health - Politics - 20.09.2013
Wasn't Russia banned from competing in the Olympics?
Wasn’t Russia banned from competing in the Olympics?
The 2018 Winter Olympics has offered viewers no shortage of thrills - and some confusion. You might have noticed a new team that is not representing any country, the OAR, is winning medals.

Politics - 04.06.2013
Papers of Nicaraguan Luminary Find Home at Benson Collection
AUSTIN, Texas - The archive of Nicaraguan poet, priest and political activist Ernesto Cardenal will open in November at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas at Austin. Admired and controversial, Cardenal is a towering figure in Central American culture and politics.

Administration - Politics - 17.12.2012
Barbara Haering Co-Chair of the European Research and Innovation Area Board
The European Union and the countries that are party to its Research Framework Programme, among them Switzerland, strive to concentrate their research and innovation policy measures in a joint structure where expedient.

Politics - Innovation - 09.11.2012

Politics - Health - 03.10.2012
Federal Councillor Alain Berset rounds off visit to India
Bern, 03.10.2012 - On the last day of his three-day visit to New Delhi, the head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA, Federal Councillor Alain Berset, met the Minister of Science and Technology, Shri Vayalar Ravi.

Politics - 02.09.2011
Engineers gather in Geneva to discuss the future of energy
Engineers gather in Geneva to discuss the future of energy
EPFL is taking part in the 2011 World Engineers' Convention which take place from September 4 to 9. Education, transportation and mobility, and energy storage are among the topics to be addressed.

Innovation - Politics - 24.08.2010
Swiss delegation led by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter travels to Brazil to discuss health and scientific cooperation
Bern, 24.08.2010 - From 25-30 August, a high-ranking scientific delegation led by Federal Council Didier Burkhalter will be travelling to Brazil for the purpose of consolidating relations between the two countries.

Politics - Religions - 25.01.2010
Befürworter wollten ein symbolisches Zeichen setzen
Bern - Universität Bern Mit dem Ja zur Minarettverbots-Initiative wollten die Stimmbürger ein symbolisches Zeichen gegen die Verbreitung des Islams in der Schweiz setzen.

Politics - Media - 06.01.2010
Einsteins Erben sollen sich mehr erklären
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Schweiz lässt sich ihre Forschung einiges kosten. Was erforscht wird, will erklärt und vermittelt sein, denn die Gesellschaft möchte verstehen, wofür sie bezahlt.

Politics - 29.09.2009
Official launch of research cooperation with Brazil
29.09.2009 / Bern - SBF Bern, 09/29/2009"SER)" The Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology, Sergio Machado Rezende, yesterday began a two-day visit to Switzerland.
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