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Politics - Administration / Government - 16.07.2018
How Iraqi citizens used rumors as resistance against Saddam Hussein’s regime
Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party's authoritarian regime.

Politics - Physics / Materials Science - 29.06.2018
Gut bugs and e-politics: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. It's been a busy week of news at Imperial, and it's not letting up quite yet.

Innovation / Technology - Politics - 21.06.2018
Major new project to examine the politics of fracking in the UK
Major new project to examine the politics of fracking in the UK A new research project by academics from the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex is hoping to shed light on the politics of fracking and the utilisation of shale gas within the UK, primarily England. A hotly contested issue since its emergence on the scene in 2010, the study will assess the scope for public opinion to influence policy and decision-making on shale site development in the UK, and whether this is likely to reduce or amplify controversy.

Politics - 14.06.2018
Study examines how corruption is concealed in China
Stanford study shows how citizen complaints posted publicly online in a Chinese city are concealed from upper-level authorities when they implicate lower-tier officials or associates connected to lower-tier officials through patronage ties.

Media - Politics - 13.06.2018

Social Sciences - Politics - 05.06.2018
Report sheds light on prison system in Wales
Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre has today (Tuesday 5 June) published 'Imprisonment in Wales: A Factfile', a set of Wales-specific data examining the prison system.

Careers / Employment - Politics - 25.05.2018
The spies who loved him – what do real intelligence officers think of James Bond?
As a new art exhibition opens at Bletchley Park celebrating the James Bond series and exploring Bond creator Ian Fleming's links to the secret world of intelligence and espionage, two University of Warwick academics reveal what real spies think of Fleming's famous creation.

Careers / Employment - Politics - 24.05.2018
Scholars discuss U.S.-North Korea summit cancellation
Stanford scholars offer their reaction to the cancellation of the highly anticipated summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea.

Literature / Linguistics - Politics - 21.05.2018
University experts line up for Hay Festival
University experts line up for Hay Festival
The value of learning languages in Brexit Britain comes under the spotlight as part of Cardiff University's Cardiff Series at this year's Hay Festival.

Politics - Environment - 16.05.2018
Royal Wedding fever: Gowns, the monarchy and British wedding traditions
With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle due to walk down the aisle this weekend, University of Sydney academics weigh in on the significance of the event for Australia and the history underpinning the day.

Politics - 08.05.2018
Are conservatives more sceptical of climate change? It depends
Are conservatives more sceptical of climate change? It depends
The widely held belief that people with conservative political views are more likely to reject climate change science has been challenged by University Queensland researchers. Professor Matthew Hornsey and colleagues from UQ's School of Psychology and School of Communication and Arts surveyed 5323 people across 25 countries to analyse the link between climate scepticism and political conservatism.

History / Archeology - Politics - 23.04.2018
Separating fact from myth of 1903 anti-Jewish riot
Stanford historian Steven Zipperstein analyzes the impactful aftermath of the Kishinev pogrom, an anti-Jewish massacre in imperial Russia.

Business / Economics - Politics - 18.04.2018
New approach needed for countries caught in ’fragility trap’
Members of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development (from left): Ngaire Woods, Paul Collier, David Cameron, Donald Kaberuka.

Politics - Administration / Government - 11.04.2018
Coercion and corruption the major challenges for electoral integrity
A new study by the Electoral Integrity Project has analysed parliamentary and presidential elections from 2017, identifying coercion and corruption as major challenges to electoral integrity.

Politics - 06.04.2018
How Zouping opened China to the world
Stanford scholars provide insight into the profound changes in China's political institutions through decades of fieldwork in Zouping county, the first site to open to Western researchers. They show how a complex economy has flourished in an authoritarian regime. Over the past 30 years, China has undergone such rapid economic growth that it is now the world's second largest economy and the globe's biggest exporter.

Politics - Administration / Government - 05.04.2018
Power of imagery in improving perceptions of president
In a new study, Prof. William G. Howell examines how the visual aspects of presidential performance enhance the president's standing in the American public.

Business / Economics - Politics - 04.04.2018
Syrian Refugees, their journey and their aspirations in the spotlight
Syrian Refugees, their journey and their aspirations in the spotlight
University of Glasgow academics who have carried out an innovative research study among 7300 Syrian refugees will tomorrow (5 April 2018) present their preliminary findings.

Business / Economics - Politics - 04.04.2018

Politics - 03.04.2018
Who is spreading online conspiracies
Pizzagate is a really interesting case, where it starts off as a form of trolling by people who didn't like Hillary Clinton, but then others were willing to pick it up seriously and take it further.

Politics - 27.03.2018
Texans Lose When Our Political Leaders Don’t Meet Us
We value political leaders who connect with the full range of people they serve. Unfortunately for the residents of Texas, most of our congressional representatives are throwing away a golden opportunity to provide such leadership.

Politics - 26.03.2018
Highways erected roadblocks to opportunity
A Stanford political scientist shows how the American highway system has created affluent Republican suburbs, increased an urban-suburban political divide and led to reduced investment in urban infrastructure.

Business / Economics - Politics - 21.03.2018
The IMF’s surprising interventions within Politics of Austerity debates
The IMF's reputation, expertise and mandate enabled it to define the crisis and encourage policy responses which challenged conventional economic wisdom at the time.

Politics - Environment - 21.03.2018
Bigger isn't always better for protected areas
Bigger isn’t always better for protected areas
Researchers have warned a frenzied race to reach total land area conservation protection targets used by policymakers may in fact risk short-changing the underlying goal of conservation.

Politics - History / Archeology - 09.03.2018

Politics - Business / Economics - 27.02.2018
Is democracy dying?
Is democracy dying?
Is democracy dying, in the U.S. and around the world? Why or why not? And if so, what can anyone do about it? Those vexing questions were at the heart of a public forum on the MIT campu

Politics - Business / Economics - 27.02.2018
Is democracy dying?
Is democracy dying, in the U.S. and around the world? Why or why not? And if so, what can anyone do about it? Those vexing questions were at the heart of a public forum on the MIT campu

Politics - 26.02.2018
Americans don’t think they have the ear of elected officials
Although most people think legislators should listen to the public in making decisions, few think they do so.

History / Archeology - Politics - 21.02.2018
ANU experts comment on Malcolm Turnbull’s US visit
Experts from accross the ANU have shed some light on some of the key issues for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Washington DC visit to meet with US President Donald Trump.

Politics - History / Archeology - 14.02.2018

Politics - 05.02.2018
Trump supporters and extreme right ’share widest range of junk news’
Donald Trump supporters shared the widest range of 'junk news' on Twitter in the run-up to his recent State of the Union Address.

Politics - 05.02.2018
Trump supporters and extreme right ’share widest range of junk news’
Donald Trump supporters shared the widest range of 'junk news' on Twitter in the run-up to his recent State of the Union Address.

Politics - Administration / Government - 05.02.2018
Robert Burns hid his radical politics in
Robert Burns hid his radical politics in "plain view", says leading academic
Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during the turbulent years of the late 18th century, a leading expert on Scotland's national bard will reveal.

Politics - Administration / Government - 05.02.2018

Politics - Mathematics - 05.02.2018
When numbers started counting
When numbers started counting
Odds are, you've tried to win arguments by citing statistics. Who has been the greater player, LeBron James or Michael Jordan? Which health care policy is right? Where are the best schools' Which city has the worst morning traffic? If you can find the numbers, then maybe - maybe - you can resolve these matters.

Politics - 24.01.2018
New Records shed light on the Bard’s politics and character
‌ Two newly-identified letters on display for the first time at National Records of Scotland (NRS) reveal how Robert Burns was viewed by his contemporaries. The letters, written by John Mitchell, Burns' boss, to one of the poet's most important patrons, Robert Graham of Fintry, will inform debate on the extent of the Bard's radicalism.

Politics - Careers / Employment - 24.01.2018
New Records shed light on the Bard’s politics and character
‌ Two newly-identified letters on display for the first time at National Records of Scotland (NRS) reveal how Robert Burns was viewed by his contemporaries. The letters, written by John Mitchell, Burns' boss, to one of the poet's most important patrons, Robert Graham of Fintry, will inform debate on the extent of the Bard's radicalism.

Social Sciences - Politics - 17.01.2018
Trump’s Comments Taint MLK Day
One of my favorite Martin Luther King Jr.

Business / Economics - Politics - 10.01.2018
What can we do about forced labour?
Introduction: Neil Howard (UAntwerp) and other researchers from Beyond Trafficking and Slavery, an organisation that studies labour exploitation, are proposing new policy interventions to tackle previously unaddressed root causes of exploitative work conditions.

Politics - 21.12.2017
European Commission grants five million euros for international project on European foreign policy: Research consortium to be coordinated at Freie Universitšt Berlin
European Commission grants five million euros for international project on European foreign policy: Research consortium to be coordinated at Freie Universitšt Berlin The European Commission has approved five million euros for a research project to assess foreign policy of the European Union.

Politics - Administration / Government - 20.12.2017
Political parties more polarized than voters
The nation is no more politically divided than it was in the 1970s, despite how things might appear in the news.
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