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Politics - Medicine/Pharmacology
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Politics - Medicine/Pharmacology
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.
Computer Science/Telecom - 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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - 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/Materials Science - 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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - 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 - Business/Economics
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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Environment/Sustainable Development - 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 - Careers/Employment
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/Government
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 Sciences
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.
Business/Economics - 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 - Business/Economics
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - 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/Sustainable Development - 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/Government
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/Materials Science - 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/Telecom - 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.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Politics
02.10.2017
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 - Environment/Sustainable Development
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
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/Forensics
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/Materials Science - 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 - 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/Materials Science - 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.
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