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Blog: EU Exit and the impact on devolution within the UK

by Prof Keith Shaw Despite the triumph of the ‘No’ vote in the 2014 referendum, and the subsequent offer of more economic and fiscal powers to Scotland by the UK Government, it is hard not to view – as somewhat… Continue Reading →

Blog: What makes a candidate “the best”?

Kirsten Haack writes about the ongoing campaign to find a new UN Secretary-General on her personal project webpage. Who or what is “the best” candidate, as the campaign 1for7billion demands? For the first time in its history, the process is… Continue Reading →

Blog: A homeless ‘disaster’?

How can it be that the number of rough sleepers in parts of our region has increased fourfold in the last six months? It may be time to consider homelessness as a “civil emergency”, say Adele Irving and Oliver Moss… Continue Reading →

Book now: Graduation Ball 2016

 GRAD BALL UPDATE The Assembly Rooms has been booked for Tuesday May 10th and tickets are going to be £30 per person (see below for what this includes). Unfortunately we can’t have any plus ones, it’s only people on the… Continue Reading →

Research news

Oliver Hensengerth was in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mekong Basin at the Water Resources University. The workshop is part of the Newton Fund-British Academy project on Proactively Living with… Continue Reading →

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