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Refugees

How Europe’s Media Covered the Migration Crisis

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The European Journalism Observatory is a unique online network, which interprets and shares research into the media through 12 partner websites around Europe.
Election

Determinants of Public Legitimacy: Survey Evidence from Afghanistan

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For a state to succeed, its people must have trust in its institutions.
Refugees

The EU should offer migrants real hope, dignity and jobs

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Professor Paul Collier writes an opinion piece about migrants, saying that more help should be given to "those in ‘haven’ countries".
Seattle

Global cities: prosperity to parity

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"Huge cities mean prosperity – but also inequality as many who contribute to overall productivity go unrewarded", writes Professor Paul Collier.
solar power

The Paris Agreement will survive President Trump

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Associate Professor Thomas Hale writes a piece about the strengths of the Paris Agreement, even though the new US President is likely to "do enormous damage".
Climate change

Climate Changers: 30+ Top Thinkers and Doers

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BSG Professor Thomas Hale has been nominated one of the top 30 'climate change thinkers and doers'.

Five risks to cost saving from sharing services

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Thomas Elston, Post Doctoral Research Fellow at BSG, co-authored a piece about shared services in public agencies with Muiris MacCarthaigh.
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What would make Brexit negotiations better? Here are 8 simple suggestions

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What would make Brexit negotiations better? Here are 8 simple suggestions ... unfortunately, one of them is this: stop using the word "Brexit".

What would it take to negotiate a new trade deal with the EU? Below is an 8-point plan.

Group incentives can be applied to social problems

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Policies to tackle social problems often fail because they are targeted at individuals, without consideration for how much individual choices are influenced by the choices of others within the same situational or cultural context.

Eugene Onegin

Shedding new light on Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

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Two Oxford academics helped Garsington Opera stage a new, original production of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera.
How Can an Academic Fight Crime?

How Can an Academic Fight Crime?

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Professor Federico Varese talks about his research on the mafia.

Is there a genetic component to reproductive outcomes?

Is there a genetic component to reproductive outcomes?

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The Sociogenome Project is a comprehensive study which brings together sociologists and molecular scientists to examine whether there is a genetic component to reproductive outcomes, including age at first birth, number of children and infertility and their interaction with the social environment.

Feeding the Mind – With Oily Fish

Feeding the Mind – With Oily Fish

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Could a substance found in certain fish help childhood reading scores – and if so how?

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