Social Sciences and Psychology - Politics

Politics - Mar 17
Mayoral governance in Bristol has boosted the visibility of city leadership and helped promote Bristol on the national and international stage, a new study has found. The research by UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol also showed the mayoral model of leadership had unnecessarily restricted the role of councillors and reduced citizens' belief in their ability to influence decisions.
History - Mar 16

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Politics - Oct 16, 2019

Politicians need to get people to trust them more if they want their speeches to be heard says a new report launched by the University of Birmingham and the University of East Anglia. The research project " The Crisis of Rhetoric: Renewing Political Speech and Speechwriting " argues that public debate and the freedom to make arguments and counterarguments are essential for democracy.

Politics - Dec 17, 2019

Female MPs are roughly 20% more vocal in parliamentary debates where the cabinet minister is female than when the responsible minister is male, finds a new study by UCL. The research, published in the British Journal of Political Science , is the first to consider whether female leadership affects the processes or outcomes of political debate.

Politics - Jul 29, 2019

Research findings were released today by a UK-Nigerian research team examining the role of WhatsApp in Nigeria's 2019 elections. Drawing on citizen surveys and interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “fake news” around elections, but has also strengthened accountability and promoted inclusion in other areas.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Digital News University of Oxford
Politics - 02.04
Communications Officer and Developer University of Oxford
Politics - 31.03
Research Assistant in Gender and International Relations Royal Holloway University of London
Politics - 23.03
Departmental Lecturer in European Union Politics University of Oxford
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Lecturer in Politics University of Dundee
Politics - 06.03
Lecturer in Global Environmental Politics University of Sussex
Politics - 06.03
Lecturer in International Relations University of Sussex
Politics - 21.02
Lecturer in Global Political Economy University of Manchester
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