People most afraid of crimes that were political concerns during their youth

A new study indicates that the different political periods in which people ‘came of age’ has an important influence on their perception of crime, even decades later.

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Urban Institute researcher to analyse climate action in smaller cities

An Urban Institute academic is to lead a major new research project which will analyse actions taken by smaller cities around the world to combat climate change.

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Crook Fellows to explore disability and disadvantage

A social work manager, an expert in childhood acquired brain injury, and the first ever joint fellowship project are among this year’s cohort of Crook Public Service Fellows.

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To the rhythm of Niger: using radio to empower women in one of the world’s poorest countries

Dr Emma Heywood from the Department of Journalism Studies returned to Niger in June to chart the success of a ground-breaking project to empower women across the country through radio.

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From the field to the classroom: How research feeds into teaching across the Faculty

Our academics take their fieldwork, methodologies and latest theories and bring them into lecture theatres and seminar rooms for students to learn, practice, question and develop. Find out how research led-teaching is taking place across the Faculty.

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BAJS Conference 2018: Crisis? What Crisis? Continuity, and Change in Japan

The School of East Asian Studies is hosting the British Association for Japanese Studies Conference 2018. Confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are: Professor Mōri Yoshitaka (Tokyo University of Arts) and Professor Gennifer Weisenfeld (Duke University).

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