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Lowering voting age boosts long-term participation in elections
Young people given the vote from age 16 in Scotland are not only more likely to continue voting as they get older, but do so in higher numbers, a new study shows.
Audience Diversification in the Arts, working with Deakin University, Australia
Dr Mark Taylor has been working with Deakin University - Melbourne, with their initiative to help arts and cultural organisations diversify their audiences.
“Fighting the academic machine”: using illustration to depict student reading experiences.
Dr Will Mason (SMI) & Dr Meesha Warmington (School of Education) investigated student reading experiences in HE. In this blog, Will and Meesha unpack the results of the study, introducing 4 illustration by Harry Venning.
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