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The Changing Character of War Programme

The Changing Character of War Programme

Mon 20, Jul 2015

The Changing Character of War Programme (CCW) is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of war and armed conflict. It is a policy-relevant research programme based in Pembroke College at the University of Oxford, and enjoying global influence and international partnerships. It is unique in its delivery of high-quality, high-impact research, combined with practice, policy and advisory engagement.

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Cameron looks to drones in the fight against Islamic State

Cameron looks to drones in the fight against Islamic State

Wed 15, Jul 2015

David Cameron has said that he is looking at potentially increasing the use of drones, spy planes and special forces in its fight against Islamic State. The prime minister says this equipment has become vital to “keeping us safe” and is now top of his defence shopping list.

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Cyber security innovation in the United Kingdom

Cyber security innovation in the United Kingdom

Mon 13, Jul 2015

Innovation is key if the digital economy is to thrive. Technology-driven and value-driven propositions make a compelling case for it. Innovation in the cyber security sector plays an important role to enable trust in our systems, secure our cyberspace, and enforce privacy.

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What we’ve learned about radicalisation since 7/7 bombings a decade ago

What we’ve learned about radicalisation since 7/7 bombings a decade ago

Wed 8, Jul 2015

As the UK marks the tenth anniversary of the July 7 London bombings, there is a sense that what was a terrible new phenomenon in 2005 has become increasingly prevalent

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Research expertise sought to support Cooperation Ireland’s LEGaSI Programme

Research expertise sought to support Cooperation Ireland’s LEGaSI Programme

Tue 7, Jul 2015

Over the last six months, we have been working closely with the Partnership to explore the potential for collaborative research to inform our work on alternative approaches to reducing marginalisation.

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Teachers on the frontline against terror: what should schools do about radicalisation?

Teachers on the frontline against terror: what should schools do about radicalisation?

Tue 30, Jun 2015

Schools will have a legal duty to prevent their pupils being drawn into terrorism from July 1, when new counter-terrorism guidelines come into force.

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Dewsbury case reminds us we have much to learn about how extremism spreads

Dewsbury case reminds us we have much to learn about how extremism spreads

Mon 29, Jun 2015

Families are bound to be urged to be more vigilant for signs of radicalisation after it emerged that a young man from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, is believed to have become the UK’s youngest ever suicide bomber at the age of just 17.

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My time as an intern with the Partnership

My time as an intern with the Partnership

Mon 22, Jun 2015

The role of mediator is an important one. This has become clear to me during my three months with the Partnership and the Centre for Science and Policy. They have the difficult task of bringing together two parties with completely different ideas, experiences and skills .

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The Commercialisation Process – A workshop by NuAge Vision

The Commercialisation Process – A workshop by NuAge Vision

Wed 17, Jun 2015

On the Monday 8 June 2015, the Partnership hosted a workshop at for members of the its Academic Marketplace to explore the knowledge, tools and skills needed to transform research into successful products and services.

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Reduce Conflict and Insecurity by tackling corruption: your research can help

Reduce Conflict and Insecurity by tackling corruption: your research can help

Thu 11, Jun 2015

Corruption is a major driver of conflict. When kleptocratic, corrupt regimes siphon off public wealth and fail to provide citizens with adequate services, it can fuel support for terrorist organisations and organised crime.

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