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Human Trafficking During a Global Pandemic and a New Rapid Digitalisation Era

Human Trafficking During a Global Pandemic and a New Rapid Digitalisation Era

Tue 13, Apr 2021

A global pandemic and a new rapid digitalisation era: how have technologies changed the face of human trafficking?

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Investigating Extremist Brains and Building Cognitive Resilience

Investigating Extremist Brains and Building Cognitive Resilience

Tue 6, Apr 2021

Dr Leor Zmigrod writes about her work exploring the relationship between individuals’ cognitive traits – the unconscious ways in which their brains learn and process information from the environment – and their ideological worldviews.

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The Detection of Explosive Substances Using Spectroscopy

The Detection of Explosive Substances Using Spectroscopy

Tue 23, Mar 2021

Professor Malcolm Joyce discusses his work on the detection of explosive substances by tomographic inspection using neutron and gamma-ray spectroscopy

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Researching the Transition Town Movement

Researching the Transition Town Movement

Tue 16, Mar 2021

Professor Tim Gorringe discusses his work on the values which underpin constructive social change, focussing on the Transition Town Movement.

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Re-envisioning Sustainability from Post-War Northern Uganda

Re-envisioning Sustainability from Post-War Northern Uganda

Tue 9, Mar 2021

Dr Adam Branch, a Reader in International Politics and the Director of the Centre of African Studies at the University of Cambridge, discusses his work on Narratives of Conflict, Climate, and Development: Re-envisioning Sustainability from Post-War Northern Uganda.

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Reflection on a Policy Placement with PaCCS and the TISCreport

Reflection on a Policy Placement with PaCCS and the TISCreport

Tue 2, Mar 2021

Yongyu Zeng reflects on her experience writing a research report on “Progress & Challenges in Tackling Modern Slavery in Local Government Supply Chains” and her experience undertaking a three-month Policy Placement with the Partnership for Conflict, Crime & Security Research (PaCCS) and the TISCreport.

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Trust Building in Nuclear Worlds

Trust Building in Nuclear Worlds

Tue 16, Feb 2021

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with the University of Birmingham's Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler to discuss his work on Trust Building in Nuclear Worlds.

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Plasmodium knowlesi: Biomedical, environmental and social risk factors for infection

Plasmodium knowlesi: Biomedical, environmental and social risk factors for infection

Tue 9, Feb 2021

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with malariologist Professor Chris Drakeley, to discuss his work on the biomedical, environmental and social risk factors for human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi.

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Path dependency and UK preparedness: from Nuclear War to Coronavirus

Path dependency and UK preparedness: from Nuclear War to Coronavirus

Tue 2, Feb 2021

Professor John Preston explores path dependency and factors influencing the UK government response to the covid-19 pandemic.

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Cyber-Security across the Life Span

Cyber-Security across the Life Span

Tue 26, Jan 2021

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down Professor Pam Briggs, to discuss her work as part of the Cyber-Security across the Life Span (cSaLSA) team.

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