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A Greener Future for the Military?

Tue 14, Jan 2020

What impact will the transition to eco-friendly vehicles have upon military operations reliant upon civilian fossil fuel infrastructure? Kate McNeil reports on a CSaP-hosted workshop exploring this question.

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That Hideous Strength: Maintaining Public Trust in the Era of Big Data Policy

That Hideous Strength: Maintaining Public Trust in the Era of Big Data Policy

Tue 7, Jan 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics explores privacy, public trust and transparency in big data collection.

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Engaging with Policy-Makers: Taking a Strategic Approach

Engaging with Policy-Makers: Taking a Strategic Approach

Tue 17, Dec 2019

PaCCS champion Dr Tristram Riley-Smith shares his strategies for academics interested in effectively engaging with policy-makers. 

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SPRITE+: Tackling Challenges in the Future of Digital Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust

SPRITE+: Tackling Challenges in the Future of Digital Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust

Tue 10, Dec 2019

SPRITE+, the newest EPSRC NetworkPlus, brings together people in academia, industry, government, law enforcement, and civil society organisations with a focus on digital contexts. It is a ‘one stop shop’ for engagement between academic and non-academic communities.

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Online Radicalisation and Social Psychology

Online Radicalisation and Social Psychology

Tue 3, Dec 2019

In a follow-up to her 2016 guest post, Dr Laura Smith discusses her Conflict Theme Innovation Award project on predicting online radicalisation with PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil

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Universities, Security and Intelligence

Universities, Security and Intelligence

Tue 26, Nov 2019

Kate McNeil reflects on a discussion with Dr Liam Gearon about his new book, the Handbook on Universities, Security and Intelligence Studies.

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Prevent: Counter-Radicalisation and Education

Prevent: Counter-Radicalisation and Education

Tue 19, Nov 2019

Kate McNeil and Professor Paul Thomas discuss Prevent, the UK’s counter-radicalisation program.

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Mythologizing the Medieval: Ethnonational symbolism by far-right extremists

Mythologizing the Medieval: Ethnonational symbolism by far-right extremists

Tue 12, Nov 2019

Dr Matt Godwin explains why far-right ethnonational extremists are associating themselves with the mythology of medevial crusader symbolism.

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Reflections on Conflict and the Politics of Empathy

Reflections on Conflict and the Politics of Empathy

Tue 5, Nov 2019

Kate McNeil, PaCCS Communications Officer, sits down with the University of Glasgow's Dr Naomi Head to discuss her ESRC project on Conflict, Dialogue and Ethics in International Relations and the politics of empathy.

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Automotive Cybersecurity – An Interview with Professor Siraj Ahmed Shaikh

Automotive Cybersecurity – An Interview with Professor Siraj Ahmed Shaikh

Tue 29, Oct 2019

For the final post in our October Cyber Series, PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with Prof Siraj Ahmed Shaikh, Professor at Coventry University’s Institute for Future Transport and Cities to discuss automotive cybersecurity. Professor Shaikh has previously worked with PaCCS on PaCCS/KTN Policy Briefing on “Innovation Challenges in Cybersecurity”.

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