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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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The Personal Data and Trust Network

The Personal Data and Trust Network

Thu 4, Jun 2015

Launched in 2007, Google Map’s Street View feature has provided a wonderful resource for house hunters, restaurant goers, lost office workers and even Loch Ness monster enthusiasts.

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Crossing the Valley of Death: Delivering Innovative Solutions to Security Needs

Crossing the Valley of Death: Delivering Innovative Solutions to Security Needs

Tue 12, May 2015

Two reports have recently addressed the challenge of harnessing R&D to deliver innovative solutions to defence and security needs.

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Academics come to ‘Anytown’: building behavioural factors into an infrastructure failure simulation.

Academics come to ‘Anytown’: building behavioural factors into an infrastructure failure simulation.

Tue 5, May 2015

In the event of a failure on part of the critical infrastructure (electricity, water, gas and telecommunications for example) very little is known concerning how the general public might react.

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‘Bridging the Gap’: Taking academic and practitioner partnership to the next level

‘Bridging the Gap’: Taking academic and practitioner partnership to the next level

Mon 27, Apr 2015

The interface between academia and practice in conflict and disaster research has become quite the hot topic in recent years, particularly in relation to how academics and practitioners can work together more productively.

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Reflections on: Art and Conflict

Reflections on: Art and Conflict

Fri 17, Apr 2015

Conflict represents one intractable problem that policy-makers have to tackle. This session explored the complex role that art plays in relation to conflict, suggesting that images loaded with aesthetic and symbolic freight carry a force to be reckoned with here. Contributions came from a panel of artists, art historians and curators.

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The Partnership and the Arts

The Partnership and the Arts

Mon 13, Apr 2015

The Art of Integration - Islam in our Green and Pleasant Land is the title given to an exciting exhibition that opens at the Centre for the Study of Pakistan at SOAS next week.

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