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Centre for Secure Information Technologies – A Future Legacy

Centre for Secure Information Technologies – A Future Legacy

Mon 30, Mar 2015

The dust has almost settled on the 5th World Cyber Security Summit at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). This year’s summit attracted people from around the world to Belfast and the Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP), including senior representatives from industry, government and academia.

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Religion and Conflict: Data is Part of the Answer

Religion and Conflict: Data is Part of the Answer

Tue 17, Mar 2015

Expert analysis requires accessible, accurate, timely and globally comparable data. It is an essential underpinning for a greater understanding of key trends.

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A new learning hub for experts working on peace, conflict and faith

A new learning hub for experts working on peace, conflict and faith

Tue 24, Feb 2015

In a world of growing conflict, the role and impact of local faith communities, their leaders and other faith groups/organisations has come increasingly into focus.

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Research shows French solidarity faces testing times

Research shows French solidarity faces testing times

Wed 11, Feb 2015

On the streets of France there was strong public response to the murders of 12 people at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. But we do not yet know the medium to long-term consequences the attack will have on the nation’s public mood.

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CLUE cybersecurity research database

CLUE cybersecurity research database

Wed 28, Jan 2015

With incidents such as the Sony hack in the headlines business leaders are becoming more aware of cybersecurity risks and challenges. They know that threats are evolving all the time so relying on traditional firewalls and intrusion detection systems will not always be effective. They have to stay ahead of the game.

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What is the importance of research to policy?

What is the importance of research to policy?

Wed 21, Jan 2015

So much can be wrapped up in so few words and, arguably, this is an underpinning issue for government. But terms are important and some clarification is probably needed before we move on.

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Understanding UK Crowdfunding

Understanding UK Crowdfunding

Still in its relative infancy in the UK, online crowdfunding is growing rapidly and facilitating myriad new products and services, connecting 'fundraisers' requiring resources for a cause, project or business, with numerous 'funders' who have money to donate, buy or invest, often in relatively modest amounts.

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‘We Don’t Do God’? Secularism and the Accommodation of Muslims in Western Europe

‘We Don’t Do God’? Secularism and the Accommodation of Muslims in Western Europe

Mon 12, Jan 2015

Most Western European social scientists and policymakers believe that there is or should be a separation between church and state, religion and politics.

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Einstein’s Chauffeur

Einstein’s Chauffeur

Mon 8, Dec 2014

This is a story about Einstein’s Chauffeur, who was the spitting image of the great professor.

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