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Time to Act – Translating Algorithm Ethics into Practice

Time to Act – Translating Algorithm Ethics into Practice

Thu 26, Mar 2020

In this week's guest post, two researchers from University College London reflect on translating algorithms into ethical practice.

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Seeing Conflict at the Margins in Madagascar

Seeing Conflict at the Margins in Madagascar

Tue 24, Mar 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil chatted with the Institute of Development Studies’ Amber Huff about her work on Seeing Conflict at the Margins, a project funded through a PaCCS Conflict Theme Large Research Grant.

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Forensic Psychology: Interviewing Suspects of Serious Crimes

Forensic Psychology: Interviewing Suspects of Serious Crimes

Thu 19, Mar 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with the University of Derby’s Professor Ray Bull to discuss his work on D-SCENT: Raising challenges to deception attempts using data scent trails. Here, his work focused on exploring the tools for interviewing used to produce clear evidence for arrests and prosecutions.

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Internal Displacement and Mental Health in Ukraine

Internal Displacement and Mental Health in Ukraine

Tue 17, Mar 2020

This week, Kate McNeil sits down with Dr Irina Kuznetsova of the University of Birmingham to discuss her work on mental health and internally displaced persons in Ukraine.

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Exploring Scottish National Security

Exploring Scottish National Security

Thu 12, Mar 2020

Dr Andrew Neal shares the findings of an investigation of Scottish national security in the lead-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.

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In the Crosswires: The Joys of Researching Northern Ireland

In the Crosswires: The Joys of Researching Northern Ireland

Wed 11, Mar 2020

This week on the PaCCS blog, The University of Liverpool's Professor Peter Shirlow writes about his recently published work on attitudinal survey of households in Northern Ireland.

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The Centre of Geopolitics and Grand Strategy

The Centre of Geopolitics and Grand Strategy

Thu 5, Mar 2020

Kate McNeil visited the offices of the Centre of Geopolitics and Grand Strategy at the University of Cambridge to speak with their Director, Professor Brendan Simms, about the centre’s evolving work.

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Flagging difference: emotional responses to national flags

Flagging difference: emotional responses to national flags

Tue 3, Mar 2020

Orla Muldoon, Karen Trew and Paula Devine write about their work exploring how flags have been an ongoing source of contention in Northern Ireland, where they are seen expressions of identity for opposing groups. 

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Preventing Human Trafficking through a systemic, intelligence-led approach

Preventing Human Trafficking through a systemic, intelligence-led approach

Thu 27, Feb 2020

PaCCS Fellow Sarah Brown writes about her work with Stop the Traffik on information sharing and human trafficking prevention.

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Blue Crime: Transnational Organised Crime at Sea

Blue Crime: Transnational Organised Crime at Sea

Fri 14, Feb 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with the University of Bristol’s Professor Timothy Edmunds to discuss his work on blue crime and the institutions collaborating to fight organised crime at sea.

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