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Social Media and the Military: An Interview with Professor David Denney

Social Media and the Military: An Interview with Professor David Denney

Tue 14, Jul 2020

Kate McNeil sat down with Professor David Denney, Emeritus Professor of Social and Public Policy at Royal Holloway University of London, to discuss his work on the current and future use of social media technologies by military personnel in their families.

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Exploring UK-China Cooperation in Non-Traditional Security

Exploring UK-China Cooperation in Non-Traditional Security

Tue 7, Jul 2020

Kate McNeil sat down with Dr. Mirwa Hirono, Associate Professor at the College of Global Liberal Arts at Ritsumeikan University, to discuss her work on UK-China Cooperation in Non-Traditional Security.

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Next Steps for Tackling Innovation Challenges in Cybersecurity

Next Steps for Tackling Innovation Challenges in Cybersecurity

Tue 30, Jun 2020

Following his participation in a CogX panel, Dr Tristram Riley-Smith shares his thoughts on the question: Do we have the industry we deserve, rather than the industry we want, when it comes to delivering Defence and Security solutions?

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The Internet, Political Science and Public Policy in the Digital Era

The Internet, Political Science and Public Policy in the Digital Era

Tue 23, Jun 2020

PaCCS Communications Coordinator Kate McNeil sat down with Professor Helen Margetts, Professor the Society and the Internet at the University of Oxford to discuss her work on The Internet, Political Science and Public Policy: Re-examining Collective Action, Governance and Citizen-Government Interactions in the Digital Era.

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A Critical Approach to Humanitarian Intervention

Tue 16, Jun 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with Dr Karina Z Butler to discuss her work on an ESRC-funded project on humanitarian theory, which resulted in the book A Critical Approach to Humanitarian Intervention.

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SECURE: SElf Conserving URban Environments

SECURE: SElf Conserving URban Environments

Tue 9, Jun 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sat down with Professor Margaret Carol Bell CBE, Science City Professor of Transport and the Environment at Newcastle’s School of Engineering, to discuss her work on SECURE: SElf Conserving URban Environments.

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The Globalization of Rendition and Secret Detention

The Globalization of Rendition and Secret Detention

Fri 15, May 2020

Dr Ruth J Blakeley shares her story of researching a 'secretive and nefarious' program of globalised rendition and detention.

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Expertise Under Pressure: Disaster Response

Expertise Under Pressure: Disaster Response

Tue 28, Apr 2020

In the context of a disaster response, what type of knowledge and evidence should inform emergency responses? How should uncertainty be factored into decisions made under pressure? When seeking expert advice during a crisis, what constitutes an expert?

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The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

Tue 14, Apr 2020

Kate McNeil spoke with Dr K. Marie McIntyre, a Epidemiologist at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health about her work on risk assessment of the impact of climate change on human health and well-being.

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