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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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Political Action & the Language of Imperialism

Political Action & the Language of Imperialism

Tue 7, Apr 2020

PaCCS Communications Officer Kate McNeil sits down with Professor Richard Phillips, a Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield to discuss his work on the language of imperialism. His project on ‘the language of imperialism in contemporary political action: anti-war movements’ fell under the Global Uncertainties Research Umbrella.

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 After Disaster Strikes

 After Disaster Strikes

Tue 31, Mar 2020

Kate McNeil and Dr Ayesha Siddiqi discuss After Disaster Strikes and Other Stories: The political construction of Typhoon Pablo in insurgency affected communities in Mindanao.

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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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