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Green space – how much is enough, and what's the best way to deliver it?

Date published - 25/05/2017

Author - Anne Cleary, Nature and Health PhD Candidate, Griffith University and Ruth Hunter, Lecturer, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast

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'Safe return' plan for refugees after five years undermines the idea of integration

Date published - 22/05/2017

Author - Ulrike M Vieten, Queen's University Belfast Research Fellow, The George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast and Fiona Murphy, Research Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security, and Justice, Queen's University Belfast

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Putin, North Korea and what Russia really wants in the region

Date published - 17/05/2017

Author - Alexander Titov, Lecturer in Modern European History, Queen's University Belfast

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The science of finding buried bodies

Date published - 17/05/2017

Author - Alastair Ruffell, Research associate in Geoforensics, Queen's University Belfast and Jamie Pringle, Senior Lecturer in Engineering & Environmental Geosciences, Keele University

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Credit Where Credit’s Due: the Trump Administration’s Proposals for Parental Leave

Professor Duncan McVicar looks at the Trump administration's surprising call to introduce publicly-funded paid parental leave.

The post Credit Where Credit’s Due: the Trump Administration’s Proposals for Parental Leave appeared first on QPOL.

Date published - 26/05/2017

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The ethics and value of working with asylum seekers and refugees

Dr Fiona Murphy and Aylisha Hogan share their own personal experiences of working with Care4Calais in order to better the lives of refugees forced to live in the bleak conditions of a refugee camp.

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Date published - 25/05/2017

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Voting Rights and Irish Presidential Elections: Time for Constitutional Change

This is an edited version of the Opening Statement delivered by Colin Harvey and Mark Bassett to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (18 May 2017) dealing with the question of the right of Irish citizens resident outside of the state to vote in Presidential elections.

The post Voting Rights and Irish Presidential Elections: Time for Constitutional Change appeared first on QPOL.

Date published - 23/05/2017

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