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Evidence-based opinions from Queen’s thinkers as featured on a range of platforms including The Conversation, an independent source of news and views sourced from the global academic and research community, and QPol the ‘front door’ for public policy engagement at Queen’s.

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How the experience of Black people freed from slavery set a pattern for African Americans today

Date published - 14/10/2021

Author - Nik Ribianszky, Lecturer in US History, Queen's University Belfast

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Pandora papers: as ordinary Lebanese suffer, elite secretly drain off billions

Date published - 07/10/2021

Author - John Nagle, Professor in Sociology, Queen's University Belfast and Tamirace Fakhoury, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Refugee and Migration Studies, Aalborg University

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Here's what happens when two very different respiratory viruses infect the same cell – new study

Date published - 10/09/2021

Author - Connor Bamford, Research Fellow, Virology, Queen's University Belfast

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Tokyo 2020: how did the latest Olympics rank against others for sustainability?

Date published - 11/08/2021

Author - John Karamichas, Lecturer in Sociology and Green Criminology, Queen's University Belfast

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What do voters in Northern Ireland think about the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland?

As part of a three-year research project on the Protocol on Ireland/ Northern Ireland, a series of regular surveys has been commissioned to ‘temperature test’ voter attitudes on a range of issues relating to Brexit, the Protocol, and their implications for Northern Ireland.

The post What do voters in Northern Ireland think about the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland? appeared first on Queen's Policy Engagement.


Date published - 28/10/2021

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Mitchell Institute Research Workshop: Border Ireland by Professor Cathal McCall

Border Ireland: From Partition to Brexit is the third book release by Queen's University Belfast's Cathal McCall, Professor of European Politics and Borders, LINCS Programme Coordinator, and Fellow of The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice.

The post Mitchell Institute Research Workshop: Border Ireland by Professor Cathal McCall appeared first on Queen's Policy Engagement.


Date published - 28/10/2021

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The Border after Brexit

The question of how to avoid a hard Irish border drew a lot attention during the UK-EU withdrawal negotiations, resulting in the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. 10 months after the end of the transition period, a new study from the central border region shows that Brexit remains a live topic of concern on both sides of the border, and that uncertainty and anxiety still persist.

The post The Border after Brexit appeared first on Queen's Policy Engagement.


Date published - 22/10/2021

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