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Brexit: Insight and Analysis

Informed by years of internationally-recognised research excellence, Queen’s on Brexit brings together leading academics from Queen’s University who can provide an authoritative voice on the Brexit process, many policy areas affected by Brexit, and the subsequent impact on Northern Ireland, the island of Ireland, the UK and the EU-27.

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Border issues

The Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

June 2020 - The House of Lords EU Select Committee has today published its report on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Professor David Phinnemore, Dr Vivian Gravey and Dr Katy Hayward
House of Lords EU Committee

Parliament buildings at Stormont
Border issues

Anticipating and meeting new multilevel governance challenges in NI after Brexit

May 2020 - This report shares results from an 18-month long project which considered the democratic implications of the Protocol on Northern Ireland/Ireland contained in the Withdrawal Agreement at every level of government: within Northern Ireland, within the UK, north-south on the island of Ireland, British-Irish, and now UK-EU.

Dr Katy Hayward, Professor David Phinnemore and Dr Milena Komarova
The UK in a Changing Europe

The coast of Ireland at the Irish Sea
Border issues

Northern Ireland: facing and fixing the post-Brexit democratic deficit

May 2020 - One of the promises (if that is not too strong a term for it) offered by the British government was that Brexit would mean ‘taking back control of our borders, money and laws’. This was a claim that resonated across the UK – including in Northern Ireland.

Dr Katy Hayward
The UK in a Changing Europe

Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students

As we approach the scheduled date of the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020, there remains a significant level of uncertainty around the UK’s exit and the future shape of UK-EU relations. A dedicated website has been established to provide information and support to both staff and students and to help keep you up to date with the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations.

Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students