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What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida

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The far-right, anti-Islam protest movemement Pegida has so far been largely based in Germany and has had limited success in the UK. But around 300 people are expected to attend a march in Birmingham.
Date:
Wednesday 10th February 2016
Calais migrants are not invading: They are just a small part of a global refugee crisis

Calais migrants are not invading: They are just a small part of a global refugee crisis

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Read the latest article by Dr Nando Sigona in 'The Conversation' on the refugee crisis in Calais.
Date:
Wednesday 5th August 2015

Calais is a humanitarian emergency not a security one

Description
IRiS Dr Arshad Isakjee, together with colleagues Thom Davies and Surindar Dhesi, have been conducting unprecendented public health research in the new Calais refugee camp.
Date:
Monday 3rd August 2015

Budget 2015: Experts respond

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In a recent article in 'The Conversation', Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, gave her expert reaction to the budget, along with other academics in a variety of fields.
Date:
Tuesday 21st July 2015
Four critical NHS issues that could keep Jeremy Hunt awake at night

Four critical NHS issues that could keep Jeremy Hunt awake at night

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HSMC's Mark Exworthy writes for 'The Conversation' on the paradox of competition and integration other key challenges facing the re-appointed health secretary.
Date:
Monday 18th May 2015
What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

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IRiS academic, Dr Nando Sigona, writes for 'The Conversation' on the unfolding tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Date:
Wednesday 22nd April 2015
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