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At a time when some are beginning to question the value of democracy in the West, do the strengths of the system still outweigh its weaknesses?
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Posted 16 July 2021
Professor Fiona Nunan, discusses whether environmental protection in the global south can improve local people's lives and what structures need to be in place to make that happen
Posted 30 June 2021
Dr Nic Cheeseman has won a prestigious Mid-career Fellowship from the British Academy for a research project entitled: "Re-thinking African Politics: Ideology, Political Thought and the Power of Ideas".
Posted 22 June 2021
Dr Nic Cheeseman, the Professor of Democracy in the International Development of the School of Government at the University of Birmingham, will be a regular guest on CNN's new flagship global affairs show, One World.
Posted 27 May 2021
The study shows that both deprivation and ethnicity matter in realtion to COVID19, as well as the interaction between them in explaining Covid mortality differences in local authorities within England.
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Research by Professor David Hudson and colleagues from UCL has been exploring when, how and why the public engages with issues of global poverty and international aid.
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