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Louisa Ayebare shares her experiences studying MSc Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development, realising her UN dream and being part of an international cohort.
Ed Jepson-Randall talks about the support he received from his Director of Studies and the Wellbeing and Disability teams during his first year at Bath.
BSc Criminology student Chloe Woolford shares her experience studying at Bath.
Dr Emma Carmel and Dr Katharina Lenner (SPS) with Dr Regine Paul (University of Bergen) explore key themes and discussions from their new book about migration.
Blog: Dr Ricky Kanabar offers his reflections on the UK's Levelling Up White Paper, arguing for greater scrutiny of policy initiatives.
A new commentary from Professor Cooke explores why there has been so little change in UK gender wage equality and the necessary policy steps to close the gap.
The Tobacco Supply Chain Database unwraps who and what is involved in the process of getting tobacco products from seed to smoker.
Our research created the Qualitative Impact Protocol (QuIP). This helps to improve lives by effectively assessing international development assistance projects.
Professor Wilson will take up her role from 1 October 2022.
The study, authored by our Centre for Development Studies, drew on children and caregivers’ experiences of neglect in Jordan and the Gaza Strip, Palestine.
As the Queen’s Speech outlined plans for changes to the Mental Health Act, a study highlights the challenging experiences for family members of people detained.
A project led by Dr Mel Channon with HSS colleagues and international partners has received €1.5 million in funding from the European Research Council (ERC).
As France goes to the polls, new analysis suggests that a partial basic income aimed at people aged 20-24 could dramatically benefit disenfranchised youth.
Dr Rosana Pinheiro Machado (SPS) has been awarded €2 million ERC funding to lead ground-breaking research in Brazil, India, and the Philippines.