Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 20

C2G2 Impact this week

See Polling Observatory research cited in OfCom’s consultation of major political parties for 7 May 2015: http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/consultations/major-parties-15/?utm_source=updates&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=major-parties-condoc And Alix Kelso in The Conversation on the prospect of a hung parliament: http://theconversation.com/how-negotiations-over-a-hung-parliament-might-work-in-2015-36262

Jan 17

Grant success

Nestor Castaneda, Lecturer in Governance and Public Policy, has been awarded a Banco Santander – Latin America Fund grant to do research on tax politics in Colombia and Chile. He will be doing fieldwork in these countries this upcoming Summer 2015.

Jan 15

C2G2 in the news this week

Research by C2G2 Director Will Jennings on cost overruns in organising the Olympic Games were quoted in Time magazine this week. Other research by Will on competence and government featured in the Telegraph.

Jan 10

Public event: ‘The Impact of Anti-politics on the UK General Election 2015’

As part of their ongoing research project, PAIR Professors Will Jennings and Gerry Stoker will present evidence and analysis on the phenomenon of anti-politics and its likely impact on the 2015 General Election. To reserve a ticket or get more information about the event, visit here.

Jan 09

Public event: ‘Reinvigorating Democracy – learning from the past and looking to the future’

Southampton City Council and PAIR held a public event on the 8th of January at Southampton City Council Chambers to discuss and debate the problems and prospects for democracy at local and national levels in the UK. The event, which attracted interest from across both organizations and the wider public, helped mark the 50th anniversaries …

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