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CCC Director, Prof Michael Keating, has been awarded the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement with Research from Aberdeen University, where he is Professor of Politics.    The prize was presented by University Principal Professor Sir Ian Diamond in front of a capacity audience with broadcaster Ga... Read more
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Professor Michael Keating, Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, has been appointed ESRC Senior Fellow for the UK in a Changing Europe programme. The fellowship will run for the next year and focuses on the interrelationship between the UK’s changing relationship with the EU and the evolv... Read more
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As reported in today's Herald (4 June 15), Scotland could take a different approach to the rights and roles of migrants than the rest of the UK. Dr Eve Hepburn's evidence to Holyrood's European and External Affairs Committee highlighted the policy areas in which the Scottish Parliament could take a... Read more
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Guest blogger Alan Trench discusses Ways forward for the United Kingdom, a new report from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law. The impact of the Scottish independence referendum has been wide-ranging. It raises a number of questions about how the UK works as a whole and its territorial constitut... Read more
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Meryl Kenny, Juliet Swann and Fiona Mackay discuss women’s presence at Westminster and how it remains a long way from parity. This post originally appeared on the Gender Politics at Edinburgh blog. The run-up to the 2015 General Election was dominated by coverage of ‘dangerous women’ shaking up the... Read more
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Charlie Jeffery, Ailsa Henderson, Roger Scully, Daniel Wincott and Richard Wyn Jones discuss the referendum on the UK’s EU membership. Charlie Jeffery and Ailsa Henderson (University of Edinburgh). Roger Scully, Daniel Wincott and Richard Wyn Jones (Cardiff University) So, we will have a referendum... Read more
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Some of the UK’s leading political scholars believe that ‘British Party Politics’ has ceased to be a meaningful phrase. Speaking as the final results were coming in, experts raised concerns about how the component nations of the UK – most especially England and Scotland - would communicate political... Read more
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The UK is accustomed to finding out who has won an election in fairly short order - an exhausted party leader appears on TV in the dead of night to say that they have spoken to their opposite number and one or other has conceded that they cannot form a government. Things were rather different in 201... Read more
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For those staying up through the wee small hours, experts from the Centre will be providing analysis across the domestic and international media. Academic commentary will also be available online. Professor Ailsa Henderson will be providing political analysis on STV through the night and Professor N... Read more
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A group of top political scientists from around Scotland has produced a series of essays for a forthcoming special issue of The Political Quarterly. They consider where next for Scotland on the back of last year’s independence referendum and the subsequent proposals for extending devolution that cam... Read more
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