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CHSS Recognition Awards 2015 Staff have been honoured at the 2015 College Recognition Awards Ceremony. The prizes recognise the outstanding work of staff throughout the College of Humanities and Social Science. The Centre on Constitutional Change won the award for Excellence in Engagement with the W... Read more
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As part of the Committee’s scrutiny of inter-governmental relations, the Committee commissioned external research of the legislative oversight of inter-governmental relations in other jurisdictions.The countries considered were Belgium, Canada, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the United States of Am... Read more
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The second edition of Small Nations in a Big World examines what other small European nations can teach Scots as they consider their nation's place in the light of #indyref and subsequent events.   The second edition of Small Nations in a Big World by CCC fellows Prof Michael Keating and Dr Malcolm... Read more
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Professor David Bell, a fellow of the Centre, has been appointed as the specialist adviser to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.   Professor Bell, based at the University of Stirling, will advise the committee in their inquiry into possible models for the devolution of public finances in... Read more
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Following the announcement of the government's plans for English Votes for English Laws, fellows of the Centre made the following comments.     Professor Michael Keating said:    “EVEL addresses one democratic anomaly, that English citizens have occasionally been governed by parliamentary majorities... Read more
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Professor Nicola McEwen has been appointed to one of four 'Knowledge Exchange' fellowships intended to inform and nuture public discussion around the area of consitutional change. McEwen is joined by Professor Richard Wyn Jones, of the University ofd Cardiff and also a Fellow of the Centre.  The fel... Read more
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Professor Charlie Jeffery, Fellow of the Centre on Constitutional Change and Senior Vice-Principal of the University of Edinburgh, has received a major award recognising his contribution to public engagement with research. The award focusses on his work using research to transform the public and pol... Read more
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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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