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Why is Britain so disenchanted with its politicians?
05 Jun 2017

A Financial Times feature on the state of British democracy in the run-up to the general election includes comment from Stephen Fisher, a political sociologist from the Department.

Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies in prison aged 83
14 Jul 2016

Financial Times online, 13/07/2016, Unattributed
Article on the death of Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano includes comment from Federico Varese, professor of criminology at the University of Oxford.

It’s Raining Men! Sweden Sees Historic Gender Balance Shift
02 Jun 2016

Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: for the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, it now has more men than women.

Dr Neil Ketchley and Dr Michael Biggs's latest article is published in the Washington Post
19 Aug 2015

 

Dr Neil Ketchley and Dr Michael Biggs's latest article, Who actually died in Egypt’s Rabaa massacre has just been published in the Washington Post.

 

The Financial Times mentions the work of Prof Diego Gambetta and Prof Federico Varese on an article about Roberto Saviano
22 Jun 2015

The Financial Times mentions the work of Prof Diego Gambetta and Prof Federico Varese oi an article about Roberto Saviano and his book ZeroZeroZero.

Dr Stephen Fisher appointed to panel to find out what went wrong with the election forecasts
09 Jun 2015

The day after the election the British Polling Council announced it was going to have an inquiry into what went wrong with the polls. The National Centre for Research Methods  has announced the membership of the inquiry team of which Dr Stephen Fisher is a part of.

Study by Prof Melinda Mills, Dr Felix Tropf and Dr Nicola Barban on genes and what part they play in the age of first-time mums and family size receives a lot of media attention
05 Jun 2015

The study titled Human Fertility, Molecular Genetics, and Natural Selection in Modern Societies by Prof Melinda Mills, Dr Felix Tropf and Dr Nicola Barban was originally published by PLOS One.

Oxford University research faces criticism from Conservative MPs for new report which analyses background to the 2011 riots
12 Mar 2015

The Telegraph published an article in which Conservative MPs criticised Prof Michale Biggs and Juta Kawalerowicz's research which analysed background to the 2011 riots

BBC News TV covers Prof Biggs and Kawalerowicz research on the 2011 riots
10 Mar 2015

BBC TV News covers Professor Michael Biggs and Dr Kawalerowicz's research on the 2011 riots

Professor Federico Varese cited by the European Court of Human Rights
03 Mar 2015

The Society of the Vory-v-Zakone, 1930s-1950s, Cahiers du monde russe, in M. Galeotti (Ed.), Russian and Post-Soviet Organised Crime (2002), at p. 515) has recently been cited in a Sentence by the European Court of Human Rights.


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