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New students
06 Oct 2014

A warm welcome to all new students in the Department. We very much hope you enjoy your time at Oxford.! Induction starts Monday 6th of October at 10 AM, Manor Road Building

 

Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: A Loss for Pollsters and a Win for Betting Markets
22 Sep 2014

A New York Times article titled Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: A Loss for Pollsters and a Win for Betting Markets referred to Professor Stephen Fisher's analysis of the Scottish Referendum with particular reference to his blog post How accurate will the Scottish independence referendum polls be?

Fei Yan wins Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford
12 Sep 2014

Congratulations to Dr Fei Yan, who has been appointed Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University's Asia-Pacific Research Center. Fei just successfully defended his doctoral thesis, less than three years after entering the DPhil programme. Supervised by Dr Michael Biggs, his thesis was on 'The Politics of Factional Conflict and Collective Violence: The Cultural Revolution in Guangzhou, 1966-1968’.

MSc thesis published in Journal of Conflict Resolution
18 Aug 2014

Emanuel Deutschmann (MSc 2012) has just published 'Between Collaboration and Disobedience: The Behavior of the Guantanamo Detainees and its Consequences' in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Professor Jonathan Gershuny chaired a special panel session on ’Time Use Research in the Future’ on Thursday 31 July at IATUR conference in Turku, Finland.
06 Aug 2014

Professor Jonathan Gershuny chaired a special panel session on ’Time Use Research in the Future’ on Thursday 31 July at IATUR conference in Turku, Finland.

Public Attitudes to Climate Change, Energy Security, and Energy Preferences: Professor Stephen Fisher among the proponents of a module selected for inclusion in the European Social Survey 2016
25 Jul 2014

Public Attitudes to Climate Change, Energy Security, and Energy Preferences: Professor Stephen Fisher among the proponents of a module selected for inclusion in the European Social Survey 2016

Professor Francesco Billari elected as Fellow of British Academy, Congratulations!
17 Jul 2014

Professor Francesco Billari elected as Fellow of British Academy, Congratulations!

Federico Varese's report on Somali Pirates
10 Jul 2014

"Local communities support pirates when there isn't a better alternative income stream," said Federico Varese, a co-author of the report based at the University Oxford.

http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28237052

Prof. Melinda Mills keynote speaker at the EPH conference Frontiers in Population Health
09 Jul 2014

Visit website for more information on the conference.

Prof Francesco Billari will open and close the European Population Conference in Budapest as the President of the European Association for Population Studies. Our new Nuffield Professor of Sociology Melinda Mills will give one of the keynote speeches
24 Jun 2014

 

Porf Francesco Billari will open and close the European Population Conference in Budapest as the President of the European Association for Population Studies. Our new Nuffield Professor of Sociology Melinda Mills will give one of the keynote speeches

 


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