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21-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Only a third of NI voters believe the Assembly will see out its current mandate
Queen's University Belfast

According to a new report from Queen’s University Belfast, voters in Northern Ireland are split into three camps as to whether the restored Assembly will last until the end of its current mandate in 2027.

Released: 12-May-2023 3:30 PM EDT
Immigration Nation: Research and Experts

Title 42, the United States pandemic rule that had been used to immediately deport hundreds of thousands of migrants who crossed the border illegally over the last three years, has expired. Those migrants will have the opportunity to apply for asylum. President Biden's new rules to replace Title 42 are facing legal challenges. Border crossings have already risen sharply, as many migrants attempt to cross before the measure expires on Thursday night. Some have said they worry about tighter controls and uncertainty ahead. Immigration is once again a major focus of the media as we examine the humanitarian, political, and public health issues migrants must go through.

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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Released: 2-Mar-2023 9:55 AM EST
FSU political science professor available for context on Northern Ireland trade deal
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 28, 2023 | 12:36 pm | SHARE: The United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) announced Monday that they have reached an agreement on Northern Ireland trade issues, which became a major sticking point in post-Brexit negotiations.Florida State University Associate Professor Sean Ehrlich is available to provide context on the Northern Ireland trade deal.

23-Feb-2023 11:05 AM EST
Protocol not top priority for Northern Ireland voters
Queen's University Belfast

Most voters in Northern Ireland do not rank the Protocol among their highest policy concerns when compared to other policy issues, a new report by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, has found.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
We ain't misbehavin' here. The latest news in Behavioral Science on Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

26-Oct-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Voters in Northern Ireland keen to see UK-EU agreement over the Protocol but the challenge of ‘selling’ any such agreement is growing
Queen's University Belfast

Support among voters in Northern Ireland for the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland remains steady, a new opinion poll conducted by Lucid Talk on behalf of Queen’s University Belfast, has revealed.

Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

29-Jun-2021 6:05 AM EDT
Opinion Panel poll finds voters are evenly split over the Northern Ireland Protocol
Queen's University Belfast

The LucidTalk poll, conducted for a team of researchers at Queen’s University Belfast has revealed that Northern Ireland voters are evenly split over the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Released: 27-Jan-2021 1:45 PM EST
Social media study reveals diabetics' fear of disrupted insulin supplies because of Brexit
University of York

Diabetics living in the UK worry about disruption to insulin supplies as a result of Brexit, new research shows.

Released: 2-Dec-2020 1:10 PM EST
Brexit opens the door to tougher anti-smoking measures
University of Bath

Brexit offers the UK opportunities to strengthen its world-leading tobacco control measures, by creating greater flexibility to respond to industry action and market developments, according to new research from the University of Bath.

Released: 20-Oct-2020 8:55 AM EDT
Manufacturers leverage supply chain practices developed in response to COVID-19 to prepare for Brexit
University of Warwick

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people across the world, one particular way includes supply chains, some people found they couldn’t buy pasta or loo roll, and it was the same for manufacturers, who suddenly had to change their strategies to ensure their supply chain during the pandemic.

Released: 9-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT
Feeling misunderstood boosts support for Brexit
University of Exeter

Feeling misunderstood by other groups makes people more likely to support separatist causes like Brexit and Scottish independence, new research suggests.

Released: 26-Aug-2020 11:55 AM EDT
When two tribes go to war -- how tribalism polarized the Brexit social media debate
University of Bath

Tribal behaviour on social media widened the gulf between Remain and Leave voters in the United Kingdom's debate whether to leave the European Union, re-aligned the UK's political landscape, and made people increasingly susceptible to disinformation campaigns, new research from the University of Bath shows.

7-Jul-2020 3:00 PM EDT
Commentary in Pediatrics: Children Don’t Transmit Covid-19, Schools Should Reopen in Fall
University of Vermont

Based on one new and three recent studies, the authors of this commentary in Pediatrics conclude that children rarely transmit Covid-19, either among themselves or to adults. The authors recommend that schools reopen in the fall, since staying home can adversely affects children's development.

16-Jun-2020 11:15 AM EDT
Brexit’s Effect on Research Networks: Lower Local and Global Efficiency, Reorganization of Research Communities
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Brexit has affected trade and security, but scientists wanted to know how it might also affect the EU Framework Programmes for Research, known as Horizon 2020. In this week’s Chaos, authors examined a network of 19,200 research organizations to determine how removing U.K. organizations affects three Horizon 2020 programs: Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership and Societal Changes. They looked at percolation theory, and networks were examined in terms of global efficiency, local efficiency and mesoscopic-scale effects.

15-Jun-2020 8:30 AM EDT
ARK report finds that unionist and nationalist identities in NI became stronger in the run-up to Brexit
Queen's University Belfast

A research study on political attitudes and identities in Northern Ireland has been released today (Wednesday 17 June) by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Food prices after a hard Brexit could increase by £50 per week
University of Warwick

The effects of Brexit on different food types and what this will mean for families has been measured by research from the University of Warwick.

Released: 24-Jan-2020 4:20 PM EST
FSU professor discusses Brexit and its consequences
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: January 24, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: On Jan. 31, after a national referendum, elections, negotiations and delays, the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union.The date marks the end of one political process and the beginning of another. When Brexit is official, the United Kingdom and European Union will begin negotiating a new  trading agreement.

Released: 19-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
Warwick experts explore what economic policy should look like after Brexit
University of Warwick

Opinion formers and policy experts welcomed Which way now? Economic policy after a decade of upheaval, a new report from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), launched last night [12] with a panel debate at the University of Warwick.

8-Oct-2018 7:05 PM EDT
Cancer Experts Warn That Brexit Will Harm UK Cancer Research and the Health of Our Citizens
Queen's University Belfast

Cancer experts warn that Brexit will seriously harm UK cancer research and could trigger a manpower crisis that will negatively affect the health of our citizens.

14-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Brexit Already Impacting Communities on Either Side of Irish Border According to Queen’s University Research
Queen's University Belfast

A major new research report published today (Friday, 15 June) by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, presents findings from a large scale study of views on Brexit from local communities in the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Released: 28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST
Queen’s Academics Find That the 1998 Good Friday Agreement Is at Risk Due to Brexit
Queen's University Belfast

Academic experts from Queen’s University Belfast are presenting a report in Brussels today (Tuesday 28 November) which has found that Brexit poses deep risks for the 1998 Agreement that is the foundation of the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Released: 10-Nov-2017 5:05 AM EST
New Research Finds That Brexit Is Already Having an Effect on Local Communities
Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast and the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) have today (Friday 10 November) published a new report which has found that Brexit is already having an effect on local communities in the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Released: 29-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT
Global Survey: Execs Reporting Significant Risks – But Less-Than-Robust Efforts to Address Them
North Carolina State University

A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, with many reporting a “significant operational surprise” over the past five years. However, the majority of executives also report that their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes.

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