Monthly Archives: January 2012

They say the truth hurts – well, it’s given me a headache…

By: Rob McNeil, Senior Media Specialist, Migration Observatory Unlike most of the clever folks swanning around the corridors of COMPAS, I am not an academic, so the mind-bending vocabulary wielded by those with a PhD can mean I exit conversations … Continue reading

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Where do you call home?

By: Ida Persson, Events and PR Officer This is a question I’ve spent most of my life being both surprised by being asked, usually after having revealed part of my background to someone, and equally surprised by the slightly suspicious … Continue reading

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A snapshot of urban dynamics

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer Early January, and I am in the process of finalising the fieldwork that I have been carrying out in two neighbourhoods in Southwark during much of 2011. The final interviews have been set up, and … Continue reading

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