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7 brutal lessons I’ve learned 6 months on from the University of Oxford MSc in Migration Studies

By: Bobbie Mills, Political Editor at Scenes of Reason and former MSc in Migration Studies student This guest post is part of series featuring writing by current and former students of the MSc in Migration Studies programme I could be … Continue reading

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People move

By: Ben Doherty, Thomson Reuters Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and reporter for Guardian Australia ( @BenDohertyCorro) The history of humanity is a history of migration. Since the earliest movement of Homo erectus out of Africa across Eurasia, humankind has … Continue reading

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What do I know about quantum mechanics?

By: Emma Newcombe, Head of External Relations This weekend I went to see ‘Copenhagen’, by Michael Frayn. It was a production put on by ElevenOne and staged in the newly built Mathematics department. For those who have never seen the … Continue reading

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“It’s not just about the individual story”: Performing migrant experiences

By: Ida Persson, Research and Communications Officer When trying to have an “impact” in a research context it is often assumed that academics need to reach out to influential groups such as policy makers, politicians and civil society organisations. On … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? An overview of the latest COMPAS Breakfast Briefing

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher In a week in which a government minister described parts of Britain as “swamped” by migrants and “under siege”, it is clear that the language we use to talk about migration is … Continue reading

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