New report on Russian-speaking Foreign Fighters

New report on Russian-speaking Foreign Fighters by Cerwyn Moore and Mark Youngman Existing data on Russian-speaking groups and individuals linked to the Islamic State is often inaccurate, according to CREST Researcher Cerwyn Moore and ESRC-funded PhD Student Mark Youngman. They have released a substantive report on Russian-speaking foreign fighters and Islamic State’s influence in the … Continue reading “New report on Russian-speaking Foreign Fighters”

Introduction from our new DPVC Research Impact

written by Professor Heather Widdows Impact matters  Impact matters. For research to matter at all, it should, in some form and at some time, have impact in the world. This might not be immediate or direct, but if our research does not have impact – on how we understand ourselves and our world, on how … Continue reading “Introduction from our new DPVC Research Impact”

The Industrial Strategy

Written by guest blogger Dr Steve Taylor, Head of Strategic Research Development UK Governments since Neville Chamberlain’s in the 1930s (and I am sure scholars will offer examples from before) have sought some form of Industrial Strategy – policies that support growth in the economy through enabling UK industry. So, the idea is nothing new, … Continue reading “The Industrial Strategy”