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Independent Scotland 'could not charge English students tuition fees' - Telegraph

Independent Scotland 'could not charge English students tuition fees' - Telegraph | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Research by the University of Edinburgh undermines the SNP's claim they could still charge English, Welsh and Northern Irish students university tuition fees after independence.
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Our University of Edinburgh CREID team's research on academic responses to tuition fees and the independence debate features in this article. You can find out more here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/influx-students-rest-uk-scotland-unlikely-study-says

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Scottish independence: Tuition fees warning

Scottish independence: Tuition fees warning | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
An independent Scotland could no longer charge English, Welsh and Northern Irish students university tuition fees if it stays in the European Union, education experts have warned.
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The work of our CREID team looking at the implications of independence for higher education is cited in this report. 

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Half of Scots believe No vote means more powers

Half of Scots believe No vote means more powers | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
HALF of Scots believe that Holyrood will get more powers after a No vote in the referendum, a major study has found.
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Our British Election Study team's work on attitudes to devolution is reported in the Scotsman.

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Nearly three-quarters of Scots want more political powers and half think they will come without independence, says new survey

Nearly three-quarters of Scots want more political powers and half think they will come without independence, says new survey | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
UNIONIST pledges of more devolution if Scotland votes No "could pay off" in keeping the UK together, the survey of around 4,000 Scottish voters found.
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The British Election Study team's Future of the UK and Scotland work features in this Daily Record article.

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Scottish Labour chief suggests Salmond behind online ‘bullying’ - FT.com

Scottish Labour chief suggests Salmond behind online ‘bullying’ - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
First Minister’s Questions in the Scottish parliament is generally a heated affair but it hit an unusual level when the leader of the opposition Labour party suggested that Alex Salmond might be responsible for orchestrating internet abuse of people
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Mark Shephard from our AQMeN team looking at social media and the referendum is quoted in this article. 

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Time has come to convince doubters

Time has come to convince doubters | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
As we enter the final 100 days of a referendum campaign which we hope will end with a vote in favour of Scottish independence, it seems a good time to ask what the Yes campaign and the Scottish Government have to do to achieve that result.
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The Sunday Herald Leader column addresses the Institute for Fiscal Studies work, which forms part of the Future of the UK and Scotland research.

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Scotland 2014, 05/06/2014

Scotland 2014, 05/06/2014 | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
An in depth look at the day's stories and issues affecting Scotland.
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Jan Eichhorn from our AQMeN team is interviewed about the young people survey he organised as part of the Future of the UK and Scotland research. The interview is about 6.25. 

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ESRC's curator insight, June 9, 4:59 AM

Jan Eichhorn from the AQMeN team is interviewed about the young people survey he organised as part of the Future of the UK and Scotland research. The interview is about 6.25. 

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Support for independence has grown among teenage voters, study finds

Support for independence has grown among teenage voters, study finds | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Largest study of teenage voting reveals yes vote among under-18s is at 29%, 6% higher than same study in 2013
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Our AQMeN/University of Edinburgh team's survey features in this article.

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ESRC's curator insight, June 9, 5:08 AM

Read the results of the  Young People's survey, funded by ESRC under its Future of the UK and Scotland programme.

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Tories set to devolve greater tax powers to Scotland - FT.com

Tories set to devolve greater tax powers to Scotland - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The Conservatives will on Monday offer Scotland control of income tax in a rethink of decades of party policy that it hopes will persuade swing voters to reject independence in September’s referendum. The main findings of a report commissioned by
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Nicola McEwen from our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change comments in this article on the Scottish Conservatives' proposals on devolution.

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Two assessments of Scotland's future

Two assessments of Scotland's future | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Our IFS team's observation on Scottish Government and HM Treasury' papers are reported here.

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Bookmakers reveal odds of a No vote

Bookmakers reveal odds of a No vote | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THERE is a seven in 10 chance of Scotland rejecting independence in September - according to the bookmakers.
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Professor David Bell's paper on using bookmaker odds to predict the outcome of the referendum is reported here. Professor Bell's paper can be read here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/independence-referendum-predicting-outcome

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Immigration: the contentious issue that pushes the boundaries

Immigration: the contentious issue that pushes the boundaries | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Immigration: the contentious issue that pushes the boundaries
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Scott Blinder from our Oxford University Migration Observatory team contributed this article in the Sunday Post

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Currency union 'unsustainable'

Currency union 'unsustainable' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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BBC coverage of our NIESR team's research on currency union and independent Scotland. You can read the report here.  http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/monetary-unions-and-fiscal-constraints

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SNP’s fees policy illegal ‘after yes vote’ | The Times

Plans to give Scots free university places while charging the rest of the UK would not be allowed under EU law, say Edinburgh academics
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Our CREID team's work on cross border student flows and tuition fees is cited in this work.

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Who are the real trolls?

Who are the real trolls? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE online abuse directed at Harry Potter author JK Rowling in the wake of her donation to the pro-UK campaign has reignited criticism over attacks by so-called "cybernats" - but one analysis of responses to news stories about independence has found more comments containing personal attacks on Alex Salmond than on David Cameron.
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Dr Mark Shephard--our indyref social media expert-- is quoted in this article on abuse on the internet. 

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Expert view on constitutional plan

Expert view on constitutional plan | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Professor Michael Keating from our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change looks at the Scottish Government's plans for a written constitution.

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Pro-Union campaign warned to keep it positive

Pro-Union campaign warned  to keep it positive | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
PRO-UK campaigners have been warned not to
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Professor Michael Keating from the ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change gives his perspective in this article.

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Warning of cuts or tax rises to pay for Yes vote promises

Warning of cuts or tax rises to pay for Yes vote promises | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
AN independent Scotland faces higher tax hikes or deeper spending cuts to pay for the SNP Government's flagship
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The IFS' updated figures on Scotland's finances feature in this article. 

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09/06/2014, Morning Call - BBC Radio Scotland

09/06/2014, Morning Call - BBC Radio Scotland | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
With 100 days until the referendum, Louise White asks what questions listeners still have.
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Nicola McEwen from our ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change was an expert guest on a Morning Call marking 100 days to the referendum. She can be heard in the programme from around 58 mins in. 

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Poll: Young voters 'engaging extensively' with referendum debate

Poll: Young voters 'engaging extensively' with referendum debate | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Almost three-quarters of 16 and 17-year-olds say they are likely to vote in September.
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You can find out more about our Young People Survey here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/young-peoples-independence-referendum-intentions-narrow

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ESRC's curator insight, June 9, 5:02 AM
Find out more about the Young People Survey, organised by the Future of the UK and Scotland programme, funded by ESRC.
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More young people to vote Yes as heat on Salmond over costs

More young people to vote Yes as heat on Salmond over costs | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE number of 16 and 17-year-olds planning to vote Yes in the referendum has risen sharply in the past year, but a substantial majority still oppose independence.
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The AQMeN team's young people survey is the basis of this article. Rad more here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/young-peoples-independence-referendum-intentions-narrow

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How to make your indyref point on social media

How to make your indyref point on social media | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
A "NETIQUETTE" guide to discussing independence on social media has been drawn up by researchers in a bid to help raise the standard of debate on the referendum.
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Mark Shephard's guide to getting involved in the online debate features in this Herald article, as does his forthcoming TEDxGlasgow presentation. You can read his guide here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/dos-and-donts-guide-getting-involved-online-referendum-debate

 

 

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Experts examine latest fiscal cases

Experts examine latest fiscal cases | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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David Bell from our University of Stirling team is quoted here on HM Treasury and Scottish Government papers on Scotland's financial prospects.

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Immigration: How would ‘Yes’ vote affect Scotland’s relationship with UK and Europe?

Immigration: How would ‘Yes’ vote affect Scotland’s relationship with UK and Europe? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Immigration: How would ‘Yes’ vote affect Scotland’s relationship with UK and Europe?
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A survey undertaken by our Oxford University Migratory Observatory team is cited in this article.

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For Scotland’s poorer children to catch up with England’s, a fairer economy is needed

For Scotland’s poorer children to catch up with England’s, a fairer economy is needed | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Scotland likes to think of itself as a nation reflecting the core social values of collectivism and meritocracy. Yet social and economic inequality is deeply entrenched within both the education system…
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Sheila Riddell from our CREID team looking at higher education and the referend has written for The Conversatiom.

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