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Gibraltar: Borderline Blues - Geographical

Gibraltar: Borderline Blues - Geographical | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
As the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar’s historical 1967 sovereignty referendum approaches, could recognising an emerging Gibraltarian identity be a solution to the territory's dilemma?
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Article cites Andrew Canessa, Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, and principal investigator of Bordering on Britishness, an oral history project undertaken by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the Garrison Library of Gibraltar, and the University of Essex, recording the memories and loyalties of hundreds of Gibraltarians, from across the generations and the ethnic spectrum.

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People who felt marginalised drove Brexit vote, study finds

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research shows EU referendum was deeply divided on economic, educational and social lines

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The report cited in the article was authored by Prof Matthew Goodwin, a research fellow for the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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EU referendum: How much does the UK contribute to the EU budget?

EU referendum: How much does the UK contribute to the EU budget? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Statisticians have fired another shot in the war with Brexit campaigners over how much the UK contributes to the European Union - with an online calculator.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Boost for Brexit campaigners as figures show record 2.1m EU nationals working in UK

The number of EU nationals working in Britain now stands at a record 2.1 million, according to statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released on 9 May.

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Professor John van Reenen, director of the ESSRC funded Centre for Economic Performance

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Ethnic minorities could hold key to Britain's EU vote 

Ethnic minorities could hold key to Britain's EU vote  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Britain's ethnic minorities could hold the key to deciding the outcome to the June 23 referendum on membership of the European Union, with non-white voters strongly in support of staying in the bloc, according to a survey. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded British Election Study

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Leaving the EU could have an impact on Scotland's financial sector, economic expert warns

Dr Angus Armstrong, a research fellow at the Economic and Social Research Council, said services were a key issue in Scotland because of its strong financial sector - particularly in insurance and pensions.

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08:59 - Dr Angus Armstrong, a research fellow at the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative, is quoted on BBC Radio Scotland

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What would Brexit mean for UK trade deals?

What would Brexit mean for UK trade deals? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

As part of the EU we benefit from many trade agreements. But if we voted out in the referendum what might the negotiations look like? Our panel discuss

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Includes commentary from Professor Catherine Barnard, one of the senior fellows for the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative

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Nottingham Trent professors launch website to help young people understand EU referendum

Nottingham Trent professors launch website to help young people understand EU referendum | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new website is setting out to engage young people in the UK EU referendum. The idea follows research which shows some 81 per cent of 12-to-24 year olds feel that they don’t know enough about the EU and how it affects their everyday lives.

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The 'Me and EU' website is launched as part of the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative

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Don't blame young voters for not bothering about the EU referendum

Don't blame young voters for not bothering about the EU referendum | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Young people have the most at stake in the June 23 poll, but they know the least about the EU.

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Anand Menon receives funding from the Economic and Social Research Council.

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