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Students showcase their work in the community at our annual conference

The Community Based Research in Politics Annual Conference highlights the important work our third sector partner organisations do.

Students showcase their community-based research

Politics students at Newcastle University have showcased research they have been carrying out throughout the academic year with a range of local charities and voluntary organisations.

Forced labour in Malaysian medical glove industry worsens

Exploitation of workers in the Malaysian medical glove industry has worsened during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research carried out by a partnership led by Newcastle University's Professor Alex Hughes and Dr James Brown.

Islamophobia in Scotland: report reveals four-fifths of Muslims experienced abuse

Geography's Professor Peter Hopkins comments on research carried out by him for the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Tackling Islamophobia.

Comment: The double lives of gay men in China's Hainan province

Dr James Cummings writes for The Conversation about the emergence of gay identities in China's smaller cities

Comment: Young British Indians are embracing arranged marriage

Writing for The Conversation, Dr Raksha Pande discusses how arranged marriages among British Indians involve a range of practices where families adapt their own version to suit modern identities.

Climate Change Forced Earlier Colonisation of South Pacific Islands

Research involving scientists at Newcastle University has found that settlers arrived in East Polynesia over three centuries earlier than previously thought.

Navigating Cittaslow

Dr Tessa Holland & Dr Helen Jarvis discuss their work in a short film.

Dr Alistair Clark quoted in The Independent

In the Independent Dr Alistair Clark discusses how little effort is being made by the Government to apply identity checks whenever large donations are made to political parties.