The G20, Two Protests, and an Impoverished Digital Future

The G20, Two Protests, and an Impoverished Digital Future
  After attending the G20 Argentina summit with a team from Global Policy, Alex Kirby-Reynolds writes that policymakers need to consider the true costs of new digital technologies, including their impact on inequality and the fuelling of the flames of the far-right. In Buenos Aires on the 2nd of December, after waiting 10 minutes while ...

Revisiting, reanalysing and reusing existing qualitative data by Professor Louise Ryan

Within social sciences funding there is increasing emphasis on the reanalysis of existing data. Entire funding streams are dedicated to secondary analysis – though usually the focus is on quantitative datasets. Nonetheless, many researchers continue to seek opportunities to collect new data. While of course much can be learned from collecting new data, from new ...

What EU migration has done for the UK– A New Publication by Dr. Majella Kilkey and Professor Louise Ryan

Migration Research @ Sheffield’s Co-Directors Dr. Majella Kilkey (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield) and Professor Louise Ryan (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield) have published a piece titled ‘What EU migration has done for the UK’. Contrary to the negative stereotypes perpetuated by many politicians and sections of the media, a comprehensive new report from the UK’s ...

Refugee and Migrant Crisis: New challenges of integration

Refugee and Migrant Crisis: New challenges of integration
Post originally posted here.   Before I landed in Greece I didn’t really know what to expect from the Summer School that I was travelling to attend. I wasn’t even sure exactly what a summer school was, so when family and friends asked what it was that I was going to, I don’t think I ...