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Has Brexit made Scottish independence more likely?

This summer, British politics experienced  tumultuous times. The vote to leave the European Union was an unforeseen victory for the Leave side. David Cameron resigned, Jeremy Corbyn refused to resign and Theresa May became Prime Minister without a single vote being cast. If it left you yearning for simpler times, then look no further than […]

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The EU Referendum: a “disaster” for British science?

There has been considerable debate surrounding the upcoming EU referendum, and around which choice would be the most successful politically, socially, and economically. However a newer argument has emerged: concern about the impact of Brexit on British science. Alongside 150 fellows of the Royal Society, Stephen Hawking has signed an open letter declaring that leaving […]

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University of Edinburgh backs EU membership

Scotland’s most influential universities have backed a national campaign to persuade British voters to maintain the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU). Universities UK, which represents 133 higher education institutions, including the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, launched the campaign on 27 July at University College London to argue the case that Britain’s […]