Expert opinions cover Brexit, Russia and tuition fees

Posted by ap507 at Aug 23, 2017 02:35 PM |
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Expert opinions cover Brexit, Russia and tuition fees

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In an article for The Conversation, Dr Aihua Zhang from the Department of Mathematics has suggested that while voters’ level of higher education was the most important factor in the EU referendum, the gender of voters and the turnout level also had parts to play in the victory for the Leave campaign.

Dr Tara McCormack from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has written an article for Spiked Online about Trump and Russia.

The reality of free university tuition is that it remains a political policy in search of an economic justification, says Professor Clive Fraser from the School of Business in an article for The Conversation.

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