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English language for resettled refugees

Senior Lecturer in Education, Dr Linda Morrice, has been investigating the importance of providing resettled refugees* in the UK the opportunity to learn English. English language learning for resettled refugees is currently delivered through English for Speakers of Other Language

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Exploring the meaning of ‘energy security’ in the United Kingdom

By Claire Copeland, Research Assistant, Policy@Sussex SPRU researcher Emily Cox has conducted a thorough analysis of what is meant by the term “energy security” in the UK. In this policy brief she examines a range of definitions with implications for

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Nuclear industry in the UK: Back to the future?

By Claire Carter, Research Assistant for Policy@Sussex In the 50th anniversary year of SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex), Dr Phil Johnstone looks at the history of its research in the UK nuclear sector. In light of the government’s

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Industry collaboration and consumer pressure key to stopping ‘conflict minerals’ trade

Responsible sourcing of raw minerals from conflict regions could be achieved if firms were to collaborate and if there was more pressure from consumers. Research by Constantin Blome, Professor of Operations Management at the University of Sussex, has found that

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Posted in Trade Policy

The Policy@Sussex initiative

Policy@Sussex is a bridge between policy relevant social science research across several departments of the University of Sussex and the policy makers, influencers and shapers who act on evidence. A strong interdisciplinary approach and rigorous academic research offers innovative insights

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