17 April 2015: Another hung Parliament: what next?
In this short video Professor Robert Hazell explains how the new government will be formed if no single party gains an overall majority in the UK general election in May. More...
27 February 2015: Don’t let the Paris murderers win
Imagine that, on 7 January, two British Jihadists had attacked the headquarters of the French far right newspaper Minute. One can easily guess the response in France: utter shock at the brutal assassination of journalists, condemnation of international jihadism, and determination to ignore the provocation. The only way not to give the terrorists an easy victory, we would have been urged, is to stay calm, and keep going (to coin a phrase). This, roughly, would also have been an appropriate response to the actual events of 7 January. Unfortunately, the fact that the attack was perpetrated against a satirical, left-leaning, anti-religious newspaper by jihadists of French nationality scrambled all our ethico-political compasses. Our reaction has made us more, rather than less, exposed to the Islamist threat. More...
18 December 2014: Outstanding REF Results
UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014. More...
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Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister of Scotland, has visited London and UCL School of Public Policy to speak about Scotland's future and the independence referendum.
21 November 2013: Jack Straw and the Institute of Global Governance
7 November 2013: EMPA Open Evening
1 May 2013: Lord Gus O'Donnell on Policy Impact
1 February 2013: Video: Dr. Christine Reh Comments on David Cameron’s EU Speech
1 November 2012: A smarter Whitehall? Sir Humphrey agrees
26 October 2012: Professor Peter John Inaugural Lecture
25 April 2012: Neil Mitchell: Democracy's Blameless Leaders
13 October 2011: Every Muslim is a walking ambassador of Islam
13 October 2011: EMPA Open Evening at UCL, School of Public Policy