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Brexit: The mother of all uncertainties

So the British people have voted with a margin of around 4%, a little more than 1 million votes, to leave the European Union (EU). Where this will lead lies somewhere between two absolutely contrasting scenarios.
29 June 2016
Paul Ekins More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 11:42:49 AM

It's Brexit.

A first round of reactions from UCL staff to the EU referendum results.
24 June 2016 More...

Published: Jun 27, 2016 5:19:42 PM

The heart of the matter: passion, politics and the EU referendum

The heart of the matter: passion, politics and the EU referendum

Both Leave and Remain have appealed to voters’ guts to the extent that reason itself has become suspicious. Emotions will rule the day on 23 June, but at what cost?
23 June 2016
Uta Staiger

Published: Jun 23, 2016 3:21:14 PM


Position Open: Research Associate and Communications Coordinator, Maternity Cover

23 June 2016
A position has opened within the UCL EI for a Senior Research Associate, maternity cover. There are two main strands to this role: communications, and research facilitation for the UCL European Institute.

Published: Jun 23, 2016 11:12:08 AM

Position Open: Academic Director for UCL European Institute

14 June 2016
The UCL European Institute is looking for a new Academic Director to replace Professor Mary Fulbrook, whose three-year tenure is coming to an end in July 2016. The new post holder will take over in September 2016 for the next three-year period. The role of the Academic Director is to provide academic leadership for the Institute and represent the Institute at UCL’s senior management level as well as externally. S/he will do so in close cooperation with the Institute’s permanent team, a full-time Executive Director, a full-time Senior Research Associate, and a part-time Administrator. More...

Published: Jun 16, 2016 1:40:09 PM


Britain & Europe Series

2015-16. Click here for details on upcoming policy panels, resource collections and our new blog.

UCL in the Press

Letters: Both Remain and Leave are propagating falsehoods at public expense

14 June 2016
Both sides of the arguments being put forward by those campaigning for and against leaving the EU are misleading, according to a letter organised by Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit)...

Published: Jun 16, 2016 4:23:36 PM

Brexit backfire? UK actually has more ‘energy sovereignty’ inside the EU than out

9 June 2016
Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources) explains why energy isolation would be more expensive and less secure for the UK...

Published: Jun 16, 2016 4:15:47 PM

Anthill 2: Brexit special

8 June 2016
In a new podcast featuring a range of academic voices, Professor Ian Preston (UCL Economics) says voters should look at both sides of the migration coin. More...

Published: Jun 9, 2016 4:35:37 PM