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UACES Resources are aimed at European Studies PhD students, early-career researchers and anyone who wants to brush up on some of the more practical elements of being an academic as well as a professional working in law, economics or politics. A diverse range of advice articles are focused on the skills needed for developing your career, videos and podcasts disclose individual experiences and summarise seminars and talks. 

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The Six Reincarnations of Research-Led Teaching

1 Jan 2020

Olga Burlyuk (Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and Ghent University) reflects on six types of research-led teaching.

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The Great Benefits of Attending Academic Conferences

1 Sep 2019

Why do academics go to conferences? What are the benefits for your research and your career? Miguel Otero-Iglesias explains…

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Preparing to Present at an Academic Conference

2 Sep 2018

Heidi Maurer sets out some suggestions — 3 Be’s — to help you enjoy and make the most of your conference presentation.

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In this seminar, we will interrogate how Ireland, the UK and the EU have responded to this crisis. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, and bringing together scholars and practitioners from the social sciences, arts and humanities and health sciences, we will explore differences in these responses, and their consequences. The seminar thus aims to provide an expansive overview of responses to the pandemic, overlaps and gaps, and what lessons may be drawn.

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Covid-19 is the first major test for EU-UK relations. The vaccination race and ensuing competition for contracts and jabs had led to a first major row between the UK and its ex-EU partners.

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We explore political polarisation in the UK, EU, US and on social media in light of COVID-19, and how democracy can be built back.  

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