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UEA academics boycott US

In response to President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, 23 UEA academics signed a petition to boycott US academic conferences. Around 3,000 academics from across the globe have signed the petition, which claims to be “in solidarity with those affected by the ‘Muslim ban’’’. In the brief, it calls into question…

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UEA Vice-Chancellor speaks out on Trump’s travel ban

UEA Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Richardson, has spoken out against President Trump’s executive order on immigration into the United States. The statement, published on the UEA website, begins: “Many of you will have been alarmed by this weekend’s news of the travel restrictions to the USA ordered by President Donald Trump.” The Vice-Chancellor added: “it is deeply troubling…

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Brexit would be a blow for research claim academics

Leading academics from across the UK have announced their support of Britain continuing its membership of the EU, just weeks after the NUS underlined its support. Speaking to The Guardian this week, Vice-Chancellors, UK academics, and research scientists have described the possibility of leaving the EU as potentially damaging to the ability of UK universities…

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