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Wrestling With the Challenges of a Qualitative Interview

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 11 January 2020 If the earlier blog entries (October, November, December and January) covered the thematic scope of the envisaged research project, then this one is dedicated to the complexities of data processing, namely, qualitative interviews, the challenges in analysing the acquired insights. Recently reviewed scholarly remarks on […]

Polish Security and Defence under the new Tusk Government: A 'go to' Player once more?

Laura Chappell, Michael Martin Richter |

Introduction On 13 December 2023 the new Polish coalition government, formally known as the ‘Coalition of October 15’, composed of Civic Coalition, The Third Way and New Left, was sworn in. Led by Prime Minister Donald Tusk, and with Radosław Sikorski as the Foreign Minister, the current government has some distinct similarities with the last […]

Good Will to Migrants? A European Christmas Story

Dermot Hodson |

Every year, the Austrian delegation of the European People's Party, a centre-right political group, donates a Christmas tree to the European Parliament. Grown in Mariazell, in the picturesque forests of the Styrian Alps, this carbon-neutral silver fir is transported to Brussels by train and displayed in the European Union's legislature as a symbol of hope and friendship.  

Three Top Tips for Disseminating and Amplifying your Research

Patrick Bijsmans |

During UACES Graduate Forum Doctoral Training Academy I shared my thoughts on ‘Creating Impact: Disseminating and Amplifying Your Research’. These thoughts have been very much shaped by my career as an academic.

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