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Who believes in Nick?

By Coral Abraham |

As the party conference season is drawing to a close, deputy director Gavin Costigan blogs about his most recent experience at the Liberal Democrats conference in Glasgow. On Monday I had slipped into the back of the auditorium to listen to a speech by the Business Secretary. Uncle Vince’s set piece read more

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Conservative Party Conference

By Coral Abraham |

Following on from his ‘musings from Manchester’ Gavin Costigan, Deputy Director of Public Policy@Southampton blogs about his attendance at the Conservative Party conference.   Another Wednesday, another conference closes after a passionate Leader’s speech, and the excitement of a rise in tax free personal allowance and a ringfenced NHS budget. read more

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How the Higgs Theory Gives Mass to Particles – Physics Nobel Laureate Gerard ‘t Hooft upcoming keynote lecture

By Erin Downey |

On the 1st October, Physics Nobel Laureate Gerard ‘t Hooft will be giving the keynote lecture for the University of Southampton’s pioneering Southampton Theory Astrophysics and Gravity (STAG) Research Centre. The abstract: A sub-atomic particle, recently discovered at The Large Hadron Collider of CERN, Geneva, is most likely the long-sought read more

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Musings from Manchester

By Coral Abraham |

Gavin Costigan, Director of Policy & Government Relations at the University of Southampton and Deputy Director of Public Policy@Southampton blogs about his recent visit to the Labour Party Conference.   I have survived my first Party Conference. Apparently, 10,000 of us took part in the Labour Conference in Manchester over the read more

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