Category: Southampton University Work

Politics on Social Media: Variance in User Impact

Introduction and identification of the research area This research examines the way UK users of Social Media engage with political information on this platform. Social Media is a rapidly growing part of the media ecosystem, and it is important to understand how the users themselves are viewing political material disseminated through Social Media, particularly given…

BCUR17

Last week was a very busy week for Co-Design, with a trip to Exeter Change Agents network, and this week built on that! In total 5 members of the group attended the British Conference on Undergraduate research in Bournemouth, and another 4 attended the Chartered Association of Business School’s conference in Bristol. Tom Rowledge and…

A critical analysis of the impacts of EU migration in the UK

A critical analysis of the impacts of EU migration in the UK In 2004, the European Union (hereafter EU) underwent the biggest expansion since its founding in 1993 (European Parliament, 2003). This involved the inclusion of Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, and Slovakia. Initially transitional restrictions (Euactiv.com, 2004) remained in…

How has Social Media reflected and influenced political debates and rhetoric in the UK since 2015?

Literature Review This project explores public perception around the influence of Social Media on politics, and its ability to predict UK political events since 2015. It will use documentary analysis to do so. Exploring the impact of Social Media on politics is a new phenomenon, but there have been many academic articles (Jensen, 2016) and…