Category: Southampton University Work

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…

Data Science Seminar: Consider the Source

Consider the Source: In Whose Interests, and How, of Big, Small and Other Data?   Exploring data science through wellth scenarios. On Wednesday morning, Tom and I had the invitation extended to us to attend a seminar on Data Science, held by the Web Science Institute. We attended in our role as DigiChamps, offering Live-Tweeting support,…