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Watch the VOX-Pol Webinar on ‘Terrorism Informatics’
April 7, 2021
In March 2021, VOX-Pol published four Blog posts on the topic of ‘Terrorism Informatics’. The series covers A Framework for Researchers, Identifying Extremist Networks, Analysing Extremist Content, and Predicting Extremist Behaviour. The Blogs are written by Matti Pohjonen, a Researcher for a Finnish Academy-funded project on Digital Media Platforms and Social Accountability (MAPS) and VOX-Pol Fellow. Following the four ...
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VOX-Pol in the News
January 25, 2021
VOX-Pol expertise has been featured in the news since the storming of the United States Capitol on 6 January 2021. The events, which led to five deaths, sparked a discussion about online deplatforming. VOX-Pol Fellows, such as JM Berger, Bharath Ganesh, Sam Jackson and Maura Conway have been quoted in The New York Times, VOX, ...
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AVERT International Speakers Series with VOX-Pol Coordinator, Prof. Maura Conway
November 30, 2020
VOX-Pol Coordinator, Prof. Maura Conway, will be presenting at AVERT’s (Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation to Terrorism) International Speaker Series on Wednesday, 9 December, 2020. The event is hosted online and you can register at this link. The talk is titled ‘Determining the Role of the Internet in Right-wing Extremism and Terrorism: Nine Suggestions for Progressing ...
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VOX-Pol Coordinator Joins Journal for Deradicalization Editorial Board
November 23, 2020
The Journal for Deradicalization (JD) has announced that Prof. Maura Conway has joined their Editorial Board. JD is the only independent and peer reviewed online journal about processes of radicalisation and the theory and practice of deradicalisation globally.  In a tweet thanking the journal’s editor for the invitation to join the Board, Prof. Conway reaffirmed her commitment to open access academic publishing. ...
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New on VOX-Pol’s Researcher Resources: Jobs, Fellowships and Internships
September 1, 2020
After the successful launch of Researcher Resources on the VOX-Pol website in May 2020, we are pleased to add a new section: Jobs, Fellowships and Internships. Open positions will be added to the Jobs, Fellowships and Internships page as they become available, with a link to the original posting and their closing dates. The new page is a way ...
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The Top 5 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2020
August 26, 2020
The VOX-Pol Blog posts weekly on Wednesdays and takes a break every August. Instead of posting in August, we like to highlight the most-read blog posts of the previous year. Fifty-one posts were published between August 2019 and July 2020, some were published simultaneously in multiple languages. Forty-six were in English, two in German, two ...
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VOX-Pol’s Coordinator Maura Conway Joins Swansea University’s Legal Innovation Lab
August 5, 2020
On Friday 31 July it was announced that VOX-Pol Coordinator, Professor Maura Conway, will join the Legal Innovation Lab Wales, an initiative within Swansea University’s Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law. Maura Conway is Professor of International Security in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) and Project Coordinator of the ...
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RUSI Special Issue: Strategic Communications in the Contemporary International Landscape
June 9, 2020
The RUSI Special Issue on Strategic Communications featuring articles by VOX-Pol researchers and has been made open access until 30 June 2020. VOX-Pol Coordinator Professor Maura Conway contributed the article Routing the Extreme Right: Challenges for Social Media Platforms, and VOX-Pol Fellow JM Berger along with VOX-Pol alum Sean Looney and Kateira Aryaeinejad contributed There and Back Again: How White ...
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Submitting a VOX-Pol Blog Post
June 8, 2020
Is your research related to online extremism and/or terrorism? Would you like to share some of your findings or reflections with an audience, including other researchers, policymakers, law enforcement, social media company representatives, and others, with similar interests? If so, how about contributing to the VOX-Pol Blog? We will publish your contribution and communicate it to ...
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VOX-Pol Launches New Researcher Resources Page
May 26, 2020
VOX-Pol is pleased to launch a new section on our website, titled Researcher Resources. This essential and easy to navigate resource collects and categorises information for researchers working in the areas of online online extremism and terrorism, including particularly graduate students, early career researchers, and those new to the field, but we feel certain also ...