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From asking questions such as why did Britain vote to leave the EU? Why do people choose to go back to disaster prone cities? And, why would Angela Merkel actually be better off forming a minority government? You can keep up-to-date with our latest developments and current activities by our staff and students.

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Essex among best universities for community engagement and local growth
31 Mar 2021
Journal places Essex social scientists in top 2% in the world for citations
25 Mar 2021
Essex amongst world’s best for Social Sciences
04 Mar 2021