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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 climbs 17 places in the Guardian University Guide
29 May 2018
Essex climbs into top 30 in the Complete University Guide
25 Apr 2018
We’re recruiting new academics thanks to growth
13 Apr 2018