Countering the threat of China in the Indo-Pacific: the role of the Quad

Posted by QMUL Online on 04-Aug-2022 16:48:00
This post is by Dr Haro Karkour, Online Tutor for Queen Mary Online's MA in International Relations and MSc in International Public Policy. Haro's research focuses on International Relations (IR) Theory.
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Topics: MA international relations

Is it a good idea to study International Public Policy?

Posted by QMUL Online on 06-Jul-2022 10:30:00
Have you ever wondered how to change the world? Or how to use governance in a way that changes peoples’ lives for the better? Or even how diplomacy works? The answer to these questions is international public policy. 
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Topics: international public policy MSc

What is Global Public Health?

Posted by QMUL Online on 22-Jun-2022 15:48:00
There are many ways to describe what Global Public Health is, but the simplest way is to understand that it is an area of research and study that takes actions on improving health and promoting health equity for people around the world.  
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What is the difference between Public Health and Global Health?

Posted by QMUL Online on 25-May-2022 14:42:00
As the term suggests, Global Health is something that affects everyone. Simply put, it is what monitors health security and equity beyond national borders and improves people’s quality of life. With economies around the world becoming more globalised every day, there comes a huge movement of trade and travel. This results in increased risk of infectious diseases spreading, and people need to be protected from all such health related threats.  
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What is international public policy?

Posted by QMUL Online on 31-Mar-2022 10:46:00
As the world becomes smaller thanks to globalisation, the distinction between local and international is also starting to diminish. Public policy is a system of laws and regulations on certain topics of public interest, usually conceived by the government. Some of these areas include environmental policies, financial policies, international humanitarian law, and even those targeted towards health and well-being.
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Topics: international public policy MSc

How the War on Terror became a global political priority

Posted by QMUL Online on 03-Mar-2022 09:00:00
Dr Alice Martini explores why the War on Terror has continued to play an important role in international politics, despite becoming less visible in the news media. 
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Topics: MA international relations

Is the crisis in Ukraine avoidable?

Posted by QMUL Online on 17-Feb-2022 09:00:00
How should International Relations student interpret the current crisis in Ukraine?
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Topics: MA international relations

Top skills you’ll develop on a Global Public Health MSc

Posted by QMUL Online on 24-Jan-2022 09:00:00
The global pandemic has highlighted more than ever the critical role of public health workers and policy makers throughout the world, as well as the harsh reality of health inequalities driven by different social, political, economic and ecological factors.
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Topics: online masters in public health

Why study the War on Terror now?

Posted by QMUL Online on 01-Dec-2021 09:00:00
Dr Katharine Hall, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary, looks at why the war on terror has continued relevance for global politics.
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Topics: MA international relations

How do you secure a role in an intergovernmental organisation?

Posted by QMUL Online on 25-Oct-2021 09:00:00
 Being a part of an intergovernmental organisation (IGO) can be a deeply fulfilling career path, but it’s a path that can seem unattainable to those unfamiliar with the true scope of work conducted by such organisations.
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Topics: international public policy MSc

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