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A court ruling in Northern Ireland has significant implications for researchers

This morning, Fiona McIntyre brings us one of the most important academic news stories of the year.

In Northern Ireland, a court case is unfurling that has serious repercussions for researchers—particularly those whose work deals with sensitive issues. In this case, it concerns the work of a PhD researcher at the University of St Andrews who, between 2011 and 2016, was looking at events in County Tyrone during the Troubles.

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