A new study by academics at Robert Gordon University (RGU) will investigate levels of political engagement among young people following the Scottish independence referendum.

The researchers, who have been awarded £30,000 by Communities and Culture Network+ to carry out the study, will map post-referendum social media activity and conduct a qualitative investigation of engagement among young voters who were aged 16-19 at the time of the referendum to determine whether the high levels of political engagement during referendum are translating into broader engagement with politics.

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