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Andreea Chirvase

  • Degree: BA Criminology
  • Placement organisation: The Social Action and Research Foundation
  • Project: Women and Ethnic Minorities at Westminster

Andreea's project aimed to look into the representation of women and ethnic minorities in Parliament following the 2010 British General Election.

Andreea Chirvase

"The topic is a rather controversial and sensitive one, which only made it more challenging when it came to analysing data and drawing conclusions."

Andreea Chirvase / BA Criminology

Andreea's analysis revealed small, but steady increases in the numbers of ethnic minorities and women MPs when looking at the other General Elections.