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SPS academics named new Royal Society of Edinburgh fellows

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (The RSE) has announced its newly elected 2020 fellows, including two academics from the School of Social and Political Science. The School’s Professor Ailsa Henderson and Professor Nasar Meer are among the 64 new fellows. [03 Mar 2020]

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Sustainable solar lamp wins global design award

A solar-powered light that Edinburgh researchers created from recycled plastics and ethically-sourced electronic components has won a prestigious design accolade. [10 Feb 2020]

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Senior UN official comments on SPS humanitarian journalism research

The UN’s deputy chief of humanitarian affairs gave a special speech today (Tuesday 4 February) to give her response to research by SPS's Dr Kate Wright and colleagues into the influence of the media on the allocation of humanitarian aid by major governmental donors. The research project is the first multi-country study of this issue to be undertaken. [04 Feb 2020]

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