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Elizabeth Bomberg wins EUSA Teaching Award
Elizabeth Bomberg, a Professor of Environmental Politics at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS), has won a Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA) Teaching Award for Outstanding Commitment to Social Justice and Sustainability.
SPS' Dr Meryl Kenny wins top honour from the Political Studies Association
Dr Meryl Kenny has received the prestigious Joni Lovenduski Prize from the Political Studies Association (PSA) for outstanding professional achievement.
SPS academic to become editor of the Review of International Studies journal
Dr Andrew Hom, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, will become one of three joint lead editors of the Review of International Studies, from January 2024.
SPS report finds the roles of parliamentary select committees are changing in pursuit of ‘good evidence’
Evidence use by parliamentary select committees is changing as their functions are evolving to not only provide government scrutiny but also offer further opportunities for public participation, according to new research.
Publishing for Academics - Event Series
Come and meet an exciting range of external speakers involved in writing and publishing academic material incuding books, journal articles and monographs.
Professor Nicola McEwen nominated for ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize
Professor Nicola McEwen is among the 12 finalists in the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) prestigious Celebrating Impact Prize.
Edinburgh academic recognised for outstanding research on the Middle East
SPS’ Dr Jamie Allinson has been awarded the Fred Halliday Award, a prize that recognises outstanding mid-career scholars researching the Mediterranean and/or the Middle East.
Remote academic support for PhD students affected by the war on Ukraine
Academics beyond Borders is now calling for applications from PhD students enrolled in Ukrainian universities. There are 14 remote places available for candidates whose research at their home universities is being affected by the war on Ukraine. All places are funded by the University of Edinburgh and require no fees from any students accepted onto the scheme.
SPS student is runner up in European Defence Challenge competition
MSc International and European Politics student Sinan Bekka was runner-up in an international competition for students to present ideas for addressing a key challenge in the defence industry.
New book on The Age of Counter-Revolution by Jamie Allinson is praised as ‘essential reading’
A new book by Jamie Allinson, The Age of Counter-Revolution: States and Revolutions in the Middle East, explores the implications surrounding the Arab Spring. In this book, Jamie, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, demonstrates how these defeats were far from inevitable and argue that these ‘failed revolutions’ would be better understood as a ‘series of successful counter-revolutions'.
REF 2021: Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh
The publication of the results from REF2021 reflects the world-leading quality of research outputs, impact and research support for staff in Politics and International Relations.