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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.
Politics PhD student becomes associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Congratulations to Politics PhD student Camilo Ardila Arévalo, who has been awarded an associate fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) through the Edinburgh Teaching Award.
SPS teaching fellow wins prestigious award from Political Studies Association for best dissertation
A teaching fellow in Politics and International Relations (PIR) at the School of Social and Political Science has won a prize for the year’s best dissertation on inequality and social justice.
Reflections on the War in Ukraine
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PIR Research: Reflections on the War in Ukraine
Recording of the recent roundtable on the war in Ukraine, featuring:
Dr. Volodymyr Ishchenko, Researcher at East European Studies (Freie Universität Berlin)
Professor Luke March, Personal Chair of Post-Soviet and Comparative Politics (Edinburgh)
Dr Kasia Kaczmarska, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations (Edinburgh)
Dr. Marcin Kaczmarski, Lecturer in Security Studies (Glasgow)
New international project will map connections between art and museum exhibitions
The University of Edinburgh’s Dr Clare Llewellyn is leading a new project that will map connections between art and museum objects across the world, creating information that will make arts knowledge more accessible and shareable for artists, scholars and the public.
Lessons to be learned so citizens’ assemblies in Scotland can be more effective, says new report
The scope of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland’s remit should be tighter so it can have more impact on policy, say Newcastle and Edinburgh experts.