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PAIS Research Quoted in Parliamentary Report

The Human Rights Select Committee has extensively quoted research undertaken in PAIS, in their report into the Counterterrorism and Border Security Bill.

The Committee quotes and uses findings from Dr Charlotte Heath-Kelly's 'Counterterrorism in the NHS' report to support their recommendation that a full review of the Prevent strategy is undertaken:

Tue 17 July 2018, 09:35 | Tags: Front, Staff, Impact, Research

Trevor McCrisken Interviewed on BBC Breakfast

Dr Trevor McCrisken appeared BBC Breakfast on BBC One on July 8th giving a preview of Donald Trump's visit to the UK.

Dr McCrisken discussed how the schedule means President Trump will be kept away from the protestors as much as possible, what Theresa May hopes to get from the meeting and what Trump gains, as well as setting it in the context of the more important NATO summit and the Trump meeting with Putin.

You can watch the interview below:

Mon 09 July 2018, 11:37 | Tags: Front, Staff

Jennifer Eggert Wins WATE PGR

Congratulations to Jennifer Eggert who has been chosen as one of the winners of the 2018 Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduates who Teach (WATE PGR).

The WATE PGR celebrates postgraduates who have made a difference in learning and teaching. WATE PGR focuses on how the winners have 'enhanced the student learning experience' and nominators considered how the postgraduates had:

  • motivated, inspired and engaged students;
  • created a supportive learning environment that recognises diverse student needs.

Congratulations also to Shannon Mathieu who has been commended in the same category.

Mon 02 July 2018, 11:31 | Tags: Front, Staff, PhD

PAIS Alumna Awarded the Marthe Engelborghs-Bertels Prize of Sinology

PAIS Alumna Dr. Coraline Goron has been awarded the "Marthe Engelborghs-Bertels Prize of Sinology" for her doctoral thesis on "Climate Revolution or Long March? The Politics of Low-Carbon Transformation in China (1992-2015). The Power Sector as Case Study", completed under an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate from the Université libre be Bruxelles and the University of Warwick. Coraline is currently pursuing her postdoctoral research at the Oxford University China Center.

The prize is awarded every five years by the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences (BE), and 2018 was the first year for the awarding of the prize.

Thu 24 May 2018, 12:50 | Tags: Front, Staff, MA, UG

Job Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in International Political Economy

Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Fellow in International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick.

Applications from women and those from a minority ethnic background are particularly welcome as these groups are currently underrepresented within the Department.

The successful candidate will be joining one of the UK’s leading Politics Departments, with the largest concentration of IPE expertise in Europe: in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework PAIS was ranked 1st for research environment and 4th overall on intensity; in the 2017 National Student Survey PAIS recorded 94% overall satisfaction; PAIS is ranked 3rd in The Guardian and The Times/Sunday Times 2018 university guides.  

For more information on the post, and to apply, please see:

Wed 16 May 2018, 14:49 | Tags: Front, Staff, PhD

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