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2009

Fully-Funded PhD Studentships Available

in EU external action via the EXACT training network [11 Dec 2009]

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NATO Secretary-General Gave Public Lecture

Tuesday 17 November 2009 at 2pm [05 Nov 2009]

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PhD Workshop on 'The Role of Ideas in Political Analysis'

Open To All PhD Students in Politics/IR [28 Oct 2009]

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Europa Institute Conference & Special Transatlantic Seminar Event

The European Union and Global Financial Turmoil [22 Oct 2009]

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Prof. John Peterson Named to Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences has awarded Academician status to Prof. John Peterson, along with other distinguished senior social scientists, for his "significant contribution to the social sciences." [12 Oct 2009]

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Transatlantic Seminar Programme Change

Seminar on 16th October Rescheduled [09 Oct 2009]

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ESRC Quota Awards Available

Politics and IR have been awarded two ESRC studentships for entry in September 2010 [05 Oct 2009]

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Sir Bernard Crick Fellowships 2009/2010 Awarded

Edinburgh Politics & IR are delighted to congratulate the recipients of our annual Sir Bernard Crick Fellowships [05 Oct 2009]

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ESRC International Training and Networking Grant

Awarded to Dr Andrew Neal [29 Sep 2009]

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Politics IR Students Awarded University Prize

The 2009 Sir William Darling Memorial Prize has been jointly awarded to three Edinburgh students, two of whom - Darcy Leigh and Rachel Wookey - are newly minted graduates of Edinburgh PIR [10 Jul 2009]

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A Tribute to Sir Bernard Crick

A Reflection on his Life and Work [06 Jul 2009]

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Dr Liz Cripps Wins BA Post Doc

Dr Elizabeth Cripps has been awarded a three-year British Academy Postdoctoral Award for her research project, Collective Action, Collective Responsibility and a New Environmental Ethics. [29 May 2009]

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Teaching Excellence of Politics/IR Acclaimed by Students

11 different members of Politics/IR staff recently were nominated for outstanding teaching awards by their students.  Politics/IR was also nominated for the 'best subject area' award.  The awards were offered for the first time in 2009 by EUSA, the University's student union. Read more here: http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/all-news/eusa-awards-230409 The premier honour awarded to any individual member of staff at the University - for 'Overall High Performer' - was given to Dr Elizabeth Bomberg. Elizabeth is shown here with her award. To learn more about our commitment to teaching excellence, click here.   Back Row (L-R): Professor John Peterson, Dr Seán Molloy, Dr Andrew Neal Middle Row (L-R): Dr Fiona Mackay, Dr Cecile Fabre, Dr Wilfried Swenden, Dr Caroline Bouchard, Dr Claire Duncanson Front Row (L-R): Dr Chad Damro, Award Winner Dr Elizabeth Bomberg, Dr Mark Aspinwall  [08 May 2009]

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Politics/IR staff host Climate Change Workshop

On 1 May Elizabeth Bomberg (Politics and IR) hosted a workshop on ' Climate Change and Inter-Governmental Relations in Transatlantic Perspective'  in the Raeburn Room, Old College. [04 May 2009]

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John Peterson Takes Up Visiting Professorship in Paris

John Peterson will take up a Visiting Professorship at the Institut d'Études Politiques ('Sciences Po') in May and June 2009. [04 May 2009]

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Sir Bernard Crick Tribute

Friends and colleagues of Sir Bernard Crick will gather for a public tribute event on Friday 29 May.. [01 May 2009]

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Feedback, Learning and Assessment

As part of its strong commitment to feedback and assessment, Politics and International Relations have prepared a inventory of ongoing practices, new measures implemented in 2009-2010 and proposals for innovation and reform in 2010-2011. More information can be found here.  [01 May 2009]

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EUSA Teaching Awards

Students and colleagues in P&IR salute Elizabeth Bomberg, who has taken the premier award at EUSA's first annual Teaching Awards Dinner. [27 Apr 2009]

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Richard Freeman completes Visiting Professorship

Richard Freeman has completed a brief Visiting Professorship at the Institut d'Études Politiques ('Sciences Po') in Paris. [14 Apr 2009]

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Lynn Dobson to take up Fellowship at Centre for Advanced Study, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Dr Lynn Dobson will spend autumn semester 2009-10 in Oslo as a Fellow of the Centre for Advanced Study of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters [25 Mar 2009]

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Chad Damro appointed Visiting Professor at College of Europe

Dr Chad Damro (Senior Lecturer of Politics and International Relations) has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. [19 Mar 2009]

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Women in Cuba

50 Years after the Revolution. [16 Mar 2009]

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MERCURY Project - Opening Conference

Edinburgh University will host delegates from Europe, Africa and Asia, as it begins a major three-year project studying the EUs contribution to a multilateral world order. [05 Mar 2009]

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Aggression Linked to Human Gene

Edinburgh Politics IR researcher finds evidence of effects of 'warrior gene'. [27 Jan 2009]

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Postgraduate Research Studentships & Scholarships

Applications now invited [08 Jan 2009]

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Sir Bernard Crick, 1929-2008

Edinburgh Politics and IR deeply regret the passing of a legendary political scientist and honourary fellow. [05 Jan 2009]

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