Funding secured for PhD Studentship project 'The Politics of Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa: The Square Kilometre Array (SKA)'
The School of Politics and International Studies' Dr Alexander Beresford and Professor Melvin Hoare (School of Physics and Astronomy) have secured funding as part of the wider Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) initiatives being led by the University of Leeds, for their proposed PhD Studentship project 'The Politics of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa: The Square Kilometre Array (SKA)'.
Two postgraduate researchers from the School of Poitics and International Studies (POLIS) presented their research at the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (ESSL) Graduate School Conference.
PhD reseracher Sarah Dorr has been awarded the 2018 BASEES Women’s Forum Postgraduate Prize for her paper entitled “The elite-level demonstration effect of the Arab Spring in Kazakhstan: 2005 – 2015".
Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS): Southeast Asia Meets Global Challenges
5 September 2018 — 7 September 2018 | Conference
We are delighted that the 30th Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK (ASEAS) will be hosted by the University of Leeds.
1 May 2018, 14:00 - 16:00 | Seminar
On Tuesday 1 May Dr Terry Hathaway (University of York) and Dr David Bailey (University of Birmingham) will present their research on corporate rule and its contestation.
3 March 2018, 13:00 | Open Day
Due to adverse weather conditions and poor forecast in many parts of the UK, we regret that the School of Politics and International Studies Offer Holder Day scheduled to take place on Saturday 3 March has been cancelled.
General Election 2017
Analysis and conversation on the key developments in the 2017 General Election campaign from our expert academics.
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