Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

News Archive - 2007

  • Creating global entrepreneurs

    10 December 2007

    Fostering entrepreneurship and equipping individuals and organisations with the skills to work effectively across geographical, political and economic boundaries is the theme of the World Universities Network workshop hosted by Leeds on 10-11 December. Read more…


  • Where do ex-MPs go?

    22 November 2007

    "There's nothing so ex as an ex-MP." To discover whether this was true, Professor Theakston, Dr Gouge and Dr Honeyman researched post-parliamentary life for former Members of Parliament. Their study discovered some surprising facts. Read more…


  • MA student aids Government's Africa team

    22 November 2007

    MA Development Studies student Simon Peter Nangabo recently undertook a two-month placement in the East and Central Africa Unit of the Department for International Development. Read more…


  • POLIS Team enter IBM Universities Business Challenge

    21 November 2007

    A team comprised of POLIS students has entered the IBM Universities Business Challenge organised by the Work Placement Centre. Read more…


  • POLIS Lecturer Awarded £70,000 Research Grant

    19 November 2007

    Professor Caroline Dyer has been awarded a research grant of Rs. 7.4 million (about £70,000) by the Social Initiatives Group of the ICICI Bank in India. Read more…


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