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PhD Graduate Placement

Natalia Borzino will be joining ETH Zurich this summer as a post-doctoral researcher. ETH Zurich (the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) is a highly prestigious institution, ranked 8th in the World Universities Rankings by QS in 2016. Natalia will join the Institute for Environmental Decisions IED, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Renate Schubert. She will be leading a massive field experiment in Singapore to study the behavioural determinants of energy consumption. Natalia recently...

Dr Beatriz Cobo visits ECO

                  Dr Beatriz Cobo visited ECO May 8th and 9th, to further develop the collaboration between the University of East Anglia and SENA (Colombian National Service for Learning). Dr Cobo is the Regional Coordinator of SENA. the main government education agency in Colombia. Her visit served to build on the design and implementation of educational programs...

Stay Right Where You Are

If you’re thinking about Postgraduate study, UEA has a range of Postgraduate Scholarships available for entry in September 2017 across all subject areas. With a reputation for world-leading research and dedicated teaching that challenges you to reach your full potential, a UEA Master’s or Research degree can provide an enhanced professional skillset and experience to help you stand out in a highly competitive job market. And if you are a current undergraduate you could receive a 50 per...

Is the Boat Full? Perceptions of Migration, Austerity and Inequalities in the UK

May 11 | 16:30 - 19:00 The Migration Research Network within the UEA will be holding a panel discussion on migration and politics in the UK, followed by an interactive Q&A. The main event from 5-7pm will be preceded by a reception with NGO representatives from around Norfolk at 4.30pm. Hosted by the School of International Development and chaired by Alan Waters, leader of the Norwich City Council. Speakers include: Dr Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust,...

Migration Research Network Coffee Morning

The Migration Research Network in the School of Economics will be holding a coffee morning in order to network within the UEA. Everyone interested to join the network or meet colleagues working on migration and refugees studies at the UEA is welcome!   Find out more about the Migration Research Network. 11am | 8 May ARTS 2 | Floor 3 | ECO Corridor    

NEP Essay Competition 2016-17

The School of Economics is pleased to announce the results of the Eighth ECO Student Essay Competition .  Entries from each of the UG year groups were judged by the Editorial Board of the Norwich Economic Papers . A selection of the winning essays will be published in Volume 12 of the Norwich Economic Papers. Congratulations to all our winners: Year 1 First Place – Elliott Bliss and James Parmenter, Joint Entry (£500 prize each) Second Place  – James Bailey (£700...

Research Dr Oana Borcan featured on BBC News

The School of Economics is proud to announce that Dr Oana Borcan's recent publication on corruption in the Romanian education system has been featured this week in an article on BBC News. "... research into an ostensibly successful anti-corruption campaign in Romania has revealed that one of the consequences is precisely the reverse of its aims: that poorer students actually performed worse in the cleaned-up exam." Read the BBC News article here . Read Dr Borcan's article "...

Subhasish Modak Chowdhury receives British Academy Award

We in the School of Economics are pleased to announce that the British Academy’s Research Awards Committee has selected Dr Modak Chowdhury’s project The Micro and Macro Foundations of Conflict and Conflict Resolution: Theory and Evidences , for the British Academy Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs). The BARSEAs are designed to enable established early career academics to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through...

PGT Open Day

Visit Us Experience UEA first-hand. Find out more at our postgraduate open day on 15 March or join one of our regular campus tours: https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/visit

Dr Fabio Arico presenting at UEA's Do Something Different Week

When financial markets go crazy: Animal Spirits, Beauty Contests, and crisis of confidence in the analysis of J.M. Keynes 2 MAR | 2-4 | JSC 0.01 Dr  Fabio   Arico Fabio  will be giving a lecture based on reading and commentating passages from Keynes'  General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.  He will be covering material which is not present in the standard curriculum at ECO, as such this will offer an opportunity to discover...