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New School Blog

In our latest blog Dr Pete Dawson looks at the success of the England Team in the Womens World Cup, and considers what impact this will have on football and the world of sport. Read it here

School of the Year

We are delighted to have recieved the School of the Year Award at this Year's Transforming Education Awards. Each year UEA’s Students Union hold the Transforming Education Awards, a series of awards which celebrate the hard work of academic staff, support staff and student reps at the University. This year there were 16 categories and over 450 nominations have been received. Second year Economics student Maria McDonald also won the Course Rep of the Year Award, for her valuable...

Summer Internships

Students in the School of Economics can now apply for the ECO Summer Research Internship scheme. We are hiring up to 5 interns this summer, who will have the opportunity to work with academic members of staff on specific projects, giving you valuable professional research experience. Please also find attached some case studies of students (now graduates) who participated in the scheme in the past.   The closing date for applications is on 16th June 2019 and the Interview date for...

Transforming Education Awards - ECO Staff and Students Shortlisted

Each year UEA’s Students Union hold the Transforming Education Awards, a series of awards which celebrate the hard work of academic staff, support staff and student reps at the University. This year there are 16 categories and over 450 nominations have been received. With such high numbers we are delighted to announce that students and staff in ECO have been nominated across four categories this year! Third year Business Economics student Bradie Manning has been shortlisted for the...

THE NEXT STEP IS YOURS

Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices, UEA is the perfect place to help you gain that all-important competitive edge. Thousands of students have graduated from UEA with an outstanding education and an outstanding student experience. A Master’s or Research degree can provide you with an enhanced professional skillset and experience to help you...

NEP Poster Competition

RESULTS OF THE NORWICH ECONOMIC PAPERS (NEP) POSTER COMPETITION 2018-19   We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Norwich Economic Papers Poster event. Prizes were awarded at a ceremony held on 26 th March 2019 at The Forum in Norwich, with a special prize being awarded to the Poster for the Public Choice Award.   Undergraduate Year 1: 1 st Place          ...

Student Success - UBC Global Masters

Great effort from the School of Economics PGT team in the UBC Global Masters final last week. Competition was fierce, so 4th position was a great achievement! Great job guys! We hope you enjoyed the experience!

ECO Fieldwork in Ghana

ECO PGR student Deanna Karapetyan has just returned from fieldwork with small-scale gold miners in western Ghana. Her project, supervised by Dr. Christa Brunnschweiler and Dr. Sheheryar Banuri, is looking at the effect of environmental pollution from gold mining on social preferences of miners and non-miners. The field team will be continuing surveys and lab-in-the-field experiments for three more weeks. Deanna hopes that when she returns to Ghana next month, the temperatures will have...

Tohoku – UEA Joint Workshops (5 & 6 March)

UEA School of Economics, in partnership with Tohoku University’s Graduate School of Economics and Management, held a workshop at Tohoku University on 5 & 6 March. The Workshop featured three sessions, the first on Econometrics, second on Environmental Economics and the third on Markets. Prof Peter Moffatt , Dr Corrado Di Maria and Dr Michael Kummer of UEA’s School of Economics delivered presentations at the workshop. You can view the programme here. We look forward to future...

Postgraduate Open Event – 20 March

Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Register today to find out more at UEA’s Postgraduate Open Event on Wednesday 20 March . At the event you’ll be able to meet and talk with current students and academics, and gain expert advice on the application process and funding opportunities for your subject area of interest. A Master’s or Research degree can provide you with an enhanced professional skillset and experience to help you stand out in a highly...