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UEA lecturer wins grant to look at effectiveness of patent courts

Chris Hanretty, Reader in Politics in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) grant to look at the...

New book published on Counter-Radicalisation

A new book published by one of our academics - Dr. Lee Jarvis - explores the politics and practices of the counter-radicalisation initiatives that have sprung up around the world over the...

QS World Rakings show UEA’s politics research is amongst the world’s best

The 2014 QS World University Rankings recently released are proof of the impressive work taking place in Political, Social and International Studies at UEA. The survey of research...

Prestigious appointment for UEA Professor

Hussein Kassim , Professor in Politics and co-investigator at the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy , has been appointed to the Vincent Wright Chair at Sciences Po Paris in 2015. The...

Dr. Marina Prentoulis speaks at Left Unity panel with Ken Loach

UEA's Dr. Marina Prentoulis will be speaking at a Left Unity discussion panel on Doing Politics Differently.  Other speakers will include the film director Ken Loach and Dr. Eduardo...

New Politics Postdoctoral fellows join the University of East Anglia

Dr Red Chidgey and Dr Nick Wright will be joining the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies as postdoctoral lecturing fellows this academic year.   Dr....

UEA blog analysis on the Scottish Independence referendum reaches global audience

The University of East Anglia's politics blog, Eastminster, featured a range of  commentary and analysis on the Scottish independence referendum  that was read worldwide last week, in...

Event for Year 12 Students on Digital Democracy

Young People’s Vision for a Digital Parliament This events provides the opportunity for young people to engage with democracy in a new and innovative way, ensuring that their ideas will make a...

New research published on cyberterrorism

A new book published by PSI’s Dr. Lee Jarvis offers the first systematic exploration of competing understandings, assessments and potential solutions to cyberterrorism. The book - which is...

Dr. Toby James wins British Academy/Leverhulme Trust award

Dr. Toby James has been awarded funding from the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust to undertake research on the integrity of the polling process at British elections. The money will fund a...

Critical Global Politics at UEA

The Critical Global Politics (CGP) research group is located in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at UEA. It houses researchers with a wide range of...

Professor Alan Finlayson's Research is featured on the Westminster Hour

Professor Alan Finlayson was on BBC Radio 4's Westminster hour talking about his research on rhetoric and political speech. The programme was aired on August 10th.  You can listen to the...

UEA hosts conference on Labour Party Leaders

  The University of East Anglia, in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and the PSA Political Leadership group, hosted a conference on British Labour Party Leaders on...

Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

In June 2014, Honorary Political, Social & International Studies Professor Simon Anholt gave a TED talk on his recently launched 'Good Country Index' which assesses each...

Professor Hussein Kassim presents project to EU Directors General

Professor Hussein Kassim recently attended the weekly meeting of the EU Directors General to update them on his latest project on the European Commission. Seen here with President of the European...

BBC Voices film showcase

On the evening of 28 May 2014 the Campus City event – a screening of films made by UEA students in collaboration with BBC Voices - was held at the Fusion Screen in The Forum, Norwich. Every...

PSI Research Symposium

On Wednesday 28 May 2014 the first Political, Social & International Studies Research Symposium was held. This one-day event was hosted by PSI, and provided an interdisciplinary forum where...

Students Visit Brussels

  During the 2014 Easter holiday break 34 UEA students, studying a range of degree courses from International Relations, Public Policy, History, Economics, and...

UEA expert gives evidence at Commons inquiry on voter turnout

An academic from the School of Political, Social and International Studies gave evidence on 3 April 2014, to a Commons inquiry looking at voter engagement in the UK. ...

Dr David Hughes wins Prestigious Award

On 27 March 2014 our Postdoctoral Lecturing Fellow Dr David A. Hughes was presented with the International Studies Association's Robert W. and Jesse Award at the Presidential Business...