The latest news and upcoming events The latest news and upcoming events

Dr Fabio Arico receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr Fabio Arico who has been successful in his application for one of three University Teaching Fellowships.  These Fellowships are awarded to those academics seeking to make an outstanding contribution to the Learning and Teaching reputation of UEA, and who have the potential to be nominated for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme.  Fellowships promote and support those with a passion for innovation, enhancement and excellence in learning and...

Social Sciences Guest Lecture

SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals): The Tyranny of an Acronym By Jan Vandemoortele Independent researcher, formerly with UNICEF, UNDP and ILO, co-architect of the Millennium Development Goals. The formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was an ambitious endeavour but any irrational exuberance about the outcome would be misplaced. They are frequently described as transformative, universal and equity-focused, which is an incorrect description. The SDGs are not...

ECO Lecturer invited onto advisory board

School of Economics Lecturer Dr Antony Jackson has been invited onto the CFA Institute's Education Advisory Board Working Body. The Working Body makes up part of the Education Advisory Committee (EAC) . The EAC is responsible for providing oversight and guidance to the processes by which CFA Institute develops the Global Body of Investment Knowledge (GBIK), Candidate Body of Knowldge (CBOK), and CFA Program curriculum materials.  Antony's work will involve reviewing curricula...

Seventh ECO Student Essay Competition results announced

The School of Economics is pleased to announce the results of the Seventh ECO Student Essay Competition. Entries from each of the UG year groups and the PG group were judged by the Editorial Board of the Norwich Economic Papers.  A selection of the winning essays will be published in Volume 11 of the Norwich Economic Papers.   Congratulations to all our winners:   Year 1   • First Place – Owen Calder (£1000 prize) • Second Place  –...

New members of staff to join ECO

The School of Economics is pleased to announce that Dr Mark Le Quement will be joining ECO as a Senior Lecturer in Economics on 1st September.  Mark was awarded his Phd in 2009 from the European University Institute, Florence and is currently working as a post-doc in the Department of Economics, Institute of Microeconomics and Haussdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn. We are also delighted that Dr Amrish Patel and Dr Oana Borcan will be joining the School on 1st July as...

UEA ECO lecturers to present at Eastern ARC Workshop

A number of lecturers and PGR students from the School of Economics will be presenting at the Eastern ARC Workshop on Conflict and Conflict Resolution this Friday. The interdisciplinary Workshop takes place in the Thomas Paine Study Centre at UEA and features presentations from University of Kent, University of Essex and UEA academics.  Speakers from UEA include Dr Christa Brunnschweiler, Dr Joo Young Jeon, Dr Anders Poulsen, Dr. Subhasish M. Chowdhury, Paul Gorny and Anwesha...

GWP Poster Event

Poster presentation event @ the Forum, Norwich, Tuesday 26 April 13.00-16.00 ECO students, as part of their assessment on the 3rd year module Government, Welfare and Policy will present posters of their research on various aspects of public policy and the role of the government in the economy. The students have been tasked to identify a current area of public policy debate and use economic analysis to investigate the topic and present their findings. The topics cover a wide range of...

PGR Summer Schools registration deadlines extended

School of Economics PGR Summer Schools 2016 All Summer Schools are free of charge for UEA registered PGR students and for PGR students from our potential DTP partners. There will be a fee of £30 per full day for PGR students from other institutions and £60 per full day for all other attendees. Where programmes run for half a day, the fee will be reduced accordingly.   Quantitative Finance –...

Annual Student Essay Competition Deadline Extended

The details for this year's Annual Student Essay Competition have been announced. The prize for each best essay is £1,000: Best Essay of first year undergraduate students: £1,000 Best Essay of second year undergraduate students: £1,000 Best Essay of third year undergraduate students: £1,000 Best Essay of postgraduate students: £1,000.                     Prizes are also available for runners-up. Students are...

PGR Summer Schools Registration Open

School of Economics PGR Summer Schools 2016 All Summer Schools are free of charge for UEA registered PGR students and for PGR students from our potential DTP partners. There will be a fee of £30 per full day for PGR students from other institutions and £60 per full day for all other attendees. Where programmes run for half a day, the fee will be reduced accordingly.   Quantitative Finance – Prof Peter Moffatt   27 April, 12.00 – 18.30;...