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HUM PhD Studentships

Faculty Studentships- deadline for applications is Wednesday 11 January 2017 The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for university-funded doctoral studentships as well as...

Toby James gives evidence at the Scottish Parliament

Dr. Toby James gave invited evidence last month to the Scottish Parliament. The Select Committee on Local Government and Communities is undertaking a review of the payments made to...

Do Something Different Week

Be inspired to 'Do Something Different' at UEA- booking is now open for our week of exciting events, running 27 February - 3 March 2017! Full details Open to UEA Undergraduates only.

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog ' When is a terrorist not a terrorist' on Eastminster

Lee Jarvis explores the politics of naming in the aftermath of Thomas Mair's conviction of the murder of Jo Cox MP. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Stay Right Where You Are

With a reputation for world-leading research, dedicated teaching that challenges you  to reach your full potential and supportive funding, such as 50% tuition fee-reduction scholarships- if...

John Street has written a blog 'Rock Star, TV Icon, President- but what is Donald Trump?' on Eastminster

After a remarkable election night that defied pollsters’ predictions, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. The electorate repudiated the mass of commentators who had...

Chris Hanretty has written a new blog 'The High Court's Brexit judgment means the government must be far more open' on Eastminster

The High Court has ruled that the government did not have the power to notify the European Union (EU) of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the EU. This means that notification- under...

The Global Vote: How to interfere in another countries elections

The Global Vote has been developed by Simon Anholt an honorary professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at UEA and allows anyone, anywhere, to vote in...

Rock Star, Father, Student!- new student blog on Eastminster

Third year undergraduate Nathan Sadd writes on his experience of studying for a degree in History and Politics at UEA. You can read the full article on Eastminster

Donald Trump, Brexit and Electoral Fraud: UEA Research in the Washington Post

Dr Toby James  has published an article in the Washington Post about the similarities between the campaigns for Donald Trump and Brexit. The article draws from two studies with Alistair...

Why do politicians want to be on Strictly? Analysis from Professor John Street

Professor John Street  appeared on the BBC Westminster Hour to consider why politicians wanted to appear on Strictly Come Dancing. He was joined on the show by Ann Widdecombe who was...

'Mapping World Politics'- New student post on Eastminster

This year's intake of International Relations students at UEA have been busy mapping world politics as part of their welcome week. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Transnational Organised crime and Translation (TOCAT) Project

Transnational Organised Crime and Translation (TOCAT) Project PPL academics Jo Drugan and Alexandria Innes have won one of the eleven awards under the joint ESRC/AHRC Partnership for...

New research published on cyberterrorism

Lee Jarvis has published new findings from his research into media discourse on cyberterrorism in the European Journal of International Security . The article- which is free to view here- seeks...

Toby James has written a new blog 'The Brexit referendum reveals that Britain's electoral machinery needs reform' on Eastminster

Despite widespread fears to the contrary, the EU referendum passed off without major problems. But the vote revealed underlying problems with Britain’s electoral system – most notably the...