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Senior Lecturer Dr Ursula Hackett was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship (£132,750) for the project Polarized Politics: How Legislators and Judges Do Battle.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 recognises Royal Holloway as a world leading centre of excellence for research in Politics and International Relations.
Dr. Giacomo Benedetto was elected to the executive committee of UACES, the University Association for Contemporary European Studies.
Dr. Mohammad R. Kalantari met with the Pope and other religious leaders including the Archbishop of Canterbury and Sheikh of Al-Azhar as part of the 'Faith and Science: Towards COP26' initiative.
Daniela's book "Socioeconomic Justice: International Intervention and Transition in Post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina" was awarded a Honourable mention in the L.H.M. Ling Outstanding First Book Prize.
Nathan Widder will be the project coordinator and mentor for a two-year Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to Dr Manhua Li to come to the department.
Thomas Stubbs was awarded an ESRC grant of £299,563. The grant will run for two years and includes a postdoc and research assistant who will be based in the department.
Ursula Hackett's tried-and-tested approach for essay success helps students to create brilliant, original, high-scoring essays that are enjoyable to write – and read.
Michelle Bentley has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. The title of the project is “A New Theory of Biological Warfare: Taboo as Policy”.
On 22 March 2021 our MSc students in Media, Power and Public Affairs will take part in a conversation with Sam Freeman from Facebook.