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Former PISP students on their careers after Queen’s

April 30th 5-7pm, Room 25UQ.01.011

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Faculty Module Fair 30 April

The Faculty Module Fair will be held on Wednesday 30th April 9.30am-11.30am (information relating to School of Politics and International Studies module choices will be held PFC Foyer) 

  • Advisors of Studies will be available to assist with choices and options relating to degree pathways

  • Staff will also be available to provide information relating to, Student Exchanges, Dissertation and Internship placements.

Pathway guides: http://tinyurl.com/pisppathways1415

Module descriptions: http://tinyurl.com/pispmodules1415


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Don't believe sceptics, we need climate action now Professor John Barry

In the wake of the latest publication from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday 31st March, Professor of Green Political Economy, John Barry looks at the politics behind climate change denial and scepticism and how they have succeeded in delaying long-overdue action. 

Full details available here


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Prof Yvonne Galligan takes up Visiting Fellowship at European University Institute

On April 1st, Professor Galligan, who specialises in the study of gender and politics, takes up a prestigious Visiting Fellowship at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAC) at the European University Institute in Florence for the remainder of the academic year. While at the Centre, she will be researching how gender equality issues and European legislative processes interact. Professor Galligan said: ‘I am looking forward to having my research enriched through participating in the many stimulating and wide-ranging seminars and group discussions on European politics taking place at the Robert Schuman Centre in the coming months.’


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President of Ireland discusses Keith Breen’s recent book

President Michael D. Higgins discusses Keith Breen’s recent book, Under Weber’s Shadow, in a Keynote Address on democracy and popular legitimacy in the EU: http://www.president.ie/uncategorized/seminar-on-democracy-and-popular-legitimacy-in-the-eu/


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Timofey Agarin comments on Ukraine in Belfast Telegraph

Ukraine is a country of divided loyalties, and it will take goodwill from both the EU and Russia to heal its wounds, says Dr Timofey Agarin in an opinion column of Belfast Telegraph


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Timofey Agarin commenting on the situation in Ukraine

Timofey Agarin commenting on the situation in Ukraine today on BBC’s "Good morning Ulster" at approx 01hr 13min http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03vpfvp


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You’ve done the work, now make it count! Undergraduate Awards

You’ve done the work, now make it count! Submit your work to the Undergraduate Awards 


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Attn all final year students at PISP:

Have your say on the NSS questionnaire and enter your chance to win! The National Student Survey (NSS) is a high profile annual census of nearly half a million students across the UK used to compile information regarding your course. PISPis offering a Prize Draw for all PISP students participating in the NSS survey by Friday the 21st of February.

You can enter yourself into the School prize draw for a chance to win one of the following three prizes:

  1. 2 tickets to the Societies Formal and a bottle of Champagne
  2. £30 No Alibis book shop voucher
  3. Third year PISP mystery gift bag

In order to enter this school exclusive Prize Draw students must print out a copy of their receipt upon completion of the NSS questionnaire (either a screen shot or the confirmation email) and enter this into the NSS raffle box in the School Office (25 University Square).  Please see the school website for more complete details and terms and conditions:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/NationalStudentSurveyNSS/

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Calling all 3rd years!

Calling all 3rd years! You’ve done the work, now make it count - apply for the Undergraduate Awards!


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School Rep’s newsletter

Check out your School Rep’s first newsletter on what's been going on in the School and University and what has been done on your behalf!


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