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Funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust, the new scholarships will support early career research in the University of Westminster’s Graduate School.

The University of Westminster Graduate School is offering five MPhil/PhD Scholarships in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Loraine Leeson’s Active Energy project has been shortlisted for the Best Arts and Energy Project at RegenSW’s Green Energy Awards.

Dr Trino-Manuel Ñíguez at the Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods has been awarded a three-year grant for a research project by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

We welcome papers from scholars, policymakers, artists and civil society group members that will engage critically with particular aspects of cultural policy in the Arab region.

The University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre and Africa Check debated the continued distortion and misrepresentation of Africa in public debate and the media on Regent Campus on 19 October.

Monsoon Assemblages (MONASS) was officially launched on 4 October at an event hosted by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

Professor Alison Rieple at Westminster Business School was a panelist at the Chartered Association of Business School’s debate on interdisciplinary research at the British Academy last week.

Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster Dr Sam Raphael has authored a report entitled ‘Arming Repression: The new British Imperialism in the Persian Gulf’, criticising the UK government’s role in arming repression throughout the Gulf region.

A new conference paper by Rob Cowley, a partner in the SMART-ECO project, investigates the relationship between science fiction and the recent discourses around 'smart' and 'eco' cities.

We are currently taking applications for fellowship research projects in the field of critical social and digital media research.

Rob Toulson, Professor of Creative Industries (Commercial Music) at the University of Westminster, showcased his robotic talents at the Victoria and Albert Museum during Digital Design Weekend as part of London Design Week taking place between 17-25 September.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers this semester.

This is a call for papers on the topic of democratic network governance.

An investigation into the history of Jamaican music’s contribution to the culture and heritage of Britain is to be launched at the University of Westminster.

The University of Westminster’s Research Centre for Optimal Health (ReCOH), along with collaborators in Mexico, and King’s College London, have been awarded a research grant by the Medical Research Council to help combat childhood obesity.

Senior Lecturer in Transport Dr Rachel Aldred has made the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000: London’s most influential people 2016 – Transport list. The Progress 1000 list features leading figures in science technology, business, politics and arts, including notable figures such as Prince Charles and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

A paper on coaching culture development written by Nick Kapoutzis, Head of Leadership and Organisational Development at the University of Westminster, was released by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) as a best practice case study.

Three second-year Westminster students from the Faculty of Science and Technology spent their summer contributing to essential research such as treating and preventing cancer and stroke, as part of their high profile summer studentships.

Andrew Bull, who graduated from the Urban and Regional Planning MA course in 2015, has been announced as one of the five finalists for The Royal Town Planning Institute’s Awards for Research Excellence in the Student Award category.

Five scholars from around the world have been awarded fellowships at the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) during the academic year 2016–17.

The Department of History, Sociology and Criminology hosted a meeting of the Education, Mobility, Lifelong-Learning and Training (EMLT) project with partner universities in Turkey, Czechia and Germany. The project is funded by Erasmus+ and brings together academics and Turkish Ministries of Commerce and Lifelong-Learning to evaluate the education and skills...

Dr Lindsay Bremner’s Monsoon Assemblages project which received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme is offering two full-time PhD Studentships.

Five scholars have been awarded fellowships at the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) during the academic year 2016/17: Dr Arwid Lund (Sweden), Dr Bingqing Xia (China), Dr Claudio Celis Bueno (Chile), Dr Ergin Bulut (Turkey), Dr Lynete Lusike Mukhongo (Kenya). All five are experts in the research field of...

The editors of Town Planning Review have chosen ‘Measuring Sustainability’ by Professor Michael Neuman and Stuart Churchill, as the best paper in Volume 86 Issue four for 2015.

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