January News RoundUp

We’re back for a New Year and its hard to imagine but many of our students will be experiencing Real Life Lectures on campus for the first time. We hear from many of them about how they feel about studying through a pandemic, the support they received and how they feel about being back in our January News RoundUp.

Spring into 2022

The Evolution of Open Access

  • Professor Iain Fraser, lead editor of the agricultural and environmental economics Q Open journal on the future of publishing funded research –Learn more.

Keeping up with our Year in Industry students

Women’s Economic Empowerment

  • Tapasya Bhandari graduated from Kent in 2021, now working as an analyst at The Bank of England. Here she looks back at her experience of studying with us and the support she received when she reached out. Read here.
  • Dr Zaki Wahhaj, Reader in Economics, and PhD candidate Maliha Rahanaz received a research grant from the WEE-DiFine (Women’s Economic Empowerment and Digitial Finance) initiative. Find out about their research.

Published Research

  • New research by Dr Guy Tchuente, has found that religious competition substantially increases the probability of conflict-related violence in Colombia. Read more.

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