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
- Emily Perridge, now in her last year shares how she has prepared for the new term. Read here.
- Lewis Powell, a Stage 3 Economics with Econometrics student and President of Kent Poker Society, blogs about his experience of studying through a pandemic.
- The ultimate university experience isn’t all about lectures – Arsen Alimi, tell us.
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
- Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, our placement students are excelling and making the most of their experience. Find out what they’ve been up to.
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.
- New research by Dr Guy Tchuente, has found that religious competition substantially increases the probability of conflict-related violence in Colombia. Read more.