Research Grant Success 2018-19

The School of Politics and International Relations is delighted to celebrate its success in research grants for 2018-9.

Dr Sean Molloy won the highly competitive BA Mid-Career Fellowship for his project E.H. Carr: Realist Ethics Between Hegel and Marx. This year 30 Mid-Career Fellowships were awarded from 196 initial applications.

Dr Adrian Pabst leads the school by example and has won for the project “Understanding and Confronting Uncertainty: How to Plan for Revisions to UK Government Expenditure Plans – A Quantitative Narrative”, a grant awarded by the Nuffield Foundation to a team led by Prof. J. Chadha, Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

Dr Paolo Dardanelli has been successful in getting two grants for his ‘Why Centralization and Decentralization in Federations project (phase 2)’ from the James Madison Trust and the Forum of Federations.

Dr Yaniv Voller won a Social Science Research Council award as part of a project on Transnational Diaspora Activism and Human Security in the Homeland: The Cases of Iraqi Kurdistan, South Sudan, and Somaliland.

Dr Johanna Schnabel, as part of her Newton International Fellowship (British Academy) won another grant to be used for training and dissemination purposes while the USIP project team has won an additional grant from PRIO for our conference on Cyprus and Constitutional Transitions event last April.

The School would like to thank colleagues for their hard work in submitting and delivering a number of competitive grants. As competition is increasing across various fronts, our achievements for this year are particularly noteworthy and reflects the strong research culture we have here in the School of Politics and International Relations at Kent.