We’ve had a lot to celebrate this month, from world leading research to outstanding teaching as well as raising a toast to the next generation of future leaders. All here in our May RoundUp.
- We finally got to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2021 when they returned to Canterbury for their formal graduations this month. View the full photo flickr here.
- Our research environment in the School of Politics and International Relations was rated as 100% world leading or internationally excellent in this latest assessment, reflecting the quality of our research and its impact on society. Read the full summary of our REF2021 results.
- It really is an honour to receive a student nomination at the Kent Union Above and Beyond awards! Thank you for everyone who voted for us! Find out who received nominations here.
Diplomacy Deep Dive!
- Kent Alumnus and Ambassador Hugo Llorens returned to deliver a talk ‘Ruminations on a Diplomatic Career: A Life and a Profession’ for our students, public, and faculty. PhD candidate Giulia Grillo was there.
What Traits Make Scientists Trustworthy?
- Attitudes to vaccination are closely shaped by whether people trust scientists, according to Dr Ben Seyd, Will Jennings (University of Southampton) and Joseph Hamm (Michigan State University). Learn more.
Northern Ireland Assembly election
- Sinn Féin became the largest party at Stormont for the first time in Northern Ireland’s 101-year history. Emeritus Professor Feargal Cochrane commented.