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The Policy Institute aims to highlight the contribution of philosophy and social science to current public issues. The Institute’s public events programme plays a key role in enabling the public to engage with the School and its work, and in ensuring that leading academics and policy-makers from around the world are publicly accessible.

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  • Recent BESS Graduates only Irish Recipients of 2019 Schwartzman Scholarships
    Congratulations to Sarah Mortell (Economics and Political Science) and Philip Callan (Economics and Business) who were selected from over 4,000 applicants for scholarships to study a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
  • School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Welcomes Two New Grattan Scholars
    2017 scholarships were awarded to Stefano Ceolotto and Friedrich Kreuser in the fields of energy economics and international development. To date 16 scholarships have been awarded, in economics, political science and sociology, to students from 11 countries.
  • School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Newsletter
    Annual newsletter gives an update on student, academic and alumni news in the disciplines of economics, philosophy, political science and sociology.

In The Spotlight

Photograph of Barry Eichengreen

The Policy Institute welcomed Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkley to discuss his latest book
“Hall of Mirrors”



Last updated 20 January 2015 .