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The Policy Institute

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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  • School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Newsletter
    Fourth annual newsletter aims to give alumni and friends an update on news and developments in the School.
  • Teaching Awards Recognise Inspiring Postgraduate Educators
    Teaching assistants Alan Walsh (Economics), Michael Lyons (Philosophy), David Barrett (Political Science) and David Dunne (Sociology) were recently presented with Dermot McAleese Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding commitment teaching and learning.
  • Provost's Professional Staff Awards
    Well done to School staff nominated in the new awards to celebrate outstanding contributions by professional staff: Colette Ding (Economics), Thomas Byrne and Laura Oxford (Political Science), Olive Donnelly (School Manager) and Helen Murray (School Global Officer).

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 .