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TRiSS Research Fellowships 2020/21

Congratulations to all successful fellows on securing TRiSS funding to develop their projects


The recipients of the 2020/21 TRiSS Academic Research Fellowships are:


Jesse Dillon Savage from Political Science for his study on great power competition and the Microfoundations of Influence

From the same department, Jac Hayden on Digitizing Voices of Dissent and Collaboration: Poland 1989 – 2013

Liz Heffernan from the School of Law on EU Criminal Law and Justice

From the School of Business, Martha O'Hagan-Luff who is working on: Incorporating Environmental Information into Household Pension Investment Decisions

Maria Grazia Porcedda, from the School of Law on National parliaments and cybersecurity: the case study of Covid-19 parliamentary debates

Also from the School of Law are Desmond Ryan and David Fennelly who are researching Reforming employment and equality dispute resolution: securing best practice through researcher-practitioner-stakeholder co-operation


The recipients of the 2020/21 TRiSS Postgraduate Research Fellowships are:


From Economics, Naomi Crowther, who is investigating Effects of Land Restitution in Colombia

Maximilian Günnewig-Mönert from Economics who is working on the effects of New York City public housing from 1930 - 1950

Đorđe Milosav from Political Science whose title is Affecting State Legitimacy from Abroad: The effects of visa policies on citizens' willingness to obey the state in countries with poor Quality of Government

Laura Muñoz Blanco from Economics for her paper on Displacement, Natural Disaster and Bride Price Tradition

Caitríona O' Brien from the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, is investigating the impact of Irish Sign Language on families with a d/Deaf child (or children)

Vincent Thorne from Economics is working on Bicycle-share system: riding towards cleaner cities?

Stella Wai-Wan Choy from the School of Education who is researching the effectiveness of Peer-mediated Block Play for Reducing Anxiety in Children Aged 4 to 6 Years with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder

Iris Wohnsiedler from Economics for her project on Trade Contractions and Female Labour Market Outcomes