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Hugh Lamarque awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Congratulations to Hugh Lamarque, who has received a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship to work at CAS for three years. [26 May 2020]

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‘Developing Data’ project awarded GCRF grant

We are pleased to announce that a new project, titled ‘Developing Data? Markets and Politics in a Digital Age’, has been awarded a GCRF Digital Innovation for Development in Africa grant. [14 May 2020]

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SJ Cooper-Knock awarded SFC-GCRF grant for Covid-19 research

SJ will join a colleagues at the University of the Western Cape to continue their Lockdown Diary Project. [27 Apr 2020]

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SFC-GCRF Covid-19 grant success

Jean-Benoît Falisse awarded SFC-GCRF grant for Covid-19 research. [24 Apr 2020]

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Dr Ini Dele-Adedeji joins CAS as a GCRF Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Ini will be working on transitional justice in northeastern Nigeria, under the mentorship of Dr Akin Iwilade. [23 Apr 2020]

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Professor George ‘Sam’ Shepperson, with CAS since its 1962 beginnings, passes away

CAS regrets to announce the passing of Professor George ‘Sam’ Shepperson at the age of 98. [20 Apr 2020]

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CAS Online Open Days

Registration open for the CAS online open days! [14 Apr 2020]

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20 Influential Women in the University of Edinburgh 2020

AID students Fauziat Serungoji and Andhira Kara recognised as part to the 20 Influential Women at the University of Edinburgh programme organised by EUSA and RAG for this year’s International Women’s Day [17 Mar 2020]

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