News

The latest news from the Political Studies Association and the world of political studies.

  • PSA President Wins ESRC Impact Champion Prize

    21 June 2018

    The Political Studies Association (PSA) wishes to congratulate its former Chair and current President Professor Matthew Flinders for achieving the prestigious 2018 ESRC Impact Champion Prize.…

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  • Nominations open for Mackenzie Book Prize

    13 June 2018

    We are pleased to invite nominations for this year's W.J.M. Mackenzie Book Prize.   The Mackenzie Prize is awarded annually to the best book published in political science. We now invite nominations for books published in the 2017 calendar year.…

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  • PSA Statement on Student Placements and Internships

    8 June 2018

    In light of recent political discussions regarding the payment of student interns and student placements, the Political Studies Association (PSA) encourages all to acknowledge a basic ethical standard:  all work should earn a living wage.…

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  • Vacancy at the Political Studies Association - Communications and Media Officer

    29 May 2018

    COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA OFFICER Job description The Political Studies Association…

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  • Data Protection

    18 May 2018

    The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25th 2018. Below is a summary of the work that we’ve been undertaking to ensure our organisation is ready and prepared. What information are we talking about? …

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  • PSA announces new trustees

    17 May 2018

    We are pleased to announce that the following members will be joining the PSA Executive Committee as new trustees from 11 June 2018, for a three-year term:Claire Dunlop (University of Exeter)Kate Mattocks (Liverpool Hope University) In addition, Will Jennings…

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  • Membership survey

    12 April 2018

    The Political Studies Association is launching a review of its membership structure and we are keen to hear from you. Whether you are a PSA member or not we'd be grateful if you can spare 5 minutes of your time to take our online survey. …

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  • Conference in brief

    11 April 2018

    The PSA held its annual conference in Cardiff 26-28 March. There were over 230 panels, a keynote speech at the conference dinner from Gary Younge, and a Q&A session with REF sub-panel chair Charlie Jeffery in the Welsh capital.…

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    Around the panels

    11 April 2018

    The PSA's annual conference featured over 230 panels over three days in Cardiff. Below is a taste of what was discussed by professors, professionals and early career researchers.  Across the nations…

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  • AGM

    11 April 2018

    The PSA held its annual assembly on 25 March, the second day of the annual conference, where attendees heard from the chair, vice-chair, membership secretary and CEO about the association’s many achievements over the previous year and our plans and priorities…

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