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Vincent Sterk awarded prestigious Dutch Royal Association for Political Economy medal

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Dr Vincent Sterk was awarded the prestigious Dutch Royal Association for Political Economy medal for his thesis  ‘The Role of Mortgages and Consumer Credit in the Business Cycle’.  Dr Sterk, a lecturer in Economics since September 2011, received his doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in May 2011. The KVS medal is awarded every two or three years by the Dutch Royal Association for Political Economy.

Stephen Machin appointed member of the new Tuition Fees Commission

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Professor Stephen Machin, UCL Economics, has been appointed member of the new Tuition Fees Commission which is to be chaired by Will Hutton. The commission will analyze the impact of the new higher undergraduate university fees and, in particular, how the system affects students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Professor Machin is already a member of the Low Pay Commission, the body that makes recommendations to the government about the national minimum wage.

Call For Papers - The 21st Century Body

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The 21st Century Body

Symposium

18th May 2012, London (Hosted by UCL)

Exciting developments in the life sciences and their application in biotechnology are helping to provide pioneering cures and therapies for inherited and degenerative diseases.

IPAS fundraising for the Jaago Foundation

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The official Video Launch of the Jaago Foundation Campaign by IPAS.

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Manuel Arellano (CEMFI) will be visiting UCL for six months starting from January

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He is the first holder of the new position as the Gorman Visiting Professor of Economics at UCL. Professor Arellano is also the President Elect of the European Economic Association and the 2nd Vice President of the Econometric Society.

Leverhulme MPhil/PhD Studentships 2012

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UCL Anthropology is offering two MPhil/PhD studentships (3 years) on the Leverhulme funded project “Hunter-gatherers resilience: Past, present and future adaptations to a world in transition”, to begin by 1 March 2012. 

Have Your Say! The 2012 National Student Survey seeks your views this term

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Have Your Say!

Final-year* undergraduate students are encouraged to complete the 2012 National Student Survey (NSS) which is being run this term. 

Andrew Chesher elected Foreign Honorary member of the American Economic Association

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Andrew Chesher has been elected a Foreign Honorary member of the American Economic Association.  

Foreign Honorary membership is restricted to 40 economists.

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