Queen Mary’s Global Policy Institute funds new projects with a global focus
Queen Mary's Global Policy Institute is funding a range of new projects across its three strategic themes. The new projects, funded by Research England, will bring outstanding Queen Mary research to the attention of global policymakers.
Each project supports the Institute's objectives to link Queen Mary's world-leading academic research capability with policymakers, and to support evidence-based approaches to complex challenges.
Alongside this, the Institute is currently recruiting two further academic theme leads to develop a dynamic programme of work around Rights, Inclusion and Diversity and Health, Recovery and Reform. These are two of the Policy Institute's three strategic theme areas, with the third being Resilience, Community Cohesion, Planetary Health, Innovation and AI. The theme lead for this area is Dr Fernando Barrio in Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management.
The new projects funded include:
- Good Practices in Sovereign Debt Borrowing, led by Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (CCLS) and Paola Subacchi (Chair of the Institute's Advisory Board)
- Crisis Prevention and Management during Covid-19, led by Professor David McCoy (Blizard)
- A Living Means Index for Malaysia and wider ASEAN, coordinated by Dr Fernando Barrio and led by Professor Sushanta Malik (SBM)
- Global Public Investment – Raising Predictable Public Finance for Global Public Goods, led by Professor Simon Reid-Henry (Geography)
- Digital Justice and the Rule of Law in the Age of Covid-19, led by Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas (Law)
- Global Government Approaches to the Use of Evidence in Combatting Covid-19, led by Dr Stella Ladi (SBM)
- Migration, Pandemic and Responses from the Third Sector: Lessons from Brazil and India, led by Professor Parvati Nair (SLLF).
The Queen Mary Global Policy Institute is also funding five three-month virtual Policy Internships for current Queen Mary Masters and PhD students, creating career development and CV-building opportunities, even amidst the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Alongside this, a number of strategic investments will be made to enhance the profile and visibility of Queen Mary’s role in influencing policy at a local, national and international level, including membership of the Universities Policy Engagement Network (UPEN).
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