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Congratulations to our Class of 2020

27 September 2020

The Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies congratulates all of its MSc and MLitt students who have completed their studies.

The Class of 2020 are the Graduate School's second cohort of students. Several of them marked the occasion with a photo with the cover page of their end of degree project.

Congratulations from everyone in the Graduate School team and the programme directors.

Arpitha Paramesh and Eva Scheiwe

Arpitha Paramesh, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Religion and Human Rights: Three Case Studies from India

Eva Scheiwe, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Be(e) Industrious: Beehives and the Industrialisation of the Honey Bee in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Fadhli Soetarso and Jack Baker

Fadhli Soetarso, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: The Challenges of Sustainable Mining Practices: Meeting Growing Demands for Nickel Through Recovery, Reuse, and Recycling

Jack Baker, MSc in Conservation Studies

End of Degree Project: The Plight of the Pangolin

Jack Sykes and Johanna Hoegstedt

Jack Sykes, MSc in Conservation Studies

End of Degree Project: Breaking (the) Waves of Injustice: An Assessment Into the Potential of Blue Degrowth to Contribute to More Just Marine Conservation in the Blue Economy

Johanna Hoegstedt, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Hidden Violence and Invisible Men: A Discourse Analysis on Men and Masculinities in Violence Against Women and Foreign Policy Strategies

Lauren Charter and Louise Harker

Lauren Charter, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Perceptions of Rural and Remote Practice in Medical Students: Research to Advance Scottish Medical Education

Louise Harker, MSc in Conservation Studies

End of Degree Project: Community Capabilities for Natural Protected Area Governance: The Relationships between Livelihoods, Wellbeing, and the Protected Areas of Watamu Marine National Park and Mida Creek, Kenya

Penelope Jacobs and Rachel Kuhn

Penelope Jacobs, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Rogue or Revolutionary? How China’s Aid Programme is Challenging the “Traditional” Development Landscape

Rachel Kuhn, MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought

End of Degree Project: Protect Maunakea: Decolonizing Theology and Christian Activism in Contemporary Hawaiʻi

Rita Simone and Ruth Harpur

Rita Simone, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Divergent Treatments Towards Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan (Non-)Encampment Policies from 2011 to 2016 

Ruth Harpur, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: Dropping-Out and Rejoining Education: A Comparative Analysis between India and Ireland

Sarah Emslie-Smith and Tasnia Khandaker Prova

Sarah Emslie-Smith, MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought

End of Degree Project: Motherhood and Maoism: Models of Maternity in the Context of Sendero Luminoso’s Peruvian Maoist Revolution

Tasnia Khandaker Prova, MSc in International Development Practice

End of Degree Project: The Trapped Elephant in the Humanitarian’s Room: Ensuring Ecological Justice Amidst a Refugee Crisis