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Friday, 15 Aug 2014

Call for Applications: PhD Course on Protection of Civilians

A course organised by the Research School on Peace and Conflict

​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course 'Humanitarian Action and the Protection of Civilians' 28-30 October. The course is based on the research project Protection of Civilians: from principle to practice, organised in collaboration between CMI, NUPI and PRIO within the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies. It will be lectured by project members and coincide with a project workshop.

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Monday, 04 Aug 2014

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch included in Prestigious List

The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is one out of 9 scientists with affiliation to Norwegian institutions who is included in the new list compiled by Thomson Reuters, and is also the only UK-based political scientist to be included in this prestigious international list of the most highly cited researchers in recent years. Kristian has his main position as Professor at the Department of Government at the University of Essex​, and holds a 20 % position at PRIO.

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Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

PRIO Journals Climb Rankings

Journal Citation Reports released

​​​​​​The 2014 Journal Citation Reports were released by Thomson Reuters Tuesday ​evening. The two PRIO journals Journal of Peace Research, edited by Henrik Urdal and Security Dialogue​, edited by Claudia Aradau, have both increased their international impact as calculated by these reports. PRIO takes pride in hosting the editorial offices of two of the world's leading academic journals in their fields, and would like to congratulate the editors and the editorial staff!

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Monday, 07 Jul 2014

PRIO awarded funding for a Nordic Centre of Excellence

Nordic Centre for Security Technologies and Societal Values will be financed by NordForsk

​The NordForsk board has decided to award one of the two new Nordic Centres of Excellence under the Nordic Societal Security Programme to PRIO. NOK 22 million have been allocated to the centre to be headed by J. Peter Burgess from the Dimensions of Security department at PRIO.

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