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Åshild Kolås Appointed Vice President of IDSS

Åshild Kolås Appointed Vice President of IDSS

Saturday, 16 May 2020

​PRIO Research Professor Åshild Kolås has been appointed Vice President of the ISA Interdisciplinary Studies Section (IDSS). This was announced in the May Newsletter of IDSS.

Her key task at the outset is to work with the new section President, Stephen J. Rosow, to enhance the social media and web presence of the section. 

Congratulations to Åshild Kolås!

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Successful Thesis Defense by Nicholas Marsh

Successful Thesis Defense by Nicholas Marsh

Friday, 15 May 2020

​Nicholas Marsh has successfully defended his dissertation for the degree dr.philos: "Because We Have the Maxim Gun: The Relationship Between Arms Acquisition by Non‐State Groups and Violence".


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Open Position: Doctoral Researcher with the TRUST Project

Open Position: Doctoral Researcher with the TRUST Project

Friday, 15 May 2020
The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher. The position provides the opportunity to work in a leading international research institution with high academic standards and an interdisciplinary environment.
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Bruno O. Martins Featured in CNN News Video on Drones

Bruno O. Martins Featured in CNN News Video on Drones

Friday, 08 May 2020

​Bruno Oliveira Martins was interviewed by CNN for a news video focusing on the use of drones during the COVID-19 pandemic. The video report illustrates the different uses of drones, from humanitarian relief to surveillance, and it showcases both the potential of drone technology and the problems associated with it.

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Scott Gates Elected President of Peace Science Society (International)

Scott Gates Elected President of Peace Science Society (International)

Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Congratulations to Scott Gates on being elected as the new President of the Peace Science Society (International)!

Peace Science Society (International) is a non-profit organization dedicated to peace scholarship, which seeks to encourage and support publication of peace and conflict management research. It is headed by a president, who is elected on an annual basis by the PSS(I) members. Previously the position of the president was held by Christian Davenport of the University of Michigan / PRIO.
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