​​​On Friday  23 September, Nina von Uexkull was awarded a doctoral degree in peace and conflict research at Uppsala University. Nina, who is associated with the Climate Anomalies and Violent Environments (CAVE) project at PRIO, wrote a thesis on 'Climate, conflict, and coping capacity: The impact of climate variability on organized violence.' Members of the evaluation committee included Håvard Hegre and former PRIO Director Dan Smith, with Prof. Jack A. Goldstone as the appointed examiner. Congratulations!