Antonio León

Antonio León

Thesis Title: Transparency and Bureaucratic Quality Abstract: Transparency initiatives have received considerable support as a means to combat corruption. However, many fear that they may lead politicians to substitute towards untargeted forms of malfeasance, such as...
Harry Upton

Harry Upton

Thesis Title: Conceptualising “Health” at the United Nations Security Council Abstract: This project is concerned with tracking how health concerns in conflict zones have been approached by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Through tracking the...
Carmel Cardona

Carmel Cardona

thesis Title: Remaking the Self in Cancer Survivorship: Pleasure, Creativity and Embodiment. Abstract: Half of us will develop cancer in our lifetime. Advances in detection and treatment are turning cancers into “chronic rather than terminal conditions” (Kerr &...
Quentin Wight

Quentin Wight

Thesis Title: The Amazonian Bioeconomy? A storyline shaping deforestation and governance in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. Abstract; This project explores the ‘bioeconomy’ discourse in Brazil and its role in shaping governance in Brazil’s Amazon...
Silvana Maria Rupprechter

Silvana Maria Rupprechter

Thesis Title: To co-produce or not to co-produce? A critical examination of the translation of IPCC climate science into national adaptation policies Abstract: Commitments to reach net zero emissions by 2050, and keep temperature rise below 1.5 ºC, will only reduce...
Fraser Curry

Fraser Curry

Thesis Title: Postcolonial geographies of urban precarity: race, pollution, and everyday life in Hounslow Abstract; Foregrounded by decades of austerity and ecological degradation, COVID-19 drew back the veneer of the welfare state and revealed with stark clarity the...
Laura Fischer

Laura Fischer

Thesis Title: The embodied experience of childhood trauma and its role in survivors’ relationships with themselves and others: a survivor-led qualitative study Abstract: A third of children and young people in the UK experience trauma and more than half globally....
Tisha Dasgupta

Tisha Dasgupta

Thesis Title: Health System Shocks & Care Seeking Behaviour: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected care seeking behaviour for pregnant women who belong to ethnic minority or socially complex groups? Abstract: This research project aims to gain in-depth insight on...
Toryn Whitehead

Toryn Whitehead

Thesis Title: Planning for extirpated species coexistence in Scotland: A shifting baseline syndrome perspective Abstract: Co-occurring with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and growing support for a nature positive vision for Scotland, the reintroduction of...
Maximin Lange

Maximin Lange

Thesis Title: King’s Algorithm for Acceptance Likelihood Identification (KAALI): Training a Machine Learning Model for Identifying Job Acceptance Likelihood for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Abstract: Individuals with mental illness (MI) experience unjust...
Iona Pickett

Iona Pickett

Thesis Title: Using an intersectional framework to understand the impact of minority and multi-minority status on the causes, outcomes, and patient experiences of depression and anxiety. Abstract: Mental health problems, including anxiety and depression, are more...
Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

Thesis Title: On Politics and Justice: British Military Justice following War Crimes Allegations in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2001-Present Abstract: Though the wars in Iraq (2003-2011) and Afghanistan (2011-2021) often bring to mind heroic images of weary soldiers...