September 12, 2017
CEU alumna Lenka Bustikova (POLS '00) and Cristina Corduneau-Huci, assistant professor at CEU's School of Public Policy and Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations, received the prize for 2017 Best Paper award by the American Political Science Association's Comparative Democratization section for their article, Patronage, Trust, and State Capacity: The Historical Trajectories of Clientelism.
March 7, 2016
Martin Kahanec, associate professor at the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by Deputy Prime Minister and Czech Council for Research, Development and Innovations Chair Pavel Belobradek as the chair of the Council's Expert Panel for Social Sciences. The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.
June 30, 2015
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
May 26, 2015
A student-faculty team from SPP won a best paper award for their research on drones. Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick (SPP assistant professor) and Tautvydas Juskauskas (MPA '15) received the Best Paper Award for Technical Excellence at the Humanitarian Technology (HumTech 2015) conference in May. HumTech 2015 focuses on bringing innovative solutions to the humanitarian aid community.
December 2, 2014
Shorob.com, a Bengalese youth platform founded by Nuruddin Ahmed (MPA ’16), won the Social Media for Empowerment Award 2014 in the “Communication, Advocacy & Development Activism” category. The award is an initiative of the Digital Empowerment Foundation, a New Delhi-based organization that aims “to find sustainable Information Communication Technology (ICT) solutions…to address [the] digital divide in underserved and unreached regions and communities.”