Criteria for nomination of REF sub-panel members
- An international recognition in politics and international relations as identified by publications record, membership on editorial boards/journal editorship and/or research funding bodies.
- A recognition and understanding of the excellence in scholarly work that is conducted in politics and international relations across fields and methodologies.
- A recognition that the panel membership needs to reflect the goals of equality and diversity in scholarship in terms of gender, sexuality, region, race and ethnicity, scope and focus of their home institution and geographical location.
- A recognition of the importance of collegiality in terms of promoting the breath of politics and international relations scholarship in terms of research and institutional settings, as indicated by contributions to institutional and professional bodies, as well as the promotion of equality and diversity.
Early Career Small Research Grants
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of BISA in 2015, the association launched of the BISA Early Career Small Research Grants scheme(EC-SMRs). The grants are open to applicants in their early career (five years maximum between the date showing on the PhD certificate and the application deadline). Applicants must be based within a UK higher education institution (HEI) and must be a current, early career member of the BISA and throughout the duration of the grant.
The deadline for Stage 1 applications: 14th November 2017
The deadline for Stage 2 applications: 12th January 2018
BISA deeply concerned by the Presidential Order Limiting Travel to the US of Refugees and Immigrants
January 2017, saw Professor Richard Whitman (University of Kent) and Professor Mark Webber (University of Birmingham) announced as Chair and Vice-chair respectively. They will complete two years in these roles.
Thanks were conveyed to the outgoing chair Professor Nicola Phillips (University of Sheffield) who will now fulfil the honorary role of President for two years.