The 2016 Faculty of Arts Postgraduate Publication Prize has been awarded to Dr Ben Rich and Ms. Dara Conduit from the Social and Political Science HDR program.
Their article is entitled “The impact of Jihadist foreign fighters on indigenous secular-nationalist causes: contrasting Chechnya and Syria” in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism and was published by the Taylor and Francis. They were supervised by Dr Ben MacQueen.
The article was presented to the United Nations by Ms Conduit and was also cited by the UN Office for the High Commission of Human Rights in its annual report to the UN General Assembly.
The Postgraduate Publication Prize was established to reward and celebrate the research outputs of the Higher Degree by Research cohort in the Faculty of Arts. The prize consists of a certificate and a cheque for $1000.
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