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Dr Anja Klein's BA Mid-Career Fellowship

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Dr Anja Klein has been awarded a £100K British Academy (BA) Mid-Career Fellowship

Arkotong Longkumer's AHRC grant success

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Dr Arkotong Longkumer has received an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant for a project on 'Decolonising the Museum'

New College Staff visit Holy Land

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Recently, three New College staff members took a trip to visit the Holy Land with Church of Scotland ministry candidates

Arts and Humanities Research Council studentship 2022

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The School of Divinity welcomes Naomi Reiss back to Edinburgh to start her doctoral studies.

Undergraduate prize winners 2022

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Congratulations to all our students who have been awarded prizes by the School of Divinity!

Stephen Dolan wins Student Tutor of the Year

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School of Divinity student, Stephen Dolan has won Student Tutor of the Year in this year's EUSA Teaching Awards

Professor Mark Harris elected as President of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology

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The School of Divinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Mark Harris as President of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSAT).

School of Divinity maintains No.1 position in Scotland for research power

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School of Divinity maintains No.1 position in Scotland for the quality and breadth of our research in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework Results (REF)

Fully funded AHRC SGSAH CDA Studentship: “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”

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Call for a doctoral student for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award, “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”.

Call for Papers – Islam and Evolution: A Hermeneutic Outlook

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A call for papers is announced as part of an upcoming conference on Islam and Evolution

New lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

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The School of Divinity are delighted to announce that Dr Salam Rassi has been appointed as a new lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh.

Alfred Landecker Foundation Full-time Lecturer Program for Postdocs

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The Alfred Landecker Foundation is pleased to invite applications from highly qualified postdocs in the humanities and social sciences, for a full-time lecturer program set to begin on 1 October 2022.

Professor Rachel Muers is appointed as the new Chair of Divinity

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The School of Divinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Rachel Muers as the new Chair of Divinity.

Dr Paul Fuller appointed as Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network's schools outreach officer

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The Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network (EBS) is delighted to announce the appointment of its first ever schools outreach officer

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