The BSIA is pleased to report that its new website has earned Gold in the 2017 MarCom Awards competition.
MAGG student Amy Zavitz discusses human rights, social justice, and her internship with CIVICUS in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dr. John H. Hartig Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Canada to Perform Multi-Disciplinary Research on Cleanup of the Great Lakes
The Fulbright Program is pleased to announce that Dr. John Hartig of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
Dispatch from the United Nations Development Programme in Viet Nam: Trina Loken’s first blog from the field
MAGG student Trina Loken discusses environmental issues in Viet Nam and her work with UNDP’s Climate Change and Environment Unit.
MIPP student Kyle Taylor reflects on his first month working in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).
Dispatch from the United Nations Development Programme in Indonesia: Emilie Turner’s first blog from the field
MAGG student Emilie Turner provides a glimpse into her first month working as an intern at the UNDP country office in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Through her global-level research and facilitating her students’ local-level work, Rygiel is putting into action her conviction that the world needs to embrace diversity.
A Laurier/BSIA associate professor is heading to Geneva to address the United Nations (UN) on Oct. 12 as the international body develops a global compact for safe, orderly and regular international migration.
PhD candidates engaging in GPE/IPE debates are encouraged to submit a 500-word proposal by November 13, 2017 to participate in the fourth PhD Dissertation Workshop in Global Political Economy in April 2018.
The BSIA warmly congratulates faculty member, Sarah Burch, and BSIA fellow, Shohini Ghose, on their election to Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars.
Postdoctoral Fellow Liam Riley has been named a finalist for a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) award for his research on urban food security in Africa.
The BSIA is pleased to congratulate Maha Kamel, Olivia Matthews, Dani Marcheva and Dominique Souris for securing two of the top 10 winning entry positions in the International Policy Ideas Challenge 2017.
Professor Eric Helleiner has won a prestigious Killam Research Fellowship to expand understanding of the world economy beyond the well-known ideas of figures like Adam Smith and Karl Marx.
Laurier/BSIA health policy expert receives major grant to research why people fail to seek medical care
Karen Grepin, Associate Professor at Laurier and a faculty member at the BSIA, has received a €250,000 grant from the scientific philanthrophy arm of AXA Group, to examine why people do not seek medical care at certain times, and what it means for health care systems around the world.
The BSIA held its annual CIGI Graduate Fellowship Symposium on Friday, April 21, which featured a compelling keynote lecture by Senator Raynell Andreychuk. Introduced by Mr. Jim Balsillie, the Senator spoke about her career as a champion for human rights, and stressed the impact individuals can have on policy.