Dr Catherine Owen awarded certificate of Outstanding Academic Merit by the British Academy

On 26th January, Dr Catherine Owen attended a welcome event at the British Academy for new postdoctoral scholars where she was awarded a certificate of Outstanding Academic Merit by the Academy. The postdoctoral awards are highly competitive, with an overall application success rate of approximately 8%. Details of Dr Owen’s project, which explores welfare reform and civic participation in local governance in contemporary Russia and China, can be found on her staff webpage at the following address: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/politics/staff/cowen/