SPICe hosts a number of
PhD students every year. Students are recruited via the Research Council
Policy Internships Scheme.
works together with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
(POST) at the UK Parliament, the Research and Information Service (RaISe) in the
Northern Ireland Assembly, and the National Assembly for Wales Research
Service, to select and interview potential candidates for Research Council
United Kingdom internship placements. These placements are hosted by each
of the four parliaments/assemblies.
are expected to produce at least one briefing paper, participate in a
policy inquiry and/or organise a policy event.
details of the scheme can be found on the Research Council UK website:
Previous placement students
September to November 2017
SB 17-79 Negotiation of Trade Agreements in Federal Countries
to June 2017
SB 17-69 How can we reduce obesity in Scotland?