Congratulations to the 2020 Simons Award Recipients!

Five UBC students have been selected by the Liu Institute for Global Issues in the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs for the Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security. The award is funded by an endowment provided by the Simons Foundation.

The selected students span a range of backgrounds and areas of interest. They and their research proposals are:

Andrei Golobokov, Masters student in Political Science, Power engagement and states’ accommodation: The case of the six-party talks

Easton Smith, MPPGA student, Policy responses to emerging biosecurity risks

Edwin Edou, MPPGA student, Assessing the prospects for nuclear power in Kenya

Jessika Woroniak, MPPGA student, Health and environmental consequences of uranium mining and the nuclear fuel cycle

Zainab Rauf, Undergraduate student majoring in International Economics, Economics of India’s Prototype Fast Breeder nuclear reactor

Learn more about the Simons Award