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Veronika Poniscjakova

Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Veronika is a final year PhD student in the School of Politics & International Relations. She holds an integrated Masters degree (MSci) in International Relations & Global Issues from the University of Nottingham.

Departmental/University Service

Member of the Postgraduate Research Fund Committee, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham (2018-2019)

Organiser of the 6thAnnual Nottingham Postgraduate Conference in Politics and IR, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham (2017-2018)

Member of the Postgraduate Research Colloquium Organising Committee, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham(2015-2016)

Resident Tutor, Ancaster Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham (2015-2016)

Professional Memberships and Activities

Member of the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism, University of Nottingham

Member of Society for Terrorism Research (2018)

Awards

2017 - Michael Cowan scholarship, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham.

Skills

Languages:

Slovak: Native proficiency

Czech: Full professional proficiency

English: Full professional proficiency

Spanish: Professional working proficiency (B2 level of European Framework)

Arabic: Limited working proficiency

Hebrew: Elementary proficiency (Evening Hebrew classes, the Language Centre, University of Nottingham)

Software:

MS Office Package: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Project

Advanced Research Training

Doctoral Training Centre, University of Nottingham: Research Design, Practice and Ethics; Foundations in Qualitative Methods; Individual and Group Interviews; Doing Ethnography.

Further Research Training:

University of Nottingham Graduate School Courses: Researching Sensitive or Distressing Topics; Introduction to Endnote for Researchers; Introduction to Quantitative Research; Peer Mentoring for Postgraduate Research Students.

Teaching/Public Speaking Skills Development

University of Nottingham Graduate School Courses: Small Group Teaching; Marking and Assessment; Engage, Excite, Enhance: Top tips for Teaching and Learning; Practical Teaching Skills; Lecturing for Learning; Presentation Skills - An Introduction to Public Speaking; Presentation skills for researchers

Teaching Summary

Teaching expertise:

  • The War in Iraq POLI3067 (20 Credits), 2018/2019
  • Political Theory: From Ancient to Modern M11151 (15 Credits), 2017/2018
  • Political Theory: From Ancient to Modern M11151 (15 Credits), 2016/2017

Research Summary

Research interests:

Counter-culture

Israel

Israel-Palestine conflict

Religion

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