Gemma Scott, one of our current postgraduate students, has just been awarded the inaugural Bob Beattie Award as postgraduate student of the year by the Keele Postgraduate Association. Bob was Keele’s first lecturer in Clinical Psychology in 1965, and a great supporter of postgraduate students. mostly in the informal setting of the KPA clubhouse. Gemma’s award acknowledges her energy and enthusiasm, enhancing the experience of a great many postgraduate students, both academically and socially. Gemma’s research is on women’s political activism during India’s political Emergency, 1975-1977.