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History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.05.2017
Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle and create body parts from jelly
Have you ever wondered what Mars looks like, what your skin's made of, how planes can fly, why T-rex had tiny arms or how Vikings fought? It's now less than a month to go until you can find out at.
History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.05.2017
History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Researchers offer opportunity to re-enact history in unique Georgian playhouse
Dr Katherine Astbury Associate Professor of French Studies in the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures is calling for amateur actors to take part in a theatrical melodrama on stage in the country's most complete Georgian playhouse.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
19.05.2017
Saving a renaissance masterpiece: Fitzwilliam Museum wins award for decade-long restoration
Saving a renaissance masterpiece: Fitzwilliam Museum wins award for decade-long restoration
A ten-year research and restoration project to save one of the Fitzwilliam Museum's Renaissance masterpieces was rewarded with a major national accolade this week.
Religions - History/Archeology
18.05.2017
The last Muslim King in Spain
The last Muslim King in Spain
The history, myths and legends surrounding the last Muslim ruler in Spain - whose surrender ended seven centuries of Islam at the heart of Western Europe - is the subject of a new book and Hay Festival appearance by Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayson.
History/Archeology
09.05.2017
The First World War in the lands of the Pharaohs
More than 2000 unseen images of Egypt and Palestine taken during the First World War have been gathered by researchers at Cardiff University.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
04.05.2017
History/Archeology
02.05.2017
Warwick to host 18th Century magic conjured by world class illusionist
The University of Warwick is hosting a series of free public events that will explore themes of deception, belief, and enchantment.
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
28.04.2017
Historian’s book tops bestseller charts in China
Dr Peter Frankopan's book, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World , shows the importance of the east and the role it had in shaping modern Europe.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
28.04.2017
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Imperial Festival 2017: Behind the scenes of the combustion lab
Ahead of his appearance at Imperial Festival, we speak with Dr Guillermo Rein, Imperial's resident fire expert.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
One Hundred Days of Trump
One Hundred Days of Trump
Professor Andrew Preston examines the origins of the first hundred days as a measure of presidential success in American politics.
History/Archeology - Politics
28.04.2017
#ICYMI - Trump's First Hundred Days
#ICYMI - Trump’s First Hundred Days
Dr Emily Charnock, Lecturer in American History, delivers her verdict as the Trump presidency reaches its first major milestone.
History/Archeology - Religions
27.04.2017
Discarded History exhibition lifts the lid on 1,000 years of medieval history
Treasures from the world's largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts - chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo - have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
26.04.2017
Seal of approval - Scotland’s most important medieval charters go on show
Precious examples of of some of Scotland's most important medieval charters and seals have gone on show in National Records of Scotland.
Event - History/Archeology
25.04.2017
Research on spectacular TV and on-screen stardom scoops awards at BAFFTSS 2017
Two academics from the University of Warwick Film and Television Studies department have won prestigious awards for their research at the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFFTSS) Awards in 2017.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
20.04.2017
Digital app brings to life one of Scotland’s key prehistoric settlement sites
A new online digital resource has been launched to bring to life one of Scotland's most important prehistoric settlement landscapes. ‌ Led by the University of Glasgow the new digital resource aims to widen public engagement with the ongoing archaeological research in Perthshire. Supported by a grant from Historic Environment Scotland, the SERF Project app was developed in collaboration with the 3DVisLab at the University of Dundee.
History/Archeology - Psychology
13.04.2017
University of Warwick to partner Warwickshire festival for the mind
The University of Warwick has partnered with Also Festival to help bring to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
12.04.2017
History/Archeology
11.04.2017
Fantastic eggs and where to find them
Fantastic eggs and where to find them
Archaeologists and scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Durham and the British Museum are using cutting edge technology to crack a conundrum surrounding the ancient trade in ostrich eggs. Decorated ostrich eggs were traded as luxury items from the Middle East to the Western Mediterranean during the Iron Age (1200-300 BC).
History/Archeology - Computer Science/Telecom
05.04.2017
TEDxCardiff
With record breaking ticket sales and a host of inspiring speakers, TEDxCardiff 2017 once again promises to be packed with ideas worth spreading.
History/Archeology
05.04.2017
Matthew Strickland shortlisted for Wolfson History Prize
A work by Matthew Strickland, Professor of Medieval History, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Wolfson History Prize 2017.
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
04.04.2017
Threads of Empire: Rule and resistance in colonial India c1740-1840
Seventy years after India gained independence, historians at The University of Nottingham reveal the acts of resistance that shaped the British Empire in India in a new exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.
History/Archeology
31.03.2017
History/Archeology
31.03.2017
Imperial celebrates long and strong relationship with Livery Companies
Imperial celebrates long and strong relationship with Livery Companies
The relationship between Imperial's Faculty of Engineering and the City Livery Companies was celebrated at the opening of the heritage area.
History/Archeology
31.03.2017
New book tells how China ended the era of Western domination
New book tells how China ended the era of Western domination
Professor Robert Bickers' new book on China provides a fresh, accessible and comprehensive account of how China overcame foreign domination in the 20th century to go on to become the world's second largest economy.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
30.03.2017
Uncovered: the lost pioneers of Welsh socialism
The spread of socialist ideas in Wales from the 1880s to the run up to World War One is revealed in a new book by a Cardiff University academic. Wales and Socialism: Political Culture and National Identity before the Great War is a major new study by Dr Martin Wright of the School of History, Archaeology and Religion which uncovers a lively socialist political culture with roots both deeper and earlier than previously recognised.
History/Archeology - Politics
27.03.2017
A New Dawn? The 1997 general election
The 1997 general election was a unique moment in Britain's modern democratic history and its consequences continue to shape Britain in 2017.
Life Sciences - History/Archeology
22.03.2017
Tiller the Hun? Farmers in Roman Empire converted to Hun lifestyle - and vice versa
Tiller the Hun? Farmers in Roman Empire converted to Hun lifestyle - and vice versa
New archaeological analysis suggests people of Western Roman Empire switched between Hunnic nomadism and settled farming over a lifetime.
History/Archeology - Politics
21.03.2017
Fake News - It's older than you think!
Fake News - It’s older than you think!
Fake News - It's older than you think! A University of Sussex historian has been chosen by the BBC to turn her new, ground-breaking work on Henry VIII and Elizabeth I into a nationwide radio programme.
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
21.03.2017
SPRU Director receives honorary degree
SPRU Director receives honorary degree
SPRU Director receives honorary degree Professor Johan Schot , Director of SPRU – the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex, will be awarded an honorary degree today (21 Marc
Medicine/Pharmacology - History/Archeology
20.03.2017
Face of ‘ordinary poor' man from medieval Cambridge graveyard revealed
Face of ‘ordinary poor’ man from medieval Cambridge graveyard revealed
New facial reconstruction of a man buried in a medieval hospital graveyard discovered underneath a Cambridge college sheds light on how ordinary poor people lived in medieval England.
Medicine/Pharmacology - History/Archeology
20.03.2017
Revealed: face of ‘ordinary poor' man from medieval Cambridge
Revealed: face of ‘ordinary poor’ man from medieval Cambridge
New facial reconstruction of a man buried in a medieval hospital graveyard discovered underneath a Cambridge college sheds light on how ordinary poor people lived in 13th century England.
Environment/Sustainable Development - History/Archeology
17.03.2017
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
10.03.2017
Museum archive reconnects a London-based Congolese community with its heritage
Museum archive reconnects a London-based Congolese community with its heritage
When Reverend Kenred Smith captured moments of life in the Congo over 120 years ago, he couldn't have imagined that the photos - now in Cambridge's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology - would be chosen by a Congolese community to help them remember a country that many of them had fled.
History/Archeology
08.03.2017
BBC antiques series Flog It comes to The University of Nottingham
PA 39/17 Flog It , the popular BBC One antiques programme presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit Nottingham on Friday 14th April.
Social Sciences - History/Archeology
08.03.2017
Another India exhibition gives voice to India's most marginalised communities
Another India exhibition gives voice to India’s most marginalised communities
Hundreds of objects which tell the story of 100 million of India's most marginalised citizens - its Indigenous and Adivasi people - are to go on display for the first time in a ground-breaking exhibition at Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) from today.
Administration/Government - History/Archeology
08.03.2017
Highest ever number of Durham subjects in world Top 50
Highest ever number of Durham subjects in world Top 50
Durham University has achieved its highest ever number of subjects in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2017 , with eight in the Top 50 and three in the Top 10.
History/Archeology - Business/Economics
06.03.2017
The Victorians are to blame for assumptions that self-harm is just attention-seeking
The Victorians are to blame for assumptions that self-harm is just attention-seeking
Dr Sarah Chaney , researcher at QMUL's School of History , writes for The Conversation about our attitudes to self-harm and where the come from.
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
06.03.2017
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project A major new project that will tell the story of the BBC directly through the voices of the people who worked there has been announced today.
Religions - History/Archeology
03.03.2017
Viceroy's House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Viceroy’s House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Lecturer in World Cinema, Queen Mary University of London, reviews Gurinder Chadha's latest film: Viceroy's House.
History/Archeology - Environment/Sustainable Development
28.02.2017
Rare prehistoric footprints redefined as 7,000 years old
In a massive time-shift, new analysis conducted by a Cardiff University researcher pushes our understanding of a set of rare human footprints on the Welsh coast back by 3,000 years.
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
28.02.2017
The Monuments Men of Libya
The Monuments Men of Libya
With Daesh militia at their heels, a handful of brave Libyan archaeologists completed the excavation of the Haua Fteah cave in Cyrenaica, North Africa. Cambridge archaeologist Dr Giulio Lucarini tells their story.
Environment/Sustainable Development - History/Archeology
27.02.2017
History/Archeology - Earth Sciences
24.02.2017
Complex prehistoric patterns discovered around site of ancient Welsh burial chamber
Complex prehistoric patterns discovered around site of ancient Welsh burial chamber
A team of archaeologists, led by a researcher from the University of Bristol, has uncovered the remains of a possible Stonehenge-type prehistoric earthwork monument in a field in Pembrokeshire. Members of the Welsh Rock art Organisation have been investigating the area around the Neolithic burial chamber known as Trellyffaint – one of a handful of sites in western Britain that has examples of prehistoric rock art.
History/Archeology - Life Sciences
24.02.2017
Turning the lens on the BBC's Natural History Unit
Turning the lens on the BBC’s Natural History Unit
A new Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project at the University of Bristol is looking at the world of wildlife filmmaking over the last twenty-five years.
Arts and Design - History/Archeology
22.02.2017
New exhibition sheds light on Renaissance Lisbon
New exhibition sheds light on Renaissance Lisbon
A new exhibition in Portugal's foremost national museum the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga offers a new interpretation of Renaissance Lisbon, thanks to research by a Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) historian.
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