Humanities

History - May 22
Writing for The Conversation, PhD student Ida R. Ahmad (UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage) explains that precious historical documents are under threat from 'vinegar syndrome', which causes film to decompose. A significant chunk of the world's history is facing an existential threat.  US government deeds ,  recordings of Indigenous Australians  and  photographs of English seaside life spanning three decades  are just some of the historical documents recorded on acetate film that are suffering irreversible damage due to what's known as vinegar syndrome.
Linguistics - May 18

The mystery behind a painting by a renowned French post-impressionist may have been revealed by new research that has unearthed secrets from his past. Research by our School of Modern Languages and Cultures has given us a new understanding of Pierre Bonnard's relationship with his wife and model Marthe Bonnard, and explains some of the negative stories about her after her death.

History - Apr 13
History

The development of pastoralism is known to have transformed human diets and societies in grasslands worldwide.

Linguistics - May 15

Discover some of the best strategies for successful revision in this article by English Literature student Evie Robinson, who shares her top tips for acing exam season here. It's that time of year again.

History - Apr 9
History

Long before Fabergé, ornate ostrich eggs were highly prized by the elites of Mediterranean civilisations during the Bronze and Iron Ages, but to date little has been known about the complex supply chain behind these luxury goods.


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