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History / Archeology - 11.06.2020
UCL starts process of renaming buildings named after prominent eugenicists
UCL has today initiated the process of reviewing the current naming of spaces and buildings after two prominent eugenicists Francis Galton and Karl Pearson.

Event - History / Archeology - 09.06.2020

Law - History / Archeology - 29.05.2020

History / Archeology - 12.05.2020
Sussex Professor teams up with British fashion designer to launch virtual book club
An online book club, launched by fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood is to be curated by a University of Sussex Professor.

Health - History / Archeology - 09.03.2020
Global health and gender report launched
It will take over 50 years to achieve gender parity among the top leaders in global health, according to a new report co-led by UCL. The report, which released its findings on International Women's Day, is published by Global Health 50/50, an iniative based at the UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health  and  co-founded and co-directed by UCL Professor Sarah Hawkes and Dr Kent Buse,  Strategic Policy Directions, UNAIDS.

Economics - History / Archeology - 27.01.2020

Philosophy - History / Archeology - 17.12.2019
University of Birmingham forges link with Chinese automotive giant
University of Birmingham forges link with Chinese automotive giant
A two day international conference will be taking place exploring human beauty from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment the Wellcome Collection , London on the 10-11 January.

History / Archeology - Health - 06.12.2019

History / Archeology - 29.11.2019

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 13.11.2019
Results of research on Spanish masterpiece Lady in a Fur Wrap announced
Leading international specialists in the field of art history have released the initial findings of a four-year collaborative research project centring around one of Glasgow's most famous paintings, the Lady in a Fur Wrap. For over 100 years scholars have been debating who painted the beautiful portrait Lady in a Fur Wrap, traditionally thought to be by El Greco (1541-1614).

History / Archeology - 28.10.2019
Storytelling and immersive technologies to connect us to our past
The way people lived their lives hundreds of years ago will be brought to life at a unique event being held at the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 30 October 2019.

History / Archeology - 25.10.2019

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 16.10.2019

Health - History / Archeology - 01.10.2019
New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
An exhibition will open at a gallery at Birmingham Dental Hospital and the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry investigating the link between teeth and the city's historic Jewellery Quarter.

History / Archeology - 26.09.2019
Sussex historian calls for change in perception of youth culture in new podcast
The existing narrative around youth culture needs to change drastically, according to a leading historian at the University of Sussex.

History / Archeology - 20.09.2019
Citizen scientists get the call to transcribe first history of Spain
University of Birmingham researchers are calling for members of the public to help them transcribe one of the most important manuscripts of the Estoria de Espanna , a key medieval Spanish history. The rarely seen document - an original fourteenth-century manuscript copy of a text written by Alfonso X el Sabio, King of León and Castile in the 1270s - is part of the first major vernacular history of Spain written in Spanish.

History / Archeology - Economics - 18.09.2019
Feeling the strain? New book looks at the cultural history of stress in Britain
Are we more stressed now than our ancestors were? A new book by a Sussex historian could hold the answer.

History / Archeology - Environment - 11.09.2019
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:"Science doesn’t become history until it gets out of the lab."
Jim Endersby , Professor of the History of Science, talks about his prestigious new guest lectureship, and the role that we all play in the wider understanding of science.

History / Archeology - 15.08.2019

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019

History / Archeology - 15.07.2019
Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map
The Byzantine expert who led the research project that re-dated the Sant'Ambrogio church at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno) to the mid-ninth century is back in Italy to help secure wider recognition for the site.

History / Archeology - 08.07.2019
Archaeologists explore fate of Waterloo wounded
A team of military veterans and serving personnel, led by professional archaeologists, are about to begin excavating at the site of Wellington's Field Hospital on the world-famous battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium. The charity Waterloo Uncovered will this week begin to explore the farm buildings of Mont St Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid during the battle of 1815, which ended in the crushing defeat of Napoleon.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2019
University of Glasgow replays the Battle of Waterloo
The University of Glasgow hosted over the weekend the world's biggest ever historical table top war game, replaying the Battle of Waterloo with more than 22,000 miniature soldiers.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 16.05.2019
From the art of political rhetoric, storytelling, 19th century literature and wetland archaeology, University of Birmingham to make a splash at Hay
Some of the top researchers and experts in their field from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their research areas at this year's Hay Festival.

History / Archeology - 16.05.2019
Winchester Cathedral’s mortuary chests unlocked
A team of archaeologists and anthropologists from the University of Bristol have been gradually unlocking the secrets hidden within Winchester Cathedral's mortuary chests as part of an on-going research project supported by the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral.

History / Archeology - Event - 18.04.2019

History / Archeology - 01.04.2019
After the Factory - do you remember the Singer Sewing Machine Factory?
Researchers working on a project called "After the Factory" want to interview people who worked in the Singer sewing machine factory in Clydebank that closed in 1980.