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Religions - Law - 11.09.2013
Unfair treatment faith groups ’persists’, finds study
11 Sep 2013 Ten years after England and Wales' first law against religious discrimination a University of Derby-led project reveals institutions are making progress but that reports of unfair treatment from people of different religions or beliefs continue. Research for the report Religion and Belief, Discrimination and Equality in England and Wales: A Decade of Continuity and Change was led by Paul Weller, Professor of Inter-Religious Relations at Derby, working with Oxford and Manchester universities.

Religions - 27.08.2013
Ethnic profiler for every part of England and Wales available online
27 Aug 2013 A fascinating free interactive tool has been published online by University of Manchester researchers, which allows you to calculate the ethnic profile of where you live.

Administration - Religions - 17.08.2013
Reporting from Zimbabwe: a visit to Harare’s biggest township
In the township of Mbare, anthropology student Rowan Jones finds a complex picture of poverty and propaganda - plus a baffling level of support for Mugabe.

Religions - Administration - 14.08.2013
Sussex advertises for Lead Chaplain
Sussex advertises for Lead Chaplain

Religions - 13.08.2013
Christine does it again

Religions - 12.08.2013
Dear digital diary
A powerful life-logging tool which captures and stores memorable moments in people's lives is being developed by two researchers who argue that it could improve public well-being.

Religions - 09.08.2013
'Christians airbrushed women out of history'
‘Christians airbrushed women out of history’
09 Aug 2013 A band of forgotten women were hugely influential in the rise of Christianity, a five-year study has found.

Religions - Administration - 05.08.2013
New on-line forum on faith and public policy aims to prompt ’spirited debate’
Are Muslims effective participants in governance or are they victims of policies over which they have little say?

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 26.07.2013
"Nudity does not liberate me and I do not need saving"
When radical feminists took their cause from Europe to North Africa, the outcome was a deepening of the divides they sought to break down.

Religions - Health - 20.07.2013
Pupils discover new treatment to stop the spread of worm infection
Pupils discover new treatment to stop the spread of worm infection
20 Jul 2013 Pupils from inner-city Manchester have been working with scientists at The University of Manchester to carry out research into a condition which affects around one billion people worldwide. The 29 youngsters from Trinity Church of England High School in Hulme, conducted an eight-week experiment with scientists from the University's Institute of Inflammation and Repair looking at the development of eggs from worms that infect your gut.

Religions - 08.07.2013
UCL launches new BA in Ancient Languages
UCL launches new BA in Ancient Languages
UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies and UCL Greek & Latin have announced a new BA in Ancient Languages which will enable students to study an unparalleled range of ancient languages and textual traditions for the first time in the UK.

Religions - 01.07.2013
University Gospel Choir reach national finals
University Gospel Choir reach national finals

Religions - Economics - 25.06.2013
America will never be gay and lesbian friendly, says researcher
America will never be gay and lesbian friendly, says researcher
25 Jun 2013 The relationship between church, state and the international crisis facing welfare finance is the root cause of why some countries are friendlier to same-sex couples than others, says a University of Manchester researcher.

Social Sciences - Religions - 19.06.2013
Belief that honour killings are ’justified’ still prevalent among Jordan’s next generation, study shows
Belief that honour killings are 'justified' still prevalent among Jordan's next generation, study shows New research into attitudes of 15-year-olds in Middle Eastern nation shows that the practice of

Religions - Administration - 06.06.2013
2011 Census: Muslims and Sikhs most likely to feel British
2011 Census: Muslims and Sikhs most likely to feel British
06 Jun 2013 Muslims and Sikhs are the religious groups most likely to feel British, according to new analysis of the 2011 Census by University of Manchester researchers.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 24.05.2013
Bronze statue of the Venerable Bede unveiled
Bronze statue of the Venerable Bede unveiled
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Religions - 22.05.2013
Read around the world with Birmingham at Hay
From the world's oldest Bible, via the meaning of Hamlet's 'To be or not to be' soliloquy, to the burgeoning popularity of mass reading events; the past, present and future of literature come together in the University of Birmingham's exciting line-up of lectures at this year's Hay Festival.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 22.05.2013
Cardinal Newman archive to become digital library
Cardinal Newman archive to become digital library
22 May 2013 A three-year project to digitise the tens of thousands of documents produced by one of the most important and prolific Christian thinkers of the past 200 years has been launched.

Religions - 20.05.2013
South African crime-fiction wave hits Cambridge
Amid high-profile, real-life murder investigations and growing concerns about public safety, a new breed of crime fiction is sweeping South Africa, as one of its leading writers will tell the University of Cambridge this week.

Religions - Social Sciences - 17.05.2013
Female conversion to Islam in Britain examined in unique research project
A ground-breaking report examining the experiences of nearly 50 British women of all ages, ethnicities, backgrounds and faiths (or no faith) - who have all converted to Islam - was launched in London yesterday by the University of Cambridge.

Religions - Education - 15.05.2013
St Andrew’s Foundation Launch

History / Archeology - Religions - 09.05.2013
Clickable history
Geographic information systems - once limited to the domain of physical geographers - are emerging as a promising tool to study the past, as researchers are discovering for medieval history. What's exciting about GIS is it allows us to move into a different dimension that frees maps from being static snapshots Nicholas de Lange Almost nothing persists to reveal the existence of Jews in the Byzantine Empire - no buildings or synagogues, coins or seals, pots or pans, charms or amulets.

Religions - Social Sciences - 07.05.2013
Fostering understanding between the Islamic world and the west
Frankie Martin, MPhil student in the Department of Social Anthropology will speak tonight at the showing of a documentary Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam .

Education - Religions - 02.05.2013
Former Poet Laureate calls for religious education to be replaced with lessons in ethics

Religions - 30.04.2013
School of Global Studies debate on religion and conflict brings a 'new idea' to an old problem
School of Global Studies debate on religion and conflict brings a ’new idea’ to an old problem
School of Global Studies debate on religion and conflict brings a 'new idea' to an old problem The first Peace Talks event involving the School of Global Studies in partnership with peacebuilding NGO International Alert and the Royal Commonwealth Society was held last week (Monday 22 April) at the Commonwealth Club in London.

Religions - 29.04.2013
Sussex and International Alert event on religion and conflict brings a ’new idea’ on an old problem
Sussex and International Alert event on religion and conflict brings a 'new idea' on an old problem The first Peace Talks event involving the School of Global Studies in partnership with peacebuildin

Religions - Education - 25.04.2013
Durham University and Archbishops’ Council sign historic agreement

Religions - 18.04.2013
Local schoolgirl wins poetry prize
Local schoolgirl wins poetry prize

Religions - Education - 16.04.2013
New Principal of Wycliffe Hall appointed
New Principal of Wycliffe Hall appointed

Religions - Education - 09.04.2013
Hidden Perspectives: Bringing the Bible Out of the Closet
A ground-breaking project at the University of Sheffield is tackling the fraught relationship between religion and homosexuality by challenging traditional readings of the Bible.

Religions - Education - 04.04.2013
Language Sciences: a strategic initiative
Unified Administrative Service The purpose of the UAS: To support and enable the University's mission to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Religions - Social Sciences - 03.04.2013
Poor more generous than rich in recession, study shows
Professor Yaojun Li, of the Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester, analysed survey data on over 100,000 adults in England and Wales, over ten years to 2011. He will tell the British Sociological Association's annual conference in London that the average people gave to charity in the four weeks before being questioned during the year 2010/11 was 16, compared with 15 given by those questioned during 2007/08.

Religions - History / Archeology - 18.03.2013
Religion and society
The Director of a national research programme which aimed to significantly advance our understanding of religion and society will outline its impact in a keynote lecture at the University.

Religions - 11.03.2013
University Church reopens after landmark restoration
University Church reopens after landmark restoration
Oxford University's historic University Church of St Mary the Virgin has reopened, after undergoing its biggest restoration since the late 19th century.

Religions - Social Sciences - 10.03.2013
Cambridge in Sharjah: Building the foundations of research
Parody as resistance, religious broadcasting in the Arab world and China's relationship with the Gulf will all come under scrutiny as academics from Cambridge's Centre of Islamic Studies gather in the Gulf on March 10.

Religions - Administration - 28.02.2013
Warm British welcome for Jews fleeing Nazis a 'myth'
Warm British welcome for Jews fleeing Nazis a ‘myth’
Bill Williams, from the University's Centre for Jewish Studies, has cast new light on the way Britons responded to the desperate plight of Jews fleeing Germany after the Nazis came to power.

Religions - History / Archeology - 19.02.2013
Religion in American Life Conference

Religions - 18.02.2013
Durham University academic accepts charity's invite to see African poverty for herself
Durham University academic accepts charity’s invite to see African poverty for herself
A Durham University social media expert is preparing to travel to Uganda as part of a charity's unusual bloggers' mission.

Religions - 18.02.2013
Origins of landmark hymn book identified
Origins of landmark hymn book identified
Mike Sanders, from The University of Manchester, says the now obscure South Lancashire Delegate Meeting almost certainly compiled the landmark 'National Chartist Hymn Book' found in Todmorden public library two years ago. After two years of detective work, the expert in Victorian literature has published an article in the international journal Victorian Studies this month detailing what he has learned about the book.

Religions - History / Archeology - 14.02.2013
Catholic theologian reacts to the Pope's resignation
Catholic theologian reacts to the Pope's resignation
Paul D. Murray, Director of the Durham University's prestigious Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University, gives his reaction to the surprise resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

Religions - 14.02.2013
Meet a flawed hero in Greek drama brought alive
Meet a flawed hero in Greek drama brought alive
—Professor Patrick Boyde A dramatisation taken from one of the greatest stories of all time - Homer's Iliad - is to be performed next week at St John's College.

Religions - 13.02.2013
Preparing an online Bible feast for Lent
Preparing an online Bible feast for Lent
Narnia, Luke's Gospel and the thoughts of the recently-retired Archbishop of Canterbury are all on the menu for an innovative online discussion among Christians across Britain during Lent.

Religions - 13.02.2013
Photography exhibition explores faith in West London
Photography exhibition explores faith in West London
A photography exhibition opening this week in Gunnersbury Park Museum in Ealing is the outcome of a remarkable collaboration between senior citizens from six different faith communities in West Ealing and Hanwell.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 08.02.2013
Historic rivals join forces to save 1,000 years of Jewish history
Historic rivals join forces to save 1,000 years of Jewish history
In the late 19th century, Oxford's Bodleian Library and Cambridge University Library were rivals in trying to acquire materials from the Cairo Genizah.

History / Archeology - Religions - 07.02.2013
Source of Shakespeare's inaccurate Richard III portrayal explored
Source of Shakespeare's inaccurate Richard III portrayal explored
While Shakespeare's mastery of language and stagecraft is universally recognised, the historical accuracy of many of his plays is open to question and the recent discovery of Richard III's remains has reminded us of this.

Education - Religions - 04.02.2013
HE+ consortium launched in Herefordshire
HE+ consortium launched in Herefordshire

Architecture - Religions - 31.01.2013
2013 Slade Lectures unveiled
2013 Slade Lectures unveiled

Religions - Philosophy - 29.01.2013
University Sermon on ‘Epiphanies of the Human: Faith and Migration’
University Sermon on ‘Epiphanies of the Human: Faith and Migration’
Rowlands, who is currently Lecturer in Theology and Ministry at King's College, London and also a Research Associate of St Edmund's College, works at the interface of Political, Moral and Practical Theologies.

Religions - 17.01.2013
Nottingham hosts conference on the Quran
PA 16/13 Scholars from around the globe are to travel to Nottingham for an international colloquium dedicated to the Qur'ān, the Muslim Scripture.

Religions - 15.01.2013
Never forget a Face(book) – memory for online posts beats faces and books
People's memory for Facebook posts is strikingly stronger than their memory for human faces or sentences from books, according to a new study. The findings shed light on how our memories favour natural, spontaneous writing over polished, edited content, and could have wider implications for the worlds of education, and advertising.