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Religions - 28.06.2019
Prophet and Loss: How the local strength of faith can impact a company’s ethical behaviour
Companies are less likely to engage in unethical accounting practices when their headquarters are in areas of high religious observance, new research by academics at the universities of Sussex and East London has revealed.

Religions - 09.05.2019
Universities would be £4.5m poorer without chaplains

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 29.04.2019
Sussex lecturer helps bring adaptation of first English novel, about talking cats and religion, to Brighton Fringe

Religions - 18.03.2019
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell’ of penal colonies
A fascinating new book which explores, for the first time, how religion was used to justify the creation of penal colonies, attempt reforms and ultimately overthrow the transportation of British and Irish prisoners is published next month.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.02.2019
Research sheds light on Early Stuart England pamphleteering

Religions - 07.02.2019
Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul determined all her decisions claims Birmingham study
New research carried out by the University of Birmingham's Gėzim Alpion concludes that Mother Teresa's dark night of the soul was triggered by childhood and that she had gnawing doubts about the existence of God to the end of her life.

Religions - Event - 22.01.2019
Empowering families with knowledge

Religions - Event - 17.12.2018
Third-world workers’ rights protected by EU procurement law - study
The University of Birmingham's Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion will be co-hosting the biennial World Muslim Leadership Forum (WMLF) on the 6-7 th December at the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Palace.

Religions - 14.12.2018
England’s Bayeux Tapestry at the centre of new heritage trail of Shropshire’s historic churches

Religions - 07.11.2018
’Internet co-founder’ gives Romanes Lecture

Religions - Philosophy - 11.10.2018
Exploring the rise of religious violence in society
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, left, and the Rev'd Canon Professor Richard Burridge, right, at the book launch of their new book, 'Confronting Religious Violence'.

Religions - Philosophy - 10.10.2018
Academics call for radical overhaul of religious education

Social Sciences - Religions - 01.10.2018
Former Irish President joins University of Glasgow

Religions - Social Sciences - 14.09.2018
Former Secretary of State for International Development named honorary professor
Research led by a senior academic from the University of Birmingham has found that the media and popular culture frequently depict Orthodox Jewish women as powerless, silent individuals who are at best naive to live a religious lifestyle, and at worst coerced into it.

Social Sciences - Religions - 15.08.2018
Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives
The Lammy Review in 2017 drew attention to inequalities among black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the criminal justice system.

Law - Religions - 10.08.2018
Boris comments legitimises Islamophobic sentiment says "burqa ban" challenge legal advisor
An expert in international human rights at the University of Sussex has criticised former foreign secretary Boris Johnson claiming his comments on women who wear burqas "legitimise Islamophobic sentiment".

Event - Religions - 31.07.2018
Professor receives award for significant contribution to antimicrobial resistance research

Social Sciences - Religions - 18.07.2018
Eight Oxford academics elected British Academy Fellows | University of Oxford

Politics - Religions - 25.06.2018
Hillary Clinton delivers Romanes Lecture of hope

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2018
Oxford University and National Trust announce research partnership

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.05.2018
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
The remains of Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, discovered during construction work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013, have been reburied in Durham City.

Religions - 18.05.2018
Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research

Religions - Career - 10.05.2018
Philanthropist funds scholarships to study Islam in the UK

Social Sciences - Religions - 08.05.2018
"Misleading Fantasy" that Scotland has no problem with racism
The belief that Scotland is immune to racism and 'culturally different' to England is a 'misleading fantasy', MSPs on the Cross-Party Group on Tackling Islamophobia will be told.

Religions - Event - 20.04.2018
Finds new mechanism that can cause the spread of deadly infection

Religions - 19.04.2018
From Rags to Witches - the grim tale of children's stories
Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children - and some were even banned by the church as a threat to faith or morality.

Health - Religions - 17.04.2018
The Gaza doctor who says ’I shall not hate’

History / Archeology - Religions - 16.04.2018
Professor Peter Marshall shortlisted for Wolfson History Prize

Education - Religions - 09.04.2018
How RE lessons can reduce prejudice and improve community relations

Religions - History / Archeology - 28.02.2018
Stanford’s Jane Shaw to be the new Principal of Harris Manchester College

Religions - 05.12.2017
Have Jesus’ secret teachings been found in our archives?

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2017
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used 'pop-up' mints to make coins to pay their soldiers.

Religions - 13.11.2017
American and British English - it’s all rather fascinating
It's pretty clear gradable adverbs - words like rather, quite and really - are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases - such as 'more or less', 'two or three' and 'for the most part'.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 06.11.2017
Analysing new John Donne manuscript
King's academic analyses newly discovered John Donne manuscript A handwritten manuscript of a satirical social commentary on Jacobean England by the young John Donne has been found buried amongst hundreds of fragments of documents in a tin trunk at Westminster Abbey.

Religions - Administration - 31.10.2017
New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees
New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees Academics at the University of Sussex today release a policy briefing on Humanitarian Corridors - a new way of helping vulnerable refugees that is gaining momentum in Europe.

Health - Religions - 31.10.2017
UCL-led ’Museums on Prescription’ wins health awards

Astronomy / Space - Religions - 30.10.2017
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on 30 October 1207 BC, is mentioned in the Bible and could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 27.10.2017
The Reformation is remembered
The Reformation is famously traced to an event that took place in Germany 500 years ago and reverberated across Europe.

Religions - History / Archeology - 24.10.2017
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Rustic figurines of a resigned-looking Virgin clutching her child may have no obvious literary or artistic merit to us today.

Religions - 23.10.2017
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
With up to 3.2 million children facing the prospect of not having enough food to eat during half term, new research has highlighted the importance of volunteers in filling the 'holiday hunger' gap. Stephanie Denning, a researcher at the University of Bristol, joined forces with the charity MakeLunch to understand how Christian church groups are responding to the growing problem, and how best to ensure volunteers remain engaged.

Philosophy - Religions - 17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.

Law - Religions - 17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared 'sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.

Religions - History / Archeology - 11.10.2017
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life.

Administration - Religions - 28.09.2017
The Opening of Year Service 2017
The Opening of Year Service took place, yesterday, Wednesday 27 September 2017 at 13.10 in the university's Chapel on the Strand Campus.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 26.09.2017
Guided walks through literary London
London's literature has been shaped by generations of migrant writers. This autumn, join literary historian Dr Nadia Valman of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), for a series of new guided walks

Physics - Religions - 22.09.2017
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
War diaries, scrapbooks, letters and photographs belonging to Sir John Cockroft, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most influential scientists of the modern era, will today be placed in the care of the Churchill Archives Centre.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.08.2017
Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses - did it actually happen?
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517, what the Germans call the Thesenanschlang, is one of the most famous events of Western history.

Religions - History / Archeology - 10.08.2017
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Zayed University (Abu Dhabi) have uncovered the foundations of two seventeenth century Portuguese churches on the East African island of Zanzibar. The Portuguese controlled the East African coast between 1500 and 1698. Information about Portuguese missionary activity in the region is limited, and these findings will help understand the long period of conflict between Christians and Muslims in the Western Indian Ocean during this period.

Philosophy - Religions - 20.07.2017
Prestigious British Academy award for Lancaster Professor

Religions - History / Archeology - 29.06.2017
‘France’s Samuel Pepys’ is elevated from the footnotes of history
The journals and scrapbooks of Pierre de L'Estoile have for generations provided a vivid picture of France in a time of religious upheaval.