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It’s not often we see conferences dedicated to literacies studies. The third in the biennial Cypriot Literacy and Contemporary Society has secured keynotes with Baynham, Cope and Kalantzis, and Georgakopoulou in autumn 2019. The call for abstracts is out to 21st June. “The 3rd International Conference on Literacy and Contemporary Society focuses on the complex …
“‘my first reaction – I don’t do it. But the more I thought about it, the more I realised I do actually… more than I thought I did’” (p57). In this article, which features on pages 54-63 of RaPAL journal Vol No 97 (Spring 2019), Sam Duncan highlights participants’ surprise about the topic of her …
Learning and Skills Research Network, London and the South East A winter LSRN London and South East Network meeting was convened recently with Continuum, UEL’s Research Centre for Widening Participation. Sai Loo, UCL IoE and Rania Hafez, University of Greenwich, co-ordinated five presentations which explored transitions into different forms of work. The afternoon comprised two …
This morning, UKSSD and BOND, two multi-sectoral organisations working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), hosted a morning on this very theme. Chaired by Jon Snow, we were welcomed with a speech by the Minister of State at the Department for International Development. This was followed by policy development presentations from the Finish Secretary General from …
The results of our last survey of members in 2014 emphasised the importance of regular publication of the RaPAL digital journal. Since then we have ensured termly publication, as well as reformulating our overall purpose, sustaining annual events and sector engagement. At the AGM in June, we agreed with members to launch a short follow-up …
News & Events
Division of Analytical & Environmental Sciences News & Events
King's College London will be one of six universities to set up and run three new urban air pollution research 'supersites' in London, Birmingham and Manchester by the end of 2018.
Professor David Phillips along with a team of researchers have received £20 million from Cancer Research UK to fill vital knowledge gaps in the environmental and behavioural causes of cancer.
News Archives - The National Archives
The National Archives and Arts Council England are pleased to announce that they have signed a collaboration agreement until 2024, building on a long history of mutual support. Archives, libraries and museums are closely connected in their work and our two organisations have many shared values and goals. Dr Valerie Johnson, Director of Research and […]
The National Archives has today taken on responsibility for the external publication of court judgments, creating the first publicly available government database of judgments. John Sheridan, Digital Director at The National Archives said: ‘We are taking on this role as keepers of the public record, working under the Public Records Act 1958. Court judgments are […]
The National Archives has welcomed Professor Andrew Wathey CBE as the new Chair of its advisory Board for a three-year term. Professor Wathey succeeds Lesley Cowley OBE, the inaugural holder of the role, who stepped down in March, at the conclusion of a transformative and highly successful six-year tenure. Professor Wathey is currently Vice-Chancellor and […]
Today we are pleased to announce the successful applicants who have received grants from our Records at Risk Fund. Eight archives from across England and Scotland have each received grants of up to £5,000. The Records at Risk Fund provides support for urgent, short-notice interventions to save historical records, in both physical and digital formats, […]
Today, the first tranche of Ministry of Defence (MOD) service personnel records will go on to our catalogue and be made available for ordering. These are the first of 9.7 million records that will be transferred from MOD over a six-year period. The records are those in series WO 420 and relate to the Corps […]