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A series of events driven newsfeeds – we’ll rotate them periodically.

Blog – RaPAL

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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 …
Author: Tara Furlong
Posted: 03-06-2019
“‘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 …
Author: Jo Dixon
Posted: 26-04-2019
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 …
Author: Tara Furlong
Posted: 19-12-2017
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 …
Author: Tara Furlong
Posted: 08-02-2017
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 …
Author: Tara Furlong
Posted: 07-12-2016

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.
Posted: 22-01-2018
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.
Posted: 17-02-2017

News – The National Archives

We are carrying out some essential maintenance work to ensure that our website runs smoothly.

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Author: Piriya Pordes
Posted: 17-09-2021

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to accept new record copying orders between Friday 10 and Monday 13 September. The service will resume as normal from 11:00 on Tuesday 14 September. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Author: Sarah Leggett
Posted: 09-09-2021

We will re-introduce charges for our visitor car park from Tuesday 7 September. We originally introduced parking charges in 2019. When we reopened after the first Covid lockdown in July 2020, we suspended charging as government guidance advised against using public transport during the pandemic. As this guidance has now eased, we have decided to […]

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Author: Sarah Leggett
Posted: 26-08-2021

After discussions spanning a number of years, in February 2021 the Ministry of Defence (MOD) began the transfer of just under 10 million personnel records to The National Archives for permanent preservation.  The records will be transferred to Kew in batches over the next 6 years. The records included in this collection cover personnel in all three services, Royal […]

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Author: shonalowe
Posted: 17-08-2021

Today we are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme has awarded eight new cataloguing grants totalling almost £300,000 to archive services across the country. Recipients of the fourth round of cataloguing grants are: University of Stirling Archives, London Metropolitan Archives, Archives and Cornish Studies, Manchester Art Gallery, Culture Perth and Kinross, Yorkshire […]

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Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 10-08-2021

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Turning the tide – making a difference