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

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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
Leon Barron and Denise Syndercombe-Court, Division of Analytical & Environmental Sciences have been interviewed by Chemistry World for a feature piece about the importance of Chromatography in forensic science.
Posted: 23-11-2016
Ten pigtails of hair thought to be from seven mutineers of "Mutiny on the Bounty" fame and three of their female Polynesian companions will be analysed in a new collaboration between the Pitcairn Islands Study Centre at Pacific Union College (California, US) and the forensic DNA group in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine.
Posted: 23-08-2016
DNA Analysis at King's appeared on a recent episode of the BBC's Fake or Fortune programme
Posted: 22-08-2016

News – The National Archives

We have decided, for the wellbeing of our visitors, staff, volunteers and suppliers, to close The National Archives until further notice. All events, tours and school visits will be cancelled until the end of June 2020. Other on site services will be suspended while we remain closed. We are looking at options to run some of […]

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Author: Matthew De Ville
Posted: 26-03-2020

We have decided to delay the implementation of the document ordering trial, as The National Archives is currently closed until further notice. We will soon make some changes to same-day document ordering. From Tuesday 31 March 2020, as part of a six-month trial, readers will be able to order a maximum of 12 documents for the […]

The post Changes to document ordering appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: luglow
Posted: 24-03-2020

The Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) Conference is taking a brief break in 2020 to build on its success and will return in a new location in summer 2021. The later date provides the perfect opportunity for the conference to focus on attracting an even more diverse audience and to introduce exciting new content and […]

The post DCDC Conference to take a one-year break appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 04-03-2020

Last night we premiered ‘Mental Health on Record’, a stop-motion animation film made by a group of young people which explores how contemporary views on mental health can be used to interpret historical records from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The film is now available on our YouTube channel. The project was co-led by […]

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Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 19-02-2020

The National Archives Trust, a new independent education charity, was launched last night with a reception here at Kew. The Trust will be able to fundraise and finance projects that fall outside of our statutory obligations but which can promote the very rich history of our nation. We were thrilled that Sir Anthony Seldon (Chair […]

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Author: shonalowe
Posted: 12-02-2020

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