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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’re very pleased to be able to welcome visitors back into our reading rooms, offering a limited service to visitors who need access to our collection of original documents for their research. Following regular reviews since our initial re-opening in July, we are now able to expand our services and increase our capacity, so that […]

The post The National Archives now open, offering greater access to our collections appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Matthew De Ville
Posted: 07-08-2020

The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the University of Manchester Library was awarded Archive Service Accreditation for the first time at the latest panel meeting in July 2020. Archive Service Accreditation is awarded for a period of six years and at the same July panel, Unilever Archives and Records Management […]

The post Newly accredited archive services announced appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 30-07-2020

We are experiencing an on-going intermittent issue with our website. The issue impacts our online services and in particular our online catalogue, Discovery, as well as parts of our website. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

The post Disruption to web services appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 16-07-2020

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve The National Archives’ services? If you are a regular archive user then we would love to hear from you. We are seeking new voluntary representatives to join our User Advisory Group (UAG). The User Advisory Group aims to give people who […]

The post Seeking new delegates for our User Advisory Group appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: luglow
Posted: 13-07-2020

The National Archives is committed to fairness and equality for all. We do not tolerate racism or any racial injustice. Archives are for everyone because they are about everyone – past, present and future. We are proud to be a part of a dynamic network of archives and, as a custodian of the nation’s histories, […]

The post A message about racial equality from our Chief Executive and Keeper appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Sarah Leggett
Posted: 09-06-2020

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Turning the tide – making a difference