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Events

Our events

Posted: 15-07-2019
Posted: 15-07-2019
We are excited to be hosting an open day for nurses considering a career in intensive care on 18 July 2019.
Posted: 15-07-2019

Blog – RaPAL

Research and Practice in Adult Literacy - a friendly group

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 are delighted to announce that Michael Takeo Magruder will be our first ever Artist in Residence. A renowned artist and researcher, Michael will be tasked with translating The National Archives’ rich digital data sources into thought-provoking and beautiful artworks and installations. With a vast portfolio of innovative art projects and proven track record in […]

The post The National Archives announces first Artist in Residence appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 16-07-2019

We are pleased to announce that The National Archives has achieved TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame award. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honours hospitality businesses and cultural sites that deliver consistently great service. This designation is presented to businesses that maintain a rating of at least four out of five – approximately 10% […]

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Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 05-07-2019

The Archives Revealed funding programme has awarded a total of £300,000 to nine archives across the UK for cataloguing projects. The scheme, which we support with The Pilgrim Trust and the Wolfson Foundation, provides cataloguing grants of up to £40,000 allowing archives to open up their collections to researchers and communities. Three additional archives were […]

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Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 25-06-2019

Along with Research Libraries UK, we can today announce that Jisc will be joining us as a partner in the organisation and delivery of the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference series. In the spirit of collaboration which defines DCDC, all of the partners look forward to ensuring that the conference continues to break new […]

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Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 24-06-2019

Today we have published guidance with Arts Council England on public libraries and archives advocating within local authority planning. The guide is designed to help anyone working within or alongside library and archive services to better understand the national planning context, local planning processes, and developer contribution schemes. By improving knowledge in these areas, archive […]

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Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 13-06-2019

Turning the tide - making a difference
Turning the tide – making a difference