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Events

Our events

Board meeting on Wednesday 25 September 2019 at Hammersmith Hospital. We welcome patients, members of the public, staff and partners to our public board meetings.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Board meeting on Wednesday 25 March 2020 at Hammersmith Hospital. We welcome patients, members of the public, staff and partners to our public board meetings.
Posted: 04-09-2019

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
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

On Saturday 14 September we’ll be supporting Richmond Runfest by making a number of spaces in our visitor car park available for runners to park in. Please be aware that any visitors to The National Archives arriving before 10:00 will be redirected to the staff car park, while visitors arriving after 10:00 will be able […]

The post Visitor car park arrangements for Saturday 14 September appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: luglow
Posted: 12-09-2019

Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives visited the M&S Company Archive at its home at the University of Leeds this week as part of a nationwide tour of archives in his position as Historical Manuscripts Commissioner. The Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts is celebrating its 150th anniversary after being appointed under […]

The post Jeff James visits M&S appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 29-08-2019

Four bursaries have been awarded for this year’s Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference, following a competition funded by The National Archives. The competition was open to students and others who would not otherwise be able to attend the event in November. DCDC is a partnership between The National Archives, Research Libraries UK and Jisc, […]

The post DCDC bursaries awarded appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 28-08-2019

Original records held by The National Archives will feature in a free-to-join online course examining the Peterloo Massacre. Registration is now open for ‘Peterloo to the Pankhursts: Radicalism and Reform in the 19th Century’. The course will uncover a century-long struggle for rights and representation, from the Peterloo Massacre to the campaign for women’s suffrage […]

The post Peterloo remembered in free online course appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 05-08-2019

We will shortly begin construction of two major new learning spaces within our first floor reading rooms. One space will be located next to the library, while the other will occupy part of the existing document reading room here at Kew. Caroline Ottaway-Searle, Director of Public Engagement at The National Archives, said ‘This project is […]

The post New learning spaces for the historians of tomorrow appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 02-08-2019

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