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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 …
“‘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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
News – The National Archives
Today we have released FCO files relating to a British Airways flight (BA149) which landed in Kuwait City in the early hours of 2 August 1990, as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait began.
The National Archives, the Archives and Records Association and the British Records Association today launch the ‘Records at Risk Fund’.
The National Archives today can announce it has partnered with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) to help deliver the Our Collections Matter initiative. This comes one year after we announced our membership of the Climate Heritage Network (CHN). Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper of […]
To mark the publication of the 1921 Census of England and Wales in January, we can today announce 20sPeople: an exciting programme of events and activities connecting our lives in the 2020s with those of people living in the 1920s. 20sPeople will explore the stories of the past and present through a varied programme including […]
Today we can announce that the 1921 Census for England and Wales will be published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022. Taken between two world wars, during a period of economic turmoil and at a time when women had just won the right to vote, the 1921 Census will provide some fascinating insights about […]