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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 are delighted to announce the appointment of Rommel Pereira as a new non-executive member to The National Archives’ board. Rommel will also take up the position of Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, taking over from Dr Claire Feehily, from 1 May. Rommel, a chartered accountant, retired as Finance Director of the Bank […]

The post New member joins The National Archives’ board appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 27-04-2021

Our reading rooms are now open to pre-booked visitors. You must book a visit to view our documents.

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Author: Matthew De Ville
Posted: 27-04-2021

Following a recent panel, the UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded Archive Service Accreditation for the first time. Bath Record Office: Archives and Local Studies De Montfort University Special Collections Parliamentary Archives The British Museum Archive At the same panel, the following archive services were […]

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

Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 22-03-2021

Today, The National Archives announced the successful applicants who have received funding from the COVID-19 Archives Fund. 25 archives from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have each received up to £50,000 from the fund. The fund, which was allocated £500,000 from HM Treasury, will allow archives to secure physical and born-digital records that […]

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Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 18-03-2021

Over the past year, our Education Team reached thousands of students across the country by quickly adapting to lockdown with their expanded online content. As students start to return to the classroom, we’re reflecting on the team’s achievements.   Faced with the interruption of onsite classroom learning, the Education Team developed live online taught sessions, pre-recorded assemblies and a family […]

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Author: Emily Dutton
Posted: 09-03-2021

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