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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

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve our services? If you are a regular archive user who would like to get involved at a more strategic level we’d love to hear from you, as we are seeking new voluntary delegates to join our User Advisory Group (UAG). The […]

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

Author: Sarah Leggett
Posted: 21-07-2021

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, covering the early months of Tony Blair’s government in 1997. The newly released Cabinet Office files (PREM 49) shed light on a range of subjects both at home and abroad under Blair’s leadership. Some examples of files being released include: PREM 49/2: […]

The post More Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Andrew Harrison
Posted: 20-07-2021

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

The post Opening up the archives to more visitors appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: Matthew De Ville
Posted: 15-07-2021

We are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme will award £1million to archive services over the next three years. Archives Revealed is a partnership programme between the Wolfson Foundation, The Pilgrim Trust and The National Archives, and is the only funding stream in the UK dedicated to cataloguing and unlocking archives. Launched […]

The post £1million funding for archives sector appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: shonalowe
Posted: 15-07-2021

The latest collaboration from The National Archives and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is a play inspired by workhouse pauper letters written by workhouse inmates of the Cardiff Workhouse in the mid-1850s who complained about the conditions. You can listen to the play online at the following link: https://soundcloud.com/user-595574078/your-unfortunate-servants The paupers see […]

The post Play inspired by pauper letters now online appeared first on The National Archives.

Author: shonalowe
Posted: 14-07-2021

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