Thanks to the Institute of Musical Research ( IMR ) and The Paul Sacher Foundation, the scholarly collections of Senate House Library ( SHL ) have been boosted by a new treasure: a facsimile score of Pierre Boulez’s masterpiece, Tombeau from Pli selon pli.
Want to see what’s cooking among emerging human rights researchers? All will be revealed at Research SOUP , a novel human rights competition at the School of Advanced Study’s Senate House headquarters on 3 June (6.30–8.00pm). Organised by the School’s Human Rights Consortium ( HRC ) and the Human Rights Researchers Network, it’s a simple concept. People turn up, pay £5 at the door, and listen to five postgraduate students pitch ideas for their human rights research project.
Michael Baker , New Zealand’s leading infectious disease epidemiologist, is amazed that the occurence of pandemics such as the Ebola crisis in West Africa continue to surprise us.
Anyone for beetle dip, ant tacos, cricket fried rice? No? That doesn't surprise researchers from the University of London’s School of Advanced Study ( SAS ). Their blunt advice to those worried about dwindling food supplies is simple. Don't make a meal of the insect ingredients - you'll just put people off. Instead, simply produce brilliant dishes that no one can resist and let the tastes do the talking.
After more than ten months in development the School of Advanced Study (SAS) has today unveiled Talking Humanities , a brand new hub for comment and analysis of research, events, training and policy in the UK humanities. Written by academics from around the world, Talking Humanities will provide a variety of thought-provoking articles on the things that matter to, and interest, the humanities researcher.
New Zealand’s leading infectious disease epidemiologist, Michael Baker, takes up his new role in London as a NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor this month. He will be based at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study ( SAS ) for 12 weeks from 20 April.
It is said that history is written by the winners. No wonder then that history is so hotly contested. And last night Lawrence Goldman, in his inaugural lecture as professor of history and director of the School of Advanced Study's Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), revealed that the relationship between history and biography has long been a troubled one.
Professor Sir Colin Blakemore , director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses ( Censes ) at the University of London's School of Advanced Study (SAS), will visit Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, USA, in April to be awarded the prestigious Lennox K Black International Prize in Medicine. He is the first neuroscientist to receive this accolade.
The University of London is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Freedberg as Director of The Warburg Institute with effect from July 2015.
Every year millions of people are forcibly displaced by floods, wind-storms, earthquakes, droughts and other natural hazards. Although many find refuge within their own country, some have to move abroad, and protection for those affected remains inadequate.