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The Turing Awards Scheme 2021

Thursday 8 September 2022
School of Advanced Study
  We’re celebrating a very successful year of participation in the Turing Awards overseas placement scheme.

When the Games are over: What can Birmingham learn from the legacy of London 2012?

Tuesday 16 August 2022
School of Advanced Study
Written by Caio Mello | 11 Aug 2022 The 2022 Commonwealth Games, which ended on Monday (8 August), marks the 10th anniversary of another international sporting event hosted in the UK: the 2012 Summer Olympics. As Birmingham prepares to return to normal, and hopefully build on the legacy of the Games, what lessons can be learned from the London experience a decade earlier?

Future of the ICWS

Friday 17 June 2022
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
This is an update on the implementation of the recommendations of the  Inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London . Appointment of new Director A search committee for the new Director has been established, with a view to advertising the role in the coming month (June). Partnership agreements
Ms Marilyn Clarke

IALS announces appointment of Marilyn Clarke as its new librarian

Friday 10 June 2022
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Marilyn Clarke as the new IALS Librarian. Ms Clarke is currently the Director of Library Services at Goldsmiths, University of London, having previously served as Head of Discovery Services and Acting Director since 2016. She began her career in librarianship at Senate House Library as a Cataloguer, before moving to Imperial College London. She is a graduate of London South Bank University and Birkbeck, University of London.
Jaspreet Talwar Principal Sec Higher Education Gov of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Edu Minister Delhi Gov of Delhi

University of London in India on ground-breaking higher education mission

Thursday 9 June 2022
School of Advanced Study
This week, the University of London is delighted to be part of a UK Government-led higher education mission to India, the largest UK university leaders’ delegation to the country to date. The University is one of 23 UK higher education institutions (HEIs) on the mission - which has been spearheaded by the British Council, Universities UK International, the Department for Education and the Department for International Trade. Jaspreet Talwar Principal Sec Higher Education Gov of Punjab  Deputy Chief Minister  Edu Minister Delhi Gov of Delhi

Early career fellowships: inclusion, participation and engagement

Friday 27 May 2022
Institute of Modern Languages Research
In all spheres of their activity, the Institute of Classical Studies ( ICS ), Institute of English Studies ( IES ), and Institute of Modern Languages Research ( IMLR ) are enhancing the extent to which they work together. The intention is to ensure that this collaboration benefits the subject areas that they serve and strengthens the ability of the institutes to pursue agendas that lie at the heart of the mission of the School of Advanced Study (SAS).

Being Human festival announces BBC 100 Hub at the University of Bradford

Wednesday 27 April 2022
School of Advanced Study
Being Human , the UK’s national festival of the humanities, has announced a £15,000 grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create a festival Hub in Bradford with a special focus to celebrate the BBC centenary. Being Human demonstrates and celebrates the ways in which humanities research is vital to society and directly relevant to the lives and interests of people across the UK. Every year, hundreds of free events take place across the UK, showcasing the latest research in subjects including history, literature, philosophy, classics and languages.