Press releases

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

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.

Dr Sue Onslow leads new policy thrust for Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Tuesday 1 March 2022
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The University of London’s School of Advanced study has appointed Dr Sue Onslow as interim director of the UK’s only postgraduate institution devoted to the study of the Commonwealth, the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ). Currently a senior research fellow and the institute’s former deputy director, she takes up her new role this month.

School of Advanced Study part of partnership in £3.4m funding boost for UK researchers

Wednesday 9 February 2022
School of Advanced Study
A major partnership including the University of London’s School of Advanced Study ( SAS ), has been awarded £3.4 million to create a Development Network with approximately 500 research and innovation leaders from across the UK. In addition to fellows recently appointed via the Future Leaders Fellowship ( FLF ) scheme – UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) flagship interdisciplinary funding scheme – the network will include up to 200 further researchers and innovators nominated by the research councils.

Foyle Foundation supports the Warburg Renaissance project

Wednesday 26 January 2022
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute has been awarded a grant of £150,000 from the Foyle Foundation towards the Warburg Renaissance project. The project will transform the Warburg Institute, physically and intellectually, by restoring its original vision and making it ready for future generations. It will enhance the Institute’s academic resources, teaching facilities and public offerings, and create new facilities for special collections, exhibitions and events.