SAS in the media

Being Human continues to appear in the media

Monday 3 December 2018
School of Advanced Study
Stories about the School of Advanced Study's Being Human festival, which closed on 24 November, continue to appear including in the print editions of the Southwell Advertiser, Newark Advertiser , Hampstead and Highgate Express , the Walsall Chronicle , Sandwell Chronicle , Dudley Chronicle , Merthyr Express , Darlington and Stockton Times , as well as on Glasgow’s six o’clock news, Scottish TV News , Radio Newcastle (at 20:50), and in the East London Advertiser

Ireland's data watchdog 'must show Europe the way'

Thursday 29 November 2018
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Nora Ni Loideain , director of the Information Law and Policy Centre ( ILPC ) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), discusses the future of GDPR in the Irish Independent .

Leonardo hit by king-size doubts

Thursday 29 November 2018
Warburg Institute
Dr Ben Lewis, Warburg Institute visiting fellow and author of the forthcoming book, The Last Leonardo , has received coverage in The Times (behind a paywall) article, ‘Leonardo hit by king-size doubts’. He also features in The Australian (behind a paywall) article, ‘Doubts raised over painting’s $US450m value’.

Should paintings be conserved in public?

Thursday 29 November 2018
Warburg Institute
Dr Paul Taylor , curator of the Warburg Institute photographic collection, debates, in Apollo Magazine , the Rijksmuseum’s announcement that Rembrandt’s The Night Watch is to be restored in front of visitors.

Professor Smith on how science is helping chefs create better eating experiences

Thursday 29 November 2018
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ), features in Brazil’s Zero Hora newspaper. The article (in Portuguese) highlights his talk at the country’s Festival of Transformation 2018 (Festival de Transformacao 2018) about food and the senses, and how new thinking combining chefs' skills and recent scientific findings are helping us to have better eating experiences.

Concerns over Eritrea’s role in efforts by Africa and EU to manage refugees

Wednesday 28 November 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Martin Plaut , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS , discusses, in The Conversation , concerns about Eritrea’s role in Africa and the EU’s efforts to manage the flow of refugees and migrants from Africa. News24.com , Polity.org.za , ReliefWeb have republished the story.

The untold story of the Yoruba mothers

Sunday 25 November 2018
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research’s ( IHR ) display of responses, in cloth, collage and creative writing to World War One (WW1) from members of the #I’m a Yoruba Mother WW1 community project is featured in The Voice newspaper.

Doctors contributed little to population growth, says professor Crossick

Friday 23 November 2018
School of Advanced Study
Geoffrey Crossick, distinguished professor of humanities at the School of Advanced Study, comments on a Financial Times story claiming that the smallpox vaccine introduced by Edward Jenner in 1796 drove the dramatic increase in population from the late 18th century. In his letter (behind a paywall but accessible by Googling the headline ‘Doctors contributed little to population growth’) Professor Crossick explains that the work of demographic historians paints a different picture.

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