SAS in the media

Plagiarism software pins down new source for Shakespeare's plays

Friday 9 February 2018
Institute of English Studies
Professor Sir Brian Vickers , distinguished senior fellow at the School of Advanced Study (SAS) and senior research fellow at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), is quoted in a Guardian article entitled ‘Plagiarism software pins down new source for Shakespeare's plays’. The story also features in the New York Times .

Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progress

Thursday 8 February 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Keith Somerville , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), provides an update in The Conversation on the contentious issue of rhino protection in the article ‘Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progress’.

From paradise to Crawley: Supreme court to decide fate of Diego Garcia islanders

Wednesday 7 February 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Martin Plaut , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses, in the New Statesman , the Supreme Court hearing that will decide the fate of the 1,500 islanders who were evicted in 1971 from Diego Garcia, one of Britain’s remotest territories, to make way for a US military base.

A ‘year of reckoning’?

Tuesday 6 February 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), debates the economic decline of Namibia in The Namibian newspaper.

Deflection and deterrence

Sunday 4 February 2018
Refugee Law Initiative
Gemima Harvey, who is doing an MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies , has published an article in the Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity 5(2), entitled ' Deflection and deterrence: Europe's shrinking asylum space and its parallels with Australian policies '.

Experts urge government to fortify flour with folic acid

Friday 2 February 2018
Institute of Philosophy
Sir Colin Blakemore’s study on the benefits of fortifying bread and flour with folic acid continues to prove popular, having been covered by Trading-House , the Western Daily Press (print), The Irish Wedding Directory , UK Wedding Directory , Royal College of Midwives and HerFamily .

How the battle was won

Thursday 1 February 2018
Institute of English Studies
Mr Jad Adams , research fellow at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), joins a panel of four historians to answer the big questions on female suffrage posed by the BBC History Magazine .

New IES director highlighted in THE

Thursday 1 February 2018
Institute of English Studies
The appointment of Professor Clare Lees as director of the Institute of English Studies ( IES ) is highlighted in the Times Higher Education’s ‘HE & Me’ column.

Sir Colin Blakemore’s ‘folic acid’ research proves popular in the media

Wednesday 31 January 2018
Institute of Philosophy
A co-authored study by Professor Sir Colin Blakemore (director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses, Institute of Philosophy ) highlighting findings from new research which reinforces calls from experts to the Department of Health to approve the fortification of flour with folic acid, in order to protect babies from having neural tube defects, has received coverage from more than 70 national, local and international media outlets including BBC News Online , ITV News , the Guardian , Telegraph , Times , Independent , Daily Mail , iNews , Reuters , Press Association

Rice, tofu and smoked-milk cream

Tuesday 30 January 2018
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) and founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses ( CenSes ), talks about rice, tofu and smoked-milk ice cream on the Kitchen Cabinet, BBC Radio 4’s weekly show about food.  

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