SAS in the media

Condition: the ageing of art

Thursday 24 December 2015
Warburg Institute
‘Condition: the ageing of art ’ by Dr Paul Taylor , curator of The Warburg Institute photograph collection, has made the Evening Standard’s best art and design book list. The article, which dubs Dr Taylor an ‘expert’s expert’, describes the book as an ‘engrossing paperback that will teach you never to look at an Old Master painting in the same way again.’

Past Frances A. Yates Long-Term Fellow journal article cited on Inside Higher Education

Monday 21 December 2015
Warburg Institute
Dr Carl Philipp Emanuel Nothaft, past Frances A. Yates Long-Term Fellow at The Warburg Institute , features in an Inside Higher Education story. Titled ‘War on Christmas: the prequel’, it quotes from an article Dr Nothaft wrote for the Journal of the History of Ideas about the burgeoning scholarly critique of Christmas celebrations in the late 16th century.

Professor Avrom Sherr on a proposed new solicitor super-exam

Monday 21 December 2015
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Avrom Sherr , professor emeritus at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies , is quoted in a Legal Cheek article about the proposed solicitor super-exam, which Professor Sherr suggests is more about the Solicitors Regulation Authority remaining in control, as opposed to ‘maintaining standards’.

Professor Barry Smith comments on '#thedress' and breathalysing Britain

Thursday 17 December 2015
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C. Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ), has featured extensively in debates including BBC Radio 3’s Breathalysing Britain and Radio 4’s well-trailed #Hashtags of the Year 2015 episode. For the latter he discussed the phenomenon of ‘#thedress' and its puzzling properties. Extracts from this programme also ran on the station’s Pick of the Week , and again on Radio 4 in Four .

Professor Barry Smith on the importance of our sense of smell

Wednesday 9 December 2015
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C. Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ), talks about, and demonstrates, the importance of our sense of smell on Channel 5’s The Saturday Show (at 1:00:00). He also gives the keynote speech at Food Matters Live, following it with a spotlight on sensory interview in which he discusses the factors that can affect our perception of flavour.

Being Human in the Spectator

Wednesday 9 December 2015
School of Advanced Study
The School's Being Human festival, which ran from 12 to 22 November, is highlighted in a Spectator article about the University of Nottingham’s ‘But I know this city’ festival event, which included community performances of B.S. Johnson’s 1969 novel, The Unfortunates .

Small states facing a slide to catastrophe says Sir Ronald Sanders

Wednesday 9 December 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), tells Caribbean Now that Paris’s recent climate change conference will only be judged a success for small states if a global warming limit of no more than 1.5°C is agreed, and industrialised nations commit to provide financing for adaptation and mitigation.

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