SAS in the media

China 2013: What next? conference features on Propeller TV news

Wednesday 27 February 2013
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies' conference China 2013: What next? , held in Chancellors Hall on the 22nd January 2013, was aired on Chinese television channel Propeller TV news, which broadcasts to over 10 million people across 45 countries. Speakers on the day included Professor Stephen Chan (SOAS), Jonathan Fenby (Writer and China specialist), Carrie Gracie (BBC), George Magnus (UBS Investment Bank), and Professor Rana Mitter (University of Oxford). Watch the Propeller TV coverage

Sell this, and we sell out our science heritage

Monday 21 January 2013
Institute of Philosophy
As The Royal Institution is in serious trouble, Professor Colin Blakemore writes in the Times why saving it should be a matter of national pride. Read the article on the Times website 

Institute of Classical Studies' John North on In Our Time: The cult of Mithras

Thursday 27 December 2012
Institute of Classical Studies
Professor  John North , Acting Director of the Institute of Classical Studies , was one of the discussants on Melvyn Bragg’s weekly ‘In Our Time’ programme on BBC Radio 4 on 27 December 2012. The subject of the programme was the cult of Mithras, a mystery religion that existed in the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 4th centuries AD. Listen to the podcast on the BBC website

Paul Archbold "Nine Memos" performed on Radio 3's Hear & Now

Saturday 15 December 2012
Institute of Musical Research
"Nine Memos" by Professor Paul Archbold, Director of the Institute of Musical Research, was performed by Arditti String Quartet on Radio 3's Hear & Now on 15 December 2012. Listen to the podcast on the Hear & Now page

In science, we must speculate to accumulate

Monday 3 December 2012
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of Institute of Philosophy's Centre for the Study of the Senses, writes for the Times on why The Chancellor should plough his technology windfall back into discovery and invention. Read the article on the Times website 

If scientists are silent, loony ideas will win

Monday 5 November 2012
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of Institute of Philosophy 's Centre for the Study of the Senses, writes for the Times on why whether it’s GM food or climate change, science is the only way of moving towards truth. Read the article on the Times website 

Professor Colin Blakemore: Is the afterlife full of fluffy clouds and angels?

Wednesday 10 October 2012
Institute of Philosophy
Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of Institute of Philosophy's Centre for the Study of the Senses, writes for the Telegraph's commnents section: Is the afterlife full of fluffy clouds and angels? What does the neuroscientist Colin Blakemore make of an American neurosurgeon’s account of the afterlife? Read the article on the Telegraph website

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