SAS in the media

Professor Colin Blakemore featured in The Times

Saturday 18 January 2014
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore reviews Joshua Greene's Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap between Us and Them in The Times Saturday ( The Times , 18 January 2014). Colin is Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of the Institute of Philosophy's Centre for the Study of the Senses. Read the article on The Times website.

Academics consider legal action to force Foreign Office to release public records

Monday 13 January 2014
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy , director of the  Institute of Commonwealth Studies , has been cited in an article by Ian Cobain in Monday's Guardian . Murphy comments on the delayed transfer of 1.2m documents, dating back to 1840s, from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to the National Archives at Kew. Read the article online here

Prof Simon Eliot's History of Oxford University Press project discussed in the press

Thursday 9 January 2014
Institute of English Studies
In November 2013, the first three volumes of the  History of Oxford University Press Project  were published:  The History of Oxford University Press  Volume I (From the beginnings to 1780), Volume II (1780-1896), Volume III (1896-1970).  The Institute of English Studies'  Professor Simon Eliot , general editor of the History, is cited in The Oxford Times in-depth analysis of the book series. Read the article here . To find out more about the recent volume, you can read this Guardian review by Bernard Porter.

Opinion piece by Dr Karina Urbach published on The Conversation website

Wednesday 8 January 2014
Institute of Historical Research
Dr Karina Urbach, a Senior Research Fellow at the  Institute of Historical Research , has contributed an opinion piece to The Conversation website. You can read the article about the decline of military history research in Germany here:  German historians have little time for Gove’s Blackadder jibes

Read an interview with Paul Archbold in Classical Music magazine

Monday 23 December 2013
Institute of Musical Research
Paul Archbold, director of the  Institute of Musical Research , has been interviewed for the January 2014 interactive digital edition of Classical Music magazine (page 21). You can read the article online here after registering for free and entering the Access Code ADV14.

Colin Blakemore discusses the Human Mind Project on Radio 4’s Today programme

Thursday 12 December 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses at the Institute of Philosophy, discussed the launch of the  Human Mind Project with Professor Marina Warner (University of Essex) on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning. The project, led by Professor Blakemore, is an international, interdisciplinary effort to define the major intellectual challenges in understanding the nature and significance of the human mind. Professor Warner is a member of the project steering group.

How the Queen used her clout to save Britain from a spot of bother

Monday 9 December 2013
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy , director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies , says in his new book Monarchy and the End of Empire that the Queen helped to save the Government from a potential row by making key intervention during the summit in Africa.  Read the article on The Times website 

Professor Barry Smith discusses the champagne study on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours

Monday 9 December 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy  and co-director of the Institute's Centre for the Study of the Senses, discusses the surprising results in champagne taste tests conducted together with scientists at Oxford University.  Listen to the interview on the BBC iPlayer

ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellow Brian Ferneyhough featured on BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now programme

Saturday 30 November 2013
Institute of Musical Research
The School of Advanced Study's  ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellow  Brian Ferneyhough is featured in the latest episode of BBC Radio 3's  Hear and Now programme. The 90 minute-long episode focuses on the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2013 and includes music by Georg Friedrich Haas, Hector Parra, and Nicolas Hodges. The programme also features the premiere of Ferneyhough's Schatten aus Wasser und Stein for quarter-tone oboe and string quartet, performed by Christopher Redgate and Quatour Diotima.

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