SAS in the media

Teaching History in the Wider World roundtable session discussed in Times Higher Education

Thursday 19 September 2013
Institute of Historical Research
Times Higher Education discusses the roundtable session inspired by Nick Guyatt’s and Luke Clossey’s recent piece on geographical diversity and history teaching in the UK published in the American Historical Association’s Perspectives on History. The session was hosted by Institute of Historical Research and the Higher Education Academy. A podcast of the roundtable session Read the article on the THE website

Cloning John Lennon?

Friday 6 September 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore explores on The Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Show whether it is possible to clone John Lennon from an old tooth. Colin is Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of the  Institute of Philosophy's  Centre for the Study of the Senses. Listen to the show on the WGN RADIO 720 website 

Much ado about who: Is it really Shakespeare?

Wednesday 14 August 2013
Institute of English Studies
Prof Sir Brian Vickers ' research cited as a major influence in helping to identify Shakespeare as the co-author of Thomas Kyd’s play “The Spanish Tragedy”. (The New York Times, August 12, 2013) Read the article on the The New York Times website

Babies are at risk unless teenagers have MMR jab, says Prof Colin Blakemore

Thursday 30 May 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, Director of the Institute of Philosophy’s Centre for the Study of the Senses, argues babies will be born deaf and blind unless teenagers receive the MMR jab. (The Times, The Telegraph 30 May 2013). Read the article on The Times website  Read the article on The Telegraph website 

Professor Barry Smith talks about the sense of taste on BBC World Service

Monday 29 April 2013
Institute of Philosophy
On 24 April 2013 Professor Barry Smith, Institute of Philosophy, was on the BBC World Service's Health Check, talking about the sense of smell. He discussed the effect of illness and injury on the senses and how this can lead to someone losing their ability to taste familiar foods. Listen to the show on the BBC website

What’s the best philosophy?

Wednesday 24 April 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, Director of the Institute of Philosophy’s Centre for the Study of the Senses, argues in favour of the philosophy of doubt in the article in Intelligent Life magazine from The Economist (May/June 2013). View the article summary from the Intelligent Life magazine website

The Making of the English Working Class

Monday 8 April 2013
Institute of Historical Research
On the 50th anniversary of the publication of EP Thompson’s famous book ’The Making of the English Working Class’, Prof Miles Taylor , Director of the Institute of Historical Research, takes part in the discussion about its status as a landmark of our culture on the Radio 3's Night Waves. Listen to the podcast on the BBC website 

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