FASS leads £1 million project to recover ‘lost’ history of Sardinia

FASS leads £1 million project to recover ‘lost’ history of Sardinia

27 March 2019

An exciting £1 million project led by Dr Alex Metcalfe (History) will set out to recover the ‘lost’ history of Sardinia from 1,000 years ago. The four-year project on ‘Power, society, and (dis)connectivity in medieval Sardinia’ is funded by The Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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‘Eminent social scientist’ honoured for research excellence

‘Eminent social scientist’ honoured for research excellence

25 March 2019

Professor Imogen Tyler (Sociology) is one of 73 leading social scientists conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences. The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences.

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FASS takes lead role in cinema project

FASS takes lead role in cinema project

18 March 2019

A £778,000 project, led by Dr Richard Rushton (LICA) and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, will see the digitisation of a special collection stored at the University library.

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Online course tackles dyslexia in the language classroom

Online course tackles dyslexia in the language classroom

18 March 2019

Professor Judit Kormos’s desire to offer free knowledge to teachers about how to include dyslexic students in language learning prompted the start of a highly successful online teaching resource. Now enrolment for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Dyslexia and Language Teaching is open once again.

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Sea of Faith

Sea of Faith

18 March 2019

The Sea of Faith was a controversial 1980s TV show on the history of Christianity in the modern world. Professor Linda Woodhead (Politics, Philosphy and Religion) spoke to Giles Fraser on BBC Radio 4 about creator Don Cupitt.

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Talking about Brexit – how did we get to this point?

Talking about Brexit – how did we get to this point?

28 January 2019

Dr Veronika Koller (Linguistics and English Language) has co-edited a new book called 'Discourses of Brexit' which provides insights into how Leave voters explain their choice, how people discuss Brexit on social media and why, from time to time, Jeremy Corbyn and Nigel Farage sound very similar.

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