Sociology academic discusses fishing quotas

Sociology academic discusses fishing quotas

23 April 2018

Dr Emma Cardwell (Sociology) was interviewed for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on 17th April, offering her expertise on fishing quotas. The piece was also used on BBC Radio Devon, Cornwall and Sussex.

Read More

Linda Woodhead helps answer some Big Questions

Linda Woodhead helps answer some Big Questions

10 April 2018

Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) was a panellist on the Big Questions on BBC1, appearing live from Glasgow on 25th March. The topics discussed were “are today’s jobs bad for the soul?”; “should it be illegal to smack your child?” and “would Jesus be labelled an extremist today?”

Read More

Terry Eagleton Thinking Allowed

Terry Eagleton Thinking Allowed

26 March 2018

Distinguished Professor of English Literature Terry Eagleton was interviewed on Radio 4 on 21st March about the themes of his new book, Radical Sacrifice.

Read More

Herman Melville: Moby Dick

Herman Melville: Moby Dick

19 March 2018

Professor Paul Farley (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed for BBC World Service on 10th March, discussing his thoughts on Moby Dick.

Read More

FASS alumna awarded a life-changing prize for literature

FASS alumna awarded a life-changing prize for literature

12 March 2018

Dr Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been awarded the 2018 Windham-Campbell Prize in Fiction, which includes a grant of $165,000, or £119,000, to support her writing.

Read More

The decline of Religious Education in schools

The decline of Religious Education in schools

6 March 2018

A pre-recorded interview with Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) on the decline of religious education in schools was broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on 25th February for their Sunday programme.

Read More