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.
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?”
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.
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.
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.