27 June 2018
Professor Simon Bainbridge (English Literature and Creative Writing) appeared on Radio 3’s The Verb on Friday 29th June on a programme focusing on ‘Northern Rocks’, talking about the literature of Romantic-period mountaineering and climbing.
6 June 2018
Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves (LICA) represented FASS and Lancaster University at the UK-Peru Workshop: Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health which took place in Lima, Peru.
21 May 2018
Professor Lucy Suchman (Sociology) was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Up All Night programme discussing controversy over Google’s Project Maven, which aims to improve the ability of drones to identify humans. Professor Suchman was one of 700 academics who wrote a letter opposing this project.
1 May 2018
Sophie Therese Ambler (History) writes for The Conversation and asks the question with Theresa May’s decision to join missile attacks in Syria without first consulting the House of Commons is the prime minister obliged to consult parliament – and if not, should she be?
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?”