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Head of Life Sciences at the University of Namibia visits Bath Spa University

Head of Life Sciences at the University of Namibia visits Bath Spa University

Dr Selma Lendelvo, Head of Life Sciences Division of the Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre of the University of Namibia, visited Bath Spa University to meet with relevant faculty and professional services staff and to present a seminar on her research hosted by the Centre for Environmental Humanities and Chaired by Professor Sian Sullivan. Dr Lendelvo sits on Namibia’s Nature Conservation Board (...

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Dean of the Faculty of Humanities from Witwatersrand University visits Bath Spa University

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities from Witwatersrand University visits Bath Spa University

(Featured image, left to right: Prof Ian Gadd, Prof Ruksana Osman, Prof John Strachan, Prof Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus) Professor Ruksana Osman, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Witwatersrand University and convenor of the UNESCO Research Chair in Teacher Education for Diversity and Development visited Bath Spa University 1-3 July. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South...

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Partners from Addis Ababa University and Witwatersrand University visit Bath Spa University

Partners from Addis Ababa University and Witwatersrand University visit Bath Spa University

(Featured image from left to right: Prof Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus, Prof Ian Gadd, Dr Nicole De Wet, Prof Zerihun Woldu, Prof John Strachan) Director of Research at Addis Ababa University, Professor Zerihun Woldu and Dr Nicole de Wet, Lecturer in Demography and Population Studies, at the University of Witwatersrand visited Bath Spa University 15-22 June to explore areas for collaboration in researc...

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A trip in time

A trip in time

Dylan Moore, Bath Spa University postgraduate student in Transnational Writing, reports from Addis Ababa, where his trip became more literal than anticipated As a writer, sometimes you have to work hard to discover your opening line, but at other times they are gifted to you in a flash. For my latest short story, ‘A Baptism of Dust’, the first sentence quite literally hits me hard in the face: ‘Wh...

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Bringing Fossils to Mind at Wits

Bringing Fossils to Mind at Wits

By Alexandra de Sousa, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bath Spa University I travelled to Johannesburg on a Bath Spa GALA Outreach trip to the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) for a week in April. I was hosted by Dr. Amélie Beaudet, a paleoanthropologist who digitally reconstructs fossils to understand the origin of the human brain. We visited the archival collection of fossil human relativ...

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Inaugural issue of the International Journal of Creative Media Research

Inaugural issue of the International Journal of Creative Media Research

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Creative Media Research, Bath Spa University’s new interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed and open access academic journal devoted to pushing forward the approaches to and possibilities for publishing creative and practice-based research. www.creativemediaresearch.org   Championing critical rigour and creative reflection, the journal s...

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GALA funded project featured in the National Geographic

GALA funded project featured in the National Geographic

“Gangadhar has four daughters, but he won’t teach his trade to any of them. They will grow up, get married and leave home.” Science and Publishing Lab Manager Swagata Ghosh’s piece on travels through Andhra Pradesh, funded by GALA Network and the British Council has been published in the National Geographic on International Women’s Day. Read it here: http://www.natgeotraveller.in/on-a-craft-...

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GALA funds research collaboration between QUT and Bath Spa University promoting resilience and integration in refugee women with HIV

GALA funds research collaboration between QUT and Bath Spa University promoting resilience and integration in refugee women with HIV

Dr. Agata Vitale, Senior Lecturer in Abnormal Psychology at BSU, has been granted GALA funding to conduct a research on Assessing the effectiveness of the Tree of Life (ToL) intervention in promoting resilience and integration in refugee women with HIV; this study is done in collaboration with Professor Nigar Khawaja (Department of Psychology, Queensland Institute of Technology, Australia). http:/...

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Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Newton Fund You’ll have noticed the recent avalanche of calls – and snow for that matter- which is set to continue over the coming months as we enter Newton ‘peak time’ (just the Newton calls- not the snow I hope). As you’ll have seen from our Newton Funding bulletin this week, the Met Office has several calls open at the moment, as do the national academies and also we have calls from MRC, ...

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A postcard from… India

A postcard from… India

  Landing in Ahmedabad at 5am, we left little time for recuperation and sleep before venturing out to the city in search of Gandhi’s Ashram. Post-diwali, the streets were by definition quiet yet still seemed to encompass the renowned hustle of the Indian roads. That first weekend was spent familiarising ourselves with the city; its architecture, its people, the heritage and culture, the food. Once...

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