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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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Mix 2017

Mix 2017

GALA partners from Italy (Udine University) and Australia (QUT) presented work at Bath Spa University’s Mix 2017 conference. After the success of the last three MIX conferences, MIX 2017 returns to Bath Spa University’s Newton Park Campus. Bath Spa University is the UK’s foremost provider of creative writing programmes at undergraduate, masters and PhD level and MIX is well-established as an...

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GALA outreach fund

GALA outreach fund

  The Bath Spa University GALA outreach fund launched in December has facilitated academic and professional staff with GALA partners by providing funds for international travel or other activities related to teaching, research, or public engagement. Within the field of Culture and Environment, Dr Samantha Walton (English) visited Udine University in April to present a paper related to her AHR...

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GALA partners at University of Udine Conference: Living together on this Earth

GALA partners at University of Udine Conference: Living together on this Earth

  By Laura Denning, Bath Spa University   It was a great honour to be invited to take part in the Anda VI international conference at University of Udine,19-21 april 2017: Living together on this earth – eco-sustainable narratives and environmental concerns in english literature/s. As a PhD student in Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University, in my first year of study, it wa...

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Bath Spa University GALA outreach fund

The Bath Spa University GALA outreach fund was launched in December with aim of supporting academic and professional staff and student engagement with GALA partners by providing funds for international travel or other activities related to teaching, research, or public engagement. It can also be used to support visits by representatives from GALA partners to Bath Spa. So far, 8 proposals have been...

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