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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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Registration is now open for the 2019 GALA conference!

Registration is now open for the 2019 GALA conference!

Registration is now open for the 2019 GALA conference! The conference, “Networks across Time and Space”, is being hosted by Claremont Graduate University, on 12-14 September 2019. For more information, including registration, please visit the dedicated conference web-page: https://mycampus.cgu.edu/web/sah/2019gala Please use this link to register: https://forms.gle/tUpZZTYghsKhWfDT6 An...

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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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Featured partner: University of Witwatersrand

Featured partner: University of Witwatersrand

  The Faculty of Humanities is a leading centre of study and research in the Arts, Social Sciences, Human and Community Development, Education and Literature, Language and Media in South Africa and Africa. The Faculty’s extensive range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level offer students the opportunity to follow careers in specific professions or to pursue more theoretical an...

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A post card from… Bath

A post card from… Bath

My name is Yara Gawrieh and I’m a third year student at Stockholm University – Sweden, studying English literature and linguistics. Going on an exchange study to the UK at Bath Spa University in Bath was so far one of the best choices I have made in my entire 23 years life. First of all, the Creative Writing program offered at Bath Spa University was not offered for undergraduate level...

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Gala 2019 Conference: Networks across Time and Space

Gala 2019 Conference: Networks across Time and Space

Networks across Time and Space September 12–14, 2019 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont California, USA Claremont Graduate University will host the 6th Annual GALA conference dedicated to the theme of networks. At its core, GALA represents the partnering of universities, faculty, and students together in a number of different networks of communication, research, idea exploration and teaching...

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Gala partners converge to explore early childhood education

Gala partners converge to explore early childhood education

SUNY Geneseo’s Professor Leigh O’Brien delivered a workshop at the Firm Foundation 2019 conference hosted by Bath Spa University. Leigh explored access to outdoor early education in the US and Canada, presenting with Bath Spa University’s Lone Hattingh, who examined perspectives from forest kindergartens in Denmark and England. Leigh later delivered a talk to staff and students o...

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