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A Year of Firsts In 2016

I managed to achieve a few personal “firsts” in 2016 which I feel should be acknowledged, and it all began in January at the Burns Night Supper, where I recited two poems in public for the first time ever. 1,033 more words


The Sounds of Strange Phenomena: An IPS Fellowship at the International Research Centre for Japanese Studies

The stunning seasonal changes at Nichibunken. Photo Courtesy of Hannah Bayley

In this latest Guest Blog, Hannah Bayley, International Placement Scheme Fellow, reflects on her experiences of the IPS Scheme and time at the International Research Centre for Japanese Studies, (part of the wider NIHU ( 1,374 more words

International Placement Scheme

Flat-pack physics

I had the great honour of being invited back to my alma mater at Keele University yesterday evening. Except this time I found myself on the other side of the lectern, speaking to the Keele Physics Centre about how the art of origami is having a profound impact on the way we build things in physics. 209 more words


Autumn Walk

So this is my final autumn post of the year! I’ve started my advent calendar, putting up the Christmas decorations in my room tonight, and its absolutely freezing, so I’d say it’s pretty much officially winter! 197 more words


Keele feels.

Memories from my study abroad at Keele University, UK.

The little things

Originally written: April 28, 2012.

I miss the beach. And being able to wear thongs on a daily basis. 458 more words


Elizabeth Artless (1797 - 1864)

In northern Staffordshire, England, about 1797, a girl was born called Elizabeth Artless/Hartless.

Elizabeth was my 4th great grandmother, unfortunately no baptism record has yet been found. 163 more words

Two outreach jobs at Keele University

Two jobs have arisen at Keele University’s new National Collaborative Outreach Programme Hub. They are for an officer and a manager. Specific details are given on their respective pages. 26 more words