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Meeting Minutes of the Divinity Faculty during WWI

By Alicia Henneberry, postgraduate student, Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow

This is one of a series of posts on Theology at the University of Glasgow during the First World War. 1,279 more words


Devolution, Identity & Engagement

Following the Scottish referendum, we wondered what students at the University of York thought about Devolution and what might the links be between Devolution, Identity and political engagement. 239 more words




The Message- EBacc curriculum is not appropriate for all

Following the announcement by Nick Gibb MP ,  the minister of state for school reform, on 11 June, that the government was committed to honouring its manifesto pledge to require pupils to study the EBacc,  SSAT (the Schools, Students and Teachers Network) – the country’s largest schools’ membership network, launched a survey for school leaders. 448 more words


Guest Blog Post: 'Going Home' by Susanna Brazauskas

I am delighted to host a guest blog post by Susanna Brazauskas, a second generation Lithuanian, whose parents both came to Britain on the European Volunteer Worker Schemes in 1946-47, and who later re-emigrated to Canada after the labour restrictions were lifted in 1951. 1,484 more words

Shops and shopping in 18th century London

This is the concluding post about the collection of 18th century receipts – or trade bills – at the Fitzwilliam Museum that were issued to one family, the Blathwayts, who lived on Golden Square in the City of Westminster for twenty years from 1767. 661 more words


are you an effective researcher?

A guest post from Dr Vera Lukashchuk, a research associate from the Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience.

If you have ever felt like you are not using your time effectively, that you are not progressing in your job as fast as you wish to, and that you may be ignoring the importance of the work/life balance, then read on… 590 more words


India has a long way to go before it becomes a Scientific Superpower, says Study

According to a recent report published in Nature, India needs to go a long way before it becomes a scientific superpower. It has to tackle some enormous challenges such as bureaucracy, funding, grants and improve the overall quality of education before that dream becomes a reality. 975 more words