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Joint Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies (FIGS) funding now £40,000

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Fresh figs

UCL Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that the Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies (FIGS) is now being extended to Social & Historical Sciences and the School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES), to become a joint venture. The new funds allocated are double last year, at a total of £40,000.

Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 37.3 (November 2013)

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Dutch Crossing : Journal of Low Countries Studies

At the beginning of this last issue before the cut-off date for the REF2014, the British Research Excellence Framework, a few words on the utility and futility of bibliometric indicators as quality measurements of scholarly publication. Regular readers will know that Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies since 2011 is indexed in all important citation and indexing services, including the ‘big two’, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI), part of ISI Thomson-Reuters’s Web of Science, and Elsevier’s Scopus database, and has received and INT1-rating, the highest category, on the History list of the controversial European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH).

LAHP Studentship Applications Now Open

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC/LAHP Doctoral Training Awards for 2014-15 entry. Up to 80 studentships are available for postgraduate research students studying Arts & Humanities at King's College London, School of Advanced Study (University of London) or University College London from London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) 2014.

Willetts SEAHA Announcement

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Today, David Willetts (Minister of State for Universities and Science) announced the new set of Centres for Doctoral Training in Engineering Sciences (SEAHA), funded by the EPSRC. We are pleased to say that the UCL Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology will be funding 60 doctoral students in the next 8 years in using advanced technology in the area of cultural heritage.

UCL top in research council income

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UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research).

Summer internship opportunities including trips abroad

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UCL students wishing to establish themself as one of the most employable undergraduates in the country are encouraged to enter one of the following TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards:

UCL Philosophy Research Fellow appointed member of APA

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Nathaniel Coleman, Research Fellow in the Philosophy of 'Race' in UCL Philosophy has been appointed a member of the American Philosophical Association’s (APA) Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers for a three-year term, beginning on 1 July, 2014.

Change of Venue November 11th

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Please note the change of venue for our lecture 'David to Nehemiah: new fragments from Kenyon's Jerusalem'.

Please note this event will take place at 6pm in Lecture Theatre G6, Ground Floor, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPY, 

Refreshments will be available after the lecture.

New Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) 

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Translation definition - dictionary

On 1 October, Imperial College London’s Translation Studies Unit moved to UCL’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Wolfson Foundation renews support for Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

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Portico Statue

The Wolfson Foundation has renewed funding for their scholarship programme, which was launched last year, to support postgraduate students in the humanities at UCL.

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