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Record number of Marie Curie Fellowships for research at UCL

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23 postdoctoral researchers from 14 different countries have been awarded Marie Curie Individual Fellowships. The awards will enable researchers to spend up to two years working with research teams across all schools at UCL.

Dutch-themed exhibition ‘Journeys East’ in UCL Main Library now open

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Journeys East exhibition, Case 1

Stefanie van Gemert, PhD candidate and Teaching Assistant in the department, curated an exhibition (with accompanying digital display) for UCL Special Collections. The exhibition Journeys East is now on view in the Main Library until Feb 2013, on the landing between the newly reopened Flaxman Gallery and the Donaldson Reading Room.

Dr Mark Hewitson awarded AHRC Fellowship

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AHRC

Dr Mark Hewitson (Department of German) has been awarded one of only seven Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Fellowships for The Violence of War: Images and Experiences of Conflict, receiving £159,486.

Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 36.3 (November 2012)

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Dutch Crossing : Journal of Low Countries Studies

It gives us pleasure to be able to report that Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies, after having been included in the ISI Thomson-Reuters Web of Science, arguably the most important set of citation indexes and bibliographic databases, for two years now, in July 2012 has had its first ‘Impact factor’ calculated.  For those who are less familiar with, or skeptical about, ‘bibliometrical’ indicators, the impact factor of a journal in any given year is the average number of citations received per paper published in that journal during the two preceding years, and generally considered to be one of the most important metrics in research assessment.

Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, & Societies

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Sacha Stern - Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, and Societies

In his new book, Professor Sacha Stern (Head of the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies) explores how calendars were at the heart of ancient culture and society, and far more than just technical, time-keeping devices.

Professor Miriam Leonard appears on Radio Australia

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Professor Miriam Leonard

Professor Miriam Leonard (Department of Greek & Latin) has appeared on Radio National, the international broadcasting and online service operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Australia's public broadcaster.

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