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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

CHIRP Small Research Grants Scheme

11 December 2013

CHIRP (Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects) invites applications to its Small Research Grants Scheme, for grants of up to £5000.

Awards will be considered for any legitimate research expenditure except attendance at conferences.

Legitimate research expenditure can include teaching relief, some kinds of specialist research training, and paying PhD students to be employed as Research Assistants.

Proposals should be interdisciplinary (i.e. involve researchers from at least two UCL departments), and represent outstanding quality and value for money.

More details on the scheme and how to apply can be found on the CHIRP homepage:

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 14th February 2014.