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The Silent Teacher

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Film screening, 18 October 2017, 7pm, IAS Common Ground, South Wing, Wilkins Building. European première of The Silent Teacher 那個靜默的陽光午後 by Maso Chen 陳志漢 produced by Ging Lee 李孟津 (Taiwan, 2016) — a moving and intellectually provocative documentary on body donation for medical training and research from the perspective of one donor’s family.
Plus video Q&A with the director, and panel discussion with Professor Chris Berry (KCL Film Studies), Dr Vivienne Lo 羅維前 (UCL History) and Dr James Wilson (UCL Philosophy).

Institute research expertise on show at EAA2017

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Institute staff and students joined friends and colleagues, including a significant number of Institute Honorary members and alumni, at the recent EAA2017 conference.

The teaching of economics gets an overdue overhaul

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The Economist columnist Ryan Avent praises the CORE Project for tackling the big picture and forcing students to grapple with the real world from the very beginning.

WW1 letters discovered at Brighton Dome site

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ASE's Michael Shapland at the Brighton Pavilion site

Further exciting discoveries have been made at the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange site where Archaeology South-East (ASE) have been working during its recent redevelopment.

UCL PhD alumnus, Andreas Uthemann wins ESEM Award 2017

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Congratulations to our very own Andreas Uthemann (UCL PhD in Economics, 2015) for the ESEM Award 2017 at the 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society. 

Prof Christian Dustmann : #3 in top 100 economists from German-speaking countries

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Congratulations to UCL Economics Professor Christian Dustmann. More than 3,000 economists from the German-speaking countries were considered for the Handelsblatt ranking of the most research-intensive economists. Professor Dustmann is ranked #3 in the elite list of economists for his work on Labour and Demographic Economics.

Institute student awarded Daiwa Scholarship 2017

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Institute student awarded Daiwa Scholarship 2017

Congratulations to Institute of Archaeology student, Tumi Markan, who has been named as a Daiwa Foundation Scholar for 2017.

Job Vacancy: Executive Assistant to the AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow

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The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for an Executive Assistant to the AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow (Ref.:1666597). The deadline for applications is 13 September 2017.

A new paradigm for the introductory course in economics

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Samuel Bowles (Santa Fe Institute) and Wendy Carlin (UCL) introduce the principles underpinning CORE - a free online interactive text that is now used as the standard introductory course for economics students at UCL, Sciences Po and Toulouse School of Economics.

Launch of new EU-funded MedSTACH collaboration

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The UCL Institute of Archaeology is delighted to be named as a key foreign partner in a recently successful EU Horizon2020 ‘teaming' bid to establish Cyprus as an excellence hub in archaeology and cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017/18 competition

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The Institute of Archaeology is supporting applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships, with an internal deadline of 11 September 2017 for consideration of applications.

Imran Rasul awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship

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Congratulations to Professor Imran Rasul who has been awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship by the British Academy.  The Fellowship is awarded to 47 outstanding researchers.

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