A cross-disciplinary overview of conservation practices in Kenya from 2000 to 2015 that highlights the key role of natural and cultural heritage as a factor of social-economic development.
Nicholas Piercey constructs four new histories of early Dutch football to propose practical examples of how history can become an important democratic tool for the 21st century.
Scared of science? Don't be. From understanding colour to the nature of hormones, his book shows how science explains some of the puzzles of everyday life.
UCL Press is delighted to announce a partnership with JSTOR to provide access to open access books on their widely used platform. JSTOR is a leading digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources used by academics and researchers worldwide. All titles will also be preserved in Portico, ensuring that they will be available to researchers in perpetuity.
Published: Oct 26, 2016 8:29:23 PM
We are delighted to announce the publication of Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life, edited by Andrew Morris.
Published: Oct 26, 2016 8:55:58 AM
A UCL lecture will be live-streamed around the world next week on the Periscope platform, in the first partnership of its kind with a UK university.
Published: Oct 21, 2016 1:58:59 PM
UCL Press is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kudos, a publisher-supported tool that helps to empower authors to advocate for their own work and improve their research impact. All UCL Press authors will be given access to Kudos as an author benefit.
Published: Oct 21, 2016 8:43:14 AM
UCL Open Access Team and UCL Press invite all UCL staff to a drop-in session to find out more about open access options and support available at UCL.
Published: Oct 21, 2016 8:36:07 AM
Monday, 24 October 2016
On 12 October, some of the UCL Press team attended the launch of the first book published by the recently established University of Westminster Press, a fellow open access press. It was a well-attended event that took place in the beautiful Fyvie Hall in the Regent Street Campus. Speeches by the Provost, Professor Graham Megson, […]
Monday, 17 October 2016
The aim of the FRINGE Series is to integrate elusive subjects (‘fringe’) within the the discipline of Area Studies into existing research agendas (centre). Our belief is that reconceptualising the fringe-centre relationship can contribute to breaking down the implicit dichotomy these terms currently represent. ‘Problematising the fringe-centre relationship’ in this context means seeking insight into […]
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Although the Why We Post project is primarily an attempt to study the use and consequences of social media, there were other broader aims. Particularly, the hope that the project would show that while the discipline of anthropology might have originally developed for the study of tribal peoples or ethnic minorities, it is also the most […]
Monday, 10 October 2016
The UCL Open Access Team and UCL Press would like to invite all UCL staff to a drop-in session to find out more about open access options and support available at UCL. Find out more and register your interest at uclopenaccess2016.eventbrite.co.uk 15:00-16.45 Drop-in Session Drop in to meet the Open Access Team and UCL Press […]
Friday, 30 September 2016
Today’s guest blog is by Xinyuan Wang, author of Social Media in Industrial China In recent decades China has witnessed the largest ever migration in human history. By 2015 the number of Chinese people who had left rural villages to work in factories and cities had risen to 277 million. If Chinese migrant workers were the […]