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Archive of STS news

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STS Students commended on Dean's List

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Each year, the Dean's List awards commendations to the top 5% of graduating students, to recognise academic achievement substantially above the requirements of a first class degree.

STS's Prof. Jon Agar awarded Royal Society Medal

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Jon Agar - recipient of the Royal Society's Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar medal

The Royal Rociety's Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal 2016 has been awarded to Professor Jon Agar, in recognition of his work in the history and philosophy of science.

The Final Film Night at the Grant Museum

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Film Night - Joe with Audience - Professor Joe Cain profjoecain


This week, The Grant Museum held the last ever Film Night in association with Prof. Joe Cain. After nearly 10 years and 40 films, the final event was a showing of the 1959 classic "The Great Behemoth". As usual, Prof. Cain began with a discussion of the merits (or otherwise) of the film, and as can be seen in the picture above, a considerable effort was made in the presentation.

STS in the Media

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Bill Maclehose and Jack Stilgoe

STS Staff have made several appearances in the media recently.

This week, Jack Stilgoe was interviewed as part of an article in Vice magazine; "We can't count on Geoengineering to save us from Climate Change, scientists warn" alongside Kevin Anderson from the Tyndall Centre, Sabine Fuss from the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, and others.

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