Communities, Culture & Conflicts: Research News

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Reporting War: Exploring the Way Forward

The media’s role in conflict situations is the subject of a free research symposium to be hosted by BU’s Centre for Journalism and Communication Research in Bournemouth on Friday, 2… »

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Queen’s birthday honour for BU archaeologist

One of the world’s leading authorities on Stonehenge and prehistoric Britain has been awarded an OBE in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Bournemouth University Professor Timothy Darvill is recognised… »

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Funding award to support footprint research

Professor Matthew Bennett has been awarded a Standard Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) grant worth £880,000, in collaboration with Professor Robin Compton of Liverpool University, to continue research into the… »

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Professor Stuart Allan – Professorial Inaugural Lecture

BU Professor of Journalism, Stuart Allan, will deliver his Professorial Inaugural Lecture: ‘Re-envisioning journalism: when theory meets practice’ at BU on Wednesday, 16 December 2009. During his lecture, Professor Allan… »

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BU academics contribute to social work textbook

Senior researchers from BU have had their work published in a new student handbook which has been adopted as a key or supplementary text by over 100 social work departments… »

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BU Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series 2009/10

BU invites members of the public to come and hear about world-leading research being undertaken by some of its recently appointed Professors and Visiting Professors. This prestigious series of events… »

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Footprints lead BU to research prize shortlist

The work of BU Professor Matthew Bennett in developing a better understanding of our ancestors through the analysis of early human footprints in Kenya has led to a nomination for… »

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Hominin research takes another big step

Professor Matthew Bennett has returned to East Africa to further his research into early hominin footprints. In February this year, Professor Bennett’s cover story in Science concluded that footprints recently… »

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BU research heads cover of top journal

The publication of BU Professor Matthew Bennett’s paper in the renowned journal Science provides an excellent indicator of the University’s engagement in world-leading research. Professor Bennett, Dean of the School… »

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Ancient footprints reveal modern traits

BU Professor Matthew Bennett is the lead author of a landmark paper published in the acclaimed journal Science this week which reveals new evidence of early human development. The study,… »

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BU Celebrates World Class Research

BU academics are celebrating after achieving their best ever results in the national Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). Bournemouth is placed 65th amongst UK universities according to the Research Research league… »

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BU hosts international research conference

Experts from across the globe will be speaking at an international research conference hosted by BU’s Centre for Qualitative Research, exploring innovative methods to help understand various aspects of people’s… »

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Results from Stonehenge dig revealed

Professor Timothy Darvill, from BU, and Professor Geoffrey Wainwright, President of the Society of Antiquaries of London have revealed the results of their Stonehenge excavation – the first archaeological dig… »

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Innovative partnership to tackle trauma

BU’s unique Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP) will link with one of the UK’s leading consultancies in well-being, CiC, to develop new e-learning packages. A Knowledge Transfer Partnership… »

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Shipworm points to global warming

Marine archaeology experts from the School of Conservation Sciences believe that Britain’s coast is under threat from a warm water shipworm. Paola Palma and Dave Parham have detected a highly… »

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It’s email, but at a snail’s pace…

BU Research Fellows Vicki Isley and Paul Smith are using live snails to send emails as part of a ‘slow art’ project aimed at encouraging people to explore notions of… »

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BU experts complete Stonehenge excavation

BU’s historic excavation of Stonehenge is complete. Now it’s time for the University’s archaeological experts and partners to study the many items found beneath the ancient monument. They hope to… »

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BU expert leads historic excavation

Professor Tim Darvill, Head of BU’s Archaeology & Historic Environment Group, is leading scientists and students in excavating a site among the stones at Stonehenge. The two-week excavation is funded… »

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