What does your sense of smell mean to you?

The best public engagement is underpinned by world-class research. In March, the Institute of Philosophy’s Centre for the Study of the Senses held a launch event for the national charity Fifth Sense that brought together leading researchers, clinicians, campaigners and loss-of-smell sufferers to raise awareness of the effect on people’s quality of life if they lose their sense of smell. What we know as ‘taste’ is… Continue reading What does your sense of smell mean to you?

Connecting Latin America and Caribbean scholars across the UK

The regional seminar series scheme at the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) has made an important contribution to enhancing and strengthening the sharing of research and developing of national networks outside of London. While many research seminars are held in London across different universities, it is not always possible for researchers across the UK to go to them, and regular attendance… Continue reading Connecting Latin America and Caribbean scholars across the UK

The Naukratis Project

  One of the most important activities of any SAS Institute is to promote and encourage cutting-edge research and to ensure that the results of projects are given the widest possible circulation among the whole research community and to a wider audience. The Naukratis Project is one example of how the Institute of Classical Studies (ICS) uses its limited funding… Continue reading The Naukratis Project