Rethinking the Senses (Public Engagement Case Study – Dr Merle Fairhurst)

To mark the launch of our call for applications for the first SAS/Senate House Library ‘Public Engagement Innovators Scheme’, we asked some staff from across the School about their experiences of public engagement and how it has influenced their research and professional practice. In this second post Dr Merle Fairhurst, research fellow in the Institute… Continue reading Rethinking the Senses (Public Engagement Case Study – Dr Merle Fairhurst)

Digital imaging and manuscripts event at the National Library of Wales

This free event is being organised by Professor Lorna Hughes, SAS’s chair in digital humanities, and Professor Andrew Prescott, AHRC digital transformations theme fellow at the University of Glasgow. It will acknowledge the long tradition of the use of scientific aids in manuscript investigations, and also address the opportunities provided by new and emerging technologies… Continue reading Digital imaging and manuscripts event at the National Library of Wales

#PotW: CenSes Seminar on Multisensory Perception and Action: Embodiment in perception and language – 11 December

In the Research Unit in Cognitive and Affective Sciences, we have recently performed a series of psychophysical and brain imaging studies together with neuropsychological investigations of brain-lesioned patients to demonstrate that perception is to be considered as an active process that requires combining sensory signals with information from the body and the action system. The influence of… Continue reading #PotW: CenSes Seminar on Multisensory Perception and Action: Embodiment in perception and language – 11 December

PoTW: Translating Cultures – 28-29/03/14

The AHRC’s themes provide a funding focus for emerging areas of interest to arts and humanities researchers. In recognizing that interdisciplinary and collaborative research often requires particular forms of support to develop its full potential, themed funding is particularly supportive of developmental activity, partnership-based activities, and innovative approaches. The ‘Translating Cultures’ theme addresses the need for… Continue reading PoTW: Translating Cultures – 28-29/03/14