#PoTW – Corporate Power and Human Rights

This event is the first in a series exploring the impact of ‘corporate power’ on human rights, part of the Human Rights Consortium’s Corporate Power and Human Rights Project. The theme of this event is ‘corporate power and information control’.  Large business entities are increasingly able to set political agendas and use their financial largesse to… Continue reading #PoTW – Corporate Power and Human Rights

#PoTW – CenSes Workshop: The Artful Brain

From Ghiberti’s development of perspective to Gombrich’s work on illusions in art, the science of perception and the arts have long been interconnected. Recent developments in neuroscience, and the emergence of ‘neuroaesthetics’ (or experimental aesthetics), are contributing new insights into our appreciation of works of art, and our aesthetic preferences. But they also raise fundamental… Continue reading #PoTW – CenSes Workshop: The Artful Brain

The Ministry of Communication at #BloomsburyFest 2013

This year’s Bloomsbury Festival revisits wartime Senate House revealing the stories, mysteries and goings-on in the ministry. We will be subverting the idea of controlling information flow and showing Senate House in its modern role as a place for communication and dialogue. Senate House will be transformed into the Ministry of Communication from October 15-20,… Continue reading The Ministry of Communication at #BloomsburyFest 2013

Is it time to start using social media to promote academic projects?

At SAS it is our role to promote and facilitate research. As part of a one-year JISC-funded SMART project, the central communications team has been working closely with staff across SAS to expand and develop the social media presence of the School and its 10 institutes as part of a broader communications strategy. One of… Continue reading Is it time to start using social media to promote academic projects?