Month: May 2016

UWTSD’s Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Research Conference was a major success this year. The conference took place in Carmarthen on April 20th. 45 people attended and 25 gave papers. The conference had participants from all campuses including London, Lampeter, Carmarthen and Swansea. …

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In early April, two walkers, Julien Culham and Sharon Davies-Culham, spotted something that caught their attention on the beach at Borth. Borth is home to a well-known fossil forest. What Julien and Sharon spotted was the skull and antlers of …

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Skincare is a part of life nowadays with advertisements on TV, radio and the internet. Most interestingly skincare has been important to human societies for millennia. UWTSD’s Dr Jane Draycott has been awarded an AHRC Science in Culture Early Career …

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On April 23, we commemorated the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. At UWTSD Lampeter, the Roderic Bowen Research Centre houses a fine collection of early printed works by and about the bard, including illustrated editions, critical studies, …

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The blog below was written by UWTSD Associate Professor Thomas Jansen, Director of the Confucius Institute, who is currently visiting Beijing Union University, one of UWTSD’s partner institutions. Beijing, Saturday 7th May This is my second day in Beijing visiting Lampeter’s …

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This is the third year of the UWTSD Lampeter Student Led Awards, and on Wednesday a number of students and staff got together for the celebration and presentation of the awards. The Student Led Awards are organised by the UWTSD Students’ …

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The blog below was written by one of our Anthropology students, Lucinda: Hello! I’m Lucinda Walker, a second year Anthropology student. I will be writing about one of the most intellectually stimulating and hands-on Anthropology modules offered!  Our lecturer, Luci Attala, …

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