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The Invisible Woman: How Henrietta Schwann helped shape the history of female working class education

The Invisible Woman: How Henrietta Schwann helped shape the history of female working class education

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-08-05

The old saying, ‘women should be seen, not heard’, seems archaic in today’s society. And yet the silencing of women’s voices and opinions is something we see in today’s world on a regular basis. Decisions made by politicians about women’s rights over their own bodies, and the escalating levels of abuse prominent female figures face online, are both proof that there are still those who work to [...]

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What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-07-30

Today sees the release of a brand new book looking at how the genre of ambient music has developed over the last 40 years. Music Beyond Airports: Appraising Ambient MusicContributions by: Monty Adkins, Axel Berndt, Lisa Colton, Simon Cummings, Ambrose Field, Ulf Holbrook, Justin Morey, Richard Talbot, David ToopISBN10-13 eBook: 1862181616Print: 9781862181618Buy a print copyDownload the open [...]

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The Fields journal - the student experience

The Fields journal - the student experience

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-04-16

The Fields journal recently published its fifth volume of Huddersfield undergraduate student research in March. One student included in the issue, Theresa Lingg, wrote to us to tell us about her experience of writing and being published in an academic journal. Read what she had to say below: When I was approached and asked whether I wanted to convert my final year dissertation into a [...]

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The new issue of the Fields journal of Huddersfield student research is here!

The new issue of the Fields journal of Huddersfield student research is here!

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-03-19

Fields: journal of Huddersfield student research is a peer reviewed journal developed as part of the University of Huddersfield Teaching and Learning strategy to support and showcase the best of our student work in terms of research across all the seven Schools that make up the University of Huddersfield. The Fields journal has just published its first issue in the fifth volume [...]

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New issue of the Journal of Performance and Mindfulness

New issue of the Journal of Performance and Mindfulness

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-29

The new issue of our popular journal Performance and Mindfulness has arrived! The new issue focuses on the importance of spirituality within dramatic performance and asks for its readers to re-think individual meditation. It considers how meditation and Buddhist practices are important in the execution of the dramatic arts. This issue is a fantastic read for those who are [...]

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New issue of Teaching in Lifelong Learning

New issue of Teaching in Lifelong Learning

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-12-04

Volume 8 Issue 2 of Teaching in Lifelong Learning is out now. This issue of TiLL is somewhat different from previous ones in that it is a special edition publishing four papers by project teams who were involved in The Education & Training Foundation’s (ETF) funded Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment (OTLA) Phase 3 programme in the north-east and Cumbria. I had the [...]

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University of Huddersfield Press first to launch with Janeway - a new open source publishing platform for open access research

University of Huddersfield Press first to launch with Janeway - a new open source publishing platform for open access research

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-11-28

We are excited and proud to be the first university press to officially launch on the new Janeway publishing platform - all our publications are now available open access on the new platform, which offers a beautifully designed and highly intuitive reader and author experience. Working with the Open Library of Humanities Today is the culmination for over 12 months of hard work [...]

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Sharing university press practices – our initial findings

Sharing university press practices – our initial findings

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-09-05

At the end of June 2018 we held an event here in Huddersfield which aimed to bring together university presses, or those considering launching a press, to discuss the challenges we face as a community, and hopefully find some useful and innovative ways to share best practices and experiences. Thank you for coming! I would first like to thank everyone who attended that day – we had [...]

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New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-07-23

We are delighted today to announce the publication of our newest book, a beautifully written collection edited by Geoffrey Cox and John Corner: Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience Buy the paperback version Download the open access version It has been a privilege to work with Geoffrey and John on this fascinating collection of essays, and we asked them to [...]

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Our author James Mendelsohn discusses the banning of Hezbollah

Our author James Mendelsohn discusses the banning of Hezbollah

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-04-12

Hezbollah in its entirety must be banned by the UK government – here's why James Mendelsohn , University of Huddersfield Earlier this year , a billboard in Luton, England, had to be taken down after it was vandalised with graffiti. The poster was advertising an al-Quds Day rally. This anti-Israel, anti-American event originated in Iran and has spread [...]

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Our author Dainis Ignatans discusses links between immigration and crime

Our author Dainis Ignatans discusses links between immigration and crime

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-04-11

Immigration and crime, is there a link? shutterstock Dainis Ignatans , University of Huddersfield I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps. Bold newspaper headlines either blame immigrants for a whole host of issues or portray them as saintly [...]

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First issue of new Crime, Security and Society journal is out now!

First issue of new Crime, Security and Society journal is out now!

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-02-08

We are excited to announce the publication of the first issue of our brand new Crime, Security and Society journal. What does the journal cover? Crime, Security and Society is an academic journal, housed within the Secure Societies Institute, which seeks a wide and diverse audience of academics and practitioners who strive to better understand and reduce both current and future [...]

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New issue of open access pharmacy journal in partnership with the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

New issue of open access pharmacy journal in partnership with the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-12-11

British Journal of Pharmacy (BJPharm) is pleased to partner with the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Great Britain (APS, GB) in presenting a special issue on the proceedings of the 8 th APS International PharmSci 2017 held in Hertfordshire in September 2017. Showcasing innovative research from APS We are very excited to showcase this premier [...]

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Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-11-20

Ruby Cowling is one of the authors published in our collection of poetry and prose, I You He She It , published earlier this year. In this blog post she talks about how fiction writing can be an outlet for your own viewpoints, but also a way to explore societal issues. Something to say? Tell a story In my current work-in-progress, a novel, I have found myself [...]

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Publishing open access research in healthcare

Publishing open access research in healthcare

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-18

As part of our our #OAWeek series we caught up with the Editor of the British Journal of Pharmacy , Hamid Merchant, to find out why he is so passionate about open access in healthcare research and what some of the challenges and achievements have been for the journal in its first year. Why is open access important in healthcare? Open access is the future of research! [...]

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