Blog Posts - Newcastle University



Hadrian's News in Brief

Any archaeologist will tell you that dealing with press is always fun; you may get all the right words—but not necessarily in the right order, so I am reasonably happy with results of a recent press briefing to my local paper,  The Hexham Cour...

Reading the Wall

Conference; Reading the Wall; Newcastle University; 15/6/16 – 17/6/16.The Turf Wall and the Vallum: Linguistic Dislocation on Hadrian’s Wall; Geoff Carter.Abstract;  Above and beyond the physical reality of its archaeological deposits,...

Dumbing down the past.

Dumbing down through abstractionIn two previous posts, [ 1 + 2 ]I have demonstrated that one of the central images of British Prehistory, the Wessex Roundhouse, as currently expressed is a construct which does not accurately the evidence.  It is...

#BlogArch – Where is it all leading?

Over at Doug’s Archaeology Blog the final question for next month’s #blogarch SAA session on blogging is where are you going with blogging or would you it like to go? While having spent half my lifetime working on this methodology, I have al...

Lectureship in International Politics at Newcastle University

Lecturer in International Politics Newcastle University -School of Geography, Politics & Sociology Salary: Grade F: £32,590 - £36,661 per annum Grade G: £37,756 - £45,053 per annum (with potential progression to £50,688) Closing Date: 14 Mar...
by Chasing Dragons on Feb 4, 2014

The archaeology of the Imaginary Spaces

One of the first things you learn as an archaeologist is that “History” is the study of specialist artefacts involving writing and other forms of recording, and that “Prehistory” is marked by the absence of such material. There is period we c...

Blog Carnival ; What is the good, the bad, and the Ugly of Blogging?

Over at his Archaeology Blog, Doug has posted the fantastic response to Why Blog Archaeology?  and posed the latest question for the Blogging Archaeology at the 2014 SAA Conference Blog Carnival - What is the Good, the B...

Blog Carnival; Archaeological Blogging – Why?

Over at Doug’s Archaeology Blog, Doug is organising a Blog Carnival about Archaeological Blogging. His open gambit is to ask the question why blog? And further why are you still Blogging?Why blogging?In many respects Theoretical Structural Archaeol...

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by UK Student News and Events on Jun 18, 2013

Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship for Continuing Students

Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS)Provided by: Newcastle UniversityClosing Date: 31st May 2013Details:The Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS) awards are available for international stud...
by University List on Oct 22, 2012

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Scholarship for UK Students

 AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (PhD), Digital Art    Reference Code: SAC12Closing Date: 24th August 2012Details:Name of the supervisorsDr Brigitta Zics, Culture Lab, Newcastle UniversityProfessor Mike Stubbs, FACT LiverpoolSponsorArts and Hum...
by University List on Aug 20, 2012

Gordon Chapman PhD scholarship in Speech Language Therapy for PhD Students

Gordon Chapman PhD scholarship in Speech Language Therapy    Reference Code: ECL20Closing Date: 20th August 2012Details:Name of the supervisor(s)Members of the research group, ‘Acquired adult speech and language disorders’DetailsThis scholarsh...
by University List on Aug 10, 2012

PhD Studentships in Atomic Layer Interface Engineering at Newcastle University

PhD Studentships - Atomic Layer Interface Engineering for Nanoelectronics    Reference Code: EE029Closing Date: 17th August 2012Details:Name of SupervisorsProfessor A O’Neill, School of Electrical Electronic EngineeringProfessor P Cumpson, Schoo...
by University List on Aug 10, 2012

Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely

Most Engadget readers will have grown up with GPS, but the UK’s Newcastle University has realized that many in the older generation might be first-timers and unfamiliar with all those keep-lefts and turn-rights. Development is underway at the...
by Mob-99 on May 2, 2012

Cannabis farms’ £200m stolen electricity cost ‘staggering’

Cannabis farmers steal about £200m worth of electricity across the UK every year to grow their illegal crops, according to new figures. Crime expert Phil Butler, an academic and former detective inspector, said the “staggering” amount wa...
by Mafia Today on May 1, 2012

Newcastle University : Faculty of Medical Sciences MRes and MSc International Scholarships

  Provider The Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University     Target Group self-funding international (non-EU) applicants for 2012 entry into the MSc Medical Sciences programme     Benefit £1000     Fiel...
by Scholarships Today on Apr 27, 2012

North of England P&I Club Scholarship at Newcastle University, UK Info Beasiswa 2012

Masters Scholarship in Marine Transport with at Management at Newcastle University, Info Beasiswa 2012 UK Info Beasiswa Description: This award has been funded by the North of England P&I Club (NEPIA) to mark a long standing successful link betwe...

I Am Now An Editor of POLITICS

Along with my colleague Martin Coward, I have recently been named by the UK Political Studies Association as one of the editors of POLITICS. Our editorial team includes Michael Barr, Emily Clough, and Valentina Feklyunina all of whom are serving as A...
by Chasing Dragons on Apr 9, 2012

Scholarships for Paraguayan

International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS)IUMS is intended for international students who study for their first degree at Newcastle University. This partial scholarship has a value of £2,250 for the first year of study. Eligible applicant...
by University List on Mar 23, 2012

Overseas Research Scholarship for Paraguayan

Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS)Closing Date: 27th April 2012Details:Newcastle University is committed to offering support to the very best international students hoping to pursue a programme of research. We are pleased to offer a small number of...
by University List on Mar 23, 2012


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