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Centenary Fellows – call for applications

The School invites applications for a series of Centenary Visiting Fellowships of up to three months duration at SOAS during 2016.

11th June 2015

SOAS announced as latest academic partner to offer free online courses on FutureLearn

SOAS, University of London has been announced as one of the latest academic partners to offer free online courses with the social learning platform FutureLearn.

12th March 2015

SOAS and Birkbeck announced as newest members of influential Arts and Humanities Consortium

SOAS, University of London and Birkbeck, University of London have been announced as the newest members of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE), a research organisation that already has several other leading research universities as members.

11th December 2014

SOAS’ popular MOOC programme ready to launch again

SOAS, University of London’s first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled ‘Understanding Research Methods’ was launched in June this year and attracted over 40,000 students from around the world. Its second run will begin on 3 November 2014.

29th October 2014

SOAS among Europe’s top institutions recognised for researcher development

SOAS, University of London has been recognised for its commitment to researcher development by retaining the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award at the two-year stage.

10th September 2014

SOAS’ first MOOC brings together over 40,000 students to learn together online

Around 40,000 students from all over the world registered for SOAS’ first ever MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled ‘Understanding Research Methods’.

12th August 2014

SOAS’ Leadership Development Programme hosts 30 students from Hong Kong

SOAS, University of London was recently visited by a group of 30 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) who were in the UK taking part in SOAS Enterprise Office’s Leadership Development Programme. 

11th August 2014

Summer schools image New courses for the 2014 SOAS Summer school, exploring politics, law and languages

This year, the 2014 SOAS, University of London Summer School is introducing a range of new programmes exploring politics, law and languages from a variety of regions.

9th May 2014

SOAS part of new £7.2m research collaboration to develop metrics for agriculture and nutrition

New partnership wins £7.2m from Department of International Development (DFID) for five-year research project developing scientific evidence to underpin effective policies and investments in agriculture for improved nutrition and health.

10th April 2014

SOAS scholar secures ESRC/DFID funding for research on parliaments and poverty reduction in Bangladesh and Ethiopia

Dr Emma Crewe, a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, University of London has received a grant of £501,930 from an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - Department for International Development (DFID) joint fund to research the role of MPs in public engagement and poverty reduction in Bangladesh and Ethiopia.

10th April 2014

SOAS hosts two Newton International Fellowships

SOAS, University of London is hosting two international scholars as part of the Newton International Fellowships scheme.

6th February 2014

Graham Furniss Professor Graham Furniss awarded OBE

Professor Graham Furniss, Pro-Director for Research and Enterprise at SOAS, University of London, has been awarded an OBE for services to higher education and scholarship in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 15 June.

15th June 2013

SOAS researchers in cultural sector collaborations

Four recent SOAS doctoral students have won post-doctoral funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to engage in three-month collaborations in London’s cultural sector.
The researchers will apply their strengths in anthropology, art, history and media studies to enhance the impact of the cultural work of their host organisation.

5th April 2013

SOAS Summer School courses explore key international issues

Students can explore today’s challenging international issues in a series of short courses being run at SOAS, University of London this summer.

4th March 2013