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  1. The impact of Brexit on the rural economy and communities

    Hack-polay, Dieu; Mendy, John
    Grant application: The UK referendum whose outcome has been to see the projected withdrawal of the UK from the European Union has given rise to a critical debate in the political, social and economic spheres across the country, Europe and the world. A significant part of the debate unsurprisingly concerns migrant workers since immigration was a key premise on which the referendum was won by Brexiters. This research centres on the impact of Brexit on the recruitment of EU migrant workers in rural areas in the UK. We particularly use as a case study the county of Lincolnshire which has a...

  2. Building bridges to success: BTEC pilot project

    Smith, Mark F.
    While BTECs have been broadly praised for having widened access to university over recent years, it is recognised that this brings its challenges to Higher Education providers, Schools and Colleges. Recent national reports have highlighted that with the growth of students with BTEC qualifications entering into higher education, an imperative for Universities, working in partnerships with Schools and Colleges, will be to strengthen the support for Higher Education practitioners, Secondary Education providers and students. This article introduces an initiative at the University of Lincoln that begins to build bridges to support BTEC students' success.

  3. Working towards the co-operative university for the UK

    Winn, Joss
    A blog post reporting on the Making the Co-operative University conference, Manchester, 9th November 2017.

  4. Everyone loves select committees these days, but have they really changed?

    Bates, Stephen; Goodwin, Mark; McKay, Steve
    The Wright reforms have been widely credited with reinvigorating select committees. Stephen Bates, Mark Goodwin (University of Birmingham) and Steve McKay (University of Lincoln) take issue with this assumption. They found the reforms have made little or no difference to MP turnover and attendance, which are driven by the parliamentary cycle. When MPs are jostling for payroll vote positions and trying to keep up with constituency duties and votes in the Chamber, select committees are likely to suffer.

  5. Potolozi - the resurrection of an old gem: relevant conservation in action

    Whelan, Deborah
    This short article in an Architecture trade journal describes the process by which an old 'Boer' building was transformed through community participation

  6. Indigenous iron age pathways

    Whelan, Deborah
    This short article included in an Architects trade journal discusses travels to Zimbabwe undertaken by the author following a route of iron age industrial sites and homesteads

  7. The concept of waste as understood in lean construction

    Sarhan, Saad
    This blog explains the concept of waste as understood in lean construction

  8. Commissioned translation of Founding and owning churches in early medieval Álava: the creation, transmission and monumentalisation of memory

    Santos Salazar, I.; Quirós Castillo, J. A.; [Portass, R.]
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  9. Commissioned translation of Archaeology of architecture and archaeology of houses in early medieval Europe

    Quirós Castillo, Juan Antonio; [Portass, Robert]
    This paper aims to introduce the «Archaeology of Architecture and Household Archaeology in Early Medieval Europe» dossier, the object of which is to explore the different approaches, methodologies and themes analysed in the study of early medieval architecture in western Europe. More specifically, in what follows, analysis is undertaken of the contexts which explain the recent development of studies on this topic, as well as the main contributions of the seven papers which form this dossier. In addition, the main historical and archaeological problems raised by the analysis of this material record are also discussed.

  10. London's Silent Cinemas

    O'Rourke, Chris; Nightingale, Sam
    The scholarly website London’s Silent Cinemas explores the history of cinema exhibition in London from the emergence of permanent film venues in 1906 to the end of the silent film era around 1930. It documents the early lives of over 700 cinemas across London and its suburbs, using information gathered from local histories, city council records, film trade journals and directories, cinema programmes, street directories and historic maps and plans.

  11. Video game subcultures: playing at the periphery of mainstream culture [special issue of GAME Journal]

    Ruffino, Paolo; Carbone, Marco Benoit
    This issue of GAME Journal offers an overview and a series of case studies on video games from the point of view of subcultural theory. There has been little work in game studies from this perspective, which offers a theoretical frame for the ever growing complexity of the audiences involved with the medium of the video game. The study of subcultures on the other hand has a long standing and complex tradition which culminates in what has been recently defined as the “post-subcultural” theoretical scenario.

  12. 10 ways to improve NSS results

    Byrd, Hugh
    This presentation is a series of suggestions and ideas for improving NSS results in an architectural course, though much of it is applicable to other design-based courses. The slides are not intended to be in any order of priority. 50 practical suggestions around 10 themes that correspond to NSS questions

  13. Cats and the law: a report for International Cat Care (iCatCare) (formerly the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB))

    Nurse, Angus; Ryland, Diane
    This research examines the legal status of cats, within the UK’s legal system (primarily in England and Wales) but also in an international context. It considers a range of different areas of law and conflicting perspectives within the UK’s animal welfare, contract, criminal and environmental law and also addresses issues of ownership and liability. In particular, the research examines how both domestic and wild cats are subject to different protection under the law and the manner in which ambiguities concerning the status of wild and domestic cats impose liability on humans for their actions in dealing with cats. The research was commissioned by the Feline Advisory Bureau...

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