Congratulations to our 2016 SAC graduates

Final year students and successful postgraduates from the School of Anthropology & Conservation graduated in July in a ceremony celebrating student achievement and the University’s commitment to remaining a diverse, European-focused institution. Following the ceremony, held in the inspiring venue of Canterbury Cathedral, a champagne reception took place for graduates in the Marlowe building where…

International Impact Award Success

The School is please to announce that we have been awarded a Silver International Impact Award by the University’s Dean for Internationalisation. The International Impact Award scheme is a new venture in 2016 which seeks to recognise and reward internationalisation-related achievement within schools and departments at Kent, in line with key aspects of the University’s…

Research News

  DICE ‘Tolerating Tigers’ team in Sumatra The DICE tiger research team recently returned from Sumatra, where they were presenting at the Conservation Asia conference at the National University of Singapore. ‘Tolerating Tigers‘ is a Leverhulme Trust funded research project led by Dr Matt Struebig and Dr Freya St John working with Honorary DICE members…

Valuing Nature Conference 2016

On July 19th and 20th the School, alongside Kent’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Spatial Studies hosted a unique Valuing Nature and Participatory Decision Making Conference. Organisers Drs Robert Fish and Joseph Tzanopoulos and Professor Douglas Macmillan welcomed over 80 natural and social scientists, along with practitioners, from across the UK to examine the interface between participatory approaches…

Obituary: Dr Janet Bagg

Dr. Janet Bagg passed away on June 11th 2016 after a long illness, at the age of 59. Janet was born on December 12th, 1956. She gained her BA Archaeology from University of Wales, Cardiff, in 1979. After graduating, she worked on excavations, historic buildings surveys and as a researcher for Canterbury Museum. She married…

Warm welcome to Paula Ellis and Rachel MacPhee

  The School would like to welcome Paula Ellis to the professional services team. Paula recently joined the team in the role of Receptionist and Clerical assistant after having worked at Canterbury College for many years. You can find Paula in the reception area of the Marlowe building and she will be able to assist…

Upcoming Event – Purposeful Agency and Governance

  International Conference on Purposeful Agency and Governance: A Bridgeable Gap Venue & Date: University of Kent, Canterbury, U.K. Wed. 15th – Fri. 17th June 2016 Convenors: Giuliana B. Prato, Italo Pardo and Michael Fischer. With specific reference to urban settings and the dynamic interactions between cities and regions, this conference aims to contribute to increasing our…