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…

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…

Human-Wildlife Coexistence Symposium

In the last week in May, DICE held a hugely successful two-day conference looking at human-wildlife coexistence. Researchers involved in this complex and ever-topical issue travelled from across the country to attend. They were treated to a series of fascinating talks in the Grimond building. Topics ranged from the unborn future generations of America helping…

Upcoming Event – Valuing Nature

Dr Rob Fish, Prof Douglas MacMillan and Dr Joseph Tzanopoulos are pleased to announce a further event to be held by the School of Anthropology and Conservation, this July, led by the Human Ecology Research Pillar. This conference, co-sponsored by the University of Kent and the Valuing Nature Programme, explores the critical, creative and practical challenges that arise…

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…

Research – May 2016

Publications SAC alumnus Dr Piers Locke has co-edited a new book to be published soon, entitled Conflict, Negotiation and Coexistence: Re-thinking Human-Elephant Relations in South Asia. Funding Success Congratulations to Biological Anthropologist Rosie Pitfield who has received a University of Kent, Dora Harvey Memorial Research Scholarship 2016.   The scholarship will support her full-time PhD…