5th July 2019

Charles I: Downfall of a King airs next week on BBC4

Lisa Hilton’s sensational three part historical docudrama series Charles I: Downfall of a King airs next week (9th, 10th and 11th July at 9pm) on BBC4. The first episode Two Worlds Collide begins in 1641 with John Pym plotting to limit the King’s Read More

28th June 2019

Luciano Floridi wins the CogX 2019 Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of AI Ethics

Huge congratulations to Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, on winning the prestigious CogX 2019 Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of AI Ethics. CogX is a festival of AI and emerging technologies. Read more about Read More

12th June 2019

Nigel Shadbolt to Chair the 2019 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt has been announced as Chair of Judges for this year’s Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize. Founded in 1988, the Prize has championed outstanding popular science writing for over 30 years. The author of the winning book receives Read More

13th May 2019

Keen On Democracy selected as a feature show on LitHub Radio

Congratulations to Andrew Keen, whose podcast series Keen on Democracy has been selected as one of twelve feature shows on LitHub Radio, the audio channel on the world’s post popular literary website. The partnership will begin in May as all the episodes, including Read More

1st May 2019

Professor Michael Dine elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Michael Dine, a physicist at University of California, Santa Cruz has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honours a US scientist can receive. Dine, who is affiliated with the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP), has Read More

1st May 2019

The Consolation of Maps has been shortlisted for the 2019 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Thomas Bourke has been shortlisted for the inaugural Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize for The Consolation of Maps (Riverrun). ‘Written in a quiet, sure voice that says much about the enigma at the heart of each of its unforgettable characters, The Consolation Read More

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