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Career paths and training needs of social anthropology research students

Professor Jonathan Spencer | Social Anthropology | 01 September 2003

Since the mid 1980s there have been major changes in the shape and structure of doctoral training in the social sciences, many of them instituted as a result of esrc policy initiatives which have been explicitly intended to address future employment ...

Cold war culture

Dr Heonik Kwon | Social Anthropology | 01 September 2003

The project will explore informal, popular histories of cold war and the communal, inter-communal actions of reconciliation and conflict resolution. Maintaining a regional focus on east asia, vietnam and korea in particular, it will investigate how i ...

A computational study of semantic change via the iterated inference of meaning

Professor James Hurford | Linguistics (General) | 01 July 2003

Existing models of language evolution do not address the problem of learning what words mean, but they assume that meanings are innate and that communication consists of the simultaneous transfer of signals and meanings. These models, however, ignor ...

The impact of artefacts on colour concepts: a network study of new knowledge

Professor James Hurford | Linguistics (General) | 12 May 2003

The ultimate aim of this research is to understand how new knowledge emerges in a social group. This project studied the changing colour vocabulary of a network of mayan weavers as they adopted new colours of threads into their daily practice. Networ ...

Education and youth transitions in england, wales and scotland 1984-2002

Dr Linda Croxford | Education | 01 March 2003

The research takes education and training in great britain as its focus. Education in great britain is at one and the same time unified as the major element on the uk system and divergent in its relative autonomy within wales, scotland and england. S ...

Economic policy coordination in a devolved uk

Professor Andrew Scott | Economics | 01 January 2003

The research aims to analyse and evaluate the theoretical and policy implications of devolution for the organisation and coordination of the uk economic policy process. The underlying objective of devolution is to permit the emergence of local (or re ...

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