Humanities

History - Aug 16
Since the earliest civilizations, people have recorded their thoughts and experiences through storytelling, art, philosophy and other forms of expression. Studying these works - collectively known as the humanities - helps us understand the past and ultimately ourselves. Today's humanities scholars are rediscovering the past through traditional ways, such as reexamining an ancient mummy case with a fresh perspective, as well as more modern techniques, which include the use of big data analysis or 3-D and X-ray models.
Media - Aug 15

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis of #MeToo media coverage shows accusers are often portrayed as sympathetic, but with less power and agency than their alleged perpetrators.

Music - Aug 6
Music

Researchers create first-ever personalised sound projector with £10 webcam. A University of Sussex research team have demonstrated the first sound projector that can track a moving individual and deliver an acoustic message as they move, to a high-profile tech and media conference in LA.

Law - Jul 26

Countyand municipality-level bans on tobacco sales to individuals under age 21 yield substantive reductions in smoking among 18- to 20-year-olds, according to a new study from the Yale School of Public Health.

Music - Aug 7
Music

A beautiful landscape painting, a beautiful piano sonata - art and music are almost exclusively described in terms of aesthetics, but what about math?

Law - Jul 26

LGBTQI+ Muslims seeking asylum are more successful if they speak, dress and act in accordance with Western notions of homosexuality, according to a new study from the University of Bristol.

Law - Jul 26

A University of Sydney Law School researcher has argued that consorting laws reveal a new character of criminal responsibility in a research paper. In Australia, the crime of consorting differs slightly from state to state but the key element is the same.


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