Scottish Government supports Knowledge Exchange

By Jennifer Hilder (PhD Intern) Whatever happens in the independence referendum next year, yesterday’s white paper published by the Scottish Government, Scotland’s Future, shows their commitment and pride in knowledge exchange activities. A whole section of the paper is devoted to ‘supporting Scotland’s universities’, which are praised as being ‘some of the world’s oldest and […]

Narratives of Conversion to Islam in Britain: Female Perspectives

by Jennifer Hilder (PhD Intern) Over lunch one Monday in late October, over sixty people came together to take part in an important community building event supported by Knowledge Exchange for Muslims and non-Muslims to discuss what it means to be a woman converting to Islam in the UK today. This event was organised by […]

Cultural Education: An opportunity to express yourself?

by Jennifer Hilder (PhD Intern) The theme of Cultural Education is an interesting one because, in a way, a lot of research done through the College of Arts could come under this category. Culture is a very broad term and it can be used in different ways in different contexts. Here, culture can mean either […]