SAC research was rated as world-leading and of international quality by the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise. Our research areas aim to cultivate a dynamic research culture which increases the reach of our expertise, releases staff to conduct fieldwork, encourages collaboration, supports grant funding applications and provides training and support for new researchers.
Graduation 2018We love graduation and you’ll love our graduation party! We warmly invite all our graduands and their guests to join us for a celebration breakfast (pastries and fizz) before your graduation ceremony. Not only will there be plenty of food and drinks but we will also be presenting our annual prizes and having some group photos. Wednesday 18th July 10.30-11.30am SAC Reception Foyer Book your place by 30th June: https://doodle.com/poll/rgcb6gzcd5g87tdt
Dr Joseph Bull's research covered in national mediaResearch, led by the University of Kent and the University of Sussex, indicates that, for wolves to be effective at directly reducing red deer numbers and allowing nature to recover in the Scottish Highlands, they may need to be reintroduced to very large fenced reserve. Without natural predators, increasing numbers of red deer are having a devastating ecological impact on parts of Scotland. Their population densities are currently as high as 40 deer pe...
Professor Roy Ellen publishes new book on Kinship in the 'New Indonesia'Professor Roy Ellen has had his book published entitled Kinship, Population and Social Reproduction in the ‘New Indonesia’ by Routledge. Nuaulu people on the Indonesian island of Seram have displayed remarkable linguistic and cultural resilience over a period of 50 years. In 1970 their language and traditional culture was widely considered 'endangered.’ Despite this, Nuaulu have not only maintained th...
Professor Jim Groombridge and Dr Simon Black publish new bookSpecies Conservation: Lessons from Islands, edited by Jim Groombridge, Simon Black, Jamieson Copsey and Carl Jones, has been published by Cambridge University Press featuring research from DICE members Charlie Gardner and Debbie Fogell. The book is a culmination of lessons learnt from visiting a great many island-species based conservation projects on islands worldwide. The co-editors and many of the contributors have been ...
Special Lecture: Mountains, Megaliths and ShamansThe School of Anthropology and Conservation is hosting a special talk entitled Mountains, Monoliths and Shamans provided by John Vincent Bellezza, an expert on Tibetan culture and religion. The event will take place on Tuesday 12th June at 15:30 in Marlowe Lecture Theatre 2. This lecture describes the vast network of castles, temples, megaliths, necropolises and rock art established on the highest and now depopulated part of the Tibetan plateau documented by...
For any correspondence or queries relating to our research activities please contact Dr Alexandra Leduc-Pagel.
Email: A.T.Leduc-Pagel@kent.ac.uk Tel: 01227 816273