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Philosophy PhD student awarded prestigious prize

Philosophy PhD student awarded prestigious prize

Description
Philosophy PhD student Federico Bongiorno has been awarded the Michael K. O'Rourke prize for best PhD publication by the College of Arts and Law for an original research paper on delusions.
Date:
Wednesday 12 June 2019
New campaign to end the effects of lookism by collective social action

New campaign to end the effects of lookism by collective social action

Description
Professor Heather Widdows, from the University of Birmingham, is calling for collective social action to acknowledge the effects of lookism* in our visual and virtual culture.
Date:
Monday 10 June 2019
Hair Product Marketing, Online Beauty Communities, and Curly Hair

Hair Product Marketing, Online Beauty Communities, and Curly Hair

Description
Doctoral researcher Kash Sunghuttee writes for the Beauty Demands network blog
Date:
Monday 20 May 2019
PhD Students' Publication Success!

PhD Students' Publication Success!

Description
Recently, two project PERFECT outputs have been published featuring the work of our brilliant PhD students Eugenia Lancellotta and Magdalena Antrobus.
Date:
Wednesday 15 May 2019
New free online course - Perfect Me: Understanding Beauty Ideals

New free online course - Perfect Me: Understanding Beauty Ideals

Description
Starting on Monday 8 July, this free two-week course will allow you to explore the changing nature of the beauty ideal and the need to address body image anxiety as a global epidemic.
Date:
Wednesday 1 May 2019
PERFECT talks: April to June 2019

PERFECT talks: April to June 2019

Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in April and May 2019.
Date:
Monday 29 April 2019
How positive is Body-Positivity?

How positive is Body-Positivity?

Description
Professor Heather Widdows reflects on new Channel 4 series 'Naked Beach'.
Date:
Thursday 11 April 2019
Metaphysics of Entanglement in Urbino

Metaphysics of Entanglement in Urbino

Description
On January 22 2019, Al Wilson was in Urbino, Italy to speak at a workshop on the metaphysics of entanglement – the 2021 case study for FraMEPhys.
Date:
Monday 25 February 2019
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