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Thea Musgrave - a new performance and a PhD opportunity

07 July 2015

A few years ago the British Library acquired the archive of Thea Musgrave. We are now collaborating with the University of Glasgow to offer a PhD studentship on "The music of Thea Musgrave: an analysis based on the archival sources"....

How to turn you design business into an iconic brand

07 July 2015

Last night we were joined at the British Library by Sophie Conran, founder of design company, Sophie Conran; Safia Minney, founder and CEO of Fairtrade fashion label, People Tree; Antony Joseph, co-founder of homeware brand, Joseph Joseph and Tanya Sarne, founder of fashion label Ghost.

A bread and butter battle

07 July 2015

The lives of Indian industrial workers were described as ‘a bread and butter battle’ in an obituary for Sir Vithaldas D Thackersey in the Bombay Labour Gazette for August 1922. It evokes a pitiful struggle for survival but the obituary...

Inspiring Careers - Part 1

07 July 2015

Katie Howe outlines some of the careers advice given at the 2015 Francis Crick Institute post-docs' retreat. The second blog post in this series covers science policy, editorial and academic careers and will be posted tomorrow. Last month we hosted...

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