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What a year it's been at the Business & IP Centre

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

In the last weeks of 2018, we are taking the opportunity to look back at all the highlights in preparation of yet another prosperous and busy year at the Business & IP Centre. From expanding our National Network, to our...

Arabic science manuscripts from the British Library

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The beginning of Kitāb al-sīrah al-falsafīyah, an autobiographical treatise by the physician and philosopher Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā al-Rāzī (Add MS 7473, f. 1v) Today is World Arabic Language Day, so here's a reminder of the scientific content in...

BL Sports Word of the Year 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator of Spoken English, writes: Congratulations, then, to Geraint Thomas, 2018 BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY), and to the magnificent England Roses for this year’s Greatest Sporting Moment. Likewise to toxic and single-use – Word(s)...

Russian cats 3: Muri in Search of his Kingdom

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Although this cat was created by a Russian author who made him live in Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, this is a universal cat, because what can be a more cat-like name than Muri? Muri, invented by Ilia Boiashov is...

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