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Upcoming Guest Speakers: Dr Shara Rambarran

'99 Problems' but Danger Mouse IS ONE - Wednesday 3rd February, 7pm in The Conference Room.

Join Shara as she discusses the evolution of the music producer Brian Burton.

Musician, songwriter and producer, Brian Burton has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards and has won 5. His stage alter-ego, 'Danger Mouse', was listed as Esquire Magazine's 75 most influential people of the 21st century. 

Dr. Shara Rambarran is the Editor of The Oxford Handbook of Music & Virtuality (2016)  and The Ashgate Research Companion of Popular Music Education (forthcoming).


Explore Newsletter - January 27th Edition

Next week is BISC Arts Week, so we have a packed schedule of workshops, talks and trips to choose from every single day. But that’s a whole weekend away, so before that, be sure to head down to the Elizabethan Room and support our brave volunteers at Open Mic Night this Friday. Acts of any kind are welcome, so grab a friend, or form your very own super-group!

We end the issue by continuing our series of Student Government profiles, with the spotlight on Alex Rea and Will Hamilton from B-Block.

Explore Newsletter - January 20th Edition

Make sure you sign up for The Amazing Race 2.0 this Sunday! Eternal glory awaits the victors! To help you train, we are running open gym sessions this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so if you’ve ever wondered how to get the most out of a particular piece of apparatus, why not pop down and find out?

We end this issue by profiling five members of your Student Government. Get the lowdown on your reps!

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Explore Newsletter - January 13th Edition

Do you have the Travel Bug? Be sure to sign up for the BISC’s first ever ‘Wanderlust’ showcase. Swap travel stories with fellow adventurers and share your love of travel! We also promote the last presentation at the castle by our Scholar in Residence, Skyler Hijazi. Come along for his talk, then stay for cake afterwards and wish him well! And this week’s staff profile features Geoff Nelson, our new Chemistry Prof.

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The Fall 2015 Student Research Conference

Last Thursday evening, members of the BISC student community participated in our End of Term Research Conference, sharing their work with their peers, staff, and faculty.  In the first panel we had papers from Maddison Andrews (Art History), Elyse Loewen (English), Claire Hinton-Albert (Music), and Katherine Gall (Development Studies / Art) on topics as diverse as the multiple interpretations of Botticelli’s Primavera, the poetry of Stevie Smith, Shostakovich’s Second Waltz, and the work of El Anatsui.