Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Project summary Exploring the differences in access to social and cultural capital between advantaged and disadvantaged children (a UK/USA Comparison) The educational attainment gap illustrates the differences in academic outcomes attained by economically advantaged...
Firing up the epistemological engine

Firing up the epistemological engine

Project summary Supported Creation of Meta-Analyses Conceptions of knowledge, ways of knowing, and uses for knowledge, are in a state of flux. In the longer term, we envisage a Durham Epistemological Engine (DEE), whose goal is to create and use tools to engage with,...
Enabling responsible space exploration

Enabling responsible space exploration

Project summary The project brings together stakeholders from “space science” (notably, the space industry, physics and engineering, supply chain management, and ‘citizens’ (via applied social science and philosophy)) to discuss the implications of ‘democratising...
Exploring Arctic soundscapes

Exploring Arctic soundscapes

Project summary The project will combine existing world-leading expertise in the Departments of Geography and Biosciences in Arctic and marine politics, cultures, ecologies, and ontologies with ongoing world-leading work in the Department of Music that explores the...
Representing Memory

Representing Memory

Project summary The project aims to explore how memory is represented in a variety of situations. Since the cognitive revolution of the 1960s memory has been considered as the encoding, storage and retrieval of information. Traditional ideas have considered memory in...