Dr Mark Kebbell, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham, describes his research on jurors’ perceptions of eyewitness evidence.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Dr Martina Tyrrell reveals the tensions that exist when conservation policies conflict with traditional ways of life on Hudson Bay. Dr Tyrrell was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow 2005–2008. She gave a presentation on her research at the 2008 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium.
From 1998 to 2005, Dr Felicitas Becker conducted hundreds of interviews in Tanzania, both to discover why and how many people had converted to Islam and to investigate why these Muslim congregations have produced Islamic radicals. This edited extract from her book, ‘Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890–2000’, gives an account of conflicts among Tanzania’s Muslims, in particular the role of Muslim reformists – often referred to as the Ansar – who were highly visible and vocal during her period of research.
Jérôme Adda and Francesca Cornaglia discuss a more precise way of measuring the impact
of smoking bans on passive smoking, and report some surprising conclusions. (Dr Cornaglia gave a presentation on this topic at the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium in April 2008.)