Formulating policy about protecting heritage from war

Derek Matravers, OU Professor of Philosophy, teamed up with one of the world’s leading Just War theorists, Helen Frowe of the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace and received £410,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to fund the ‘Heritage in War Project’. This project now works with a range of home and international partners, (including the British Museum, the West Point Military Academy, and the Norwegian Council for the Ethics of the Defence Sector). In doing so, it will contribute both to the theoretical literature and to practical matters such as the formulation of policy.

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Emergency funding to track the spread of false information about COVID-19

An OU academic has received emergency funding to track the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 on social media platforms.

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