How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap

By Stephanie Denning Stephanie Denning is a former MSc Society and Space student and now a PhD student at the University of Bristol. In this post Stephanie shares about her doctoral research and its policy implications which examine how volunteers can be motivated by religious faith to volunteer, and how they persist in volunteering overContinue reading “How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap”

From Bristol to NGO & Back to Academia: struggling with politics, society and space

By Ricardo Fuentealba Ricardo is a former MSc Society and Space student and is now a PhD Candidate at the University of Amsterdam. Originally from Chile, in this post he shares his experience during and after his Masters studies, and what drove him to pursue a PhD.   A commonplace nowadays is that we liveContinue reading “From Bristol to NGO & Back to Academia: struggling with politics, society and space”

Revisiting ‘Parque de la Papa’

By Emily Godwin While reading for the ‘Postcolonial Matters’ module of the MSc Society and Space program, I found myself pondering over a case study I encountered during my Geography undergrad course at Bristol University. In 2016 I wrote an essay on ‘Parque de la Papa’ and its indigenous management by the Inka peoples. ParqueContinue reading “Revisiting ‘Parque de la Papa’”