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SPR library on Londonist website

The Londonist website, which is devoted to promoting London, has an article on its website listing interesting London libraries. The first of these is that of the SPR. read more >>

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Forthcoming BBC drama will feature the SPR

A six-part BBC drama currently in production set in 1888, The Living and the Dead, has a character who investigates the paranormal for the SPR. read more >>

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30 Years of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit

Dr Caroline Watt, a founder member of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit, has compiled a list of publications that have emanated from the Unit to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of the Koestler Chair of Parapsychology (the KPU's forerunner) under the late Professor Robert L Morris. read more >>

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Article on SPR in Haunted Magazine

Issue 14 of the free online 'Haunted Magazine' contains an article by the SPR's Hon. Secretary, Professor John Poynton, on 'Psychical Research and the "Attitude of Incredulity"'. The cover article is on the Enfield poltergeist, and includes an interview with SPR Council member Guy Lyon Playfair. read more >>

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Oratorio based on Frederic Myers to premiere at Manchester

An oratorio, The Immortal, composed by Mark Simpson and based on Frederic Myers, a founder of the SPR, is to premiere at the Manchester International Festival on 4 July. read more >>

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Online forum - 'Recent Advances in UK Parapsychology'

The Parapsychology Foundation's first online forum, 'Recent Advances in UK Parapsychology', took place on 20 May 2015. Sessions are still available on the WizIQ website. read more >>

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TV-NUPES celebrates its first anniversary

On 10 May 2015 TV-NUPES' YouTube channel celebrated its first anniversary. Every Friday TV NUPES releases a new short video (3 to 5 min), usually bilingual (English and Portuguese), with a researcher discussing a topic on the relationship between science and spirituality. read more >>

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Free e-book of papers on 'Non-Ordinary Mental Expressions'

Etzel Cardena and Enrico Facco have co-edited an e-book of articles on non-ordinary mental expressions. The articles have all been published in the open access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. read more >>

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New blog - 'Ask a Parapsychologist'

John G. Kruth, Executive Director of the Rhine Research Center, has started a blog called 'Ask A Parapsychologist'. It aims to answer questions in order to help people to learn more about the field of parapsychology. read more >>

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The Helene Reeder Memorial Fund for Research into Life after Death

Grant announcement: The Helene Reeder Fund has announced the availability of grants for small and medium sized scientific research projects concerning the question of Life after Death. read more >>

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