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Funding for research in Australia

Applications are being accepted until September 30th for Cardigan Fund grants to fund parapsychological research or events in Australia. read more >>

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‘An Adventure’ - A purported time-slip by two Edwardian blue-stockings at the Petit Trianon in 1901

On 10 August 2016, Roger J. Morgan and Alice Dass recreated the famous visit Miss Charlotte Moberly and Miss Eleanor Jourdain made to the Petit Trianon at Versailles on 10 August 1901, in which they seemed to find themselves in the time of Marie Antoinette. read more >>

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A fresh look at the Morton case at Cheltenham

Sue Demeter-St Clair of PSICAN, Paranormal Studies & Inquiry Canada, has written a long article on the famous Morton case at Cheltenham, which was reported in the SPR's Proceedings. read more >>

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Caroline Watt promoted to Professor, Koestler Chair of Parapsychology

Caroline Watt of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit has been promoted to a full professorship, with effect from 1 August 2016. read more >>

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'From the Casefiles of the Society for Psychical Research (1899)'

A blogger has been delving into the publications of the SPR: 'Since its founding in 1882, the Society for Psychical Research has extensively studied everything from psychic abilities to run-of-the-mill hauntings, reporting their findings in a series of publications and journals, many of which have been preserved for future generations to discover and enjoy. Today, we will share with you some of the more interesting cases investigated by the SPR from the year 1899.' read more >>

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Carlos Alvarado on psychical research not written in Enlgish

Dr Carlos Alvarado has produced a blog post which discusses the large quantity of psychical research written in languages other than English, 'All Our Past is Not in English'. read more >>

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The Conjuring 2: Initial Impressions

David Saunders reviews The Conjuring 2, the new film directed by James Wan which uses the famous Enfield poltergeist case as its basis. read more >>

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The SPR in the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics

The most recent issue of the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics carries the text of ’Spirit’ Photography, a 1965 booklet written for the SPR by Simeon Edmunds. read more >>

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Frederic Myers one of the '6 greatest and most influential ghost hunters in history'

F. W. H. Myers, a founder of the SPR, has been listed on the 'Spooky Isles' website as one of the six most influential 'ghost' hunters' in history. read more >>

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SPR Council member at 'The Great Paranormal Event' in Belfast

SPR Council member John Fraser will be participating in 'The Great Paranormal Event at Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast, on 1 October 2016. read more >>

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