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30 Aug 2016
Sue Demeter-St Clair of PSICAN (Paranormal Studies & Inquiry Canada), has written a long article on the famous apparitional sightings in the 1880s at Cheltenham. Read more
1 Aug 2016
In this wide-ranging podcast interview, author Guy Lyon Playfair talks about his early years as a journalist and paranormal investigator in Brazil, his investigation of the Enfield poltergeist, and his research on twin telepathy. Read more
1 Aug 2016
Volunteers are needed for a PhD research project at the University of Central Lancashire, to investigate what people think they're hearing when exposed to unidentified sounds. Read more
1 Aug 2016
A new encyclopedia article on the Italian Ernesto Bozzano (1862-1943) stimulates reflections about how psychical researchers communicate with their audiences, and about the need for translators to help break down language barriers. By Robert McLuhan Read more
16 Jul 2016
Parazoology: An issue of the Paranormal Review later this year will be devoted to a consideration of 'fabulous beasts'. Read more
16 Jul 2016
The SPR's Eleanor Sidgwick, the original female ghostbuster. Read more
3 Jun 2016
Deborah Erickson will be in Oxford in mid-September to present the results of her recent research in telepathic animal communication with therapy horses who work with PTSD-diagnosed warriors. Read more
3 Jun 2016
Andrew Green's 1973 classic "Ghost Hunting: A Practical Guide" is being republished. Read more
23 May 2016
Leading intellectuals in the seventeenth century were actively interested in psychical research, among them Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton. But this period also saw the beginnings of paranormal disbelief. By Prof. John Poynton Read more
19 May 2016
The February issue of the Journal of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics, issue 12 carries the text of ’Spirit’ Photography, a 1965 booklet that Simeon Edmunds wrote for the SPR. Read more