Our members' research top ten in the UK for research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

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We're one of the leading global institutes for innovative, multidisciplinary research on the Bible. Our research is internationally recognised and we explore a variety of interests in ancient and contemporary contexts.

'Hidden Perspective Presents…World AIDS Day'

To mark World Aids Day (1 December), we will be hosting a special 'Hidden Perspective Presents…World AIDS Day' on Monday 5 December.

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WRoCAH AHRC Competition Studentships

The WRoCAH scholarship competition is now open. Don't miss it, find out more here.

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SIIBS Visiting Scholar

Dr Caroline Blyth (University of Auckland) will be visiting SIIBS during January 2017 to work with Dr Katie Edwards on the Bible and Rape Culture project.

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Study with us

We offer a diverse and modern approach to studying the Bible. You'll discover through us the bible's influence on cultural, social and political discussion.

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Cutting edge thinking

Our interdisciplinary research is world renowned and spans ancient and modern issues from biblical languages to forced migration, and pop culture to gender studies.

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We actively work with a variety of exciting external partners, our partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students.

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