The Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS) project, part of the AHRC Open World Research Initiative, has announced the outcome of its second and final flexible funding call. Beginning in early 2019, the projects will foster innovation in research-led teaching and support curriculum change in modern languages in higher education.
Read more about Flexible funding awards: three new projects funded by MEITS
‘Documenting the past for a more peaceful future’ received the final Newton Prize of the evening, at a special Awards ceremony held at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London.
Read more about Research into the documentation of human rights violations honoured in the 2018 Newton Prize
Update: Consultation round-table events will be held across the UK
Read more about Consultation launched on agreement to improve employment and support for researchers
New report highlights successful approaches to expanding take up of modern language learning at school.
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Update:The Je-S system is now back online.
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The National Museum Institute (NMI) in New Delhi has become the eighth institution to join the International Placement Scheme (IPS). NMI will join the scheme for a one year pilot in the first instance with the potential to become a permanent host upon review.
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Led by UK Research and Innovation and funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the £80 million programme comprises nine creative clusters across the four nations of the UK and a new Policy and Evidence Centre, led by Nesta in partnership with 13 universities.
Read more about Major new research investment set to provide boost for UK's Creative Industries
The First World War came to an end 100 years ago this month. Or did it? The reality was the Armistice was only the beginning of the end of the war, according to Professor Maggie Andrews.
Read more about The messy aftermath of World War One
AHRC-funded LAUGH ‘HUG', a product designed by the LAUGH research team led by Professor Cathy Treadaway from Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University, has been selected for the final for the Outstanding Dementia Care Product 2018 category in the National Dementia Care Awards 2018.
Read more about AHRC Funded LAUGH Project nominated for Outstanding Dementia Care Product 2018
Ten new research projects announced today, 8 November 2018, by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will address issues facing Colombia’s transition from conflict to peace using the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Read more about UK and Colombian arts & humanities researchers set to work together for sustainable peace
Congratulations to the five winners of the 2018 Research in Film Awards from the Arts and Humanities Research Council who all received a trophy as well as £2,000 towards future filmmaking projects.
Read more about Winners of the Research in Film Awards 2018 announced
The Creative impact of languages in urban British culture explored at new Birmingham exhibition.
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The AHRC is bringing together leading academic and industry experts from the UK and China to enhance collaboration and identify opportunities to drive growth and innovation in the creative industries.
Read more about AHRC holds workshop to boost creative collaboration with Shanghai
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is set to launch a call for Partnership Development Grants focused on building new research-industry partnerships between the UK and China in the creative industries.
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Produced by History Hit, the 30-minute programme, titled ‘Untold Stories of World War 1’, looks at some of the research projects that have been carried out over the past four years.
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A new 30-minute documentary is set to provide new insight and reveal untold stories of the First World War.
Read more about World War 1 documentary set to give new insight into untold stories
A film about the Lebanese Civil War - 82 minutes long with post-screening discussion afterwards.
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The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have announced an exciting new opportunity for academics applying to the Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan call.
Read more about Heritage researchers in Jordan gain opportunity for access to cutting-edge UK equipment
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are announcing £4.9 million of funding for seven new projects addressing and preventing poor mental healthin developing countries.
Read more about New research projects announced to tackle mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders in developing countries
The project strives to advance our understanding of how arts and cultural engagement in the UK can support people’s lives.
Read more about National survey launched by Centre for Performance Science
A new £10 million centre funded by the Government’s Industrial Strategy will develop cutting-edge creative training and research programmes in immersive storytelling to ensure the UK creative workforce is the most skilled in the world in the use of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.
Read more about Winners to host new creative industries centre of excellence announced
A new system is being rolled out today (27 September 2018) as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020.
Read more about New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants
The shortlist for the prestigious £1 million 2018 Newton Prize has been published today, featuring 22 proposals between researchers in the UK and Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.
Read more about 2018 Newton Prize shortlist announced
Memory, loss, protest, the lives of refugees and the role of the arts in healing and recovery are just some of the themes explored in the 25 remarkable films shortlisted for the AHRC fourth annual Research in Film Awards.
Read more about Shortlist for Research in Film Awards announced
The centenary of the outbreak of the Spanish Flu pandemic provided the perfect opportunity for PhD student Hannah Mawdsley to work with media outlets and present her research directly to many different audiences.
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The call, an Institute for Government course - 'Engaging with Government'. will give academics the opportunity to learn more about how to communicate with what can otherwise seem an intimidating and challenging world to get access too.
Read more about AHRC is giving academics the opportunity to open up a dialogue with government thanks to new call
The AHRC, part of UK Research and Innovation, has opened a call that gives Research Organisations the opportunity to apply to become the UK’s first collaborative Centre for Cultural Value
Read more about Call for collaborative Centre for Cultural Value now open
As Leadership Fellows the researchers will receive AHRC funding to further their research across a broad range of subject areas, including the surprising longevity of witchcraft in France and society's fascination with dinosaurs.
Read more about Seven new AHRC Leadership Fellows announced
The five winners of the first ever Health Humanities Medal awards have been revealed today
Read more about Winners of inaugural Health Humanities Medal awards announced
From screen industries and digital storytelling to fashion and videogames, some of the UK’s best performing and world renowned creative businesses are to receive a major boost from investments announced today by AHRC.
Read more about R&D investment set to provide step up for Creative Industries
This second round of funding for arts and humanities DTPs sees investment in 10 consortia that bring together 72 higher education institutions throughout the UK in support of doctoral training.
Read more about AHRC commits to postgraduate research through new Doctoral Training Partnerships
The government has published updated information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the EU’s flagship programme for science and innovation.
Read more about UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview
For the first time, the people and projects that are helping to inform and transform the quality of life, health and wellbeing of the population using arts and humanities research are being recognised in the UK by a dedicated award.
Read more about Shortlist announced for Health Humanities Medal
The Arts and Humanities Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation, has announced new funding for the creation of a collaborative Centre for Cultural Value, the first of its kind in the UK.
Read more about Funding announced for new collaborative Centre for Cultural Value
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Smithsonian Institution have extended the deadline for applications to their call for joint fellowships in digital scholarship until Thursday, 16 August, 2018.
Read more about AHRC and Smithsonian Institution extend applications deadline for joint fellowship in digital scholarship programme
The project was a collaboration between the AHRC and BBC Radio 3 that shone a light on the significant achievements of five neglected female composers of the past.
Read more about Pioneering research project recognised in BBC's Annual Report
New Research in Pictures initiative launched to showcase arts and humanities research.
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Six young academics from across the UK will be taking part in a “TV PhD”, a new collaboration between the The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Edinburgh International Television Festival (ETF) to allow doctoral students to attend the Festival in August 2018.
Read more about Researchers gain insight into world of TV
The judges have been announced for the 2018 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research in Film Awards.
Read more about New judges announced for the 2018 Research in Film Awards
Senior government and university leaders will gather today [June 5] to discuss new ways to strengthen the connections between Whitehall and academia, with a focus on the contribution that can be made by the social sciences and humanities.
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The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) have today announced 2018’s cohort for The International Placement Scheme
Read more about UK academics given chance to study at leading research institutions around the world
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Smithsonian Institution have launched a new call for joint fellowships in digital scholarship.
Read more about UK and US join forces, launching fellowships programme on digital research in cultural institutions
UK Research and Innovation has equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of its vision and mission. As part of this commitment, UKRI is building on the work of its constituent parts with the Research Councils today publishing their fourth annual update of diversity data 2018 alongside launching a call for an External Advisory Group.
Read more about UK Research and Innovation looks for experts on Equality, Diversity and inclusion
The AHRC has announced a new highlight notice under the Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement Scheme (FoF) to support creative engagements with new audiences and user communities.
Read more about Pre-call announcement: Highlight Notice for Impact and Engagement Follow-on Funding in International Development
The Research in Film Awards are returning for its fourth year with two new categories focused on migration and social media.
Read more about Research in Film Awards returns with two new categories
Arts and Humanities early career researchers are being encouraged to make the most of a ‘transformational opportunity’ for funding that is being offered through UK Research and Innovation.
Read more about UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships scheme
The Arts and Humanities Research Council welcomes the Government’s commitment to Creative Industries through the newly announced Creative Industries Sector Deal which was launched today.
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Gender Pay Gap legislation (developed by the Government Equalities Office) introduced in April 2017 requires all employers of 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap for workers in scope as of 31 March 2017.
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The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the appointment of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s new Council – the senior decision making body of the organisation
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The Arts and Humanities Research Council has today (Wednesday 21st March) announced the appointment of Professor Roey Sweet to the position of Director of Partnerships and Engagement.
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