Publications

Vision and Strategy

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AHRC Strategy (2013-2018)
‘The Human World:
The Arts and Humanities in our Time’

Our remit, what we do, challenges and priorities. Our research, the people and our partnerships, with a look at the wider perspective too.

Delivery Plan

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Delivery Plan 2016 - 2020 (PDF, 541KB)

Our vision and delivering national needs and research excellence, the effectiveness through partnerships and what it takes to have an effective and efficient organisation.

The Creative Economy

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Articulating Co-Creation for economic
and cultural value (2015)

Findings and analysis of the four KE Hubs for the creative economy: Creative Exchange, Creativeworks London, Design in Action and REACT.
 

Cultural Value

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Understanding the Value of Arts & Culture (2018) (PDF, 5.3MB)

Some 70 original pieces of work were probed and challenged, thus advancing our thinking about how better to understand and capture the elusive phenomenon that is called ‘cultural value’.

IROs

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A Decade of Success (2017) (PDF, 4.9MB)

IROs are now playing a vital role in training the next generation of researchers that allow them to create a bank of skills designed to benefit their career progression.

Funding

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Career Paths of AHRC funded PhD Students

With respondents and their PhD research, an overview of Career Paths, a sectoral analysis of career paths and respondent perspectives on the value of a PhD

Themes

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World War One Engagement Centres (PDF, 2.5MB)

Directors from the five WW1 Engagement Centres reflect on their achievements to date and look forward to ongoing research projects.


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The Power of Languages (PDF, 6.4MB)

‘The Power of Languages’ highlights the work of the Open World Research Initiative as it transforms modern languages research in the UK. It demonstrates the importance of modern languages in areas such as cultural understanding, health, creativity, social cohesion and education.

Brochures

Listed in order of most recent first. Or select a quicklink: 2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 2014

2019

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Research Collaborations Brazil (PDF, 6.3MB)

This 16-page brochure showcases the achievements and impacts of UK-Brazil research collaborations in arts and humanities.

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New Generation Thinkers magazine (2018-2019) (PDF, 3.9MB)

This 24-page magazine features interviews with NGTs past and present. With top tips about how to succeed in the scheme.

2018

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Slavery past and present (2018) (PDF, 677KB)

24-page brochure looking at how arts and humanities research shapes understanding of historic and modern slavery.

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Forgotten Female Composers (2018) (PDF, 1.9MB)

12-page brochure with in-depth profiles of all the female composers.

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RIFA 2017-2018 magazine (2018) (PDF, 3MB)

Showcases the winners from the past three years, and features top tips from TV Producer and RIFA judge, Steve Evanson.

2017

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Mental Health and Wellbeing (2017) (PDF, 20MB)

AHRC-funded research is helping address the numerous and complex issues surrounding mental health.

2014

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Connected Communities (2014) (PDF, 2.7MB)

Understanding the changing nature of communities in their contexts and how they enhance our quality of life.

Reviews and reports

Accessibility

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