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Interview: Victoria Donovan

Our next New Generation Thinker interviewee, Victoria Donovan, remembers her ten year old self, discusses why she identifies with the first dog in space and why brevity is an important skill.

4th Equip Academic Research Symposium, India

EqUip: EU-India Platform for the Social Science and Humanities – is the first research collaboration platform between India and the EU specifically dedicated to Social Science and Humanities.

Interview: Seb Falk

In our latest instalment of New Generation Thinker interviews, Seb Falk ponders the medieval monastic life and talks about why he still considers himself a teacher.

Interview: Dr Katherine Cooper

In the second of our New Generation Thinker interviews Dr. Katherine Cooper delves into why she identifies with Storm Jameson and the thrill of discovering untold stories.

Interview: Leah Broad

Over the next ten weeks we'll be delving into the passions and inspirations of this years New Generation Thinkers. This week we start with Leah Broad.

Summer Reads

As we head in to the season of summer holidays we asked some of our New Generation Thinkers and AHRC theme fellows for the books that they’ll be packing in their suitcases.

Rare Sherlock pieces on show for the first time

Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created his famous detective while working in the city of Portsmouth, and 12 years ago world-renowned scholar Richard Lancelyn Green bequeathed a unique collection of 59,000 artefacts to the council.

Using the UK research base to make better policy

Gareth Davies, Director-General for Business and Science in the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and Andrew Thompson, Chief Executive of the AHRC, discuss how academic research can inform better policy-making.

New Generation Thinkers Hay Festival

BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) have unveiled the 10 academics who will be turning their research into television and radio programmes on the BBC.

Restoring Jane Austen's Legacy

An AHRC-funded project to digitise the handwritten manuscripts of Jane Austen allowed them to be viewed as a unified collection for the first time in more than 160 years.