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Read, Watch and Listen

Authoring Success

Alexandra Harris, a New Generation Thinkers winner in 2011, looks back to her AHRC-funded Doctoral studies at Oxford and reflects on the impact that AHRC has had on her career.

The Book As We Have Known It

Our final 10th Anniversary Essay competition finalist and our overall winner, Pauline Rowe, remembers the books that were left behind.

Burning Digital

From Porphyry's fragments to the codex of the future, our next 10th Anniversary Essay finalist, Jenny Messenger, explores the future of the book

The (Re)Imagined Book

Our second 10th Anniversary Essay Competition Finalist, Kevan Manwaring, looks at the continuing popularity of the book.

The Active Archive

All this week we will be showcasing the finalists of the AHRC 10th Anniversary Essay competition. In the first essay Catherine Love looks at emotion in archival research.

Black and Asian Shakespeare

Professor Tony Howard of University of Warwick initiated this project to bridge the gap in understanding of what black and Asian artists have achieved in Shakespeare in the UK.

AHRC Early Career Researchers

Short film exploring opportunities for Early Career Researchers, as well tips and advice for making a successful grant application.

Let's Dance

Researchers are helping to develop an app for anyone interested in dance, one that they think will have application for other art forms too

Shakespeare's Language

A two volume encyclopaedia of Shakespeare's language will look at individual words and expressions and the patterns of his words.

400 years of the Bard

In the run up to the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, The AHRC CEO, Andrew Thompson, reflects on how research is ensuring our knowledge of the bard is constantly updated.

Walking Shakespeare's London

In Shakespeare's 400th anniversary year we look back at a research project that uses technology to make visible London’s rich theatrical heritage

Blooming marvellous

How an international exhibition changed our understanding of a major cultural figure.

Staging the Henrician Court

New film looks at how researchers have been seeking to bring early modern drama to life, and learn more about Tudor theatre, by staging performances at Hampton Court Palace.

Connecting with the Past

Our latest image gallery, from the archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, represents the humanitarian response to conflicts from the Boer War to the present day.