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Understanding Money

A new free online course aims to help us all better analyse how we understand money.

Forgotten Female Composers: One Year On

After the broadcast concerts featuring lost works by female composers we caught up with three of the academics involved in the project to hear what happened next.

Interview with PhD award winner Anne-Marie Eze

She says that ‘the AHRC studentship added the chance to work at the British Library.  In my field it is the pinnacle.  It represented a way into the British Library, and to be able to work with a knowledgeable, generous team of colleagues where I learnt such a lot.

Going to Japan with the International Placement Scheme

In 2017, Medieval History PhD student Lance Pursey, from the University of Birmingham, went to the National Museum of Ethnology (MINPAKU), part of the National Institutes for the Humanities, with the International Placement Scheme (IPS). 

The Last Song of the Nightingale

While the Robin is a bird that is synonymous with Christmas; there’s another bird that is in desperate need of our attention, according to producers, Katie Stacey and Luke Massey, whose film Singing with Nightingales, was shortlisted for the AHRC Research in Film Awards 2018.    

Festive Food: A Viking Feast for Yuletide

Dr Steve Ashby, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University of York, tells us about his research, and offers us some ideas for an alternative festive feast.

 

 

What do film commissioning editors look for?

So you’ve made a film, but what’s next? Richard Davidson-Houston, Head of All 4, and RIFA 2018 judge, gives his top five tips on how best to approach commissioning editors.

How a HUG can help people with dementia

People living with advanced dementia often become withdrawn, depressed and 'locked in'. But play can offer a way back out, according to a remarkable multidisciplinary project based at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

ECR interview: Making connections is key

Dr Richard Bramwell – a Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University – reflects on what he’s learned moving beyond his PhD to become a full-time academic.