The winner of the prestigious Wolfson Prize for history 2019 has praised the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for supporting curiosity-driven research that “helps people really understand the past”.
People across England and Wales are being invited to share their own poetry about the places they live in and love as part of an ambitious plan to create a digital map of Poetry for England and Wales.
To mark the first ever Creative Industries Day, we asked four professionals from across the sector to tell us about their experiences getting in to the sector
The Creative Industries Clusters Programme is the right way to boost the sector, according to Lord Finsbury, the man who led the 1998 Government taskforce that first identified the economic value of the creative industries.
As summer approaches and we begin to look forward to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Dr. Stacey Pope, Associate Professor in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Durham University, reflects on the public and media profile of women in football.
A new sci-fi thriller podcast from BBC Radio 4 is offering a fascinating additional dimension to an AHRC-funded project looking at the world of wildlife filmmaking
Be effective and fine tune your message and focus on talking the language of government, says Emily Commander, Strategic Lead, Public Policy at AHRC.
How will we remember the present in the future? What should we preserve? And what should we let go? In this feature, AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow, Professor Rodney Harrison talks us through the AHRC-funded research programme, Heritage Futures and their latest collaboration with Manchester Museum.
Malcolm explains AHRC made it possible for him to consider doctoral research. He added: “I wouldn’t have been able to take on the doctorate without their support. It was financially not viable for me to do that, so that made all the difference”.
Today (20 March 2019) we’re asked people across the UK to submit up to 150 words about the official arrival of spring. All entrants up until noon Friday, 22 March 2019, will go forward to be chosen for the eBook which will be available this summer. Submission for entries at www.ahrc.ukri.org/spring-diary has now closed.
Argentina’s Billiken is the world’s longest-running children’s magazine. Named after the Billiken doll that was designed in the early 20th century and became enormously popular in the United States, the magazine has been published by Editorial Atlántida, in Buenos Aires, since November 1919.