Heather Williams talks about the AHRC’s bold plans for the creative industries
UKRI’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG) are pleased to announce funding for 19 UK-German collaborative research projects.
UKRI’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in partnership with the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) have announced five UK-India research projects.
Heather Williams talks about the AHRC’s bold plans for the creative industries
How one southwest company has benefitted from close collaboration with arts and humanities academics to gain a greater understanding of their customers
In honour of International Translation Day and the annual event taking place at the British Library for the literary translation community, we catch up with Jen Calleja, the first ever translator in residence at the British Library.
In partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy, Being Human is now firmly established and this year it will feature more than 300 events in more than 50 towns and cities across the UK, as well as international activities in Paris, Rome, Singapore and Melbourne.
Nadia-Anne Ricketts is keeping the craft of weaving alive by merging it with digital technology and creating an innovative business in the process.
Even the most alluring business ideas can benefit from some expert help turning them into reality.
From a full musicological analysis of Björk’s artistic output to new ways of understanding and appreciating the musician's work.
Professor Andrew Chitty, The AHRC’s Creative Economy Champion, responds to the Bazalgette Review into the creative industries.
In this latest of our interviews with New Generation Thinkers, we interviewed Dr Eleanor Lybeck and Dr Clare Walker Gore.
In the third of our New Generation Thinker features, we interview Leah Broad ( 2016) and Laurence Scott (2011) about how the scheme transformed their careers.
Start stamping your literary passport with these magnificent seven reads from around the world as recommended by our Theme Fellows, New Generation Thinkers and those involved in our Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) .
Professor Gary Lock from the University of Oxford tells us more about researching the 4,147 hillforts across Britian and Ireland
Professor George McKay explains why collaboration and dialogue are important for arts and humanities scholars
Dr Eleanor Lybeck talks history and practice of popular performance from the turn of the 19th century, including the story of her great-grandfather.
Professor Keri Facer discusses the benefits of collaboration and how drawing on expertise from outside universities could help open up new research horizons
A partnership between the University of Manchester and The National Trust offers a critical toolkit for rethinking modern approaches to sleep-management.
Dr Joanne Paul speaks about Renaissance satire and what can be learned from this period that can be used in our current political climate.
A journal connecting research in linguistics and languages with policy and the public, edited by the AHRC funded project Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies
Some of the most valuable conflict research deals with rehabilitation and resistance, says Theme Leadership Fellow for Conflict, Professor David Galbreath
What does Shakespeare mean to other cultures? New Generation Thinker Dr Islam Issa explores how new perspectives can add to our own apprecieation
The summer holidays are the perfect time to get lost in a new book which is why we've asked some of our New Generation Thinkers and Theme Fellowes to share their summer must-reads.
The AHRC's Leadership Fellow for Heritage, Professor Rodney Harrison, and his colleague on the Heritage Futures research programme at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, Dr Sarah May, look at the difficulties of gaining UNESCO 'inscription' and the implications once achieved.
Dr Hetta Howes, lecturer in Medieval Literature and an AHRC New Generation Thinker, looks at the connections between women and water in 12th century devotional texts.
In its first year, the AHRC-funded Living with Monuments project has made a critical discovery that may explain the origins of the world-famous Neolithic henge monument at Avebury.
Theme Leadership Fellow for Translating Cultures, Professor Charles Forsdick discusses the importance language, translation and the notion of voicelessness
Professor Tony Prescott tells us about the cultural impact the robot companions of Star War has had
Emphasising the fundamental role of arts and humanities research in the global challenges of our time.
"I'm excited to show how music and wider arts programmes are being developed in partnership with the health sector."
Peter Coates, Professor of American and Environmental History at the University of Bristol, shares his favourite pieces of nature writing.
In this interview Rory Cormac, Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham talks all things espionage and what Britain got up to between 1945 and 1968.
"We need to listen to children more. Especially when they are talking about difficult subjects such as war and violence"
This week we talk to Dr Simon Beard from the Centre for Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
Dr Christopher Bannister talks about his research, becoming a New Generation Thinker and the chance to make programmes for BBC Radio 3
An innovative collaboration between the University of Oxford and the National Trust is enhancing visitor engagement
Andrew Chitty, the AHRC’s first Creative Economy Champion is looking forward to championing and supporting the creative industries through research and partnerships
How many senses do we have? Professor Barry Smith explores them all in his new series The Uncommon Sense
Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, specialist in Celtic and Medieval Studies and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, tells us about St Patrick, and how digitization of medieval texts has helped reveal for all the history of the much-loved Irish saint.
BBC Radio 3 is known for its flagship musical events, but it is so much more. Station controller, Alan Davey, talks about the station's wider strategy.
As today marks 100 years since the revolution began, we hear, for the first time, the story of Leokadiya Kashperova; a female composer once embedded in the bourgious life of St Petersburg, and her musical life in the wake of the revolution.
Dr Stefano Evangelista's research project The Love of Strangers: Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English ‘Fin de Siècle’ investigates 19th Century cosmopolitanism and its echoes in today's debates.
Rodney Harrison, the AHRC's Leadership Fellow in Heritage, talks about natural' and 'cultural' heritage, the spaces between them and how we might get different professions to talk about heritage.
In celebration of St David's Day, we asked Professor Paul Russell of the University of Cambridge to tell us a little about the patron saint of Wales.
Ahead of the Oscars we asked our researchers for their picks of foreign language films that they have recently watched.
When it comes to academic success it's not only good to talk, it's essential. Being able to work collaboratively with others in the field is vital.
Paul Rodgers, the AHRC’s new Leadership Fellow in Design, talks about the universal relevance of design and the importance of supporting the next generation of researchers
With fewer than two weeks until the cross-council Antimicrobial Resistance call closes, the AHRC's Design Fellow, Professor Paul Rodgers, tells us why it is vital that the arts and humanities are involved in the challenge.
Dr Lucy Taylor, an AHRC-funded early career fellow based at the Library of Congress, Washington, tells us about dance, manhood, and warefare amongst the Acholic people of Northern Uganda.
Rising in January 1547 and falling in 1917, this year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the fall of Russian Tsars. Our New Generation Thinker and Russian specialist, Dr Victoria Donovan, tells us a little of her story: why she began studying Russia, who the first Russian Tsar was, and why the Russian royals met such a bitter end.
In celebration of the mighty Scottish poet, Robert Burns, we asked Kirsteen McCue, professor of Scottish Literature and Song Culture and Co-Director of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies at the University Glasgow, what Robert Burns means to her.
Professor Janice Carruthers, the AHRCs new Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages, talks about the vital role of Modern Languages and the importance of nurturing research.