“It's been a steep learning curve,” says Professor Roey Sweet as she reflects back on her first year overseeing the research council’s diverse partnerships, including those with its Independent Research Organisations (IROs) and international research partners.
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.
We asked Dr Pippa Marland from the University of Leeds to curate a list of recommended wildlife reads that have appeared in 2018, from people passionate about writing on the natural world, and a sneak preview of a much anticipated new book that will be published in May 2019.
Data scientists and humanities scholars are uniting for a bold new project that seeks to dispel the myth of 'the lone scholar' and provide new insights into the human impact of the Industrial Revolution.
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.
To mark the anniversary of this tragedy, researchers have developed an online application, 'Visualising the Iolaire', which provides a virtual map of the disaster.
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.
People living with advanced dementia often become withdrawn, depressed and 'locked in'.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.
“I am now viewed a little differently both within my specialist peer group, and in my academic department”
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.