With the Easter Holidays rapidly approaching, it's the perfect time to introduce your children to the historical artefacts in our galleries and museums. And now poet Michael Rosen is part of a remarkable new project bringing them to life for a new generation.
With Frankenstein Mary Shelley created not only a literary classic, but also an enduringly poignant antiheroic character in the manmade monster who still stalks popular culture today – 200 years after the book was first published in 1818
Tarka the Otter needed defending. In an age of social media and online advocacy someone had to step up and promote the book for a new generation
We speak to award-winning journalist and author Rob Cowen about his book, Common Ground, being voted the third best-loved piece of nature writing in the UK
Ahead of the announcement of this year's group of New Generation Thinkers, here's an interview between New Generation Thinkers, Dr Alistair Fraser and Dr Sophie Coulombeau.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science might not seem like the first choice of event for archaeologists researching Iron Age settlements in the UK. But the truth is, archaeologists break through the boundaries between science and humanities all the time
To mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, we speak to political historian Adrian Bingham what the vote meant for ordinary people.
To mark the centenary of the Representation of the people act that gave some women in the UK the vote for the first time, we’ve interviewed three suffrage scholars on why February 6th 1918 is a date none of us should forget.
Dr Sumita Mukherjee talks to us about how the Indian women who took part in campaigns for suffrage were represented.
I’m convinced that we should all be reading Ovid. And it’s not just because I believe his poetry has special relevance and meaning for millions of us in these strange and unsettling times.
As part of the the Association of British Orchestra’s Conference in Cardiff today, Alan Davey, Controller of BBC Radio 3, unveiled the exciting news that there will be a special concert on International Women's Day, which will premiere the works of five forgotten women composers.
See the gallery below which shows samples from the exhibit entitled "Beyond the Battlefields: Käthe Buchler's Photographs of Germany in the Great War".
The recipient of “India’s most prestigious academic award” has praised the AHRC for supporting her career and helping her develop the body of work that ultimately led to recognition by the judging panel.
Sometimes you're in the right place at the right time – and everything seems to happen for the right reason.
The online Atlas of Hillforts can help you turn your Christmas walks into more than just an opportunity to burn off some pudding.
Christmas as we know it today began in the Victorian period. Before Queen Victoria took to the throne in June 1837 there were no Christmas cards, no crackers and no turkey. But by the end of her reign, the ancient midwinter festivities had been transformed into something we would all recognise.
Whirlpool, which is based on the true story of the American deafblind actvist Helen Keller, and her fight for civil rights, won the Inspiration Award (public category) at this year's Research in Film Awards.
We've asked some our leading researchers to give their recommendations for winter reading. So if you’re after something to educate, inspire or otherwise capture your imagination then look no further
Unearthing Elephant, which questions the imminent demolition and regeneration of Elephant & Castle shopping centre won the Doctoral Award or Early Career Film category at this year’s Research in Film Awards.
A new report from the AHRC highlights the role arts and humanities research plays in developing our understanding of the environment and our place within it.