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Being Human: Hidden in the home – the concealed revealed roadshow

In this post, learn about supernatural beings and shapeshifters responsible for boots up chimneys and cats in bricked walls. These stories are the basis of the Being Human event ‘Hidden in the home: the concealed revealed roadshow‘ organised by the University of Hertfordshire.

The Big Thaw

New discoveries in the Arctic tell us about historic responses to climate change.

No direction home

How might displacement caused by climate change affect people’s sense of identity?

Why do we love British nature writing?

The popularity of nature writing has boomed in recent years. But we still have very little
sense of where the genre of came from or how it has developed over time. A new research project aims to find out more - and identify the nation's favourite nature writer.

My favourite nature book

We asked ten people that have a passion for nature to choose their favourite nature book to help our nationwide search for the UK’s favourite.

Dr Michael Eades on Being Human and New Generation Thinkers

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.