The arts and humanities have a vital role to play in strengthening democracy around the world, according to Professor Emma Crewe, director of the new Global Research Network on Parliaments and People, based at School of Oriental and African Studies, (SOAS) University of London.
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Digital Panopticon – the project takes its name from the philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s proposal for a new kind of jail, with cells radiating from a central point, so that inmates could have the eyes of the authorities continuously upon them.
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In 2017, Medieval History PhD student Lance Pursey, from the University of Birmingham, went to the National Museum of Ethnology (MINPAKU), part of the National Institutes for the Humanities, with the International Placement Scheme (IPS).
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From a basement flat surrounded by spiders to serenading them, Eleanor Morgan looks back at her PhD that has now led to a book and some unexpected encounters.
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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
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Hadrian’s Wall is not just a monument but a ‘living wall’, suggests new research
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Jacob Downs is researching the popularity of headphones for his AHRC-funded PhD in the Department of Music at the University of Sheffield.
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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.
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New ways of treating dementia have been developed through using Multi Sensory Environments.
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Our latest feature looks at how British sculptors rose to the challenge of commemorating the fallen of the First World War.
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