Researchers in developing countries have often been confined to minor roles as translators and data gatherers. But there are signs that the scales are tipping. Simon Baker considers the extent and nature of collaboration between the Global North and South, while Andrew Thompson reflects on the next iteration of the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund.
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When asked about his experience of undertaking an AHRC-funded doctoral studentship and the impact the grant had on his career, former Army Colonel and current senior civil servant Dr Martin Gliniecki enthusiastically spoke about the value of lifelong learning, using philosophy in policy-making, and interpreting immigration law through moral lenses.
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Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) is a network of national funding agencies committed to leading and developing funding opportunities for humanities researchers in Europe. Since its inception it has grown from 14 to 26 national agencies
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To support World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2019, we highlight doctoral student Rebecca Crowther’s work in exploring the transformative power of Scotland’s rural landscapes on mental wellbeing.
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Dr Paul Yates completed his PhD in 2002. He studied Musicology and the topic of his research was “The Song Cycle in Nineteenth-Century France”.
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The GCRF Network Plus, Rising from the Depths Network funds innovation projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar.
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The ITV production of Sanditon has grabbed viewers – and headlines – with its occasionally racy interpretation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel. But the popularity of Andrew Davies' production also illustrates the value of an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) project to digitise the author's manuscripts.
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Being a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council's (AHRC) Peer Review College (PRC) is a “fascinating and rewarding” experience, says Professor Richard Berger, as the organisation invites the nomination of new members.
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The winner of the prestigious Wolfson Prize for history 2019 has praised the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for supporting curiosity-driven research that “helps people really understand the past”.
Read more about History of buried treasure and the secrets of Stonehenge revealed by AHRC researchers