Black musicians have had a profound effect on British popular culture since the 1960s. But of all the genres that have developed over the decades – from ska and British reggae, to jungle – it's the new sound of grime that has the power to be the most significant yet, according to Mykaell Riley.
Read more about Mykaell Ryley Interview: How Grime outwitted the musical establishment
The shortlist for the AHRC’s Research in Film Awards is out, the judges have cast their votes – And ahead of the awards ceremony on 9 November, we've spoken to some of the judges to hear what they think about the awards.
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For Biology Week, we’ve teamed-up with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to find out how Viking Archaeology project Melting Pot use modern biology to help with research into ancient history.
Read more about From Loki to Lipids: Using modern biology to discover Viking culinary culture
Museum curators from Newcastle have teamed up with local English scholars to develop an unprecedented insight into one of the UK’s best-loved children’s authors.
Read more about Creative Collaborations: Michael Morpurgo, a Lifetime in Stories
The best partnerships bring advantages for both parties – as one collaboration funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) clearly shows.
Read more about Creative collaborations: Creative Entrepreneur in Residence
Television has always been a tough business: but in an increasingly globalised world in the thrall of a succession of technical revolutions that have swept through broadcasting, it's got even tougher.
Read more about Creative collaborations: how international networks helped lead the way for Welsh TV
Archaeologists study the impacts of human activity on the ‘natural’ world, and some of the most common impacts of buried, known and unknown, sites can be seen as crop or soil marks across agricultural landscapes. At the same time 21st century farmers are now mapping their fields to tailor their inputs, such as fertilisers, to specific soil needs. But nobody has ever asked the question, how do these two different disciplinary approaches interconnect?
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Hillforts have long been known to be essential to our understanding of the Iron Age – and yet until this summer there was no good dataset available for study.
Read more about Beyond the Ramparts: Professor Ian Ralston
To mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation, we spoke to Professor of Modern History Alexandra Walsham on her project to stimulate wider interest in this important historical event.
Read more about Remembering the Reformation – Using digital curation to widen the debate
To mark UKRI’s first attendance at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, we asked linguistic researchers Professors Alice Deignan and Elena Semino to tell us why language is so important when talking to students about science.
Read more about Translating science for young people: the case of climate change