At about this time two years ago, Dr Joanne Paul was doing the same thing many early career researchers are doing now: putting the finishing touches to an application for the AHRC/BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers Scheme in the hope of combining her background in academia with new skills and experiences, working in radio and TV.
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Should gay couples be considered the equal of their straight counterparts when it comes to setting up home and starting a family?
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We’ve let the organisers of Being Human take over the AHRC website so you can check out lots of fascinating updates from festival.
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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.
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Find out about the interactive pantomime, the imaginarium and the graphic novel that will bring Swift to life in our festival hub in Dundee.
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Where does inspiration come from? Is it only for the ‘geniuses’ amongst us, or could anyone conjure it up with a few clever tricks? Anna Kemp tells us about her upcoming creative writing workshop for the Being Human festival ‘The inspiration machine'.
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The Northern Ireland peace process is seen through a lens in a new AHRC-funded curatorial project, resulting in a trio of photography events in Belfast.
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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.
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The rise of robots is undoubtedly a hot topic and the focus of this year's Best Research Film of the Year winner. Find out more about this prize-winning film that poses a very serious but provocative question on robotics and pain.
Read more about Best Research Film of the Year Winner 2017: Pain in the Machine
The BBC’s Black and British season marks an ever-growing appreciation of the need for popular history that reflects the UK’s diverse population
Read more about Beyond the Broadcast: How academics are working with the BBC on the 'Black and British' season