Collaboration is key to designing research projects with real impact, as an AHRC-funded project is demonstrating. The four-year Curious Travellers project has been looking into travel into Wales and Scotland in the eighteenth century, focusing on the writer Thomas Pennant.
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One of the most famous works in Italian Literature has finally been translated into English thanks to AHRC funding.
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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.
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Equipping the next generation of academics with skills that go beyond the academy is critical, whether they go on to become university researchers, or take their post-doctoral-level thinking to other organisations, according to Anne Sofield at AHRC duing Doctoral Week.
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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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In Britain, the First World War had an impact on the lives of everyone - young or old, male or female. The horrors soldiers faced while away fighting is well documented, but less has been said about those that stayed at home.
Read more about Those that stayed at home – a look a women and children during the First World War
An AHRC-funded doctoral studentship gave Dr Ferris access to ‘an incredibly supportive environment for a researcher’. Our conversation focused on her experiences as a doctoral student and the transformational impact that participating in the International Placement Scheme had on her thesis.
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A novel by an AHRC-funded PhD student and International Placement Scheme award-holder is winning prizes and garnering public and critical acclaim.
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Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, specialist in Celtic and Medieval Studies and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, tells us about St Patrick, and how digitization of medieval texts has helped reveal for all the history of the much-loved Irish saint.
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A new project being carried out by IRO Historic Royal Palaces is revealing a previously little-known aspect of their rule: their incredible tents.
Read more about The Tudors' incredible 'Portable Palaces'