While the Robin is a bird that is synonymous with Christmas; there’s another bird that is in desperate need of our attention, according to producers, Katie Stacey and Luke Massey, whose film Singing with Nightingales, was shortlisted for the AHRC Research in Film Awards 2018.
Read more about The Last Song of the Nightingale
We asked Dr Pippa Marland from the University of Leeds to curate a list of recommended wildlife reads that have appeared in 2018, from people passionate about writing on the natural world, and a sneak preview of a much anticipated new book that will be published in May 2019.
Read more about Favourite nature books of the year, curated by the 'Land Lines: Modern British Nature Writing' research team at the University of Leeds.
Data scientists and humanities scholars are uniting for a bold new project that seeks to dispel the myth of 'the lone scholar' and provide new insights into the human impact of the Industrial Revolution.
Read more about Living with Machines: Revolutionising the way historical sources are analysed
Dr Steve Ashby, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University of York, tells us about his research, and offers us some ideas for an alternative festive feast.
Read more about Festive Food: A Viking Feast for Yuletide
So you’ve made a film, but what’s next? Richard Davidson-Houston, Head of All 4, and RIFA 2018 judge, gives his top five tips on how best to approach commissioning editors.
Read more about What do film commissioning editors look for?
To mark the anniversary of this tragedy, researchers have developed an online application, 'Visualising the Iolaire', which provides a virtual map of the disaster.
Read more about Visualising the Iolaire 100 years on – An untold tragedy of the First World War
People living with advanced dementia often become withdrawn, depressed and 'locked in'. But play can offer a way back out, according to a remarkable multidisciplinary project based at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Read more about How a HUG can help people with dementia
“I am now viewed a little differently both within my specialist peer group, and in my academic department”
Read more about ECR interview: How Early Career Research funding can help broaden your area of expertise
Dr Richard Bramwell – a Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University – reflects on what he’s learned moving beyond his PhD to become a full-time academic.
Read more about ECR interview: Making connections is key
“Without this project, I would never have been able to amass the data to make that jump between texts to thinking more about their contexts of production.”
Read more about ECR interview: Making global connections through Early Career Research