Following the end of the First World War, the soldiers returned home to resume their lives. Many though had sustained physical and/or mental injuries, requiring medical support. However, the state could not look after them all, with many having to rely on charitable institutions or family.
Read more about Medical care during the First World War – how hospitals managed the influx of injured soldiers
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
As part of the British Empire, Asian soldiers fought for the Allies in the Middle East campaign. However, similar to black soldiers, their contribution during the First World War has often been overlooked.
Read more about Discovering the stories of Asian soldiers during the First World War
Stonehenge is the centrepiece of a fascinating archaeological landscape. On the anniversary of the site being given to the nation, we look back at some of the research the AHRC has funded at and around this iconic monument.
Read more about Researching Stonehenge: the nation's most famous prehistoric monument
The Social Media Award recognises the growing importance of socially shared video and showcases the best short films made with social media platforms in mind.
Read more about RIFA 2018 – Social Media Short Award
This is a brand new film category for 2018, designed to showcase the stories and impact of human migration at a transnational, national and/or local community level.
Read more about RIFA 2018 - People on the Move Award: Stories of New Beginnings
We asked AHRC funded PhD student Becky Lawton to tell us about her involvement with the major new exhibition at the British Library on the Anglo-Saxon.
Read more about Rebecca Lawton on 'Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War'
Jacob Downs is researching the popularity of headphones for his AHRC-funded PhD in the Department of Music at the University of Sheffield.
Read more about Headphones and the supporting role in they play in our lives
This week we’re starting with the Doctoral Award or Early Career Film, which showcases the rich and diverse research produced as a result of AHRC funding.
Read more about RIFA 2018 - Doctoral Award or Early Career Film category
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.
Read more about Travelling back in time to 18th century travel writing