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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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.
Read more about Becoming a broadcaster: Interview with New Generation Thinker Dr Joanne Paul
Ahead of the opening of a new Spanish Flu Exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum, we spoke to Hannah Mawdsley, co-curator of the exhibition, about how they’re telling the story of Spanish flu and why its stories are far too often forgotten.
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The winners of the inaugural Health Humanities Medal were announced yesterday during a parliamentary reception to celebrate their achievements
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Roseanne Watt talks to the AHRC about winning the Edwin Morgan Poetry prize in August.
Read more about AHRC PhD student wins prestigious poetry prize
These nominees all illustrate the scale and international scope of work being led by researchers in the UK.
Read more about Spotlight on: the Best International Research award
Set in London's Bedlam asylum, this Restoration-era version will feature singing and dancing that takes the famous Scottish play into “semi-operatic” territory, according to Richard Schoch, from Queen's University, Belfast.
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Discover more about the five projects that have been shortlisted for the ‘Inspiration Award’ as part of the AHRC and Wellcome Trust’s Health Humanities Medal 2018.
Read more about Spotlight on: Inspiration Award nominations
A computer that can write sonnets has been making headlines, but an AHRC-funded project brought back to life a Victorian poetry machine that was a sensation in its day.
Read more about Eureka machine beats poetry-writing bot by nearly 200 years
The British women's hockey team has been a remarkable success in recent years.But while the team may seem to have burst out of nowhere, hockey has a long history of success.
Read more about How hockey paved the way for women's sport in the UK