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Stonehenge: A Decade of Discovery

Research funded by the AHRC which has overturned previously held views on the origins and the history of the UK’s foremost prehistoric monument is directly feeding into the visitors’ centre to be launched at Stonehenge this week

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The stories of Great Expectations

Dickens’ novel has exceeded expectations to become one of his most-adapted works. It has inspired everything from films, plays, pop songs and musicals. A researcher has been considering the novel’s global reach, impact and relevance

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Mandela, icon

An AHRC-funded research project, ‘Nelson Mandela: postcolonial thinker, postmodern icon, modern world leader’, critically appraised the South African leader’s significance. In the wake of his death, Elleke Boehmer considers again the man behind Mandela.

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A story untold

A look at the life of Joan Whittington, post-war pioneer of the British Red Cross

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Visualising Research Workshop

24/01/2014

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Can you present complex data to tell a compelling story that anyone will be able to understand?

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New Generation Thinkers - open soon

19/12/2013

If you have a programme idea that you believe would be perfect for the airwaves then the New Generation Thinkers 2014 scheme is for you.

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Open Call for applications to attend the Connected Communities Research Development Workshop on Addressing the Challenges o

13/12/2013

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This open call invites expressions of interest to attend a research development workshop addressing the challenges of Disconnection, Division and Exclusion.

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A view on community research

02/01/2014

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In this podcast for the AHRC, Professor Mary Brydon-Miller discusses research and community engagement in the arts and humanities, providing an international perspective.

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Stonehenge: A Decade of Discovery

17/12/2013

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Research funded by the AHRC which has overturned previously held views on the origins and the history of the UK’s foremost prehistoric monument is directly feeding into the visitors’ centre to be launched at Stonehenge this week

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Knowledge Exchange Hubs - One Year In

13/12/2013

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The AHRC's 4 Knowledge Exchange Hubs have been busy helping academia and the creative industries work more effectively together.

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Digital Research Supporting Innovation

20/12/2013

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As well as encouraging collaboration between arts organisations, technology providers, and academic researchers, the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts is encouraging expierments from which the wider arts sector can learn.

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The stories of Great Expectations

13/12/2013

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Dickens’ novel has exceeded expectations to become one of his most-adapted works. It has inspired everything from films, plays, pop songs and musicals. A researcher has been considering the novel’s global reach, impact and relevance

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Dictionary complete after a century

10/12/2013

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A century after scholars began working on it, the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources is finally complete.

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