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The King's Dome Commission

Over the course of 35 days in the summer of 2013, the King’s Theatre was closed to the public for a very special make-over. Photographer Ron O’Donnell documented the entire project from the drawing board to the final unveiling.

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Leeds Stories of the Great War

The latest film from the AHRC examines 'Leeds Stories of the Great War', a project undertaken by the University of Leeds that has been investigating the experiences of people who were living in Leeds during the First World War.

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Black or white

Michael Jackson's nuanced relationship with his skin colour is often overlooked. A researcher argues that he used his stage performances and videos to critique racist constructions of blackness.

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Building a case for research

A new project aims to improve knowledge exchange between architects, academics and businesses in the home-building industry.

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Live Twitter chat on RCUK Digital Economy Theme Next Stage call

10/07/2014

Research Council staff from AHRC, ESRC and EPSRC will be holding a live Twitter chat on Thursday 17 July 2014 from 3pm to 4pm (BST) to answer your questions about the Next Stage call.

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AHRC Annual Report published today

10/07/2014

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The AHRC’s Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14 have been published today. Laid before Parliament yesterday (10 July), the publication outlines the AHRC’s achievements over the last year.

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Marginalia Machine

06/07/2014

The Marginalia Machine is a drawing robot which reproduces archival margin notes from the Bloodaxe Archive of poetry.

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Online tool reveals how Dickens characters become real

10/07/2014

A new online linguistics tool will help researchers and students to study the language used in novels from the 19th Century.

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The King's Dome Commission

08/07/2014

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Over the course of 35 days in the summer of 2013, the King’s Theatre was closed to the public for a very special make-over. Photographer Ron O’Donnell documented the entire project from the drawing board to the final unveiling.

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Funding for new round of digital R&D art projects revealed

02/07/2014

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12 pioneering art projects will share approximately £1.4 million of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts to support digital research and development in the sector.

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Premiere of new films on North East WW1 experiences

10/07/2014

There will be a unique premiere at Tyneside cinema this July, as two short films about North East experiences of the First World War are aired.

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Amplification Awards

07/07/2014

Taking digital transformations research to another level is the aim of ten new AHRC amplification awards. These new awards will give projects from the Digital Transformations theme a chance to enhance the value and impact of their research.

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‘Mystery editor’ of Robert Burns’s early work

01/07/2014

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Professor Nigel Leask, a member of the team on the AHRC-funded project ‘Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century’, has today announced his finding that Scotland’s national bard used a mystery figure to help him edit all his early work.

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