After a BBC report showed drops of up to 50% in the take-up of GCSE language courses since 2013, researchers from the AHRC-funded Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) Creative Multilingualism project ask: Why don't pupils want to study languages and what can we do about it? Professor Suzanne Graham and Dr Linda Fisher are researchers … Continue reading Why don’t pupils want to study languages in the UK?
As the Bicentenary of Florence Nightingale's death approaches, an AHRC-funded project is looking to commemorate it by looking back at the regional representations of the lady with the lamp. In this week's blog Dr Jonathan Godshaw – describes Nightingale's uncomfortable relationship with public representations of herself.
As we kick off our town hall events, which aim to explain the new Network Plus Calls AHRC is managing under the GCRF Collective Programme, I can’t help but be reminded of the American gymnast Katelyn Ohashi
In this week’s blog, project lead Professor Jonathan Pitches describes how combining mountain culture with live performance has led him to a new way to translate mountain experience.
Robert Dale – a historian and lecturer in Russian History at Newcastle University – discusses how the AHRC International Placement Scheme helped him bring to life the extraordinary story of six men who cycled to 2,000 km in the hope of uniting two of Soviet Russia’s largest cities.
In this week's blog, documentary Film Producer and PhD candidate Anna Sowa discusses how her film Kanraxël- The Confluence of Agnack’ came to win an AHRC Research in Film Award, among others, and where her project has gone from there.
Ahead of this year's Research in Film Awards, Joanna Callaghan – Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking at the University of Sussex and former Research and Film Awards judge – discusses the importance of Research Filmmaking and she's working to consolidate the field.