Reflecting on Women’s Rowing: Oral Histories and Sporting Lives

By Lisa Taylor The pace of change in women’s sport is quickening. More media airtime is being dedicated to elite women’s sport, while efforts to connect with more women with sporting participation through initiatives like Sport England’s This Girl Can have enjoyed hugely positive reception. Campaigns highlighting women’s achievements in sport, and their under-representation in … Continue reading Reflecting on Women’s Rowing: Oral Histories and Sporting Lives

‘Mythical Florence’: Where Does the Lady with the Lamp Stand Today?

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.

‘Landscapes and the Environment’ Revisited for Summer of 2018

In our latest blog, Gary Grubb – the AHRC’s Associate Director of Programmes – highlights the ways we can engage with AHRC research into natural and environmental heritage over the summer, including a possible opportunity for funding that may be just around the corner. Over the summer, many of us will be visiting diverse landscapes across … Continue reading ‘Landscapes and the Environment’ Revisited for Summer of 2018