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
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.
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.
Today's blog entry by Professor Matthew Bevis discusses discusses the many facets of Edward Lear – from poetry to travel writing and natural history drawing – and how viewing these varied disciplines together can reveal new facets of Lear’s life.
Dr Will Abberley describes what it was like to apply to become a New Generation Thinker and how the scheme has changed his career, and his ways of thinking.
In this blog post, Iain Davie and Anne Schwan from Edinburgh Napier University, discuss a project exploring creativity behind the barbed wire during World War One.
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