In our latest blog post, Professor Andrew McRae, University of Exeter discusses the community arts initiative, Places of Poetry, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England, and the relevance of poetry today. Poetry makes us pause. As a writer it requires a degree of thought … Continue reading The importance of poetry today
Manchester Voices is a research project which explores the rich tapestry of accents, dialects, and identities that make up Greater Manchester. In this week’s blog, Dr Erin Carrie and Dr Rob Drummond discuss how the research will develop, and demonstrate why it really is a project about, with, and for the people of Greater Manchester.
We asked the nation to help mark the arrival of spring to create a crowd-sourced nature diary. Prof Sir Mark Walport, CEO of UK Research and Innovation, captured the wildlife that he saw on his morning commute.
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.
Kicking off the new academic year is a blog from the AHRC Digital Transformations Team on their work with digital artist Eduardo Kac on how technology can disrupt traditional artistic forms.