Dr Peter R. Martin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate working at the Scott Polar Research Institute - part of the Department of Geography - at the University of Cambridge. Peter's work is influenced by a number of different literatures including exploration studies, histories of science, postcolonial studies and intellectual history. In this blog post, Peter … Continue reading Finding ‘Indigenous Intermediaries’ in the Archives of Arctic Exploration
Mark Ferguson, a wildlife sound recordist, composer and doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham, recently recorded the great yellow bumblebee in its natural habitat, which was then aired on BBC Radio 4. Mark talks us through his work as a sound recordist and his ongoing search for the great yellow bumblebee. I record wildlife … Continue reading Exploring the unique sound world of the UK’s rarest species
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.
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 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
Peter Coates and Susie Painter take a look at how Springwatch went from ‘badgers doing bugger all’ to unmissable TV