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Rules of rhyme and Middle English verse

Researchers have been using the rules of rhyme to understand popular medieval romance texts and recreate them in authentic musical form.

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Heroes in stone and bronze

Our latest feature looks at how British sculptors rose to the challenge of commemorating the fallen of the First World War.

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The Oral Contraceptive Trade

Our latest image gallery looks at the marketing of oral contraceptives in Britain from 1961 to 1969.

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Philosophies for life

A research project is looking at how Ancient philosophy can improve our everyday lives.

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How to develop your independent profile in and outside academia? #vitaehangout

19/11/2014

Vitae are hosting a Google Hangout for postdoctoral researchers dedicated to self-promotion, pitching ideas, networking and developing an independent profile inside or outside academia.

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Rules of rhyme and Middle English verse

17/11/2014

Researchers have been using the rules of rhyme to understand popular medieval romance texts and recreate them in authentic musical form.

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News

AHRC and Cheltenham Festivals announce new call

17/11/2014

We are running two joint calls with Cheltenham Festivals, seeking applications from researchers at any stage of their careers, and resulting in ten events across the festivals.

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Arts and Humanities in Video Games

19/11/2014

This short film looks at the exciting and increasing partnerships between arts and humanities researchers and the video games industry.

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First national humanities festival launches

17/11/2014

The UK’s first national humanities festival launched at the weekend. Being Human includes more than 100 free-to-attend events across the UK, and will run from 15-23 November 2014.

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Call to tender - studies on economic impact of research

16/11/2014

The AHRC is looking to update and develop the research commissioned in 2006 for our publication Leading the World: the economic impact of UK arts and humanities by commissioning three studies.

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Book on Scottish towns wins prestigious book award

18/11/2014

An exhaustive piece of academic research has beaten off stiff competition from an array of new and established names in contemporary Scottish literature to claim the 2014 Saltire Book of the Year Award.

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Funding Opportunity

International Placement Scheme: Shanghai Theatre Academy

17/11/2014

Exciting opportunity for early career researchers, post-doctoral research assistants and AHRC-funded doctoral students to undertake a funded fellowship at the Shanghai Theatre Academy, as part of the International Placement Scheme.

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Shanghai Theatre Academy opens doors to UK researchers

13/11/2014

This week the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Shanghai Theatre Academy in China.

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Upcoming events

22 Nov 2014, Birmingham Hippodrome

Hearing Wagner

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22 Nov 2014, Library of Birmingham (Heritage Space)

Wikipedia Meet Up - World War One, Pacifism and Dissent

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24 Nov 2014, British Academy, London

Community Languages: policy, pedagogy, public understanding

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