Posts from our Fellows, researchers and staff about the humanities, social sciences and the British Academy's work.
Professor Imran Rasul FBA and Dr Brendon McConnell look at sentencing outcomes in the Federal Criminal Justice System to examine contagious animosity across outgroups.
Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA, author of works on Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton and Penelope Fitzgerald, explains the history, meaning and importance of biography.
Professor Michael Kenny and Jack Sheldon explore how, in some important respects, the British state is functioning as the government of England alone.
The refugee experience is often thought of as temporary but Dr Yasmine Shamma discusses when refugees begin to put down roots in the pursuit of a place to call home.
How the Future of the Corporation programme is working to redefine business in the 21st century and build trust between business and society.
Dr Sue Miller explains how her 12-piece charanga band has been experimenting with recapturing the recording technologies of the 1950s and 60s to understand what we lose when digitally enhancing live recordings.
There has been a number of research studies looking at why teachers decide to leave challenging schools but Dr Linet Arthur discusses the reasons why teachers stay.
Dr Helen Fisher's research aims to understand which children are most likely to be vulnerable to developing psychotic symptoms and what might protect them from doing so.
Dr Vaibhav Singh discusses the history of the QWERTY keyboard as we know it today and how technology, language and script has shaped our communication.
Dr David Souto explains the implications of technological advances in gaze control for gaming, marketing and most crucially, assistive technology.
Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh explains how the changing meanings of the words used to tell the tale of Brian Boru serve as compelling evidence of medieval channels of communication.
Dr Emma Bond and Dr Mona Bozdog explore the forgotten sugar past of Greenock, Scotland through other senses, such as taste and smell.
Dr Adam Crymble, Dr Lisa Smith and Dr Rachel Rich explore the spread of international flavours in Britain during King George III's reign.
Dr Sharon Morein explains how investigations into a possible link between attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder and hoarding could improve our understanding of both conditions.
Dr Bettina Varwig considers how our understanding of music's effect on the body has changed over the past three hundred years.
Dr Johanna Dale questions how a pious seventh-century Northumbrian king became the star of medieval German legends featuring mermaids and a talking raven.