Innovation

Rethinking the Link Between Learned Societies and Academic Journals

Historically, there has been a tight link between journals, journal publications and a community of scholars working in specific fields of research who contribute to and manage them. Aileen Fyfe asks if we should rethink the structure of the learned societies that underpins this.

2 weeks ago
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Academic Publishers and the Challenges of AI

The role of AI in the production of research papers is rapidly moving from being a futuristic vision, towards an everyday reality; a situation with significant consequences for research integrity and the detection of fraudulent research. Rebecca Lawrence and Sabina Alam argue that for publishers, collaboration and open research workflows are key to ensuring the reliability of the scholarly record.

4 weeks ago
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Taking Our Work to the Street

This is the final blog in this three-part account of a project which took voices gathered through spatially-led video interviews in spring 2022, and developed them into public street theatre with performers and artists.

4 months ago
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Developing Engaging Street Theatre from Interview Materials

This blog post builds on the introduction to spatially-led video interviews. This article outlines the process of taking such digital material and working with writers, dramatists and performers to develop site-specific theatre. Over two workshop days we worked through ways to represent how everyday life changed during the 1960s in Newport, a city in Wales.

6 months ago
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