Arts and Design
Existing practices and funding regimes exacerbate the structural inequalities faced by black and minority ethnic (BME) groups, a new report has found. The finding comes from a ground-breaking two-year Common Cause Research collaboration which explored how universities and BME communities* work together.
Làrach-lìn ùr is program co-cheangailte a' rannsachadh buaidh na Gàidhlig air Glaschu. A new online resource to raise awareness of the influence of Gaelic on Glasgow has been launched in association by the University of Glasgow Tha goireas ùr air-loidhne air fhoillseachadh gus mothachadh a thogail do bhuaidh na Gàidhlig air Glaschu.
Researchers have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals, rather than modern humans, created the world's oldest known cave paintings - suggesting they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own.
The Getty Foundation has announced the launch of Conserving Canvas, a new initiative that aims to ensure that critical conservation skills needed to care for paintings on canvas do not disappear. Conserving Canvas will keep much-needed skills alive through a number of grants that support the conservation of paintings, workshops, seminars, training residencies, and a major symposium.
The home of one of Europe's most powerful MRI scanners has also become the home of the world's first virtual artist in residence, as an autonomous computer artist takes its place amongst researchers at Cardiff University's Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).
UCL has mounted a meticulously-planned operation to enable its spiritual forebear Jeremy Bentham to achieve in death what he always wanted to do in life: visit America.