Person in Frankenstein costume

Academics shine light on contemporary research themes in classic book

Outgoing president says the arts are more important than ever in these troubled times

Lake Tahoe fire sign

Health and environmental agencies face savage reductions as defence spending soars

Neglected works set to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Periodicals need to think through the issues around film-based submissions, says professor

The creative principles that inspire art students can be equally relevant to schools

Yale-NUS College sign

Pericles Lewis, founding president of Yale-NUS college, on a turbulent time for the liberal arts

Agnieszka Piotrowska and collaborators on the set of Escape

Film director Agnieszka Piotrowska’s new book details the challenges of working in the southern African country

PhD, doctorate

UK universities can now ‘feel confident’ in recruiting postgraduate students for 2017-18, says RCUK chair

Sizwesandile Mnisi and the rest of the cast of The Fall.

A trip to the theatre prompts Martin Hall to think afresh about the demonstrations gripping his country’s campuses


Academics and leading figures from London’s rich cultural scene offer their insights to those running major arts organisations around the world

Matthew Reisz offers his tribute to a true polymath

Splashes of coloured paint on white canvas

If art has become more academic, might it also be able to refresh other disciplines?

Obituary: Seymour Roworth-Stokes, 1965-2016

An acclaimed designer who became an academic leader has died

Actors performing in recreation of One Million Years B.C. movie

Scholars take an audience back to the movie nights of 50 years ago

Child playing in refugee camp

UCL event considers the responses of anthropologists and artists to the refugee crisis

Bashir Makhoul, Birmingham City University

Bashir Makhoul reflects on the roots of his creativity and his academic vision for Birmingham City University

A person wearing a Shakespeare mask

Holger Syme’s three-week live-tweet reading brings scathing response from author Sir Brian Vickers

Man being carried by group

New network aims to help venues to play an even more effective role in the artistic life of their communities and regions

Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra

New book considers why some stars burn out and others continue to shine