Praxis

PRAXIS focuses on Arts and Humanities research across the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and Newton Fund portfolio. Specifically, its aims are to consolidate learning across research projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to amplify their impact and policy relevance, and to champion the distinctive contribution...

*With special thanks to Richard Axelby (Global Research Network on Parliaments and People), co-author of this blog, for calculating the carbon cost of travel and to both Richard and Emma Crewe for facilitating the discussion around decarbonising Research on which this blog is based. The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)...

We are in the Anthropocene. Facing grand challenges as diverse and complex as extreme poverty, war and refugee crises, infectious disease, environmental degradation. Culture and Heritage are now understood to play an integral role in both enabling and driving international development and to be central to meeting the Sustainable Development...

Weren’t able to make it to Praxis’ learning events of the theme of heritage? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. We’ve recorded each of our fascinating keynote presentations delivered by researchers at the forefront of the international development field for you to watch or download in your own time, whenever...

Praxis is launching PraxisCast, an arts and humanities and international development research podcast for those working in the field or those simply curious to know more! The first episode of PraxisCast will be available to listen, download and share on Friday 4 February 2020. Over the next two years, Praxis...

Author: Ian Baxter Director of Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication, Heriot-Watt University & Professor of Historic Environment Management, University of Suffolk; Vice-Chair of the Built Environment Forum Scotland; Trustee of                                       ...

This is not a question that gets asked enough. Engaging with policy is often understood as an expected requirement of funding obligations, therefore “How to engage with policy” has taken precedence over the question of “why engage with policy.” Yet, engaging with policy is so much more than just complying with the...