Centre Director Dr Richard Howells gets an honourable mention in the new AHRC report: “Leading the World: The Economic Impact of UK Arts and Humanities Research”, which is just out.
He was among the 33 UK arts and humanities researchers selected by the AHRC to contribute essays on the value of arts and humanities research.
The editors say: “The word ‘value’ was deliberately chosen in place if ‘impact’ because it is arguably closer to the instincts and interests of these researchers.”
Too right it is!
Professor Jonathan Bate, the eminent Shakespeare Scholar and Fellow of the British Academy, is now editing them for publication.