Preserving and Creating Culture

How do we protect and present culture? How do we celebrate, understand and integrate our cultural differences? How do we define culture and measure its value?

How can we untangle heritage and challenge people's preconceptions?

People have rigid mindsets about what heritage is and indeed what it is not. How can we understand the role of heritage in the intricate relationship between people and places?

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How is technology accelerating the discovery of new dinosaur species?

For all of the innovation and advances in technology, the field of palaeontology is still rooted in traditional methods of discovery - be that rummaging through museum collections or through field work. Imaging technologies, however, are helping researchers analyse and interpret specimens, revolutionising the field.

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How can we decide who plays the hero?

From Bond to the Bard, a strategic research partnership between the Birmingham and Waseda is supporting researchers in shifting thinking around the legends of stage and screen.


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