Some press coverage highlights from over the years.
- BBC ALBA – Sar Sgeoil - Frankenstein (51:57)
- BBC Free Thinking – ‘Breakthroughs at Being Human’
- BBC Free Thinking – Going Underground
- The Conversation – Manipulating light can induce psychedelic experiences - and scientists aren't quite sure why
- Telegraph & Argus – University of Bradford leads Dying to Talk workshop
- Telegraph & Argus – Shipley sitting-room played a lead role in story of television
- The National – Quinepedia website puts focus on women of north-east Scotland
- The Courier – Dundee Uni's Being Human Festival aims to smash literacy barriers with 'Breaking Books' events
- Big Issue North – Waters run deep
- BBC Local News Nottingham – Rarely seen caves underneath Wollaton Hall are to open to public
Nottinghamshire Live – Rarely seen Nottingham caves set to open to public as part of Being Human Festival
- THE: Adam Rutherford: scientists have to be better at history
- THE: Does science have all the answers - is philosophy dead?
- BBC Radio 3: Being Human 2021
- Art UK: COP26: art in the time of the climate crisis
- The Art Newspaper: What is the metaverse and why does it matter?
- Regional Coverage including: The Courier, Newark Advertiser, Camden New Journal
- BBC Radio 3: The Mayflower and Native American History
- BBC Radio 3: Postcolonial Derby: Privateers, Pieces of Eight and the Postwar Playhouse
- BBC Radio 3: What do we cherish and what do we give away?
- BBC Radio 3: About Face
- BBC Online: Lockdown loneliness reaches record levels
- BBC Arts: Can you judge a book by its cover?
- BBC Sunday Morning Live (BBC One): Series 11 Episode 20 (42:00)
- The Voice: Fancy a cultured cuppa?
- New Statesman: Sarah Churchwell's Diary
- WonkHe: Public engagement in a pandemic - lessons from Being Human
- The Conversation: America's first vampyre was Black and revolutionary - it's time to remember him
- HistoryExtra podcast: Oswald, the many-headed medieval saint
- Regional coverage including: The Courier, Peterborough Telegraph, The National, Daily Gazette (Essex County Standard), Welwyn Hatfield Times, BBC Local Radio (Glasgow, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Sheffield, Lincolnshire, Orkney).
The festival was also featured in the Sunday Times Radio Picks, the New Scientist's 'Don't Miss!' column, the Observer New Review, and Time Out.
- The Guardian: Can universities decolonise the curriculum?
- BBC Radio 3: Free Thinking: Why we need new news: Being Human festival research
- BBC Radio 3: Free Thinking: Love Stories
- BBC Radio 3: Free Thinking: Are the arts saving Margate?
- BBC Radio 3: Words and Music: Secrets and Discoveries
- Times Higher Education: Humanities education is central to democracy
- WonkHE: Want to save the humanities? Try getting off your pedestal
- The Conversation: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world
- BBC Ideas: A short (and deadly) history of assassinations
- BBC Ideas: Scandal and the rise of 'anti-shame'
- Regional coverage including: The Londonist, Manchester Evening News, The Courier, and The Scotsman.
- THE: Engagement: not just nice to have, but the next step in research?
- C-Span: Q&A with Sarah Churchwell
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Death rituals
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Lost Words and Language
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Buses, beer and VR - a taste of university research
- The Conversation: Menstrual art: why everyone should go and see it
- THE: Interview with Vanessa Toulmin
- Vada Magazine: Being Human - a festival of humanities
- BBC Ideas: The curious world of blood
- BBC Ideas: How do doctors and nurses cope when a patient dies?
- Regional coverage including: BBC News Midlands.
- ITV News: Exhibition charts lost connections between Tyneside and the Caribbean
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Being Human: lost and found in the archives
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Being Human: The lost luggage office, ghosts and warrior poets
- BBC History Extra: Demons and Shipwrecks
- THE: Interview with Simon Armitage
- The Conversation: Onions, embroidery and other historical lessons could help you sleep
- British Theatre Guide: Women and war: the West End and the western front
- Regional coverage including: The Londonist.
- BBC News Online: 'Forgotten' Lancashire dialects revealed in poetry research
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Being Human debate at Fact, Liverpool: man and animals
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Being Human: Vernon Lee, lying, coma
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Being Human: what the archives reveal
- ITV News: Meet Harvey Matusow - 'America's most notorious liar'
- The Guardian: Revived: the 1930s London gay members' club raided by police
- The Independent: The racist human zoos that time forgot
- Regional coverage including: BBC Online Scotland.
- New York Times: Chicken’s weren’t always dinner for humans
- The Guardian: Humanities are vital, science is vital. Stop treating them as opposites
- The Guardian: Being Human festival offers a nightmare and walk on water
- BBC News: Museum website says ‘homo-erotic’ is top 10 search
- BBC Radio 3 - Free Thinking: Medical Surgery Past and Present
- THE: Students perform in a cemetery to ‘give the dead a voice
- THE: Tweeting philosopher launches book of short-form musings
- THE: Pub crawl and ‘zombie walk’ win funding to promote humanities
- The Times: Academics turn to flash mobs and zombies to bring humanities alive
- The Guardian: The sweet smell of Amsterdam … and it’s not just cannabis, say odour mappers