Current funding opportunities
What funding is available for collaborative projects at Warwick?
The City of Culture Trust have a list of funding opportunities available here.
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Which projects have already received funding?
The majority of these are joint projects with Coventry University. They have received some or all of their funding from one or more of the following sources:
- The University of Warwick’s Global Research Priorities (GRPs) of Connecting Cultures, Food and Sustainable Cities
Our GRPs respond to complex global problems that can only be tackled through collaborative research excellence. The GRPs unite academics from different disciplines to address some of humanity’s most pressing issues.
- The University of Warwick and Coventry University City of Culture Open Calls
These calls are funded by Coventry University and the Sustainable Cities, Food and Connecting Cultures GRPs at the University of Warwick . The first Open Call was launched in summer 2017, where 13 collaborative projects were funded across both institutions. The 2018 call funded a further 13 projects and built on the work done by initiatives including the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value, the City of Culture Partnership, and Coventry City Council’s Cultural strategy, these awards invited applications for either the continuation or completion of small-scale work, or for groundwork for larger projects.
- The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
The AHRC is part of UK Research and Innovation, a new funding body that works with universities, research organisations, charities, businesses and government to support a strong UK research environment. The AHRC funds research in arts and humanities - including post-graduate training.
- The University of Warwick Public Engagement Fund
This fund acts as a contribution/pilot fund to support a larger project and is exclusively for the support of Public Engagement with Research.