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Interdisciplinary Research: Exploring funding opportunities and best practice with the British Academy

University Alliance

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

Interdisciplinary Research: Exploring funding...

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University Alliance has joined up with the British Academy and UWE Bristol to host an event exploring interdisciplinary research on 9th November 2016 in Bristol. 

The event will:

  • highlight British Academy funding opportunities available for interdisciplinary researchers
  • explore policy and structural problems around interdisciplinary research and share best practice on how these can be overcome
  • share best practice between researchers working on interdisciplinary projects.

As well as talks from funders and policy experts from the British Academy and presentations from award holders, there will be great opportunities for networking with academics, research managers and other funders.

The event is to be held at The Shed, Bristol (


10.00 - 10.45



10.45 - 11.15


From UWE and the British Academy

Martin Boddy (PVC Research and Business Engagement – UWE Bristol)

Alun Evans (Chief Executive – British Academy)

11.15 - 12.15

Interdisciplinary research funding opportunities

Including tips on successful applications from the British Academy

British Academy Presenters

Ken Emond (Head of Research Awards)

Tom Egan (International Funding)

James Rivington (Publishing and Conference Opportunities)

12.15 - 13.30


Including academic exhibitors from local universities


13.30 -14.30

Policy focus discussion

How policy and structures affect interdisciplinary research

British Academy Presenters

Jonathan Matthews (Policy Manager, Higher Education)

Ken Emond (Head of Research Awards)

14.30 - 15.00

Coffee and Tea break



15.00 - 16.30

Sharing best practice

Problems and solutions

Chair TBC

Dr Stroma Cole (UWE Bristol)

Dr Jon Dovey (UWE Bristol)

Dr Richard Bolden (UWE Bristol)

Dr Doerthe Rosenow (Oxford Brookes University)





A second event in this series is being held in Salford on 7th December exploring international research. To sign up please follow this link:

Do you have questions about Interdisciplinary Research: Exploring funding opportunities and best practice with the British Academy? Contact University Alliance

When & Where

M Shed
Wapping Road
BS1 4RN Bristol
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

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