Category: Funding

  • “This is the first cohort I will be supporting in my role as Brigstow Director and am excited to learn more about their plans and see how their research journeys unfold. We have a wonderful selection of eight projects that have been funded incorporating a wide range of disciplinary knowledges and community partners and artists.… (read more)
  • Literary research is, by and large, a solitary endeavour. Writing poems, which I also do, tends to be no more sociable.  In both cases,  the most important process of collaboration is a matter of second thoughts that happen when drafts are finished enough to be shared with peers and editors.  I had noticed interdisciplinary research… (read more)
  • The ‘Building Instruments’ project was created to explore how we might sculpt soundscapes around the public’s perception of acoustic comfort. To do this we put together a team of people from very different and complimenting disciplines: Ainolnam Azizol – Sonic Researcher (Intern) Pete Bennett – Digital Artist and researcher Jameson Musyoki – Acoustician Szabina Orosz… (read more)
  • We are delighted to present our 2022 Brigstow funded Ideas Exchanges. Brigstow Institutes Ideas exchange funding provides researchers the time and resources to connect with others and explore an idea’s potential together. It is designed to support emerging, interdisciplinary networks and partnerships that are co-designed and co-run with external partners. This cohort of seventeen ideas… (read more)
  • We are delighted to announce that the following research projects have been awarded Brigstow Institute Seedcorn Funding in our 2022 funding call. Tim Cole, Director of Brigstow Institute says ‘The 2022 cohort of Brigstow seedcorn projects continue the tradition of drawing on interdisciplinary and co-produced ways of working to ask how we can live well… (read more)
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    The Brigstow Institute has awarded Ideas Exchange funding to thirteen new interdisciplinary research partnerships. The Ideas Exchanges will explore the themes of: “Covid and Structural Inequalities”; “Research and the Creative Industries”; and “Living Well in the 21st Century”. We are delighted to announce that we have funded the following projects: Bristol Carescapes Involving Matthew Lariviere (Policy… (read more)
  • Brigstow is delighted to announce that our collaboration with the Bristol Photo Festival has awarded funding to two exciting projects that use photography as a research tool: “We Are Still Here: Stories from the HIV and AIDS Community” and “Bringing the War Home II”. Brigstow Institute and the Bristol Photo Festival have collaborated on a… (read more)
  • Closing date 3 February 2021 at 4pm. This is an opportunity for mixed interdisciplinary teams of researchers to carry out risky, experimental, and exploratory projects to take the first steps in developing and pursuing new research questions. We especially welcome applications from teams that might find it difficult to find early-stage funding because of the… (read more)
  • The commission Brigstow is delighted to be able to work with the Bristol Photo Festival to offer the opportunity for one research team to work together on a short project that uses photography as a research tool/approach/method.  We’d like the project to be, ideally, both interdisciplinary and co-produced, and fit broadly within the Brigstow theme of living… (read more)