News

Outstanding projects across the UK in the fields of Science, Health, the Arts and Humanities and Secondary Education have been awarded a total of over £12m in our latest round of funding in June 2018. Further details of the grants can be found in the respective fu…

July 2018

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation as the Programme Manager (Science and Medicine). Further information can be found in the job advert and job description. Applications should be made by email, attaching a cover letter outli…

July 2018

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation as a Grants Assistant. Further information can be found in the job advert and job description. Applications should be made by email (attaching a cover letter addressed to the Chief Executiv…

June 2018

Peter Marshall, Professor of History at the University of Warwick, has won this year’s Wolfson History Prize with his book Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press). An expert on religious belief and practice in early mod…

June 2018

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation as a Grants Assistant. Further information can be found in the job advert and job description. Applications should be made by email (attaching a cover letter addressed to the Chief Executiv…

May 2018

We asked Professor Carole Hillenbrand (Professor Emerita of Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh and Professorial Fellow of Islamic History at the University of St Andrews), newest judge of the Wolfson History Prize, some questions about presiding on the …

May 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Wolfson Foundation has won a special award at this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Outstanding Contribution to the Sector. The prize, a special category nominated by the judges, is presented exceptionally when an individu…

May 2018

Six books are in the running for the Wolfson History Prize 2018, each selected for their outstanding historical writing, accessible to a general audience. The shortlisted books are: Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Do…

April 2018

The DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund 2018-20 is now open for applications. Eligible organisations are able to apply for grants of up to £300,000 for capital projects aimed at improving the display and accessibility of their collections. The d…

April 2018

The Royal Society and Wolfson Foundation today launch the Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship Scheme to enable universities and research institutions to recruit and retain outstanding research scientists. Initially the £8 million funding* programme which replaces th…

April 2018