News

Mental ill health is a tremendous burden on the nation’s health and economy and yet in the UK there has historically been relatively little funding allocated to research in this area. We are therefore delighted to announce the launch of our mental health initiative…

September 2018

We are looking for someone to fill the exciting new post of Grants and Data Manager. The job advert can be viewed here. Applications should be made by email, attaching a cover letter outlining why you are interested in and suitable for the role and a CV, to: jobs@…

September 2018

The Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund was established in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in 2000 to improve the quality of displays, exhibition spaces, collection interpretation and disabled access in museums and ga…

August 2018

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