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Carole Hillenbrand, Professor Emerita of Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh and Professorial Fellow of Islamic History at the University of St Andrews joins the panel of judges for this distinguished prize for the best historical writing in the UK. See …

January 2018

First published in Trust & Foundation News, the membership magazine of the Association of Charitable Foundations – www.acf.org.uk.

January 2018

If you would like to join our small, friendly staff team, we are looking for a new PA to the Chief Executive, Paul Ramsbottom, as sadly Sue will be leaving us this month.   For further information, please see the job advert and job description.   Applications shou…

January 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…

December 2017

Museums and galleries across England will be able to apply for a share of £4 million to improve exhibition spaces and increase accessibility, Arts Minister John Glen announced today at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. Grants of up to £300,000 from the DCMS/ Wol…

December 2017

We were delighted to receive the 'Outstanding Contribution to Hospice Care 2017' Award from Hospice UK on 23rd November.  The award was received by Natasha Wright, our Programme Manager (Science & Medicine, Health & Disability) at the Hospice UK conference…

November 2017

Postgraduate researchers at nine UK universities will benefit from over £2.2 million in scholarships with the renewal of the Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities from 2018. (See full press release) The Foundation has now committed more than £13 mill…

August 2017

We are delighted to publish our latest round of awards, totalling some £16.1 million, to outstanding projects in the fields of Science, Health, Arts and Humanities, and Secondary Education across the UK. Awarded in June 2017, further details of the grants can be f…

July 2017

The winner of this year’s Wolfson History Prize, awarded for excellence in accessible and scholarly history, has been announced as Dr Christopher de Hamel for his book Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts. De Hamel, who receives the £40,000 prize, is Fellow and for…

May 2017

Listen again to BBC Radio 3's 'Free Thinking' programme, featuring Professor Rana Mitter in conversation with the six authors shortlisted for this year's prestigious Wolfson History Prize in front of a live audience at the British Academy. Broadcast on 9 May 2017, …

May 2017