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The Wolfson Foundation has announced new grants, awarded in December 2012, totalling over £11 million. Details of the awards may be found in the respective programme area: Science & Medicine, Health & Disability, Secondary Education and Arts & Humanitie…

January 2013

The Wolfson Foundation and the British Academy have announced four new Wolfson Professorships.

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October 2012

The first recipients of Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities embark on their three year doctoral studies at nine leading universities across Britain. Click here for more on the announcement.

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September 2012

The Annual Report 2012 has now been published and is available online here. It includes a full list of awards announced by the Foundation during 2011/2012, with an allocation for the year of nearly £50 million (the highest in the Foundation's history).

September 2012

The Wolfson Foundation announces a grant of £4m to the University of Oxford for a new Centre for Prevention of Stroke & Dementia

September 2012

Following the meeting of the Trustees in June 2012, awards totalling over £14m have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation.

September 2012

The 40th anniversary of the Wolfson History Prize was celebrated last night at a dinner held at the National Gallery, where the 2011 winners were also announced. All previous winners from across four decades were invited to the dinner. The Wolfson History Prize 1…

May 2012

The winners of the Wolfson History Prizes in 2011, awarded at a reception and dinner on 8 May 2012, were: Mrs Susie Harries for Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life (Chatto & Windus) Professor Alexandra Walsham for The Reformation of the Landscape (Oxford University P…

May 2012

Grants totalling £4 million to help improve 36 museums and galleries across the country were announced in January. The grants, jointly funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation, include: £17,400 for Compton Verney gallery t…

January 2012

Following the meeting of the Trustees in December 2011, awards totalling over £13 million have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation.

December 2011