Collaborative research projects

Collaborative research projects

Coventry University and University of Warwick are working together offering awards to projects bringing together Warwick and Coventry academics with cultural organisations in Coventry to develop public engagement activities with impact which invite the general public to participate and respond.

We are excited to share details of some of our projects relating to Coventry City of Culture. Our collaborative projects aim to connect people and places through research to enhance and accentuate the cultural importance of our city and its residents. We want to stimulate and promote research excellence that makes a positive impact in Coventry.

Building on the work done by initiatives including the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value, the City of Culture partnership, and Coventry City Council’s Cultural strategy, these awards invite applications to either continue research, complete small-scale work or as seed funding for larger projects

Recovery and transformation (2020 - 2021)

Third open call (2019 - 2020)

Second open call (2018 - 2019)

First open call (2017 - 2018)

  • The Studio Van Trial
  • The perception of touch in young children and families
  • 'Invisible Irish' of Coventry: women diaspora, food and performances

Monitoring and Evalutation

Coventry University is part of a joint team with the City of Culture Trust, Coventry City Council and University of Warwick to make sure there is a real impact on our city and its people.

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City of Culture activities

Have a look at the variety of our activities involving our students and staff.

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021