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Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentship Funding

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The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) supports research that furthers our understanding of human culture and creativity.

The AHRC funds research on a wide range of subjects, from traditional humanities (such as history, English or philosophy) to creative and performing arts (such as drama, dance or music).

Research into these subjects helps us:

  • interpret our experiences
  • probe our identities
  • interrogate our cultural assumptions
  • understand our historical, social, economic and political context.

This research adds to the UK's economic success by contributing to the knowledge economy and innovation agenda. It can lead to improvements in social and intellectual wealth, community identity, learning skills, technological evolution and the quality of life of the nation.