CALL FOR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS
This £2m Research and Partnership Development call for the Next Generation of Immersive Experiences supports the development of early-stage research partnerships that will explore the creation of new immersive experiences addressing three key themes: Memory, Place and Performance.
This page brings together a series of helpful resources about the call, including: a short video intro from Professor Andrew Chitty, a list of over 1,000 potential collaborators, a glossary, FAQ and videos from our London briefing event and Head of BBC R&D, Adrian Woolard.
- address 3 theme challenges
- grants up to £75k FEC Fully Economically Costed, see call docs for further details
- 6-9 month research projects
- interdisciplinary teams
- include industry partners
- lead org must be UK based
- 2 Aug – webinar briefing event
- 5 Oct – Call closing date
- w/c 23 Oct – Assessments
- w/c 13 Nov – Successful projects announced
- May 2018 – Showcase event
- Jun – Sep 2018 – Projects completed
Immersive Experiences Intro Video
Only have 3 minutes to spare? Watch a short intro to the Immersive Experiences Research call from AHRC Creative Economy Champion, Professor Andrew Chitty.
Aug 2 Webinar Briefing + Q&A
Recording of the Immersive Experiences Research call webinar briefing and Q&A, Aug 2 2017.
Adrian Woolard Interview
Interview with Adrian Woolard, the BBC’s Head of North Lab & Connected Studio including tips on partnerships, proposals and how to engage with the BBC. (3mins)
London Briefing + Q&A
Recording of the Immersive Experiences Research call London briefing and Q&A at the Digital Catapult.
A core aim of this goal is to support the formation and development of interdisciplinary early-stage research partnerships between industry partners and academics from the disciplines covered by both AHRC and EPSRC.
Most of the potential collaborators can be contacted through their university page or via Linkedin. Need an intro? Send us an email with the person you’d like to contact with a short paragraph explaining why.
We operate a strictly opt-in process – we’ll forward your intro and ask the person to contact you directly.
How can immersive experiences extend the access, interpretation and reach of memory-based institutions; museum, galleries, archives and collections?
What valuable new experiences can be created by the combination of immersive technology and place based services?
What new creative practices and audience experiences are enabled by immersive technology and how can this transform or extend models of performance?