The Exchange is delighted to announce the third and final tranche of award recipients for The Exchange Collaborative Research Awards. These collaborations will each receive seed funding of £5,000 to allow the academics and creatives to work together on their ideas / avenues of inquiry.



Company name:  Coral Manton
Project Title:  The Archaeology of Sex: museum objects, sex education, online culture, digital technologies
Academic Partner:  Dr Jen Grove, University of Exeter

Company name:  Cuisine+Colour
Project Title:  At The Table
Director:  Sabrina Shirazi
Academic Partner:  Laura Colebrooke, University of Exeter (Penryn)

Company name:  Judith Palmer
Project Title:  Dissecting principles
Academic Partner:  ‘Funmi Adewole, De Montfort University

Company name:  Juice Festival/ Newcastle Gateshead Initiative
Project Title:  Mapping the Future – understanding young people’s collaboration in urban design
Director:  Chris Batstone
Academic Partner:  Sebastian Messer, University of Northumbria

Company Title:  Stickman
Project nameThe Rhythm Resilience Project
Director:  David Higgins
Academic Partner:  Dr Fred Dalmasso, Loughborough University

Company name: Merseyside Dance Initiative
Project Title:  Staying Vital (The creative shift from social mover to creative performer)
Director:  Karen Gallagher MBE
Academic Partner:  Dr Pauline Brooks, Liverpool John Moores University