The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities

Next deadline of note: TBC

Please see TORCH Website for details of funding opportunities.

TORCH is The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities. Launched in May 2013, TORCH provides funding and opportunities for development of researchers across the humanities, with a focus on collaboration across disciplines and institutions and beyond academia.  To date it has raised over £3 million in grants and philanthropy, hosting events, supporting researchers and providing seed funding for networks.  

Details of current and past funding opportunities can be found here.  TORCH also supports a wide range of engagement opportunities across the humanities.

Recent Opportunities:

TORCH New Network Scheme - deadline midday 1 May 2024
TORCH invites applications from researchers seeking to establish multi- or interdisciplinary research networks. Each academic term TORCH will sponsor the creation and/or development multi- or interdisciplinary research networks by providing a venue, a web presence and publicity. Applications must be interdisciplinary and interdepartmental (the PI should be from a Humanities faculty/department). Lead applicants should be a mixture of post-holders and early-career researchers (postdoctoral). Up to £7,500 available over two years.