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Cambridge Digital Humanities provides initial seed funding of up to £2000 for digital humanities projects as the basis of development towards larger funding bids. Funding will usually be awarded to projects which can demonstrate broad significance to the digital humanities in addition to addressing specific research questions. Examples might include the development and testing of research methodologies, experimental technological work towards the development of standards, tools and platforms, work towards the establishment of networks and partnerships, or the building up of digital humanities skills and knowledge in the academic community. The limited scope of the funding means that applications should be tightly focussed on particular problem areas with an emphasis on experimental approaches.
Applicants should provide a 500 word explanation of their project, the specific areas which will be addressed by the seed funding, the potential broader impact of the work proposed, and an indication of how the award will be spent. Projects should plan to complete the work by the end of April 2021.
Deadline for applications: Friday, 30 October 2020
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in mid-November. Applications will be assessed by a panel chaired by CDH Director, Professor Caroline Bassett.
Completed application form should be emailed to by the above deadline.