ARC Accelerate 2024 Cohort – Disciplines & Research Organisations

Where do the teams on our ARC Accelerate 2024 cohort come from? And which research disciplines are their ideas based on? Let's take a quick look!

21 talented and ambitious teams are joining us this month to transform their SHAPE research ideas into sustainable and impactful ventures – for the benefit of society, the economy and, ultimately, to improve the world around us.

ARC Accelerate 2024 Cohort

  • 21 teams from 15 different research organisations
  • 62% of project leads are women
  • 38% from non-Russell Group universities
  • >17 different research disciplines

As SHAPE specialists, we support projects from across the social sciences, humanities and arts. With such vast and intersecting fields, we have the privilege of working with a huge variety of pioneering projects.

Research Disciplines

The ARC Accelerate 2024 projects are based on innovative ideas from the following research disciplines:

  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Policy & Management
  • Design
  • Drama & Theatre Studies
  • Education
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Information & Communication Technologies
  • Linguistics
  • Management & Business Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Statistics, Methods & Computing
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Research Organisations

Where do the teams on our ARC Accelerate 2024 cohort come from?Here’s a quick look at the teams’ research organisations:

  • Lancaster University
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Museum of London Archaeology
  • University College London
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of the West of England 

From Health and Social Care, International Development to Arts and Creative Industries, we have a fantastically diverse range of projects with us. Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce all 21 teams and their brilliant ventures in more detail.