University of Leeds

Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts

New Funding deadline – September 2017

How to Apply:

  • Please return applications on the form provided by Monday 11th September 2017
  • Applications will be discussed and ranked at a meeting of CePRA members against the criteria as set below
  • Send proposals by email to Dr Ewan Stefani (

Funding Limits and criteria:

  • Applications will normally be subject to a £300 maximum funding limit
  • Successful proposals will only fund activities relating to practice-led or practice-based research in the Arts
  • Proposals should identify clear potential benefits to the practice-based / practice-led activities of staff and/or PGR research students within the faculty of AHC
  • Projects / events must be led by staff and/or research students working/studying within the faculty
  • CePRA funding will aim to represent practice-led research interests and activities from a broad range of disciplines within the faculty of AHC.

Further details and application form: CePRA Funding sep2017

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Funding opportunities 2016-17

New funding streams for CePRA will be announced after the open meeting this afternoon.

Please look out for announcements on the mailing list over the next few days.

9th November 2016

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Open meeting 9th November 2016

Today the Centre for Practice-led Research in the Arts are hosting an open, informal meeting event.

There should be plenty of free food and drinks available to sustain the debate about how we can shape the next generation of artistic research that is driven by or informed by practice. We also seek your views as to how we can shape CePRA and provide funding that is relevant to you.

Time: 4pm today

Venue: PCI / stage@leeds Foyer

All welcome!

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CePRA -funded performance by Klaus Lang, Barbara Konrad and Oliver Thurley

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Final funding round deadline approaching

The final deadline for funding in 2015-16 will be 7th March 2016

Application forms can be downloaded from here:

Funding Opportunities

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Matter Matters – A Land2 Event

School of Design, University of Leeds 12th-13th November 2015

Two linked events:

  • 12th November 2015, symposium
  • 13th November 2015, fourth annual Land2 postgraduate event

More details on the Land2 website

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New CePRA funding announced for 2015-16

Funding is now open for applications from staff or research students working in PVAC.

Further information and application forms are available here

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Sound; Space; Play

30th May 2015

‘Sound is not something merely projected into a space. Space is not merely sound’s container. To the contrary, sound has the potential to define space, to create metaphorical walls. Sound “happens” in space; its waves traverse a distance from source to ear.’  – Shannon Mattern

Sound; Space; Play is a day-long symposium and public-concert at the School of Music (University of Leeds) on 30 May 2015 that explores the interdisciplinary research area of sound, space and play in a human context.

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Practice-led PhD Symposium

11th March 2015, 10.30 – 17.00
seminar room 1 G32 Clothworkers link building, School of Design

Between 10.30 and 3.30 there will be presentations from:

  • Sarah Kate Wilson
  • John Rooney
  • John McDowall
  • Adam Stone
  • Jo McGonigal
  • Louise Atkinson
  • Tom Beesley
  • Filippa Dobson

There will be an opportunity to network over a light lunch.

All delegates and contributors are then invited to hear an artist talk from Beth Atkinson in the Speakman lecture theatre between 4.00 and 5.00

The event is free but please let Judith Tucker and Catherine Ferguson know if you wish to attend: and

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Attempts on Margarita

26th February 2015
Stage One, Stage@Leeds

With support from CePRA, this interactive performance installation by Xristina Penna asks for the audience’s participation in constructing a collective consciousness.

Free Entry.

More information here:

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