Other Funding Sources
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
The SSRC was set up in January 2016 to provide concerted direction and support for social science and humanities research. It serves as a focal point for efforts to develop talent and strengthen social science and humanities research that benefits social and economic development in Singapore and the region.
Social Science Research Thematic Grant(SSRTG)
The SSRTG aims to encourage high-quality and impactful social science and humanities research in areas of strategic relevance to Singapore. The call for the 2017 SSRTG will open on 8 May 2017, Monday.
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Research and Data Sources - Singapore
Data.gov.sg was first launched in 2011 as the government's one-stop portal to its publicly-available datasets from 70 public agencies. The platform provides access to the government’s publicly-available data to communicate government data and analysis through visualisations and article, as well as facilitate analysis and research.
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Research and Data Sources - International
Arts Council England
The Arts Council England was set up in 1946, by Royal Charter, to champion and develop art and culture across the country. The council champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives. Their research programme aims to increase knowledge and understanding about the impact of art and culture on people’s lives.
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The Australia Council for the Arts
The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body. The council’s focus is on increasing the visibility of Australia's vibrant arts and culture, and recognising the evolving way that Australians make and experience art. The council leads the dissemination of Australian arts sector information and knowledge by conducting and commissioning a wide range of original research responding to the evolving data and information needs of the sector including arts practice, markets and audiences.
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The National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of the communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.
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The Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts. The council undertakes evidence-based research, program evaluation and performance measurement activities related to the Council’s priorities and commitments, as well as sector-wide trends in the arts.
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Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Established in 1995 under the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Ordinance, Chapter 472, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is a statutory body set up by the Government to support the broad development of the arts in Hong Kong. Its major roles include grant allocation, policy and planning, advocacy, promotion and development, and programme planning.
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Conferences on Arts Research
International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR)
The International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR) meets every two years, with the most recent conference held from 21-25 August 2018 at Tallinn University, Estonia in association with the International Journal of Cultural Policy.
The ICCPR 2018 was themed “The cultural governance of global flows: the past and future”. Video recordings of the keynotes at ICCPR 2018 are available here.