Tucked within the University of Oxford’s campus, the Ashmolean is one of the oldest and most treasured art and archaeology museums in the world. It offers visitors access to world famous collections, ground-breaking exhibitions, and a rich schedule of programming. Colin Harrison, Senior Curator of European Art in the Department of Western Art, has spent over 25 years at the Ashmolean. First assisting as a freelancer, he was soon part of their team of curators. As he puts it: “[The museum] got so used to seeing my face, they gave me a position supervising the Print Rooms and then a curatorial position in 1995.”
The Huo Family Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Teach for China (TFC), a non-profit dedicated to recruiting, training and placing teachers within under resourced schools in China.
The Huo Family Foundation has given six new grants to support performing arts organisations in London, totalling £1 million. The pandemic has heavily impacted the performing arts sector and the funding will support both the artists and the institutions in which they work.
In the mid-80s, as HIV swept through communities in the US and the UK, a young Michael Malim moved to America to understand more about this new infectious disease. Over twenty years later, Professor Michael Malim now finds himself at the forefront of yet another pandemic.
Exceptional leadership potential and a commitment to pursuing a career in public health to serve others are the two qualities that define a Huo Scholar at the Mailman School of Public Health. These qualities are exemplified in Tomiko Hackett.
The Huo Family Foundation has confirmed funding for three new grants to ARK, Policy Exchange and Tate. The chosen recipients all complement the Foundation’s mission to support education, communities and the pursuit of knowledge.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, children and teachers across the United Kingdom found themselves adapting to home schooling; arguably one of the most difficult consequences of COVID-19.
The Giving Pledge is a movement of philanthropists who commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes, either during their lifetimes or in their wills. It aims to help change the norms around wealth and giving on a global scale.
In 1932, a young student named P C Ho arrived in the UK to study at the University of Cambridge, supported by a grant from the Hubei Province in China, working alongside Ernest Rutherford, the father of nuclear physics.
Huo Family Foundation supports his research focusing on adolescent wellbeing in the digital age.
Péjú has worked in several roles at the Tate since 2018 working up to become Curator of the Young People’s Programme, a role which focuses on engaging with those not in formal education to enjoy the arts. This role is funded by the Huo Family Foundation.
Two vital research programmes taking place at the University of Oxford may hold the key to understanding the immunity of recovered Covid-19 patients.
Thousands of lives could be saved by measuring the strength of the antibody response in those who have had the virus and how long their immunity may last for.
In the global fight against the virus, gaining a better understanding of transmission and immune response and the effectiveness of testing is crucial. It’s the key that will enable our children to get back to school, people to return to work, and communities to rebuild safely. No single individual, country or organisation will be able to meet these challenges alone.
We have shifted our priorities to respond to the COVID-19 crisis with speed and have now funded three multi-year grants totalling £3m. Recipients include research projects at the University of Oxford, King’s College and Imperial College…
Tackling climate change is a world priority. The first significant UK exhibition on the subject of carbon capture and storage will explore the latest techniques being developed for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to mitigate climate change…