Dr Connie Wan

Researcher Engagement Manager


Connie is responsible for Researcher Engagement administration, developing a programme of activities to enable researchers, at all levels, to engage with the U21 network. She has extensive experience of cultural programme development; identifying research opportunities and forging effective working partnerships with regional HEIs, practitioners and cultural organisations. A researcher and art historian, Connie graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012; her PhD covered themes including nineteenth-century landscape painting and Birmingham artists and art education during the period. As a curator, she has written and edited publications focusing on Pop Art and managed a number of international research collaborations and touring exhibitions. She is continuing her research as an Honorary Research Fellow with University of Birmingham's School of History and Cultures.

U21 roles
  • Researcher Engagement: Steering Group Contact
  • Researcher Engagement: Research Leaders' Group Contact
  • Researcher Engagement: Research Collaboration Group Contact
  • Management Team
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Telephone number
+44 (0)121 4144786
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+44 (0)7970 952 874