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Founding Partners

Without the support of Founding Partners The Conversation would not have started. So it’s hats off to Cardiff University, City, University of London, Durham University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Lancaster University, Queen's University Belfast, The Open University, University College London, University of Aberdeen, University of Birmingham, University of Bradford, University of Bristol, University of Leeds, University of Liverpool, University of Nottingham, University of Salford, University of Sheffield, University of Surrey, and University of Warwick who saw the value of helping us develop a new independent information channel that would also showcase the talent and knowledge of the university and research sector.

Strategic Partners

The Conversation partners with leading institutions to help us develop the service by funding specific projects. This may be a new editorial section or a strategic initiative, such as establishing an intern program or creating a multi-media unit.

Media Partners


Content Partners


Universities and research institutes support The Conversation by joining as financial members to safeguard the current service and help us improve our coverage and features.