Researchers in Residence


The intO Researchers in Residence Programme is managed with donated time from intO’s team and is funded by Studio intO and our network of generous sponsors.

1 Provide & fund employment, training and professional support to displaced and disadvantaged researchers from around the world.

2 Provide & fund researchers to support under-resourced projects that are striving to make a positive impact around the world.


The value of employment for refugees goes beyond income, also delivering: professional community support, development of experience and C.V, vital access to technology, acclimation and integration with host communities, dignity, and a sense of stability that can provide a foundation from which to begin healing from endured trauma.


As a primary, urgent objective, the Researchers in Residence Programme is providing work for displaced researchers from Ukraine.

Meet our past & present Researchers in Residence

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How can you help? You can sponsor a researcher?

Help fund one of our Researchers in Residence from Ukraine, from £2000.

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Are you a researcher from Ukraine?

We are currently recruiting English-speaking researchers from Ukraine (all nationalities).

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Take part in our research

Анкета для учасників дослідження. Чи не могли б Ви поділитися з одним з наших дослідників своєю історією виїзду з України?

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Voices Ukraine

Our first Researcher in Residence was Tatiana Kirova. Tatiana and her family were refugees from Ukraine and living in Poland. By finding Tatiana’s residency, intO launched the programme’s inaugural research project: Voices Ukraine.

This work recognises the war in Ukraine as a major regional crisis, and aims to promote social cohesion, empathy and mutual support between Polish and refugee communities.

Learn more about Tatiana and Voices From Ukraine, and follow the project’s progress…

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