November 2014 archive

ESRC/DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1391422/ ESRC/DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research – Outline Research Grants Call 2014-15 ESRC and DFID are pleased to announce a third annual funding call under the current phase of the ESRC/DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research. Deadline for applications: 16.00 UK time on 22 January 2015. The purpose of the scheme is …

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ESRC Urban Transformations Research Call

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1470123/ ESRC have just released details of their Urban Transformations Research Call. This call focuses on the major changes taking place in cities across the globe, both in the fast-growing urban centres of developing countries and in the declining or resurgent cities in the developed world. The majority of people now live in urban areas …

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Postgraduate research studentships

Alcohol Research UK, GB Closing Date- 26 Jan 15 Alcohol Research UK invites applications for its studentships for postgraduate research. These aim to encourage research in the alcohol field and to improve the quality of service provided for those with drinking problems. Postgraduate research studentships fund up to three students to undertake research in the …

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Doctoral studentships in medical humanities

Wellcome Trust, GB Closing Date- 02 Apr 15 The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its doctoral studentships in medical humanities. These enable scholars to undertake full-time research on a medical humanities topic leading to a doctoral degree at a university in the UK or Republic of Ireland. Strong preference is given to applicants intending to …

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Evaluation programme – researcher-led workstream

Department of Health including NIHR, GB and other funders Closing Date- 03 Mar 15 The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites applications for the researcher-led workstream under its efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme. This supports research into interventions based in or used by the NHS and its partners. The remit of the …

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EPSRC Funding Opportunities

Resource allocation panel: access to ARCHER Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, GB Closing Date- 14 Dec 14 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites applications for access to ARCHER through its resource allocation panel. This scheme provides access to the council’s new national state-of-the-art high-performance computing facility for proposals of high scientific quality …

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AHRC research grants funding opportunity

AHRC- Research grants – standard route and route for early career researchers Closing date: No deadline The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications under its research grants scheme for standard and early career awards. The scheme supports well-defined projects enabling individual researchers to collaborate with, and bring benefits to, other individuals and organisations through …

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New Generation Thinkers 2015: AHRC and BBC Radio 3 call for applicants

Do you want to tell the world about your research?  Are you passionate about communicating your work to a wider audience?  The Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3 are looking for the next generation of emerging academics who can excite others about the benefits of research. New Generation Thinkers is a pioneering …

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Potential Changes to Horizon 2020 Priorities

The European Commission intends to introduce three major funding streams into Horizon 2020 and ditch six others, a draft plan obtained by Research Europe says. The new focus areas for the 2016 and 2017 work programmes will be the Internet of Things, automated road transport and an approach to sustainable industrial production called “the circular …

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