January 2015 archive

Children’s Commissioner Invitation to Tender for Research – Children and young peoples experiences of gender

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) is a national organisation led by the Children’s Commissioner for England, Dr Maggie Atkinson. The post of Children’s Commissioner for England was established by the Children Act 2004. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) underpins and frames all of our work. The Office …

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Daiwa Foundation Small grants- Closing Date- 31 Mar 15

http://www.dajf.org.uk/grants-awards-prizes/overview?lang=en The Foundation awards grants to individuals and institutions in the UK and Japan in all areas of the visual and performing arts, the humanities, the social sciences, science and engineering, mathematics, business studies, and education, including schools and universities, and grass roots and professional groups. The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation invites applications for its small …

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Discipline hopping in information and communication technologies

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites applications for its discipline hopping in information and communications technologies scheme. This enables researchers to spend time in a new and different research or user environment. Applicants should have a proven track record in their home discipline. They may either come from core ICT research fields and …

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eFuturesXD staff award

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under the eFuturesXD programme, invites applications for its staff award. This is primarily aimed at small teams of researchers from two or more disciplines wishing to carry out key experiments or measurements to confirm an initial hypothesis. The award may be used for carrying out larger scoping or …

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eFuturesXD meeting award

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under the eFuturesXD programme, invites applications for its meeting award. This is intended to facilitate the building of larger research consortia comprising researchers from a number of departments and institutions across the portfolio of information and communications technology. The award may be used to organise events specifically aimed …

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Manufacturing the future: call for investigator-led research projects

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites proposals for investigator-led projects under its manufacturing the future theme. Proposals should address key research challenges facing manufacturing in the UK, both currently and in the future. Investigator-led projects should address the following research priorities: •innovative production processes; •manufacturing informatics; •sustainable industrial systems; •frontier manufacturing. High-risk high-return …

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Transformative research call – Economic and Social Research Council, GB

The Economic and Social Research Council invites proposals for its transformative research call. This aims to provide stimulus for transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences, enabling support and development of research that challenges current thinking. Projects should involve pioneering theoretical and methodological innovation. Research must address one or more of the …

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COMING SOON: Centre on understanding, countering and mitigating security threats

The Economic and Social Research Council, in partnership with the UK security and intelligence agencies, will shortly be inviting proposals for its centre on understanding, countering and mitigating security threats. The deadline is on 17 March 2015 and more information will be released on 26 January 2015 when the call opens. The following information is …

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RCUK-FAPESP bilateral agreement for the research grants scheme

The Economic and Social Research Council invites proposals for its research grants scheme, under the Research Councils UK-State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) bilateral agreement. Grants support collaborative research in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both the ESRC and FAPESP. Proposals may be submitted by a UK research organisation …

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AHRC/Cheltenham Festivals call for events at the science and literature festivals

The Arts and Humanities Research Council and Cheltenham Festivals invite applications for their call for events at the science and literature festivals. This call enables arts and humanities researchers or project teams to present their research at the Times Cheltenham Science Festival, to be held between 2 and 7 June 2015, or the Times and …

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