April 2015 archive

Leverhulme Trust – Artists in residence grants

These artists in residence grants enable UK universities and museums to foster a new creative collaboration with an artist working in a discipline outside the institution’s usual curriculum. Grants are worth up to £15,000 each and typically support a 10-month period, during which the artists are present at the institution for two days per week. …

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Medical Research Council – Public Health Intervention Development Scheme

The Public Health Intervention Development Scheme supports the early stages of development of public health interventions. Studies should address an important UK or global public health issue and offer an innovative approach to intervention development or applying an existing intervention in a new setting. Awards are worth up to £150,000 for a maximum of 18 …

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships – Coming soon

The British Academy will shortly be inviting applications for its postdoctoral fellowships. Closing date information has not been confirmed by the academy but is expected to fall in autumn 2015. The following call details are taken from the previous round and are subject to change. The fellowships enable early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of …

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Nuffield Foundation – Grants for Research and Innovation

These support research, practical experiments or development work in the areas of children and families, education, law in society and social wellbeing. Grants normally range from £10,000 to £250,000, with the majority worth between £50,000 and £150,000. Further information is available at http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/apply-for-funding   Closing date: 02 Jul 15

Glynne Wickham scholarship

Glynne Wickham scholarship Standing Conference of University Drama Departments This enables postgraduate students to give papers or presentations at conferences and symposia in theatre studies. The scholarship may be used to cover travel, accommodation and registration costs up to the value of £200 for UK events and £300 for international events. The total budget is …

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Senior clinical fellowships

Medical Research Council, GB These support medically and other clinically qualified professionals, with an effective track record of internationally competitive independent research, to make the transition to research leadership. Fellowships are tenable for five years and cover salary costs, support for research staff, consumable expenses, travel costs and capital equipment appropriate for the research project. …

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Clinician scientist fellowships

Medical Research Council, GB These support medically and other clinically qualified professionals who have gained a higher research degree to lead their own research plans and establish their own research team to make the transition to independent investigator. Fellowships are tenable for four years and cover salary costs, support for research staff, consumable expenses, travel …

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National Centre for Research Methods call for methodological research projects

Economic and Social Research Council, GB This supports projects that undertake methodological research related to digital devices and mobile technologies for data collection; participatory approaches; analysis of online digital and big data; bio-social data analysis; policy-relevant research synthesis; or small area estimation. The total budget available from ESRC is £5 million at 80 per cent …

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BBSRC Responsive mode research grants

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council invites applications for its responsive mode scheme, on any topic within it’s portfolio. Applications should be made to the appropriate committees according to the research topic: research committee A evaluates proposals related to animal disease, health and welfare research committee B evaluates proposals related to plants, microbes, food and …

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ESRC Festival of Social Science opens call for applications

The ESRC Festival of Social Science has issued a call for applications for this year’s event. The Festival offers a fascinating insight into some of the country’s leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives – both now and in the future. The 2015 Festival will run from Saturday, …

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