July 2015 archive

Horizon 2020 – COMING SOON: H2020-FoF-2016 ICT for the factories of the future

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Industrial Leadership will shortly be inviting proposals, under the leadership in enabling and industrial technologies work programme, for its H2020-FoF-2016 ICT for the factories of the future call. The expected opening date is 1 October 2015 and the anticipated deadline is 21 January 2016. More information is expected to be …

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The Centre for Defence Enterprise: Understand and interact with cyberspace

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is teaming up with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) to offer funding for a cyberspace scheme. They are specifically seeking innovative approaches to improve the way humans interact with data, to allow understanding of what’s going on in cyberspace, and further predict and understand events in cyberspace …

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Cancer Research UK: New Pioneer Awards funding scheme

Cancer Research UK has announced a brand new funding scheme: The Pioneer Award. These awards will fund research into truly innovative, ground-breaking ideas with the potential to lead to new discoveries or approaches that will help us better understand, prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. Funds will enable research into ideas with the potential for high …

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Royal Academy of Engineering – Public engagement grants

These support projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering. Projects should aim to achieve the following: •inspire public engagement with engineering; •stimulate engineers to share their stories, passion and expertise in innovative ways with wider audiences; •develop engineers’ communication and engagement skills; •create debate between engineers and people of all ages to raise …

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Wellcome Trust – People Awards

These awards support projects that are innovative and creative and engage the public with biomedical science or the history of medicine. The scheme aims to: •stimulate interest, excitement and debate about biomedical science or the history of medicine; •support formal and informal learning; •reach audiences of all ages and from all walks of life, and …

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ESRC – Future Leaders Scheme

This scheme supports early-career social scientists in carrying out research and developing aspects of their research and knowledge exchange skills. Proposals are welcome in any topic that falls within the ESRC’s remit. The scheme is open to candidates from anywhere in the world who have a maximum of four years’ postdoctoral experience and the support …

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Royal Society – Newton international fellowships

The Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Newton Fund invite applications for their international fellowships. These enable early-career researchers from China, India, Mexico and Turkey to undertake research at a research institution in the UK in the disciplines covered by the society and the academy. Applicants must hold a PhD and should …

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Wellcome Tust – Seed Awards

Seed Awards provide responsive, flexible funding, enabling researchers to develop a novel idea to a position where they would be able to be competitive for a larger award from the Wellcome Trust, or another source. Their exploratory nature gives scope for the use of bold or innovative methodologies, and a broad range of possible activities; …

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Cancer Research UK – Pioneer Awards

These support high-risk, high-reward research that, due to its novelty and lack of supporting data, would be unlikely to secure funding through traditional mechanisms. Projects must have a clear relevance to cancer and enable the exploration of novel ideas, which may lead to new discoveries or approaches. Individuals and teams are invited to apply regardless …

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