August 2016 archive

Aug 24

Invitation to register to become a Newton Fund pool reviewer

Academic colleagues with previous peer review and/or panel experience working for research funders are invited by the British Council to register their interest in becoming reviewers for the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is a £735m investment by the UK Government over the period 2014-2021 to support research, innovation and capacity building in 16 partner countries in …

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Aug 24

British Academy Mid-career fellowships scheme

The British Academy invites applications for its mid-career fellowships. These aim to support outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals, and to promote public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences. The time bought by the scheme should be devoted to the completion of a major piece of research, and the Academy will also …

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Aug 24

Creative Europe Deadlines and Events

Are you an academic or researcher in the cultural or creative sectors? Are you interested in cooperating with others in Europe? The European Commission supports your sector through the Creative Europe Programme. Within the Culture sub-programme Creative Europe funds transnational collaboration through: Cooperation Projects for co-productions, international touring and exhibitions, the sharing of artworks across …

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Aug 11

ESRC Launches New Investigator Grants Scheme

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has launched a new initiative for early-career researchers seeking support for their first independent research project. The New Investigator Grants scheme, which replaces the Future Leaders Scheme, aims to support new UK based researchers and academics to develop their careers through gaining experience of managing and leading research …

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Aug 10

2016 Round of British Academy Mid-Career Fellowships Now Open

The British Academy is the UK’s national organisation for the humanities and social sciences. Its role is to inspire, recognise and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value. It functions as a Fellowship, a learned society, a funding body and a national …

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Aug 01

Concordat on Open Research Data launched

Four of the UK’s leading research organisations have, today, launched a concordat that proposes a series of clear and practical principles for working with research data. The Concordat on Open Research Data has been developed by a UK multi-stakeholder group and is a set of expectations of best practice reflecting the needs of the research …

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