February 2017 archive


Submission Deadline: 8th June 2017, 16:00 The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) offers a unique opportunity for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) to co-design a global public health initiative. The forthcoming call seeks to bring together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries, with an …

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Being Human Festival – 2017 festival call for participation

Being Human is the UK’s only national festival of the humanities. Held in November, the festival brings together universities, Independent Research Organisations (IRO) and community and commercial partners to stage activities that make leading research in the humanities accessible to non-academic audiences. The festival is a celebration of the humanities, highlighting research in this area …

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Newton Fund: Building Science and Innovation Capacity in Developing Countries

Funding available to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. Fund Information Funding body: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Maximum value: £ 75,000,000 Application deadline: None specified Extended Description Administered by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and governed by a …

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AHRC – Research Networking Highlight Notice for International Development (Global Challenges Research Fund)

Summary This highlight notice is intended to encourage the development of research networking proposals which explore the contribution that arts and humanities research can make to challenges, policy and/or practice relating to international development. It also seeks to support the development of sustained international boundary crossing collaborations with Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) which …

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Funding for academics that are seeking to develop solutions to healthcare challenges in the UK.

Innovate UK (IUK) Funding for innovative businesses and academics that are seeking to develop solutions to healthcare challenges in the UK Maximum value:£ 1,500,000 Application deadline:22/03/2017 Innovate UK (IUK) is the UK’s innovation agency and an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It works with people, …

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ESRC Research Grants

Economic and Social Research Council Grants are available to eligible UK institutions to enable individuals or research teams to undertake anything from a standard research project through to a large-scale survey and other infrastructure or methodological development. The project subject area must fall within the ERSC’s remit. Maximum value:£ 800,000 Application deadline:None specified The Economic …

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Newton Mobility Grants – British Academy (BA)

Mobility grants to establish and develop specific, jointly defined social science and humanities research collaborations between researchers in Newton Fund countries and the UK. Maximum value: £ 20,000 Application deadline: 15/03/2017 The British Academy (BA) is the UK’s national organisation for the humanities and social sciences. Its role is to inspire, recognise and support excellence …

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