July 2017 archive

GCRF – Funding Update

The second GCRF Research Councils UK Collective Fund call “Growing Research Capability grants” worth £225m is due to come out soon. Keep an eye out and watch this space for more information. The BEIS Global challenges Research Fund Strategy is now live on GOV.UK website. For the full strategy see here. The Global Challenges Research Fund has a couple of calls open now. In …

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Nuffield Foundation Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Grants available to support research, development and analysis projects that work to improve the design and operation of social policy in the areas of education, welfare and justice. Fund Information Funding body: Nuffield Foundation Maximum value: £ 500,000 Application deadline: 02/10/2017 Extended Description In June 2017, the Nuffield Foundation published a five-year strategy setting out …

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MRC Call notice – Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research

MRC is pleased to announce our Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research call as part of our suite of activities under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The research supported through this call will contribute to the UKs commitment to research for the benefit of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). These are institutional …

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British Academy Global Challenges Research Networking Grants

The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is delighted to announce the call for applications to a scheme to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to …

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Nuffield Foundation Launches Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Following the launch of their new five-year strategy, the Nuffield Foundation has announced a new £20 million Research, Development and Analysis grants programme to align their funding priorities with the strategy. The programme seeks to build the capacity of the public policy system, including those responsible for policy delivery and practice, to understand and interpret …

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Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research: Institutional “pump-priming” awards to develop new opportunities in Global Nutrition and Health Research

Status: Open Open date: 4 Jul 2017 Closing date: 14 Sep 2017 16:00 GMT+1 Type: Calls Categories: Global health Aims and remit The “Confidence in” schemes are used to demonstrate MRC’s support for institutional development in key strategic areas.  We are pleased to announce our “Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research” call as part of our suite of activities …

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Research and Partnership Development call for the Next Generation of Immersive Experiences

In November 2016, the AHRC and the creative, digital and design KTN successfully co-hosted three workshops. These were able to bring together the cultural and creative industries together with researchers, academics, businesses, institutions and trade associations. The aim of the workshops was to test the appetite for a challenge-led research programme for the creative economy, …

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Public Engagement Fund – Wellcome Trust

Funding available to support ideas for engaging the public in conversations about health-related science and research. Fund Information Funding body: Wellcome Trust Maximum value: £ 3,000,000 Application deadline: None specified Extended Description The Wellcome Trust’s Public Engagement Fund replaces its Society, People, Large Arts, Small Arts, Development, Co-production, Capital and International Engagement Awards. It is …

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PHR: Interpersonal Violence and Abusive Relationships in Children and Young People

This call, issued under the Public Health Research Programme’s commissioned funding stream, seeks proposals for research to determine which interventions are effective in preventing and addressing interpersonal violence (IPV) and abusive relationships in children and young people. Fund Information Funding body: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 01/08/2017 Extended Description …

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PHR: Changing Drinking Behaviours

This call, issued under the Public Health Research Programme’s commissioned funding stream, seeks proposals for research to determine which interventions in built, natural and/or social structural environments are effective in modifying drinking behaviour and/or social norms, and minimising harm. Fund Information Funding body: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 14/11/2017 …

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