Category: Culture and Regional Studies

Research Funding Database: Update

The University of Sunderland no longer has a subscription to Research Professional and staff are no longer able to access this funding database.  Information about how to access ResearchConnect and Grantfinder will be advertised shortly. In the meantime, please contact Research Support  if you would like support with locating potential research funding sources. Contact details …

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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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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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Pre-Call Announcement for ESRC-NSPCC Call on Children’s Mental Health

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), is planning to issue a call for proposals that will contribute to their joint interests in mental health and the NSPCC’s new research programme: Helping Children Get Back on Track. The funders are interested …

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New Call Announcement – British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowships 2016 for Malaysia, Mexico and South Africa

The British Academy (BA) is inviting applications to the second 2016 round of the Newton Advanced Fellowships scheme. Fellowship funding is available over a period of up to three years (depending on the applicant’s home country) to support researchers working in any area of the social sciences and humanities. The aims of the fellowship scheme …

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HEA – Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Higher Education Academy, in collaboration with the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, and the Department for the Economy Northern Ireland, invites applications for its collaborative awards for teaching excellence. These celebrate collaborative learning and teaching initiatives that positively impact on the student experience in creative and …

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ESRC/AHRC – Pre-Call Announcement for innovation awards under PaCCS

The ESRC and AHRC will shortly be launching a call for inter-disciplinary innovation awards under the Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) focusing on Conflict and International Development. Proposals may focus on any stage of the lifecycles of conflict from the community level through to the global which affect the welfare of people …

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Society for Research into Higher Education – Prize for Newer Researchers

The Society for Research into Higher Education, in collaboration with the Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, invites applications for its prize for newer researchers. This provides support for early stage researchers in the field of higher education research by enabling them to undertake a research project in their own right, or develop research skills which …

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Wellcome Trust – Arts Awards

Arts Awards support the creation of new artistic work that critically engages artists and audiences with biomedical science. This includes all art forms and supports artists, scientists, curators, writers, academics, producers, directors and education officers. Artists have a distinct approach to understanding and communicating ideas that can illuminate and challenge perceptions within society and therefore …

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Gerda Henkel Foundation – Research grants and scholarships (Historical Humanities)

The Gerda Henkel Foundation invites proposals for its research scholarships. These support research conducted by individual scholars in the historical humanities, particularly within the fields of archaeology, art history, historical Islamic studies, history, history of law, history of science, prehistory and early history. Postdoctoral researchers and scholars with postdoctoral lecture qualification may apply. Grants are …

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