Category: Digital Innovation

Call for Investigator-led Research Projects under EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Theme

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has released a new call for Investigator-led Research Projects under the Healthcare Technologies theme. This call intends to highlight the Theme’s long term aim of increasing the number of investigator-led projects supported by the EPSRC, as well as stimulating demand in the short term. Priority will be …

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EPSRC Call for Expressions of Interest for upcoming ICT Theme Early Career Workshops

In order to provide an update to EPSRC and ICT Theme strategies and policies, and guidance on applying for grants, the EPSRC is holding the following two two-day workshops for early career researchers who work in the area of ICT: Sheffield (16-17 February 2017) Cardiff (06-07 March 2017) ICT researchers that have completed a PhD …

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Pre-Call Announcement – EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has issued a pre-call announcement for a forthcoming call under the Healthcare Technologies theme. The intention of the call is to provide the support for early career researchers (ECRs) to develop a personal programme of high quality, creative, and multidisciplinary research, and to build and grow their research group. …

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Call Now Open for BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) Bioimaging Grants

The BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) usually supports two calls for the pump-priming of research and development for the next generation of tools, technologies and resources required by biosciences researchers working within the BBSRC remit. However, the TRDF 2016 call will not be divided into two parts. A single themed call will incorporate …

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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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Coming soon – NIHR commissioned call on virtual and augmented reality technologies for treating psychological disorders: efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme

The anticipated opening date and details are yet to be confirmed. The remit of the EME programme includes clinical trials and translational studies evaluating novel and repurposed interventions that aim to promote health, prevent and treat disease and improve rehabilitation or long-term care. The EME programme supports: •research to improve the understanding of the mechanisms of …

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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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Royal Society Re-Launches Theo Murphy Blue Skies Award

The Royal Society’s Theo Murphy Blue Skies Award has been re-launched this June after it first opened in 2009. It offers support to exceptional scientists, who have a proven track record as independent researchers, to fund innovative, bold and potentially transformative research ideas or approaches. All research must fall within the Royal Society’s scientific remit, …

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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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Research Councils UK and the Digital Catapult Centre: researcher in residence programme.

This enables researchers at any career stage to spend time at the Digital Catapult Centre or a relevant partner organisation to undertake a project that will generate impact for the digital economy in the broadest sense. Projects can either be applied or strategic in nature: •applied projects – will generally be user-centred and focused on …

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