Category: Faculty of Applied Sciences

Nov 29

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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Oct 10

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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Oct 04

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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Sep 27

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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Sep 12

Four Calls Launched by the Department of Health’s Policy Research Programme

The Policy Research Programme (PRP) is a national programme of research dedicated to providing an effective evidence base for policymaking in the Department of Health (DH). It provides information to the Secretary of State for Health and other Ministers directly, and through policy directorates in the Department, and covers all aspects of the Department’s policymaking …

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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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Jul 20

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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Jul 20

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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Jun 28

IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research Fellowships Open for Applications

Established in Switzerland in 2012 by pharmaceutical company Institut Biochimique SA, the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research is a non-profit organisation that promotes and supports scientific research, progress and education. The Foundation is strongly committed to backing young investigators and, to this end, offers fellowships to promote and facilitate the realisation of their postdoctoral traineeships. …

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Jun 23

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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