Category: Faculty of Applied Sciences

Jun 08

Research Funding Drop in Sessions

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research?  Charlotte Emmerson and Nicky Hall from Research Support (Academic services) will be available on the following dates to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities. No need to book. Come along if you have any …

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May 26

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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May 17

UKRCs, NIHR and other funders: Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting – Antimicrobial resistance

The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants which will address theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative: ‘Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting’. This call aims to expand …

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May 17

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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Apr 11

Wellcome Trust – Development awards

Development Awards support the development of TV, radio, games or film projects that engage (as a whole or in part) with biomedical science and its impact on our lives in an innovative, entertaining and accessible way. These awards fund people and organisations with brilliant ideas for TV, radio, games or film projects. We are keen …

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Feb 10

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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Feb 03

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme

Each year, the International Programme recognises the achievements of exceptional female scientists and awards them with fellowships to help further their research. In 2016, five awards of £15,000 each*, will be offered to outstanding female post-doctoral researchers in the UK & Ireland**. Adjudicated by a panel of eminent scientists, the fellowships can be used in …

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Nov 10

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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Oct 08

NIHR: Health Services and Delivery Research Programme: commissioned calls

The NIHR HS&DR programme is currently accepting applications to their commissioned workstream for the following topics: • Improving the quality of care in care homes by care home staff • Use of GPs in and alongside emergency departments For more information and to apply, please see their website. Deadline: 17th December 1pm A free briefing …

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Sep 01

Asthma UK – Innovation grants

These enable researchers to explore original ideas, services or products that are new to asthma, or applied in a way that is new to asthma, which could significantly enhance the quality of health and care for people with the condition. Projects must align with the following priority areas: •asthma exacerbations; •biology of asthma; •encouraging good …

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