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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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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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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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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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Nesta Grants – Innovation Growth Lab Programme

Nesta, together with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, will shortly be inviting applications for its grants under the Innovation Growth Lab programme. The closing date is 19 October 2015 and further call details is expected to be confirmed on 1 September. These grants aim to support randomised controlled trials that build the evidence base on …

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Leverhulme Trust – Early Career Fellowships

These enable early-career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work and to advance to a more permanent academic position. The research may be in any subject area, with the exception of studies of disease, illness and disabilities in humans and animals, and research that is intended to inform clinical practice and the development …

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AHRC research grants funding opportunity

AHRC- Research grants – standard route and route for early career researchers Closing date: No deadline The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications under its research grants scheme for standard and early career awards. The scheme supports well-defined projects enabling individual researchers to collaborate with, and bring benefits to, other individuals and organisations through …

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New Generation Thinkers 2015: AHRC and BBC Radio 3 call for applicants

Do you want to tell the world about your research?  Are you passionate about communicating your work to a wider audience?  The Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3 are looking for the next generation of emerging academics who can excite others about the benefits of research. New Generation Thinkers is a pioneering …

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