Category: Faculty of Education and Society

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships – Coming soon

The British Academy will shortly be inviting applications for its postdoctoral fellowships. Closing date information has not been confirmed by the academy but is expected to fall in autumn 2015. The following call details are taken from the previous round and are subject to change. The fellowships enable early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of …

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Nuffield Foundation – Grants for Research and Innovation

These support research, practical experiments or development work in the areas of children and families, education, law in society and social wellbeing. Grants normally range from £10,000 to £250,000, with the majority worth between £50,000 and £150,000. Further information is available at   Closing date: 02 Jul 15

This year ESRC celebrates its 50th anniversary

 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK’s largest organisation for funding on economic social issues.  This year ESRC celebrates its 50th anniversary and will be holding a variety of exciting activities and events, such as a writing competition for ESRC-funded PhD students (May 2015), a look at 50 Years of Population Change (June …

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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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AHRC – International networking funding for researchers

New HERA matchmaking event for ‘Uses of the Past’ In preparation for its major new trans-national funding initiative ‘Uses of the Past,’ HERA is currently inviting researchers to apply to attend a matchmaking event, taking place in Tallinn, Estonia on 29 January 2015. The Uses of the Past call will be formally launched in January …

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ESRC celebrating impact prize

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its celebrating impact prize. This prize is intended to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic or societal impacts through their research and collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities. There are six categories for this prize: •impact …

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Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation – small grants available

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation invites applications for its small pump-priming grants. These grants support projects in: •arts and culture; •science, technology and environment; •humanities and social issues; •Japanese language; •medicine and health; •youth and education; •sport. While encouraging applications in each of the above fields, the foundation particularly wishes to support activities/projects in science …

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AHRC Collaborative doctoral awards

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) invites applications for its collaborative doctoral awards. These encourage and develop collaboration between higher education institution departments and non-academic organisations and businesses by providing opportunities for doctoral students to gain experience of work outside an academic environment. Awards are designed to encourage and establish links that are beneficial …

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