Category: Funding

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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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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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

ESRC/AHRC – Pre-Call Announcement for innovation awards under PaCCS

The ESRC and AHRC will shortly be launching a call for inter-disciplinary innovation awards under the Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) focusing on Conflict and International Development. Proposals may focus on any stage of the lifecycles of conflict from the community level through to the global which affect the welfare of people …

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