Category: Funding

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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Oct 23

AHRC- Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships – National Football Museum Research Consortium

The National Football Museum, funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s collaborative doctoral partnership scheme, invites proposals for their research consortium funding. This enables HEIs to invite candidates to seek studentship funding for PhD studies conducted with the members of the consortium and a UK university. Projects should use the museums’ collections to explore …

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Sep 02

Gerda Henkel Foundation – Research grants and scholarships (Historical Humanities)

The Gerda Henkel Foundation invites proposals for its research scholarships. These support research conducted by individual scholars in the historical humanities, particularly within the fields of archaeology, art history, historical Islamic studies, history, history of law, history of science, prehistory and early history. Postdoctoral researchers and scholars with postdoctoral lecture qualification may apply. Grants are …

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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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Sep 01

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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Sep 01

EPSRC – First grant scheme

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites applications for its first grant scheme. This helps new academics apply for research funding at the start of their careers. Academics who have had non-typical or part-time working patterns and whose return to academic life will be enhanced by grants are welcome to apply. Applicants must have …

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Aug 10

ESRC – Training bursary

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its training bursaries. These enable staff in the UK social science community who are engaged in research, teaching research methods or supervising research to update their research skills. In addition, bursaries aim to improve the standards of research methods and stimulate the uptake of high-quality training …

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Aug 03

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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