Category: Funding

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Innovate UK State of the art in simulation and design workshop

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Innovate UK invite expressions of interest to attend their state of the art in simulation and design workshop. This aims to identify the state of the art in fundamental simulation and modelling techniques that can help improve the design process within engineering design, and to enable users …

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Medical Research Council – Public Health Intervention Development Scheme

The Public Health Intervention Development Scheme supports the early stages of development of public health interventions. Studies should address an important UK or global public health issue and offer an innovative approach to intervention development or applying an existing intervention in a new setting. Awards are worth up to £150,000 for a maximum of 18 …

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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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BBSRC Responsive mode research grants

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council invites applications for its responsive mode scheme, on any topic within it’s portfolio. Applications should be made to the appropriate committees according to the research topic: research committee A evaluates proposals related to animal disease, health and welfare research committee B evaluates proposals related to plants, microbes, food and …

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ESRC Festival of Social Science opens call for applications

The ESRC Festival of Social Science has issued a call for applications for this year’s event. The Festival offers a fascinating insight into some of the country’s leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives – both now and in the future. The 2015 Festival will run from Saturday, …

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EPSRC funding opportunities

ICT pioneers competition – Closing date: 16 April, 2015 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites entries for its ICT pioneers competition. This recognises UK doctoral students for their ability to communicate and demonstrate the excellence and exploitation potential of their ICT-related research. Candidates should be in the final two years of their doctoral …

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RCUK – Digital Economy Fellowships

The Research Councils UK (RCUK) Digital economy theme is supporting research to rapidly realise the transformational impact of digital technologies on aspects of community life, cultural experiences, future society, and the economy. Funding is available  to support fellows whose research is within the following priority areas: Social computing Business and economic models Advancing the internet …

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BBSRC funding opportunities

Flexible interchange programme – Closing date: 15 July, 2015 The flexible interchange programme supports the movement of people between different environments to further the exchange of knowledge, technology and skills in the bioscience sector and the council’s strategic priorities in order to develop research in the fields. Each proposal must have one lead academic applicant, …

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Funding Opportunities – Health and well-being

Below are a selection of funding opportunities identified via Research Professional.  Further details can be accessed via the links provided. Health innovation challenge fund – Closing date: 5th May, 2015  Deadline information:  Preliminary applications due by 5 May; invited full applications due by 7 September 2015.   The Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health invite …

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Arts and Humanities Research Council Funding – New Generation Thinkers 2015

The AHRC and BBC Radio 3 are looking for applications for the New Generation Thinkers of 2015.   This pioneering scheme aims to develop a new generation of academics who can bring the best of university research and scholarly ideas to a broad audience – through BBC broadcasting. It’s a chance for early career researchers to …

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