Category: Opportunities

COMING SOON: Future research leaders -Economic and Social Research Council

The Economic and Social Research Council will shortly be inviting proposals for its future research leaders scheme. The closing date is expected to be in September 2015 and will be confirmed when the call opens in July. The following call details refer to the previous round and are subject to change. This scheme supports early-career …

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Enterprise fellowships – Royal Academy of Engineering

These enable entrepreneurial engineers working at UK universities to spin out a technology-based business. Fellowships are worth up to £60,000 each, of which £35,000 is intended as a year’s salary for the fellow and £25,000 is for continued development of the innovation and associated spin out. Closing Date: 7 September, 2015 Further information

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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Scottish Government International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ)

The Scottish Government’s Scottish Enterprise invites enquiries for participation in its International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone. This aims to bring together businesses and academia by stimulating co-location, innovation, and investment in Scotland’s offshore renewable energy sector. ITREZ enables companies to work alongside a growing number of key industry, innovation, supply chain and manufacturing partners, …

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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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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 http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/apply-for-funding   Closing date: 02 Jul 15

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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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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