Category: Opportunities

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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SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 – £2.5m funding available

SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 The National Health Service England and the NHS Academic Health Science Networks have opened multiple new SBRI competitions with a total of £2.5m funding available in Phase 1 to develop technologies and innovative solutions that can provide better health outcomes in the areas of: Innovation in child & adolescent mental health Improving …

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AHRC funding opportunities

AHRC Collaborative doctoral partnerships Closing Date- 10 Dec 14 The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its collaborative doctoral partnerships. These enable non-HEI organisations or consortia with a proven track record in postgraduate research to apply for a cohort of studentships. Funding aims to: •give applicants greater autonomy in the selection of PhD …

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British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant Scheme – Now Open!

Round of the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant scheme has now opened. The deadline for applicants to this scheme is 5pm on 15th October 2014, with the approver deadline at 5pm on 16th October 2014. Please note – the latest time at which applications will be accepted from both applicants and approvers via eGAP will …

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Health Innovation Challenge Fund

This is a parallel funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions and to facilitate their development for the benefit of patients in the NHS and beyond. The Health Innovation Challenge Fund invites applicants to apply for funding in any of …

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NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme

The National Institute for Health Research’s EME Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for the following topics: 14/142 – Mechanisms of action of health interventions 14/144 – Bowel control and faecal incontinence in adults 14/145 – Pituitary and/or adrenal disorders and related diseases 14/146 – Renal failure resulting from intrinsic renal diseases 14/147 – …

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Research funding opportunities closing in June

The following is a selection of funding calls highlighted on the blog that are closing this month. For a more detailed look at all forthcoming deadlines you can use the Research Professional and Horizon 2020 funding calendars. Small Grants Funder: Diabetes UK, GB Closing Date: 1 June 2014 Summary: Diabetes UK invites applications for its …

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Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Excellent Science invites proposals for its H2020-MSCA-IF-2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships call. This aims to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Support will be granted for individual, transnational fellowships …

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