Category: RCUK

Nov 29

Call for Investigator-led Research Projects under EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Theme

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has released a new call for Investigator-led Research Projects under the Healthcare Technologies theme. This call intends to highlight the Theme’s long term aim of increasing the number of investigator-led projects supported by the EPSRC, as well as stimulating demand in the short term. Priority will be …

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Oct 04

Call Now Open for BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) Bioimaging Grants

The BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) usually supports two calls for the pump-priming of research and development for the next generation of tools, technologies and resources required by biosciences researchers working within the BBSRC remit. However, the TRDF 2016 call will not be divided into two parts. A single themed call will incorporate …

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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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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

Research Councils UK and the Digital Catapult Centre: researcher in residence programme.

This enables researchers at any career stage to spend time at the Digital Catapult Centre or a relevant partner organisation to undertake a project that will generate impact for the digital economy in the broadest sense. Projects can either be applied or strategic in nature: •applied projects – will generally be user-centred and focused on …

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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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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 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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Apr 30

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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