Category: RCUK

Mar 17

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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Mar 17

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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Mar 17

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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Nov 11

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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Nov 11

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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Jul 23

MRC: Integrative toxicology training partnership PhD studentship scheme

The Medical Research Council invites applications for its integrative toxicology training partnership (ITTP) PhD studentship scheme. This seeks to build expertise in toxicology and related disciplines that is required to ensure the safe and effective development of drugs, chemicals and consumer products, and to provide better assessment of risk deriving from environmental exposure. Research projects …

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Jul 21

Report published on the arrangements for Researcher Development

RCUK has published a Report on the 2013 Survey of the Impact of the Funding Change for Researcher Development. The survey, covering institutional strategy for researcher development, its organisation and delivery, feedback and review mechanisms, funding issues and remaining or emerging challenges and opportunities, is intended to enable institutions to compare their position with overall …

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Jul 17

ESRC celebrating impact prize

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its celebrating impact prize. This prize is intended to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic or societal impacts through their research and collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities. There are six categories for this prize: •impact …

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Jul 11

Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published its Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders, which sets out common principles for the support of all Research Council-funded fellowships and future research leaders. The Research Councils want to ensure that the individuals funded as fellows or future research leaders are equipped and supported …

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May 15

The Industrial Biotechnology (IB) Catalyst – Round 2

Round 2 of The Industrial Biotechnology (IB) Catalyst, a joint call from the BBSRCS, the EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board, opens today.  Full details on this funding call can be found here .