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May 17

Research on Research Awards

These awards are for researchers who use a range of interdisciplinary methods to understand and improve how research is funded, practiced and evaluated, also known as research on research. Scheme at a glance: Postdoctoral research, Leading a research programme, Returning to research Value:  Between £50,000 and £250,000 Duration: 6 to 24 months Who can apply …

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May 17

British Council Newton Funding

The British Council Newton Fund calls (Institutional Links and Researcher Links) are now open.  These schemes fund travel, workshops and research and innovation collaborations between UK Universities and international partners. Each call and partner country has specific priority themes – refer to call guidance for details. Deadline 8 June 2018. Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants (Partner Countries (PC): …

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May 17

Faraday Institution Call for a UK EV and Battery Manufacturing Economics Case

The Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent, national institute for electrochemical energy storage science and technology, supporting research, training, and analysis. Bringing together expertise from universities and industry, the Faraday Institution endeavours to make the UK the go-to place for the research, development, manufacture and production of new electrical storage technologies for both the automotive …

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May 17

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme (EoI deadline: 7th June 2018; deadline: 3rd July 2018)

The UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) will grow the strong supply of talented individuals needed to ensure that UK research and innovation continues to be world class. Who can apply This cross-UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) scheme will support early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential in universities, UK registered businesses, …

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Jan 17

Innovate UK – Cyber Security Academic Startups Programme

Funding for individuals based in a UK academic institution to join the cyber security academic startups programme. Fund Information Funding body: Innovate UK (IUK) Maximum value:£ 16,000 Application deadline: 31/01/2018 Extended Description Innovate UK (IUK) is the UK’s innovation agency and an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial …

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Nov 07

Wellbeing of Women Research Grants Annual Call Now Open

Wellbeing of Women Research Grants Annual Call Now Open Wellbeing of Women is a UK charity devoted to improving the health of women and babies. Money is raised by the charity to fund medical research, training of health professionals and to provide health information for women. Funding is available to suitably qualified health professionals and …

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Oct 31

Find out about funding opportunities via Sunderland’s subscription to RESEARCHconnect

You will find a wide range of sources, including EU, RCUK and third sector funding through Sunderland’s subscription to RESEARCHconnect. To access the site you will need to register – please email Research Support to request access. Once registered you will also be able to access other tools, save your searches and set up alerts …

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Oct 30

Cross-disciplinary mental health network plus call

The research councils are pleased to announce the cross-disciplinary mental health network plus call. The aim of the call is to encourage the creation of multi-disciplinary networks that cross the remit boundaries of the research councils. These networks will address important mental health research questions that require an innovative, cross-disciplinary approach to accelerate progress; to …

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Oct 17

Creative Europe – MEDIA

The MEDIA Strand of the Creative Europe programme supports the EU film and audiovisual industries in the development, distribution and promotion of their work. Fund Information Funding body: European Commission Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 16/11/2017 Extended Description Creative Europe is the new framework programme for the cultural and creative sectors for 2014-2020. It brings …

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Oct 17

Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund

Flexible funding to assist research organisations to use creative approaches to establish and develop relationships with industry partners. Fund Information Funding body: Medical Research Council (MRC) Maximum value: £ 250,000 Application deadline: 07/11/2017 Extended Description The Medical Research Council’s (MRC) Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund is a scheme designed to assist research organisations in …

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