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UK Data Service – Free Data Management Costing Tool and Checklist

The UK Data Service has prepared this costing tool and checklist to help formulate research data management costs in advance of research starting, for example for inclusion in a data management plan or in preparation for a funding application. The tool considers the additional costs – above standard planned research procedures and practices – that …

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UK Research and Innovation strength in places fund

Innovate UK has announced a new competitive scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation funding, to support significant regional economic growth. To be successful, applications must build on existing research and innovation capability and present a valid plan of new research and innovation activities. These should have a demonstrable impact on local …

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Newton Fund Opportunities

For those wishing the increase the internationalisation of their research, the UK’s Newton Fund provides opportunities throughout the year to network and collaborate with overseas colleagues to expand your research horizons! The current calls are: Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants (between the UK and Brazil, China, India, Jordan, and Peru) – these bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner …

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ESRC Changing the Story – Small Grants Open to Early Career Researchers

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) programme Changing the Story are offering a series of grants to further explore the different ways in which ODA countries can build civil societies with, and for, young people in areas of post-conflict. Changing the Story are interested in work that will contribute understanding towards at least one of …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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