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ESRC New Investigator Grants

The Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) New Investigator Grants scheme replaces its Future Research Leaders scheme. It aims to support new UK based researchers and academics to develop their careers through gaining experience of managing and leading research projects and teams. Applicants must be the principal investigator on proposed projects and be able to …

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Leverhulme Pharmacy Research Fellowship

The Leverhulme Pharmacy Research Fellowship, funded by the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust, is one of Pharmacy Research UK’s Personal Research Awards which are intended to develop pharmacy practice research capacity through providing funding for researchers who need support for postdoctoral or PhD research as well as for practitioners who are new to research. The Leverhulme …

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Being Human Festival 2019

Being Human aims to deliver a high-profile, cohesive series of events across the country. The richness and diversity of contemporary humanities research will be highlighted, showcasing innovation and engaging the public by providing them with a sense of what goes on in the humanities and why it is relevant to their lives. In 2019, the …

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Nuffield Foundation Research, Development and Analysis Programme

The Foundation’s research, development and analysis portfolio is central to the delivery of their mission to advance educational opportunity and social well-being across the UK. It is expected that funded projects will work to improve the design and operation of social policy, especially in those areas in which the Foundation has always identified as underpinning …

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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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