Category: University of Sunderland

Aug 24

Invitation to register to become a Newton Fund pool reviewer

Academic colleagues with previous peer review and/or panel experience working for research funders are invited by the British Council to register their interest in becoming reviewers for the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is a £735m investment by the UK Government over the period 2014-2021 to support research, innovation and capacity building in 16 partner countries in …

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Aug 24

British Academy Mid-career fellowships scheme

The British Academy invites applications for its mid-career fellowships. These aim to support outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals, and to promote public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences. The time bought by the scheme should be devoted to the completion of a major piece of research, and the Academy will also …

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Aug 24

Creative Europe Deadlines and Events

Are you an academic or researcher in the cultural or creative sectors? Are you interested in cooperating with others in Europe? The European Commission supports your sector through the Creative Europe Programme. Within the Culture sub-programme Creative Europe funds transnational collaboration through: Cooperation Projects for co-productions, international touring and exhibitions, the sharing of artworks across …

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Aug 11

ESRC Launches New Investigator Grants Scheme

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has launched a new initiative for early-career researchers seeking support for their first independent research project. The New Investigator Grants scheme, which replaces the Future Leaders Scheme, aims to support new UK based researchers and academics to develop their careers through gaining experience of managing and leading research …

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Aug 10

2016 Round of British Academy Mid-Career Fellowships Now Open

The British Academy is the UK’s national organisation for the humanities and social sciences. Its role is to inspire, recognise and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value. It functions as a Fellowship, a learned society, a funding body and a national …

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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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Jul 20

New Call Announcement – British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowships 2016 for Malaysia, Mexico and South Africa

The British Academy (BA) is inviting applications to the second 2016 round of the Newton Advanced Fellowships scheme. Fellowship funding is available over a period of up to three years (depending on the applicant’s home country) to support researchers working in any area of the social sciences and humanities. The aims of the fellowship scheme …

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Jun 28

IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research Fellowships Open for Applications

Established in Switzerland in 2012 by pharmaceutical company Institut Biochimique SA, the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research is a non-profit organisation that promotes and supports scientific research, progress and education. The Foundation is strongly committed to backing young investigators and, to this end, offers fellowships to promote and facilitate the realisation of their postdoctoral traineeships. …

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Jun 23

Royal Society Re-Launches Theo Murphy Blue Skies Award

The Royal Society’s Theo Murphy Blue Skies Award has been re-launched this June after it first opened in 2009. It offers support to exceptional scientists, who have a proven track record as independent researchers, to fund innovative, bold and potentially transformative research ideas or approaches. All research must fall within the Royal Society’s scientific remit, …

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Jun 08

Research Funding Drop in Sessions

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research?  Charlotte Emmerson and Nicky Hall from Research Support (Academic services) will be available on the following dates to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities. No need to book. Come along if you have any …

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