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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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Horizon 2020 Information Days

The following are official information days, which are free and a good way not only to hear more about the programme but also to network with potential partners. Dates confirmed so far are as follow: 3-4 October 2017 – Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 – Registration is open. 23-25 October 2017 – Energy Challenge Information Days – Registration …

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British Academy

British Academy A) Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projectshttps://www.britac.ac.uk/funding-call-knowledge-frontiers-international-interdisciplinary-research-projects The purpose of each project will be to develop new ideas and methods to bear on existing international challenges and to deliver policy-relevant outputs which could potentially improve the welfare of people in developing countries. Proposals that creatively tackle cultural, public and/or policy controversies, or explore …

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Latest Funding Opportunities

The following is a snap-shot of funding opportunities that have been announced. Please follow the links for more  information: ESRC Festival of Social Science – public engagement events The 2017 Festival call is now open for applications to receive up to £1,000 in funding to organise a public engagement event and be part of the …

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MRC/AHRC GCRF GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH; PARTNERSHIP AWARDS PRE-CALL ANNOUNCEMENT

Submission Deadline: 8th June 2017, 16:00 The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) offers a unique opportunity for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) to co-design a global public health initiative. The forthcoming call seeks to bring together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries, with an …

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ESRC Research Grants

Economic and Social Research Council Grants are available to eligible UK institutions to enable individuals or research teams to undertake anything from a standard research project through to a large-scale survey and other infrastructure or methodological development. The project subject area must fall within the ERSC’s remit. Maximum value:£ 800,000 Application deadline:None specified The Economic …

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NIHR Launches Two New Global Health Research Funding Schemes

The UK Department of Health and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have announced the launch of two new funding schemes for applied global health research. Intended to improve the health of people in low and middle-income countries, the schemes represent an investment in UK research totalling £60 million over the next five years. …

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Call for Investigator-led Research Projects under EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Theme

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has released a new call for Investigator-led Research Projects under the Healthcare Technologies theme. This call intends to highlight the Theme’s long term aim of increasing the number of investigator-led projects supported by the EPSRC, as well as stimulating demand in the short term. Priority will be …

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UKRCs, NIHR and other funders: Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting – Antimicrobial resistance

The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants which will address theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative: ‘Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting’. This call aims to expand …

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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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