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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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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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Innovate UK launch open funding programme

Are you working with a business that would be interested in this funding opportunity? Research organisations can participate as project collaborators. (The level of total research participation is set at a maximum of 30% of total eligible project costs.) UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £15 million to deliver transformational innovations …

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Research Funding Opportunities – September 2016

Please find below a selection of current research funding opportunities. For further details, additional opportunities, support and advice on project costs, grant applications or application processes, please contact: Research Support: charlotte.emmerson@sunderland.ac.uk (x2681) or n.hall@sunderland.ac.uk (x3261) (** Please note: We are currently trialing a new funding database – please follow the external web links within the …

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Royal Academy of Engineering Public Engagement Awards

If you have an imaginative idea that helps engineers to communicate their expertise and passion to a wider audience – The Royal Academy of Engineering invites applications for its public engagement awards. These support projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering. Projects should aim to achieve the following: •inspire public engagement with engineering; …

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ORCID identifiers now live in the Je-S grants system

Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier (ORCID iD) in the Research Councils’ grants system (Je-S) by logging in to their personal information page. This is an important first step towards improving the flow of research information across the higher education sector. ORCID offers a platform for researchers to capture their scholarly activities …

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Report published on the arrangements for Researcher Development

RCUK has published a Report on the 2013 Survey of the Impact of the Funding Change for Researcher Development. The survey, covering institutional strategy for researcher development, its organisation and delivery, feedback and review mechanisms, funding issues and remaining or emerging challenges and opportunities, is intended to enable institutions to compare their position with overall …

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Health Innovation Challenge Fund

This is a parallel funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions and to facilitate their development for the benefit of patients in the NHS and beyond. The Health Innovation Challenge Fund invites applicants to apply for funding in any of …

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Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published its Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders, which sets out common principles for the support of all Research Council-funded fellowships and future research leaders. The Research Councils want to ensure that the individuals funded as fellows or future research leaders are equipped and supported …

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