Posts from July 2016

Latest Newton Fund Opportunities

20 July 2016

There are a number of calls currently open as part of the UK Government’s Newton Fund, which supports research activity between the UK and 15 partner countries in the developing world.

All activity supported under the Newton Fund must promote the economic development and social welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the well being of communities. A range of activities are supported, from travel/mobility grants to Fellowships to long term institutional collaboration.

Current calls open for applications include:

Newton Advanced Fellowships (Medical or Clinical Sciences) Partner country: China

Newton Advanced Fellowships (Social Sciences / Humanities) Partner countries: Malaysia, Mexico, South Africa

Newton Research Collaboration Programme (Engineering) Partner countries: Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam

Newton Mobility Grants (Social sciences / Humanities) Partner countries: South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam

Institutional Links Partner countries: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Thailand, Vietnam

Researcher Links Travel Grants Partner countries: South Africa, Thailand

For a full list of currently open calls, please visit the Newton Fund website.

For further information please follow the links above or contact your Funding Team representative.

UKRO Events/Training: ERC Starting Grants

20 July 2016

UKRO is hosting two Starting Grants Information and Proposal Writing Events for researchers interested in applying for the European Research Council’s Starting Grants.

ERC Starting Grants are designed for researchers with between two and seven years post-PhD experience on 1st January 2017 .

The events are:

  1. University of York, 5th September 2016. You can register for this event via the UKRO website here.
  2. Kings College, London, 6th September 2016. You can register for this event via the UKRO website here.

For further information please follow the links above or contact your Funding Team representative.