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Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 20th November 2013

20 November 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information. 

UK Funders

Internal Funds

British Ecological Society – Research Grants

4 November 2013

Title

Research Grants

Funder

British Ecological Society

Deadline

3rd March 2014

Value

Up to £5,000 (Small Grants); Up to £20,000 (Early Career Grants)

Aim

Grants are to support work of the highest international standard and applicants need to show how the work will advance ecological science. BES support projects where there is a clear ecological science focus to the work; any other aspects, i.e. sociology, economics, etc., must be clearly integrated into the ecology and scientific goals of the project.

The objectives of the grant are to provide funding:

  • for new and innovative ecological research
  • for pump priming projects
  • to help early career ecologists to establish an independent research career in ecology.

Length

Not stated

Eligibility

Only current BES members may apply

Details

http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/grants-awards/research-grants/

British Ecological Society – Outreach Grants

4 November 2013

Title

Outreach Grants

Funder

British Ecological Society

Deadline

3rd March 2014

Value

Up to £2,000

Aim

Grants will support projects that:

  • Increase public understanding of, and engagement with, ecology
  • Stimulate discussion about ecology and its implications for society
  • Inspire and enthuse people of all ages about the science of ecology, especially those not previously interested
  • Develop skills in communicating the science of ecology. 

It is essential that applications promote and engage the public with the science of ecology. Grants will not be awarded for purely nature conservation purposes or any activity that does not promote the science of ecology.

Length

Not stated

Eligibility

Awards are open to individuals and organisations to organise public engagement events in ecology. This includes, but is not limited to, members of the BES, researchers, schools, museums, libraries and community groups.

Details

http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/grants-awards/outreach-grants/