Latest update on UK participation in EU funding programmes

By Aug.13, 2018

The UK government recently published an updated note on UK participation in the EU research funding programme, Horizon 2020. The update includes details on the current negotiation status on future UK participation as part of Brexit discussions, as well as confirmation of the recently announced extension of the Underwrite Guarantee for UK participants in the […]

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INTERNAL RESEARCH SUPPORT FUNDS 2017/18: Special Call for Applications

By Apr.11, 2018

We are inviting high quality applications to a special call of the internal research support fund. A condition of this call is that awards must be spent by 31 July 2018. The form can be found on Research development website, here. Form and Guidance Notes Overview This form enables you to apply for internal research […]

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Professor Laurence Kenney on Research Professional

By Mar.06, 2018

As reported earlier this year, a team from Salford led by Professor Laurence Kenney from the School of Health Sciences, recently secured a £1.4m grant from the Global Challenges Research Fund. The grant is for a project researching the potential for use of body-powered prostheses in low- and middle-income countries. The project, a collaboration with […]

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Update on UK participation in EU funding programmes

By Jan.29, 2018

Given the on-going uncertainty and widespread misapprehensions about the eligibility of UK-based applicants to participate in EU research and higher education funding programmes, Universities UK (UUK) have issued a briefing note summarising the current position. The key message is that, despite the UK’s decision to leave the EU, nothing has changed in terms of the […]

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NIHR Themed Calls: Mental Health

By Jan.16, 2018

The NIHR currently has five open calls on the theme of mental health with deadlines in late March/early April. These are: 17/110 EME Mental Health Themed Call – Closing date: 27 March 2018 Applications to the EME Programme may test interventions for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental ill health, or the promotion of good […]

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Santander Staff Travel Awards

By Jan.09, 2018

The next round of Santander funding opens on Friday 12 January. Here you can apply for £500, £1,000 or £5000 to assist with travel costs for an international visit or project. Further details, criteria and link to the application form can be found at: https://www.salford.ac.uk/santander/santander-universities-travel-award-information-for-staff Deadline 6 April 2018.

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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities

By Dec.18, 2017

UKRO have today released the following notice regarding H2020 and the social sciences and humanities: Net4Society, the network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6, has published a document entitled “Opportunities for Researchers from the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020“. The document lists the current funding opportunities with relevance to socio-economic sciences […]

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L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science

By Dec.07, 2017

The L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science are awards offered by a partnership between L’Oréal UK & Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society, to promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing their research careers in […]

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Research Internal Support Fund / Santander Travel Fund

By Dec.06, 2017

Please be aware that the Research Internal Support Fund is currently open for applications. The following types of project are sought: Undertaking small-scale or pilot projects that will lead to the submission of larger research bids. Presenting at conferences or similar events that are of international standing. Research at archives and libraries (or other similar institutions), […]

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Nesta: ShareLab Fund

By Nov.15, 2017

Nesta has launched a call for expressions of interest to its ShareLab fund. The fund offers grants of between £15,000 and £30,000 for ‘projects that develop and apply collaborative digital platforms to tackle real world challenges’. EOIs are especially invited on the theme of ‘prevention‘, e.g.: Connecting the elderly Addressing transport poverty Sharing community resources Reducing […]

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