Posts from November 2013

Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness – Research Grant Development Awards

20 November 2013

Title

Research Grant Development Awards

Funder

Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness

Deadline

20th January & 14th July 2014

Value

Up to £6,000

Aim

Research Grant Development Awards provide ‘pump-priming’ funds for the development of high quality, innovative and multi-disciplinary research grants in medical sociology / sociology of health and illness. They are intended to support groups of individuals in working together to develop a research grant application and to submit it to a major national or international funding body within three months of the end of the award.

Length

Not stated

Eligibility

Applications will be considered from groups comprising at least four researchers, based in at least three different institutions, at least two of whom have a track record as active researchers in the sociology of health and illness.

The lead applicant must be based in a UK University or research institution and be an active researcher in the sociology of health and illness. Other applicants may be based outside the UK.

Details

http://www.shifoundation.org.uk/?q=node/20

Society for General Microbiology – Research Visit Grants

11 November 2013

Title

Research Visit Grants

Funder

Society for General Microbiology

Deadline

1st April 2014

Value

£3,000

Aim

Grants are to support members of the Society who are planning a short (1-3 month) research visit to another laboratory worldwide. The scheme supports innovative projects within established collaborations and the development of new collaborative initiatives.

Length

1-3 months

Eligibility

Applicants must be Full, Full Concessionary or Postgraduate Student Members of the Society of at least three calendar months standing before the date of their application for a grant, and who have not received a grant from this scheme in the two previous calendar years.

Details

http://www.sgm.ac.uk/en/grants-prizes/travel-research-funds.cfm/research-visit-grants

Internal funding support available for research and academic staff

8 November 2013

The Research & Innovation Division administers a number of internal strategic funds to support research activity across the university.

The various schemes offer support for a range of research-related activities, including scholarships aimed specifically at Early Career researchers. Funds are available for activities ranging from support for bidding/proposal development and paper presentations at key conferences in your disciplinary areas, to Open Access publishing and commercialisation of research. read more

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/

Sustainable Society Network+ – Small Grants

4 November 2013

Title

Small Grants

Funder

Sustainable Society Network+

Deadline

Open call: application deadlines on the 1st day of each month

Value

Up to £3,000

Aim

Small grants provide funding for projects, or other activities, that lead to, or support, cross-disciplinary collaboration in the use of digital technologies to promote and support a sustainable society. The applications should address the “three pillars” (UN, 2005) or “triple bottom line” (Elkington, 1994) of sustainability – social, economic, and environmental.

Projects should be up to 3 months in duration and designed to test new ideas or create novel linkages between research areas.

Applications led by early career researchers (defined as within 5 years of their PhD submission) are encouraged. At least 30% of our funding supports early-career researchers.

Length

Up to 3 months

Eligibility

The lead applicant must be a current research staff member at a UK higher education institution that is eligible for funding from UK research councils.

Details

http://sustainablesocietynetwork.net/open-call-submissions/